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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 Songs, Stages and Seafood Festival 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 since 1976, 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.
The Miawpukek Annual Powwow in Conne River is held here every July that will introduce you to Newfoundland Mi'kmaq traditions, including plenty of dancing, spiritual walks, and special ceremonies.
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 $15 Per PersonOct 2, 2022Family Magic Show Featuring Gary SummersManuels River
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Feb 2023 dates TBACity of St. John's ChillFestSt. John's
Multiple DatesSpirit of Newfoundland Productions Dinner & ShowSt. John's
Nov 25 - Dec 9, 2023Mummers FestivalSt. John's
May 1 - Dec 31, 2022February- Presented by Opera on the AvalonSt. John's
Oct 27 - Nov 5, 2023Grand Falls-Windsor Red Maple FestivalGrand Falls-Windsor
Multiple DatesTuckamore Festival: Chamber Music in Newfoundland and LabradorVarious Locations
Feb 11 - 19, 2023Conception Bay South WinterfestConception Bay South
Jun 7 - Jun 10, 2023Lawnya Vawnya Music FestivalSt. John's
Jul 2023 dates TBAArts Under the StarsClarenville