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Terra Nova National Park of Canada

Special Events

We’re currently planning our 2016 season. Stay tuned for updates.
If you’d like an idea of what to expect, here’s what our 2015 season looked like:

National Aboriginal Day
National Aboriginal Day  
In honour of Aboriginal Day, celebrate the traditional way of life of the Mi’kmaq people of the island.

Canada Day
Canada Day at the Visitor Centre  
Join us at the Memorial next to the Visitor Centre at 12pm noon for the official wreath-laying ceremony in honour of Veterans from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment.
Celebration of Culture
Celebration of Culture  
With Miawpukek First Nations featuring the Se't a'newey Drummers and Dancers


Amazing Race Terra Nova
The Amazing Race Terra Nova  
Join us for the 3rd annual Amazing Race Terra Nova! Complete a series of five challenges as you explore the Newman Sound Area.
Parks Day
Parks Day Naturepalooza
Including a Night Sky Celebration with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC), St. John's


Chocolate Adventure
Chocolate Adventure
Chocolate lovers- this is the event for you! Join the Newfoundland Chocolate Company for a one hour workshop as they guide you through the chocolate making process and teach you how to make their signature tasty treats!
Children's Writer in Residence
Children's Writer in Residence
Terra Nova National Park in collaboration with the Winterset in Summer Festival hosts Sheree Firtch.

Heritage Foundation Folk Festival
Music in the Sound    
Join us in Newman Sound as musicians come together to celebrate traditional, Irish and Newfoundland music in the beautiful surroundings of Terra Nova National Park.