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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 $45 Per PersonJan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021Beach Boil UpWild Gros Morne
6 Days Starting at $139 Per PackageSep 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2020RCA Theatre Company Hall Pass - LSPU HallResource Centre for the Arts
Free OfferJan 1 - Dec 31, 2020Traditional Newfoundland Kitchen Party Experience!Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food
2 Days Starting at $75 Per PersonSep 24-27, 2020A Grand Weekend of Crafts, Music and CuisineGros Morne Fall Fest
Free OfferJul 1 - Sep 18, 2020Showtime in TwillingateAnchor Inn Hotel
Starting at $32 Per PersonJun 3 - Oct 3, 2020Pitprops and Prosperity Dinner TheatreAlexis Hotel
Free OfferJul 9 - Aug 27, 2020Campfire & Sing-Along at Manuels RiverManuels River
2 Days Starting at $539 Per CoupleJun 1 - Sep 30, 2020Gros Morne Cultural EscapeShallow Bay Motel
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Sept 11 - 13, 2020Quad-A-PaloozaGander
Multiple DatesQueen Street Dinner TheatreGrand Falls-Windsor
July 1 - Aug 31, 2020Soirees & Times - A Woody Island TimeWoody Island, Placentia Bay
Multiple DatesHappy Adventure Paint PartyVarious Locations
Classic Car Day is a one day event running July 11th (Subject to change due to Covid-19-,Visit our website)Classic Car Day at the Farm and Market in ClarenvilleClarenville
Jun 1 - Sep 21, 2020Lighthouse Dinners - Point Amour LighthousePoint Amour
Aug 14 - Aug 16, 2020Brimstone Head Folk FestivalFogo, Fogo Island
Aug 10 - Aug 15, 2020Makkovik Trout FestivalMakkovik
Jul 12, 2020St. Michael's Parish - Garden PartyFlatrock
COVID-19 UPDATE: Newfoundlanders and Labradorians get to rediscover home this year, and we welcome 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.