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There’s no shortage of reasons to celebrate, perhaps just a shortage of time.
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Sometimes you don’t want to celebrate just one thing. The Trails Tales Tunes Festival in Gros Morne National Park offers a fabulous mix of outdoor entertainment and activities. If you’re looking for world-class cuisine to go with your entertainment, Elliston’s Roots, Rants and Roars, and The Gathering in Burlington combine celebrity chefs with music and storytelling.
Live theatre in Newfoundland and Labrador is a big deal, with annual festivals in Gros Morne and Trinity Bight. If you like a bit of Shakespeare, the Shakespeare by the Sea productions in St. John’s and Perchance Theatre’s season in Cupids will be right up your alley.
Folk music festivals take a traditional kitchen party to a bigger stage. The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, which has been running for more than 35 years, takes place at Bannerman Park in St. John’s. With almost as long a history, the family-oriented Fish, Fun and Folk Festival is held in the charming seaside town of Twillingate.
In Labrador, the Bakeapple Folk Festival is a celebration of local heritage and the bountiful harvest of the bakeapple, complete with singing, dancing, and food.
The height of summer is a grand time in the capital city, with an 11-day stretch of festivals and fun including the historic Royal St. John’s Regatta, a family-friendly Buskers Festival, the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, and the lively George Street Festival.
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Starting at $239 Per CoupleMar 1 - May 31, 2018Gros Morne in SpringShallow Bay Motel
Starting at $459 Per CoupleJun 1 - Aug 31, 2018Gros Morne Cultural EscapeShallow Bay Motel
2 Days Starting at $105 Per PersonSep 27-30, 2018A Grand Weekend of Crafts, Music and CuisineGros Morne Fall Fest
3 Days Starting at $1675 Per NightMar 16-18, 2018St. Patrick's 'Eirinn go Brách' Weekend at Fogo Island InnFogo Island Inn
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Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2018Theatre Newfoundland LabradorCorner Brook
Jul 6 - Sep 25, 2018Ghosts of Signal HillSt. John's
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2018Belle-Fest DaysBell Island
Aug 1-31, 2018St. John's Triathlon
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2018Dance UpSt. John's
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2018WW II (The enemy at Our Door)Bell Island
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2018Queen Street Dinner TheatreGrand Falls-Windsor
Aug 17-19, 2018Cupers Cove SoireeCupids
starting at $199.99Jul 21, 2018Pirates Haven Annual Pig RoastRobinsons