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Terra Nova National Park of Canada

Special Events

World Oceans Day
World Oceans Day
This year’s theme is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet. Join us to celebrate this day as we work with local students and community residents for a beach clean-up to help protect the ocean and promote the prevention of ocean pollution.

Celebration of Culture
Celebration of Culture
In honour of Indigenous partners, come celebrate the traditions and culture of the Mi’ kmaq people of the island of Newfoundland.

Canada Day
Canada Day / Memorial Day
It’s Canada’s Birthday and we going to celebrate! Join us for a carnival style party with games, sing-alongs, cake, prizes and more!
As Terra Nova National Park is located in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador, Memorial Day is observed in this province on July 1st to commemorate the brave efforts of the province’s veterans and the sacrifices of all members of the armed forces. We invite you to start the day at our Memorial Day Wreath laying ceremony at the Visitor centre.
Park entry is free for everyone on Canada Day.

The Swinging Belles

Grand Reopening of the Activity Centre featuring Children’s entertainers, The Swinging Belles
We are very excited to open the doors of our newly remodeled Activity Centre and what better way to celebrate than by having a Children’s Concert! We are thrilled to bring you, The Swinging Belles! Winners of the 2016 Juno Award for Children’s Album of the year and the 2015 Canadian Folk Music Award for Children’s Album of the Year!

Parks Day
Parks Day Naturepalooza
Celebrate Parks Day by visiting a national park and connecting with nature. Join us for our 2nd annual ‘Naturepalooza’ - Enjoy wildlife hikes, interactive science exhibits, activities, crafts and more.
Amazing Race Terra Nova
The Amazing Race Terra Nova
Join us for the 4th annual Amazing Race Terra Nova! Enter a team and compete in this fun and competitive race, where you complete a series of challenges as you explore the park!

Children's Writer in Residence
Children's Writer in Residence
Terra Nova National Park in collaboration with the Winterset in Summer literary festival will be hosting children’s writer Dawn Baker. She will do a series of readings at the Activity Centre throughout the week.

Heritage Foundation Folk Festival
Music in the Sound    
Enjoy two music-filled evenings as young and old take the stage as we host a “Rising Stars’ evening on Friday and traditional Irish and Newfoundland music on Saturday evening.