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Illuminate Arts Festival
In-personFilm & video Performance Sculpture & installation Self-guided Visual arts
Date and time
Downtown Fredericton (Carleton St/City Hall/Barracks/Tannery,+)
11 Carleton Street, Fredericton NB
York County, NB
Directions: Check the website for our Festival Map. Illuminate Arts Festival installations and performances can be found across the Downtown core. Start on Carleton Street (pedestrian only, Garrison Night Market location), pick up a map and a free coffee from Milltown, and choose your own adventure!.
Offered in English and French.
Wheelchair accessible, has gender-neutral washrooms, will have a sign language interpreter, and offers audio description.
Illuminate Arts Festival is a free outdoor event highlighting art and performance, from dusk to dawn, on unceded Wolastoqey Territory in Downtown Fredericton, NB. Guided by a festival map, visitors can explore the city in a new light, experiencing an array of pop-up art installations, performances, interactive art displays, and more.
Illuminate shines a light on a diversity of lived experiences, narratives, and ideas through public art and performance. Illuminate seeks to engage audiences, providing new and accessible opportunities to interact with the arts and explore local environments, inspired by the global phenomenon Nuit Blanche.
SATURDAY, OCT 1 // 6PM - 3AM // DOWNTOWN FREDERICTON // OUTDOORS // ACCESSIBLE // FREE
Fierté Fredericton Pride
Illuminate is presented by Fierté Fredericton Pride, a non-profit, volunteer-led organization that strives to promote inclusion and intersectionality in celebrating and advocating for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and communities. The inaugural edition of Illuminate is funded in part by the Department of Canadian Heritage.