Concert postponed to June 16 - Fredericton to recognize Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The City of Fredericton will recognize the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by holding several events from June 2-9, 2022. This will include a flag raising ceremony at City Hall, the planting of a grove of trees, and a concert in front of City Hall. 

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee flag will be raised in front of City Hall on June 2, 2022 at 10 am. Her Honour, Brenda Murphy, Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick and Fredericton Deputy Mayor Greg Ericson will be in attendance. The public is invited to attend.

In addition to the flag raising, details about the planting of a grove of trees to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will be announced. City Hall will be lit in purple from June 2-5, 2022.

The recognition will conclude with a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Concert in front of City Hall on June 16, 2022 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. the same night as the return of the Garrison Night Market. More details will be released closer to the event.

“We are glad to honour the 70-year reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” said Fredericton Mayor Kate Rogers. “The Queen has visited New Brunswick’s Capital City several times we are pleased to pause and recognize her service to the Commonwealth.”

The celebration is made possible in part by a $5,000 grant from the Government of Canada. The City of Fredericton is providing additional funds and support for the events being organized.

About the Canadian Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

In 2022, Canada is celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking the 70th anniversary of her accession to the Throne. She is Canada’s longest reigning Sovereign and the first to celebrate a platinum jubilee.

To mark this historic milestone, a series of activities and initiatives will take place throughout Canada to honour The Queen’s service and dedication to this country and celebrate Canadian achievements of the last seven decades. To learn more, visit canada.ca/platinum-jubilee.