2020 George Street Festival Lineup

It may only be January, but the George Street Association is trying to fill our heads with warm thoughts by announcing Night 1 of this year's George Street Festival taking place in St. John's on July 30th.

The first of the multi-night celebration will feature music from The Tea Party, Moist, Big Wreck, and Headstones.

You can get tickets starting Jan 24th online here or at North Atlantic stores.

As we get closer to summer and additional lineups are announced, you can be sure to find the...

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4 Things You Have to Do This Winter in Newfoundland

With winter weather lasting so long in Newfoundland, it's essential to embrace winter and take part in some fun seasonal activities and events!

Here are 4 things you have to do this winter in Newfoundland.
1) Skate at The Loop

 

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Once the weather is consistently cold enough, The L...

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2020 Iceberg Alley Performance Tent Lineup

While we're still in the cold of winter, Iceberg Alley is busy putting together another solid lineup for their summer 2020 event.

With the goal of having one concert on sale for Christmas gifts, a show for Sept 12 2020 has been announced with the legendary April Wine, Chilliwack, and Trooper. 3 stellar Canadian acts with enough hits to keep you singing along all night!

General Admission tickets are $69 + fees and available here or at etixnow kiosks in local Orange Stores.

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Winter Fun: Mount Pearl Frosty Festival 2020

Each year, the City of Mount Pearl's Frosty Festival brings some much-needed joy and fun during Newfoundland's long, cold winters!

With over 80 all-ages and adult events spanning 12 days, the Frosty Festival has earned the title of largest winter festival in Atlantic Canada! Some events are free, others have affordable admission prices.

This year's events include The Pedestrian Parade of Lights & Cauldron Lighting, Seniors Crib Tournament, Wintry ReMix Art Show, Skating, Swims, Kevin C...

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Winter Skiing in Newfoundland

Newfoundland winters are long, which is great news if you enjoy outdoor winter activities such as skiing! And if you're more of an indoors person, it may be worth your while to try and change that, to stay active all year round and enjoy what Newfoundland has to offer!

When it comes to skiing in Newfoundland, you have a variety of options for downhill and cross-country skiing, including two resorts.
Ski Resorts
Two of the most popular skiing spots in Newfoundland are the two ski resorts. Wh...

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The Best Places for Cheap Eats in St. John’s

Dining out can be a fun, social activity or a quick way to get a bite when you're busy, but can often come with a much higher price tag than cooking at home!

If you're looking to get out of the house for a bite, here are our top picks for cheap eats in St. John's.
Breakfast
Looking for an affordable dine-in breakfast in St. John's? You can't beat a Newfoundland favorite, the super-wacky and fun Jungle Jim's Eatery. Available at their Topsail Road St. John's location only, you can grab a bre...

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2019 Newfoundland Christmas Parades & Events

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Santa is busy but he always makes time to show up at the various Christmas parades across Newfoundland. Find the dates of this season's parades below.
Downtown St. John's Christmas Parade
The annual Downtown St. John's Christmas Parade is the biggest Santa parade in Newfoundland, drawing over 50,000 spectators each year. The parade features about 100 entries and 5000 participants, and creates one of the busiest days of the year for many downtown busine...

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6 Places to Play Pool in St. John’s

Dooly's Topsail Road

The pairing of beer and billiards is a classic that might be as old as Newfoundland itself. Some say that the first thing John Cabot did when he arrived on our shores was grab an ice cold Blue Star and head for the nearest pool hall. Luckily there are a lot more options for playing pool in St. John's now than there were in 1497, and we've compiled some of the best options for you right here!
Dooly's
 

Dooly's is an Eastern Canadian billiards chain that started in New Brunswick in 1...

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George Street Mardi Gras 2019

While Fall is arriving and the temperatures are dropping, this year's outdoor festivities on George Street aren't over just yet! The annual George Street Mardi Gras takes place Saturday, October 26th!

Though most Mardi Gras celebrations in other parts of the world don't take place in October, George Street does things a little different. Here, Mardi Gras is more of a Halloween-themed event.

Many people dress up in Halloween costumes, and there's even a big contest with prizes for 1st-5th p...

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Outdoor Swimming Pools in St. John’s, Newfoundland

Looking to cool off on those warm summer days by taking a swim in an outdoor pool? Then read on!
1) Bowring Park

This 50-metre outdoor swimming pool always draws a crowd! With a fairly new water slide, diving boards, a wading pool for kids, and accessible change rooms, the Bowring Park pool is always a great time.

The pool offers daily swims during July and August each season, completely free!

Check out the Bowring Park Pool schedule to plan your visit.
2) Bannerman Park

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