Barracks Square is a historic site and home to an 1827 barracks built by the British Army to house over 200 soldiers. The main floor is home to River Valley Crafts and Fine Art Gift Shops featuring some of the local artists of Fredericton.
Barracks Square adventures, and activities most enjoyed in the park are sightseeing, touring, croquet, shopping and picnicking.
It is an opportunity to learn about the history of the area during the war of 1812. There are artifacts and guided tours featuring the historic buildings on the grounds. Time your visit to experience the "changing of the guard" ceremony.
A few of the more popular highlights, amenities and services located in and around the Barracks Square includes a craft shop, guard house, food concession, visitor information, soldiers barracks, outdoor festivals, concerts, film and guided tours.