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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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2 Days Starting at $75 Per PersonSep 24-27, 2020A Grand Weekend of Crafts, Music and CuisineGros Morne Fall Fest
Free OfferJul 9 - Sep 24, 2020Campfire & Magical SingManuels River
Free OfferJan 1 - Dec 31, 2020Traditional Newfoundland Kitchen Party Experience!Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food
Free OfferJul 1 - Sep 18, 2020Showtime in TwillingateAnchor Inn Hotel
Starting at $169 Per NightSep 1 - Oct 3, 2020Stay and Dine "Fall"cationWaterside Cottages, Twillingate/NWI Dinner Theatre
Starting at $45 Per PersonJan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021Beach Boil UpWild Gros Morne
Starting at $32 Per PersonJun 3 - Oct 3, 2020Pitprops and Prosperity Dinner TheatreAlexis Hotel
2 Days Starting at $539 Per CoupleJun 1 - Sep 30, 2020Gros Morne Cultural EscapeShallow Bay Motel
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Jul 4 - Jul 6, 2021Portugal Cove - St. Philip's Regatta FestivalSt. Philip's
Aug 12 - Aug 15, 2021Bakeapple Folk FestivalForteau
Aug 13 - Aug 15, 2021Ramea Rock Island Music FestivalRamea
Sep 11 - Sep 19, 2020Targa NewfoundlandSt. John's
Jul 26 - Aug 1, 2021Church Street FestivalBonavista
Feb 2021 TBATown of Gander's SnoBreak 2020Gander
Jun 2021 TBAIceberg FestivalSt. Anthony
Multiple DatesTheatre Newfoundland LabradorCorner Brook
Jun 21, 2021National Indigenous Peoples DayCorner Brook
COVID-19 UPDATE: Newfoundlanders and Labradorians get to rediscover home this year, and we welcomed our Maritime neighbours on July 3. Call or connect with operators / venues before you go, as details on the website may be modified by COVID-19. Future travellers from elsewhere, please keep dreaming and check back for travel updates.