Mummers Festival

Nov 26, 2022 - Dec 10, 2022

Celebrate one of Newfoundland's oldest traditions! The Mummers Festival hosts a free 2-week series of events & workshops leading up to our crowning event, the Mummers Parade. Build a jaw-snapping hobby horse at one of our workshops. Come to our Rig Up, the province's largest dress-up party & get your...

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MUN Botanical Garden Merry & Bright Festival

Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 22, 2022

MUN Botanical Gardens, 306 Mt. Scio Rd
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Join us for a night of wonder at our annual Merry and Bright Holiday Light Festival. Come and walk through the gardens, lit by thousands of twinkling lights, listen to holiday music, enjoy hot chocolate and snacks, warm up beside a bonfire, and visit Garden Gifts for those last-minute holiday...

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Festival of Music & Lights

Dec 4, 2022 - Jan 6, 2023

Bowring Park Duck Pond, Waterfordbridge Road
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Ring in the holiday season with our annual celebrations of bright lights, festival music, and free hot chocolate. Enjoy musical performances as we officially light up the trees and paths surrounding the Duck Pond in Bowring Park.

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Port de Grave Christmas Boat Lighting

Dec 9, 2022 @ 18:00 - Jan 6, 2023 @ 23:45

Port de Grave, Marginal Warf
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Celebrate Christmas with the people of Port de Grave. Each year 50 to 60 boats are lit with thousands of lights from early December to January 6. Opening night there will be singing, hot chocolate will be served, and there will be a visit from the man in the red...

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Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra Presents Messiah

Dec 9, 2022 - Dec 10, 2022

Basilica of St. John the Baptist, 200 Military Rd
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A Christmas tradition; the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Martin MacDonald, together with the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO presents Handel’s Messiah. Set in the historic and captivating Basilica, soloists include: Miriam Khalil, soprano; Danielle MacMillan, mezzo; Adam Luther, tenor; and, Phillip Addis, baritone. Handel’s Messiah takes place...

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St. John’s Farmers’ Market

Dec 10, 2022 @ 09:00

St. John’s Community Market, 245 Freshwater Road
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Dec 10 2022 St. John’s Farmers’ Market

Everyone’s welcome at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market! We’ve created an experience for you that celebrates the best from local farmers, food artisans, craftspeople, and more. Discover new tastes and connect to your community like never before. We’re looking forward to seeing you!

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Mummers Parade

Dec 10, 2022 @ 12:30

Bowring Park, Bowring Park
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Come join us as we gear up for the 2022 Mummers Festival in a romping, stomping Mummers Jam Session! We'll have an accordion going, a drum beating and we may even have the kids from the Drumline Collection there in time to keep the beat before the parade gets underway!...

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Downtown Holiday Fair 2022

Dec 10, 2022 @ 14:00 - Dec 11, 2022 @ 17:00

Residents and visitors are invited to come downtown for an exciting weekend of free holiday activities on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. each day. Saturday will feature pop up holiday performances and roaming mummers throughout Water Street and Duckworth Street to enhance the...

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Fortunate Ones Holiday Show

Dec 10, 2022 @ 20:00 - Dec 11, 2022 @ 22:30

Holy Heart Theatre, 55 Bonaventure Ave
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Dec 10 2022 - Dec 11 2022 Fortunate Ones Holiday Show

After a cross-country trek supporting their 2022 album, That Was You and Me, Juno-nominated, Newfoundland duo Fortunate Ones will celebrate the festive season at home in St. John's. Fortunate Ones invite you to join them at Holy Heart Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11 for the long-awaited return of...

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