Tuesday, July 19, 2011

3 Reasons to Visit Twillingate...In The Next Two Weeks

1. Iceberg Capital of the World!

In the midst of peak iceberg season there's no better time to plan a trip to Twillingate, Newfoundland Labrador.You can witness first hand the wonder of nature through these 10,000 year old giants. You may even catch a glimpse of some of the 22 species of whales feeding in the nearby waters. Twillingate offers 3 iceberg and whale watching boat tours that can enhance your experience and get you up close and personal.
2. Fish Fun and Folk Festival

Happening this July 25th to July 31st, 2011 is Twillingate's annual Fish Fun and Folk Festival. This Festival is one of the largest and longest running folk festivals in the Province. The Fish Fun and Folk festival kicks off its celebration with a parade through town and is followed by traditional Newfoundland music, folk music, adult dances, a street dance, fireworks, bonfire, a craft fair, games, a variety of fish meals, and more! For a detailed schedule of events for the Fish Fun and Folk Festival click here.

3. WickedAltogether

And just when the Fish Fun and Folk Festival has come to an end the party starts up again with WickedAltogether. This August 1st, 2011 at the Anchor Inn Hotel, 8:00 pm, there will be an exclusive concert featuring Snook, Payne and O'Byrne. Jim Payne (Crowd of Bold Sharemen) and Fergus O'Byrne (Ryan's Fancy) are folk and traditional music legends. Add in the comedic stylings of the one and only Snook, and the evening will surely be filled with lively tunes and sharp comedy. Tickets are $25 and available at the Anchor Inn Hotel front desk or 1-709-884-2777.

Well there's 3 great reasons to pencil in Twillingate on your summer schedule. But that's not all Twillingate has to offer. From art galleries and museums, hiking trails and kayaking, to berry picking and beach bonefires, there's something for everyone in Twillingate. Looking for a place to stay? Twillingate has quality accommodations that will give you all the comforts of home away from home. For more information on the community of Twillingate, Newfoundland Labrador visit http://www.twillingate.com/