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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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Free OfferMay 17 - Sep 14, 2019Showtime in TwillingateAnchor Inn Hotel
Free OfferJul 10, 2018 - Jun 11, 2019Traditional Kitchen Party Music Experience @ Rocket Bakery!Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food
Starting at $5 Per PersonJan 1 - Dec 31, 2019Storytelling Circle at Erin's PubSt. John's Storytelling Festival
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Aug 3, 2019Lumsden Day - Celebration by the SeaLumsden
Nov 16-17, 2019Christmas at Commissariat- Festive Family FunSt. John's
Nov 1, 2019Christmas Craft FairTorbay
Multiple DatesGros Morne Summer MusicVarious Locations
Nov 22-23, 2019Christmas at Commissariat - by CandlelightSt. John's
Jul 2 - Sep 3, 2019Passing The Time in Trout RiverTrout River
Jul 1 - Aug 1, 2019Side Door CinemaBonavista
Jun 29 - Jul 7, 2019Portugal Cove - St. Philip's Regatta FestivalSt. Philip's, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's
Aug 1-31, 2019Garnish Bakeapple FestivalGarnish