Newfoundland & Labrador – August 2019 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of August 2019 – stay tuned for more, Your event herebut in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Newfoundland and Labrador.

AND...if you've got an event coming up - drop us a line at [email protected]  with the details and we'll do our best to get it in there.

For more info on submissions click here.

Spirit of Newfoundland Dinner Theatre- St. John's
runs throughout the year
Spirit of Newfoundland & Labrador is a dynamic and spirited company in its 17th year. It consists of trained vocalists who flaunt their Newfoundland heritage by singing passionate, vibrant and harmony-filled songs. The group has delighted Queens, Prime Ministers, Presidents and thousands of loyal fans. The name of the company embraces and celebrates the rich spirit, culture and talent of Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit the website for more details


St. Paul Music Cafe - Harbour Grace
Throughout the year
This adult music cafe showcases musical talent from the local area. It features vocal & instrumental performances. Genres range from gospel, to jazz, country, pop and folk music. Call (709) 596 7549 or email [email protected]

Theatre NLGros Morne Theatre Festival- Cow Head
runs until September 27

A ten play repertory theatre festival of comedy, drama, dinner theatre and evenings of Newfoundland music and recitations. Visit the website to learn more:

Saturday Summer Music Series- Bonavista

Grand Bank Regional Theatre Festival
runs until August 31
Laugh-till-you-hurt comedy, music that will rock your socks off and get served up a great meal from the in-house galley. Call for reservations or more details click here

Annual Bay Roberts Klondyke Days- various venues
July 24 - August 5
An annual celebration of food and music. Fun for all ages! Activities include Klondyke Concerts, plays, boat tours, historical walks, kids festival, fireworks and much more. Click here to learn more

Ghosts of Signal Hill -St. John's
runs until August 24
Daring escapes, murdered pirates, ghost ships, buried treasure, tragic drownings, and headless phantoms: it is all in a night's work at Signal Hill National Historic Site. From the creator of the award-winning St. John's Haunted Hike comes an evening of ghost stories, historical tales and strange adventures. Join the dashing Lieutenant Ranslaer Schuyler by lamplight inside the historic Queen's Battery, and find out what happens on Newfoundland's most historic hill, after the lights go out. Click here to learn more, if you're not afraid!

Hann’s Point Theatre Festival - Lewisporte
runs until August 31
The festival offers three new shows every year, using Newfoundland plays, skits, monologues, stories and music. There is also a noon concert that provides a lunch and musical entertainment. (709) 535 1911

Royal St John's Regatta - Quidi Vidi Lake, St John's
August 7

This Regatta is the oldest continuing sporting event in North America.Find out more at


Port Aux Basques Heritage Days/ Astrolabe Days
August 1 - 31
Help celebrate this event which includes indoor and outdoor concerts, dinner and dance, youth and outdoor activities. Events for all ages. Check out this link to learn more

Port aux Basques

Etheridges Point Seaside Festival - Joe Batt's Arm
August 3 & 4
Beautiful scenery and amazing sunsets is what visitors can expect. This event features entertainment for all ages, including  games of chance, a jumping castle and pony rides  Sunday night closes with a fireworks display for all to enjoy. For the children, all weekend.  Click here for more information.

Garnish Bakeapple Festival
August 3 - 11
Opening, BBQ, entertainment, daily breakfast, bingo, concert, youth Olympics, pet show, fair, dance, golf tournament and church suppers daily.  Visit the website to learn more

Mary's Harbour Crab Festival- Labrador
August 4 - August 5
Lots of fun and prizes to be won for people of all ages, entertainment provided throughout the course of the weekend. of course, some local talent as well. Canteen open all weekend with beverages and BBQ's included. Dances for both young and old. Crowning of the crab king and queen. Don't forget to taste the finest crab dishes at the Crab Bake Off. Visit their Facebook page for details.

Downtown Busker Festival- St. John's
August 9 - 11
International, National and local buskers entertain audiences of all ages. A show every 45 minutes with over 20 shows a day!  Click here to learn more


Brigus Blueberry Festival- various venues
August 9  - 31
A fun-filled weekend for all ages. Folk festival, cash bar, parade, pie eating contest, Missed Pageant, craft tables, baked goods, traditional food, moose burgers, games of chance, adult dances. 3-foot blueberry pie on display. Fireworks Sunday night. Newfie night, walking tours of Brigus and Ecumenical Service. Further details can be found on the website


Bakeapple Folk Festival - Forteau
August 11-13
Local culture and talent, nightly entertainment, crafts, displays, local foods, family entertainment and folk festival. Phone: 709 931 2097 Contact: Dean Flynn, Chair


International Lighthouse Day, Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site
August 19
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. Activities begin at 2:00 pm and continue until 5:00pm  Phone: 709 931 2013 Contact: Bonnie Goudie E-Mail: [email protected]



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