The updated 2022 Ultimate Fall Getaway Guide is now available
If you’re looking to fall in love with autumn (or fall in love in autumn) again, we’ve got you covered with the annual Whale House Guest House ultimate romantic fall getaway guide full of tips, tricks, and ideas for the very best autumn experiences in Newfoundland that are designed to take things to the next level.
Newfoundland Fall Festivals in 2022
Visiting Newfoundland this fall and looking for fun autumn adventures? Here are some U 2019 Newfoundland fall festivals and activities for you to check out:
September 19, 2022 – 33rd Annual St. John’s Women’s Film Festival
The St. John’s Women’s Film festival is a long-standing tradition in the capital city of St. John’s and a must-see if you’re able to even get tickets. This is one of the longest-running women’s film festivals in the word. The festival starts at 11am at Alt Hotel.
September 22 to 25, 2022 – The Gros Morne Fall Festival
Live music, local crafts, and traditional storytelling. This festival is all about food, music, crafts, and community. Hosted in Cow Head, which is right next to one of our favorite beaches in Newfoundland, Shallow Bay Beach. Check out the 2022 Gros Morne Festival page for even more details on this fantastic fall festival.
October 16, 2022 – The 33rd Annual Rennie’s River Duck Race happens this year
Check out this rubber duck race as thousands of ducks race down the river. Great prizes and lots of fun, this rubber duck race always draws a crowd. This year the first prize is $2500 and the race is being hosted in person again!
September 21 to 25, 2022 – Circus Fest
Check out top circus performers visiting St.John’s from all over the world
September 16 to 17, 2022 – Roots, Rants, and Roars Culinary Event
Entertainers, food, and live music. What more could you ask for?
September 23 to 25, 2022 – Apple Festival
The Port Blandford AppleFest! is a fall festival planned for the weekend of September 23 – 25th, 2022 that will celebrate all things apple.
This festival in Port Blanford is all about celebrating all things to do with apples
September 29 to October 8 – Festival of Dance
A showcase of dance from all around the world, the Newfoundland Festival of Dance
October 11 to 13, 2019 – Partridgeberry Harvest Festival
If you’re on Fogo Island during this time, be sure to check out the Joe Batt’s Arm Partridgeberry Festival for an unforgettable local experience.
October 11 to 14, 2019 – The Eastport Agriculture Show
If you’re interested in farming and will be around the Terra Nova Provincial Park area during this time, be sure to visit the agricultural show, The Eastport area of Newfoundland is beautiful and how to some very special beaches, trails, and organic farms.
September 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2019 – Messed Up Mondays Comedy Show
Get ready to laugh on Monday nights in September with the Messed Upo Mondays comedy show in St. John’s. Dedicated to showcasing new talent and keeping you giggling.
October 1, 2021 – Rocktoberfest Celebration in Mount Pearl
Check out the
Octoberfest Rocktoberfest in Mount Pearl for good food, great beers, music too!
St. John’s on October 16 to 20, 2019 – St John’s International Women’s Festival
Check out over 80 independent films at the St. John’s Women’s Film Festival Screening.
October 5, 2019 – Lewisport Fall Market
Visit the fall market for a diverse variety of local vendors of crafts, food, and more
November 1, 2019 – St. John’s Pumpkin Walk
Bring your carved pumpkin to Bannerman Park at sunset and help light up the night with everyone else.
October 12, 2019 – Gander Harvest Festival
Celebrate harvest time at the Harvest Festival in Gander. Music, crafts, fudge, ugly sticks, and more.
October 23 to 27, 2019 – Christmas at the Glacier Arts and Crafts Festival
Arts and crafts from all over Newfoundland are on sale at The Glacier arena in Mount Pearl during this two-day festival.
November 30 to December 1, 2019 – St. John’s Mummers Festival
Put on your best mummering outfit and join the Mummers parade in St. John’s. This is a great festival for families and kids.