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“Nothing Special”
Review of Market Square

Market Square
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US$140.42*
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Ranked #9 of 74 things to do in Saint John
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Owner description: New Brunswick's Festival Place welcomes you to enjoy a taste of Market Square's finest as you shop, eat, play, and explore! Open from first coffee 'til last call, seven days a week, year round, we are proud to act as the cornerstone of Uptown Saint John! It's the perfect place to shop, dine, relax or play. We've saved the best for last, though: one of our finest features, the Boardwalk! Head out to our waterfront patio for some delicious food from our world-class chefs and a refreshing pint of Moosehead, and any other favourites to whet your whistle!
Winnipeg, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nothing Special”
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Nice big open space for a cold or rainy day. A variety of events and stores as well as a good library but just nothing to really set it apart from other urban malls. Several restaurants but little to offer in fast food.

Visited August 2016
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Livingston, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Same-old, same-old”
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We're not shoppers and we're convinced that Tim Horton's owns Canada. It's as ubiquitous as Starbucks in the states. SO, yes, there's some food and yes, there are some shops, but the only reason to go there is to go to the New Brunswick Museum. I wouldn't make a special trip there otherwise.

Visited October 2016
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Naples, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
191 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Neat place!”
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great market with fresh food and lots of local craft vendors. Also numerous places to eat or have a snack or a treat!

Visited September 2016
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 5 Contributor
35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice for a stroll when uptown in St. John”
Reviewed 23 September 2016

There's a lot of foot traffic and it seems to be in the heart of the tourist area, uptown in St. John. It's worth a look around - even though I'm not into shopping for shopping's sake. The carved wooden totems on the corner make for some good photo ops. There are plenty of options for finding something to eat & drink. Inside the mall area it's nice, new, clean and safe. There's an interesting model of a wooden ship on the upper level, along with the St. John public library, and the museum shop on the lower level has locally crafted items and pretty postcards.

Visited August 2016
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Quaint”
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I live here, so Market Square is familiar. It used to be a much more exciting and vibrant place than it is today. That being said, it is a neat place if you are a visitor to the city.

Visited September 2016
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