Festivals and Events

July 1 - Canada Day Celebrations
Most communities celebrate Canada Day with family orientated activities. Check at the Gateway to Labrador Visitor Centre when you arrive in Labrador for listings or call 877 931 2013.

July 1 - Canada Day Bonfire, L'Anse Au Clair
Along with Canada Day activities at the Community Centre and a parade to the War Memorial, a Canada Day tradition in L'Anse Au Clair is a bonfire on the beach with music and fireworks.

Phone: 709 931 2481
Contact: Loretta Griffin

July 21 - Battle Harbour Fun Day- Battle Harbour
Battle Harbour Fun Day is an annual event filled with traditional contests, games and events for the whole family.

Phone: 709 921 6325 , 877 931 2013
Web: Battle Harbour

July 25-29 Celebrating 150 Years in Story and Song Workshops - Point Amour
Lomond Sound artists,Daniel Payne,Jean Hewson, Gary Green, and Dave Panting will be hosting music and story telling workshops in various locations with some evening performances.

Phone: 709 927 5825, 709 931 2013
Website: The Story Trail

July 29 L'Anse Au Loup Day - Join the folks in L'Anse Au Loup for a fun day of activities and music.

Phone: 709 927 5573
Website: Town of L'Anse Au Loup


August 4-5- Mary's Harbour Crab Festival, Mary's Harbour
The Crab Festival is the annual celebration of the crab fishery. There are lots of fun and prizes to be won for people of all ages. Entertainment provided throughout the course of the weekend. Canteen services are provided with beverages and BBQs. Dances for both young and old. Crowning of the crab king and queen.

Phone: 709 921 6281/6293
Fax: 709 921 6255
Contact: Sheila Pye or Juanita Rumbolt

August 11-13 Bakeapple Folk Festival, Forteau
Local culture and talent, nightly entertainment, crafts, displays, local foods, family entertainment and folk festival.

Phone: 709 931 2097
Contact: Dean Flynn, Chair

August 19 - International Lighthouse Day, Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site

In recognition of International Lighthouse Day, the Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site will be hosting a day of fun events including a scavenger hunt, craft activities and lighthouse themed competitions. Refreshments will be served.

We are also looking for an amateur radio operator/s to set up a radio station at the lighthouse and connect with other lighthouses.

Activities begin at 2:00 pm and continue until 5:00pm

Phone: 709 931 2013
Contact: Bonnie Goudie

August 8 - Commemorating the wreck of the HMS Raleigh

Join us in Point Amour, August 8, as we commemorate the wreck of the British warship, HMS Raleigh in 1922. There will be a tour to the wreck site starting from the Lighthouse at 2:00pm followed by viewing of local "Raleigh relics", stories, a visit from "Gilles Dumas and Kessie", and off course, tea


September 22-24 - Partridgeberry Festival, West St. Modeste
A great fall celebration. Includes community meals and outings to barrens to pick partridgeberries.

Phone: 709 927 5583
Fax: 709 927 5898
Contact: Agnes Pike


Mid October - Whelk Festival, Pinsents Arm

A celebration of Pinsents Arm's whelk industry through the presentation of various whelk food dishes, and community events such as indoor games, darts, dory races, target shooting, dances etc.

Phone: 709 951 2206
Contact: Dorcas Campbell

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