2018 Schedule

MONDAY – July 23rd


In loving memory of Marie Young

Music & friends.
Lighting of the festival sign & fireworks

Music by Karren Chruchill

5 Young’s Lane, South Side, Twillingate.
Toll Gates will be placed at each entrance of area collecting donations to pay for the festival’s fireworks show.
A big thank-you to Allan Young & family.

Sponsored by: Gary’s Irving Convenience Ltd.

TUESDAY – July 24th


Annual Seniors Day

Located at the Hospital Pond site
Fun, Folk & Music! Everyone is Welcome!

Hosted by the Twillingate & NWI Lions Club & the Hospital Pond Committee.


The annual meet & greet.

Located at the George Hawkins Arena.
Dancing, finger foods & screech-in!

Music by New World Sound

SCREECH-IN to be performed before dance with complimentary Wine, Craft Beer and Finger Foods at 9:00pm While Supplies Last.

Dance to Follow at 10:30pm.
advanced tickets – $15.00 at Twillingate PharmaChoice
Tickets sold at door if available (19yrs. & older, ID must be shown at door)

Come Meet Old Friends & New Acquaintances.
Enjoy samples of Auk Island Wine & Split Rock Beer

Sponsored By: Auk Island Winery, Split Rock Brewery & Atlantic Lottery Corporate

WEDNESDAY – July 25th


Photo Hunt

38 Years To Celebrate, 38 pictures you will take Around our Town. look & find, then click your camera and be BACK ON TIME!
Register at George Hawkins Arena
1:00pm Hunt Starts at 2:00pm – 4:00pm
4 people per team which includes driver.
$5.00 registration Fee Per Team
Cash prize for winning team!
Digital cameras will be required.
first team back with all the correct answers wins!

Sponsor by:Venture Credit Union


Gospel Concert

Located at Twillingate salvation army.
Admission: $10.00
Come and enjoy an evening of inspirational music by our very talented local artists.

Hosted by the Salvation Army Corp.
All proceeds going to Meals on Wheels.


Masonic Building Fundraiser

“Not so righteous brothers”
with Ada Pierce-Jenkins plus other guest TBS
Tickets $20.00
19 years & over.
Doors Open at 8:00pm Show starts at 9:00pm
Advance Tickets at Tickle Point Mercantile.

Hosted by The Masonic.

THURSDAY – July 26th



Located at the Twillingate Lions Club
Bacon, eggs, hash browns, toast/tea, coffee, and juice.
Admission: $10.00

Hosted by the Twillingate Lions Club.


Festival Parade

Line up at 12:30pm in the St. Peter’s Church Parking Lot.
Business & individuals are encouraged to participate.
All entries will be judged.
Prizes will be awarded!


Official Opening Ceremonies

Locate at George Hawkins Memorial Arena
Everyone is welcome!
No charge!

Craft fair with a vairety of vendors.
Canteen service today at the arena.


Arena closed for supper break



Located at the George Hawkins Memorial Arena

Celtic Connection
The Celtic Connection hail from the southern shore of Newfoundland’s Avalon peninsula. The band has been together for over Twenty years, and are one of NL. most popular groups, selling over 40,000 copies of their self-titled relase CELTIC CONNECTION. They have brought
their brand of music all across Canada and as far as Japan, and continue to acquire new fans at every performance. Ronnie Power (vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, banjo and acoustic guitar), Glen Harvey (vocals, acoustic & electric guitar, tin whistle), Barry Kenny(vocals & bass), Jennifer Trainor (vocals, acoustic guitar & tambourine), & Gregg Clark (drums).

Adults: $20.00
12 & under $10.00

Doors Open at 7:00pm
Tickets sold at Tickle point Mercantile

Sponsored by: Scotiabank


“Not So Righteous Brothers”

With guest: Andrew Pierce plus other guest to be announced.

Located at the Masonic Lodge.

Tickets – $20.00
19 years & older
Advance tickets at Tickle Point Mercantile

Hosted by The Masonic.


Adult Dance

Located at the Lions Club, Twillingate.

House DJ

All Proceeds go to Twillingate Sr. Combines Hockey Team.
Doors Open at 10:00 pm
Tickets – $10.00
19 years & older

Hosted by Sr. Combine Hockey Team.

FRIDAY – July 27th


Arena open for business

Toonie Day!
Admission is $2.00


Canteen service at the arena today.


Women’s Institute Present Old Fashioned Afternoon Tea

Admission $8.00
Located at the Women’s Institute Building next to the Twillingate Museum.

Hosted By The Women’s Institute.


Moose Burger Sale

at Twillingate Lions Club
Moose Burger – $3.00
Water or Soft Drink – $1.00
while supplies last
Bar service available

Hosted by the Twillingate Lions Club.

1:00 pm

Giant Bake Sale

Located at The George Hawkins Arena
Come and buy some homemade goodies.

Hosted by St. Peter’s ACW.


Wild Flowers Arrangement Contest

Located at The George Hawkins Arena
Get outside and arrange Natures best.
No pitcher plants please!
Must be wild flowers – All Entries will be judged

Prizes will be awarded.
Entry Fee: $5.00 per Arrangement

Sponsors by: Festival Committee


Split Peas

Located At The George Hawkins Arena
Split Peas
Twillingate’s own Split Peas 25 years and still going strong!
Come out and enjoy this talented group.
Great Entertainment for all ages.
Remember its Toonie Day!

Sponsored by Ernest Guy & Sons


Arena closed for supper break.


Jiggs Dinner

Located at New World Island Lions Club.
Jiggs Dinner with all the trimmings, Dessert, Tea & Coffee
Tickets at the door

Hosted by New World Island Lions Club.


Spinsters & The Sahara Dancers

Located At The George Hawkins Arena
High class entertainment for the whole family.
Professional Artists from Cirque’letic’s
Fire Artists and Aerialists Acrobats.
They Love to play with Fire.

The Twillingate based Sahara Dancers.
Women and girls perform a variety of world dance fusion styles to benefit an orphanage in Haiti. The Sahara Dancers Have performed all around Newfoundland, Ontario & Florida.
Adults $15.00
Children 12 & under $10.00
Advance Tickets at Twillingate Pharma Choice
Tickets Sold at Door if Available
Doors Open at 6:00pm

Sponsored by: Twillingate Pharmacy Ltd.


Festival Street Dance

Located at Foodland Parking lot
No Cover Charge.
Music by: New World sound
BBQ Burgers & Hotdogs.
By: Twillingate Volunteer Fire Department


Fireworks Display Over Twillingate Harbour

Sponsored: Town Of Twillingate, Dept. Of Tourism, Culture & Recreation & Independent Grocer

SATURDAY – July 28th


Arena Open For Business

Toonie Day!
Admission is $2.00


Canteen service at the arena today.

11:00 am

Root Beer Chug-a-Lug

7 to 12 years
Prizes will be awarded for winner of each group

Sponsored by: Notre Dame Agencies


The Split Peas

Located at The Northeast Church Heritage Museum
Specializing in Newfoundland & Folk Music
Come Early
Donations in aid of Church Museum


Pea Soup & Fish Chowder

Dessert, Tea/Coffee
Located at the St. Peter’s Parish Hall
Tickets at the Door $12.00 per person

Hosted by ACW


2 dollar admission to the arena today.


John Drakes at The Arena

Newfoundland Accordion Player, singer & writer from Coombs Cove, Fortune Bay, NL.
Great Irish & Traditional Folk Music.
CD Available on site.

Located at the George Hawkins Memorial Arena.

Sponsored by: Anchor Inn Hotel & Suites


Arena Closing


BBQ Dinner

The United Church, Newvile, NWI.
BBQ Pork Chops,with Bake Potatoes & side.
Dessert, tea/coffee.
$12.00 per person.
Take out or eat in.

Hosted by The Helping Hands Committee


Summer Sing-a-Long

Gaither style at 8:00pm
Located at the Hillgrade Pentecostal Church
Free -Will Offering Will be Received for
food banks at Summerfortd &Bayview Locations
17 Main, St. Fairbanks NWI


Adult Stadium Dance

Music by West of Town
Purchase Tickets During Festival Week at the Info Booth in the Arena.

Admission $20.00
Restricted to 19yrs. & older
You will be required to show ID at the door.

Sponsored & Organized by:
Twillingate Recreation Committee Town of Twillingate

SUNDAY – July 29th


Festival Church Service

Located at St. Peter’s Anglican Church Twillingate
Service of Thanksgiving for Friendship, Faith & Fellowship.
All are welcome!