There are many festivals and events throughout the year that bring our communities together to celebrate and have some fun. Come and join the festivities.
The annual Rhubarb Festival in Hopedale includes a rhubarb recipe bake off, fishing contests, family events all week, Fear Factor challenges, mini-fairs, and musical entertainment.
ETHEL PIJOGGE MEMORIAL FESTIVAL
The Ethel Pijogge Memorial Festival is a great way to welcome the spring season to Hopedale! Featuring dogteam races, a target shooting competition, musical entertainment, fishing contests, and a variety of outdoor events for all ages.
FUN IN THE SUN
A celebration of summer, Postville’s Fun in the Sun event is a family friendly time, featuring a community barbeque and breakfast, a teddy bear’s picnic, and many other events.
If you like trout, the Makkovik Trout Festival is not to be missed. Featuring five days of festivities including a supper serving local trout served smoked, fried, and stewed, a beach volleyball tournament, a rowing race, a children’s home-made boat race, a sand sculpture contest, a dance, Battle of the Brains, a scavenger hunt, and local musical entertainment.
A celebration of Makkovik musical talent, the Makkovik Jamboree brings the community together for a fun evening of song and performance. Several local musicians entertain the crowd, and a special guest is usually flown in for the occasion. Door prizes are drawn.
People from throughout Labrador plan their summers to make sure they can attend the Rigolet Salmon Festival. Held every year, the festival features a community parade, step dancing and square dancing, a strong man/woman competition, games for all ages, and a community salmon feast and dance.
TIKKIAKSAUGUSIK CULTURAL FESTIVAL
The Tikigiaksaugusik Cultural Festival is an annual spring festival celebrating traditional and modern activities important to the Rigolet community. Featuring square dancing, dog team racing, a target shooting competition, and carnival games. The Festival concludes with a community feast and dance.