The streets are empty, the stores are closed and everyone migrates to the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake. This rowing regatta officially began in 1825 and is now the oldest continuously held sporting event in North Ameri…
Every year in the second week of September, normally private businesses and buildings open their doors to the public for an inside look. Venues change, but have featured warehouses, churches and old museums.
Eight productions of Newfoundland plays, staged both indoors and outdoors at various locations throughout the summer. Students get half-price tickets.
Live outdoor productions are presented at Signal Hill, local parks and other venues. Buy all tickets on-site; cash only. Some performances are free.
Authors from across Newfoundland, Canada and the world converge at the Woody Point Heritage Theatre to do readings. There's also live-music events.
Traditional music and dance, some of which goes back to the 16th century, merrily take over Twillingate during this weeklong festival.
This three-day event celebrates traditional Newfoundland music, dancing and storytelling. It's held the weekend after the regatta.
Held in even-numbered years, it's a big, avant-garde week of concerts, workshops, dance, theater and film experiments.
The mighty George St becomes one big nightclub for a fabulous week of daytime and nighttime musical performances.
Jugglers, magicians, acrobats, comedians and more take their performances to the streets for a long weekend.