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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 19 - Oct 9, 2022Cormack Sunday Concert SeriesRocky Brook Acres
Starting at $125 Per PersonOct 1, 2022Chefs For TrailsManuels River
5 Days Starting at $10 CDNOct 19-23, 2022St. John's International Women's Film Festival - In-Person and Virtual PassesSt. John's International Women's Film Festival
8 Days Starting at $8,549 Per PersonMay 1 - Oct 31, 2022Eight Days of Coastal Culinary IntrigueCape Race Private Travel
Starting at $15 Per PersonOct 2, 2022Family Magic Show Featuring Gary SummersManuels River
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Nov 25 - Nov 26, 2022Christmas at Commissariat - by CandlelightSt. John's
Multiple DatesBurin Heritage WeekendBurin
Jul 2023 dates TBAIron Skull Folk FestivalBelleoram
Aug 2023 dates TBAEtheridge's Point Seaside FestivalJoe Batt's Arm, Fogo Island
Jul 1, 2023Canada Day Celebrations in Portugal Cove-St. Philip'sSt. Philip's
Multiple DatesSpirit of Newfoundland Productions Dinner & ShowSt. John's
Jul 2023 Dates TBACome Home to CraftSt. John's
Aug 2023 date TBDSt. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine Festival of Friends Come Home Year 2022St. Bernard's
Multiple DatesThe Great Viking Feast ExperienceSt. Anthony