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WONDERING WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND? CHECK OUT THESE EVENTS AROUND THE PROVINCE

JULY 29 – AUG. 3

CAPLIN COD FESTIVAL

Triton

A traditional festival featuring a parade, variety show, games, food booths, concert, bingo and much more.

Call: 709-263-2264

Email: townoftriton@eastlink.ca

Web: www.townoftriton.ca

JULY 29– AUG 4

CHURCH STREET FESTIVAL

Bonavista

Seven days of activities and fun in the historic business district of Bonavista, including a mummers’ parade, garden party and fun run.

Call: 709-468-7747

Email: info@townofbonovista.com

Web: www.townofbonivista.com

AUG. 1 - 4

CAPE RACE HERITAGE DAYS

Portugal Cove South

This annual event features a kitchen party, adult dance, children’s events and a bonfire.

Call: 709-438-1100

Email: edgeofavalon@nfaibn.com

Web: www.edgeofavalon.ca

AUG. 1 - 5

FESTIVAL OF FLIGHT

Gander

Events for all ages, including music, food and fun to celebrate the history of flight in Gander.

Call: 709-651-5927

Email: ksceviour@gandercanada.com

Web: www.gandercanada.com

AUG. 1 - 6

BANG BELLY FESTIVAL

Trout River

Enjoy three days of food, games, music, dance, and a ‘bang belly’ competition.

Call: 709-451-5376

Email: townclerk@townoftroutriver.com

Web: www.townoftroutriver.com

AUG. 1 - 7

GEORGE STREET FESTIVAL

St. John’s

This world-famous music festival takes place along the province’s most famous street.

Call: 709-722-7634

Email: info@georgestreetlive.ca

Web: www.georgestreetilive.ca

AUG. 2 - 4

LEADING TICKLE DAYS

Leading Tickles

People can enjoy food and games, among other events.

Call: 709-486-7782

Email: leadingtickles@nf.aibn.com

AUG 2-4

MARY'S HARBOUR CRAB FESTIVAL

Mary’s Harbour

An entire fun-filled weekend celebrating the crab fishery.

Call: 709-921-6281

Email: maryshbr@nf.aibn.com

AUG. 2-5

ASTROLAB DAYS

Port aux Basques

A weekend of events to celebrate summer and community.

With lots of great music at Scott’s Cove Park, including the Gateway Group at on Friday night, Bernie and the Boys on Saturday night, Ray Bown and his Group on Sunday afternoon and gospel music on Sunday night. On Monday evening the Cross Brothers are at Grand Bay West Beach and the finale will be fireworks at Scott’s Cove Park on Monday night. Check out the Gulf News print edition for a full schedule of events.

AUG. 3

CELEBRATION BY THE SEA

Lumsden

Something for everyone with both adult and children’s entertainment, kids day, family BBQ, beer tent, bingo, poker and more.

Call: 709-530-2330 or 709-530-2309

Email: townoflumsden@nf.aibn.com

Web: www.facebook.com/rvparklumsden/

AUG. 3-4

ETHERIDGE’S POINT SEASIDE FESTIVAL

Joe Batt’s Arm

Spend your weekend enjoying local entertainment, outdoor eating, walking along the trail and more.

Call: 709-266-1320

Email: tourism@towmoffogoisland.ca

Web: www.townoffogoisland.ca

AUG. 3 - 5

EASTPORT PENINSULA SEAFEST

Eastport Beach

Feel the sand between your toes as you enjoy a schedule packed with fun, including local musicians. There’s something for everyone.

Call: 709-677-2623

Email: fsquire@nf.sympatico.ca

AUG. 3 - 5

CARBONEAR DAYS

Carbonear

With plenty to see and do, including the World Cup of Tiddly, you’ll have to be here to enjoy the fun.

Call: 709-596-3831

Email: kaibath@nf.aibn.com

Web: www.carbonear.ca

AUG. 3 – 6

SMALLWOOD DAYS

Gambo

Loads of fun including children’s day, outdoor music, canoe races, senior’s garden party, adult dances and more.

Call: 709-674-4476

Email: recreation@townofgambo.com

Web: www.townofgambo.com

AUG. 3 - 12

GARNISH BAKEAPPLE FESTIVAL

Garnish

Opening, BBQ, entertainment, daily breakfast, bingo, concert, fair, dance, golf tournament and church suppers daily.

Call: 709-826-2330

Email: townclerk@eastlink.ca

Web: www.townofgarnish.com

AUG. 4 - 5

ST. LAWRENCE LAURENTIAN DAYS

St. Lawrence

The highlight of this annual event is the Provincial Challenge Cup soccer game, along with music, food, games, fireworks and more.

Call: 709-873-2222

Email: townofstlawrence@nf.aibn.com

Web: www.townofstlawrence.com

AUG. 5

BOTWOOD DAY

Botwood

Fun for all ages with parades, games, food, music, dance, fireworks and more.

Call: 709-257-2839

Email: botwoodtowncouncil@nf.aibn.com

Web: town.botwood.nl.ca

AUG. 5

GANDER DAY CIVIC HOLIDAY

Gander

Food booths, games for the children, entertainment, and a breathtaking fireworks display.

Call: 709-651-5927

Email: ksceviour@gandercanada.com

Web: www.gandercanada.com

AUG. 5

SUNNY COTTAGE GARDEN PARTY

Harbour Breton

A fun time for all with good conversation, good friends, and good food.

Call: 709-885-2354

Email: tanyarogers_edo@hotmail.com

Web: www.harbourbreton.com

AUG. 5

AFTER DARK

Trinity

Explore the historic sites of Trinity through readings and music, all by candlelight.

Call: 709-464-2064

Email: trinity@seethesites.ca

Web: www.seethesites.ca

AUG. 5 - 18

TUCKAMORE FESTIVAL – CHAMBER MUSIC

St. John’s

Heralded as the best in Atlantic Canada, this is the place to be for music lovers of all kinds, young or old.

Call: 709-330-4599

Email: info@tuckamorefestival.ca

Web: www.tuckamorefestival.ca

AUG. 6 - 10

MAKKOVIK TROUT FESTIVAL

Makkovik

With music, games, parade, dances, tournaments and a trout supper.

Call: 709-923-2202

Email: info@makkovik.ca

Web: www.makkovik.ca

AUG. 7

ROYAL ST. JOHN’S REGATTA

St. John’s

Join the entire city in celebrating the 201st running of Royal St. John’s Regatta! Cited as being the oldest sporting event in North America, this regatta has been held every year since 1818. Along with the races, take in games of chance, food concessions, music and more.

Call: 709-576-8921

Email: general@stjohnsregatta.com

Web: www.stjohnsregatta.org

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