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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 $5 Per PersonJan 1 - Dec 31, 2019Storytelling Circle at Erin's PubSt. John's Storytelling Festival
Starting at $45 Per PersonMay 1 - Nov 30, 2019Beach Boil UpWild Gros Morne
Starting at $45 Per PersonJun 18 - Sep 24, 2019Fish Cakes & Accordions Experience!Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food
Free OfferMay 17 - Sep 14, 2019Showtime in TwillingateAnchor Inn Hotel
2 Days Starting at $479 Per CoupleJun 1 - Aug 31, 2019Gros Morne Cultural EscapeShallow Bay Motel
2 Days Starting at $239 Per CoupleMar 1 - May 31, 2019Gros Morne in SpringShallow Bay Motel
Free OfferJul 10, 2018 - Dec 17, 2019Traditional Kitchen Party Music Experience @ Rocket Bakery!Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food
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Jul 11-18, 2020Sound SymposiumSt. John's
Jun 25 - Aug 20, 2019Tunes & Tales of Pigeon Inlet with Kelly RussellSt. John's
Jul 25 - Aug 1, 2020'Wicked on Da Wharf' Grand Bank Summer FestivalGrand Bank
Sep 4-9, 2019Feile Seamus CreaghSt. John's
Jul 26-28, 2019Avalon ExpoSt. John's
Aug 1-31, 2019Champney's West DaysChampney's West
Jun 21, 2019National Indigenous Peoples DayBoyd's Cove
Sep 12-14, 2019Lewisporte Craft & Trade ShowLewisporte
Jul 4 - Aug 22, 2019Queen Street Dinner TheatreGrand Falls-Windsor