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The “Fredanthropist” program (Fred’s Philanthropists) is geared toward assisting the City Council’s priority for building community through cultural vibrancy. This unique partnership seeks to bring fun events, fresh and new activities and much needed community facilities that the City’s annual budget cannot cover.

2020 Fredanthropists

Where does the money go?

Through generous contributions from up to 12 Fredanthropists, the City finalized plans for and constructed a new roller-hockey rink at Dixon Park built in partnership with the Washington Capitals.

Future money from the program could help the City develop more events such as last year’s wildly successful SlideFXBG, improve park facilities and attract annual festivals.

Program updates

Postponement of Fredericksburg Hockey Rink Grand Opening

Ribbon Cutting will be delayed two weeks due to impending weather (Fredericksburg, VA) October 25, 2019 – The City of Fredericksburg and the Washington Capitals have postponed the Grand Opening event for the Fredericksburg Roller Hockey Rink due to impending weather....

Announcing the Fredericksburg Hockey Rink Grand Opening

The Washington Capitals and City of Fredericksburg to host ribbon cutting October 27 at 2pm (Fredericksburg, VA) October 10, 2019 – The Washington Capitals and the City of Fredericksburg are pleased to announce the Grand Opening for the NEW Fredericksburg Roller...