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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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6 Days Starting at $139 Per PackageSep 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2020RCA Theatre Company Hall Pass - LSPU HallResource Centre for the Arts
Starting at $45 Per PersonJan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021Beach Boil UpWild Gros Morne
Free OfferJul 9 - Aug 27, 2020Campfire & Sing-Along at Manuels RiverManuels River
Free OfferJan 1 - Dec 31, 2020Traditional Newfoundland Kitchen Party Experience!Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food
Free OfferJul 1 - Sep 18, 2020Showtime in TwillingateAnchor Inn Hotel
Starting at $32 Per PersonJun 3 - Oct 3, 2020Pitprops and Prosperity Dinner TheatreAlexis Hotel
2 Days Starting at $539 Per CoupleJun 1 - Sep 30, 2020Gros Morne Cultural EscapeShallow Bay Motel
2 Days Starting at $75 Per PersonSep 24-27, 2020A Grand Weekend of Crafts, Music and CuisineGros Morne Fall Fest
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starting at $15Jul 15 - Aug 6, 2020The Friendly InvasionStephenville
Multiple DatesRigolet Salmon FestivalRigolet
Aug 7 - Aug 9, 2020Feller from Fortune International FestivalFortune
Multiple DatesEastport Peninsula Agricultural ExhibitionEastport
Multiple DatesTheatre Newfoundland LabradorCorner Brook
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2021Outport Shed Experiences at Coastal CottagesBlackhead, Conception Bay
Multiple DatesBrigus Blueberry FestivalBrigus
Jun 12 - Oct 23, 2021Cape St. Mary's Performance Series
Multiple DatesCape St. George & Mainland Folk Festival / Regional Bilingual Folk FestivalCape St. George
COVID-19 UPDATE: Newfoundlanders and Labradorians get to rediscover home this year, and we welcomed 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.