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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 $159 Per CoupleJun 27 - Oct 3, 2021Cormack Sunday Concert SeriesRocky Brook Acres
2 Days Starting at $499 Per CoupleJun 1 - Sep 30, 2021Gros Morne Cultural EscapeShallow Bay Motel
2 Days Starting at $239 Per CoupleMar 1 - May 31, 2022Gros Morne Spring Into SummerShallow Bay Motel
8 Days Starting at $7,549 Per PersonMay 1 - Dec 31, 2021Eight Days of Coastal Culinary IntrigueCape Race Private Travel
4 Days Starting at $1,475 Per FamilyApr 1 - Oct 30, 2021Weekend Bonavista GetawayCapeRace Private Travel
Starting at $159 Per CoupleJun 1 - Sep 30, 2021Summer Sleep-Saver PackageShallow Bay Motel
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Jul 2022 dates TBAPoint Leamington FestivalPoint Leamington
Feb 17 - Feb 20, 2022Placentia Winter CarnivalPlacentia
Sep 2022 dates TBAPort Blandford AppleFest!Port Blandford
Feb 18, 2022USS Truxtun & USS Pollux Commemorative ServiceSt. Lawrence
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2021Garrick Summer SeriesBonavista
Jul 23, 2022Party Like its 1910!Trinity
Multiple DatesIsle aux Morts Theatre FestivalIsle aux Morts
Aug 11 - Aug 14, 2022Brigus Blueberry FestivalBrigus
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2022Soirees & Times - A Woody Island TimeWoody Island, Placentia Bay
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