A look at Fredericton’s free outdoor summer concerts and films for the week of August 13.
This week brings the city’s first-ever multicultural music festival – Summer Soulsa. Expect DJs and dancers and costumes and not one but TWO parades. The event is already being boasted as Atlantic Canada’s “biggest and best” Afro-Caribbean carnival and music festival. Bring the family and see for yourselves, beginning Thursday August 16 at the Garrison Night Market.
Summer Soulsa Performances and Events:
August 16: Costume show case – Garrison Night Market
August 17: Masquerade Parade – Downtown w/ party in Officer’s Square
August 18: Float Parade – Downtown w/ party in Officer’s Square
And don’t forget, Fredericton’s free outdoor summer concert and film series continues this week with performances by Overwound, Finally Focused and Frantically Atlantic. The Fredericton Society of Saint Andrews Pipe Band will also return for their final outdoor performance of the season on Thursday night.
Free Outdoor Music:
Overwound (Blues) | August 14 | Officer’s Square | 7:30 p.m.
Finally Focused (Folk / Roots) | August 15 | Lawrence Amphitheatre | 7:00 p.m.
Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew Pipe Band | August 16 | Officer’s Square | 7:30 p.m.
Frantically Atlantic (Folk) | August 17 | Christ Church Cathedral | 12:10 p.m.
Free Outdoor Film:
The Birds (1963) Drama Horror Mystery | August 19 | Officer’s Square | dusk
Check out the city’s full event listings for summer 2018 here.