Brigus Blueberry Festival
The Brigus Blueberry Festival is an Award Winning 4 day event held in mid August. Activities include:raffles, craft stalls, baked goods, a pie eating contest, games of chance, mooseburgers, cash bar, children's games, dances, and fireworks at the Brigus Waterfront.
A Must-Do Attraction, the entire town of Brigus invites you to three days of festivities, crafts, concessions, contests and of course Blueberries! This festival is a Favourite in the region,attracting thousands of people the second weekend of Augest.
In February 2005, the Brigus Blueberry Festival was selected by Travelocity.ca from more than 30,000 entries as a top insider spot in Canada for 2005 [www.travelocity.ca - "Local Secrets Big Finds". ]
In 2004, the Brigus Blueberry Festival was voted the #1 attraction on the Baccalieu Trail by the Board of Directors of V.I.P. Marketing Inc.
In 2001, the Brigus Blueberry Festival was selected as the winning Cultural Event for Newfoundland and Labrador in the Attractions Canada awards program.
Special Canada Post Hand Cancellation Stamp for the Brigus Blueberry Festival -In October 2004 Canada Post issued a special hand cancellation stamp for the Brigus Blueberry Festival. To obtain a copy drop by the Post Office or write to the Postmaster Brigus, NL. A0A 1K0.al Blueberry Festival Regualation
Traffic & Parking
In an attempt to alleviate traffic congestion, we would like to ask visitors and residents to enter the festival area via Irish Town Road and exit via Station Road. All traffic during the weekend will be one way. Thank you for your cooperation.
Physically challenged parking and performers' parking will be on Irishtown Road & South St., East of Chapel Lane. Most venues wheelchair accessible.
**Free Shuttle Bus service from designated parking areas to and from the festival site.**
Regualations about Alcoholic Beveradges
Under the Newfoundland & Labrador Liquor Control Act, it is an offence to drink alcoholic beverage in public and this will not be tolerated at the festival. People drinking in public will be reported to the RCMP for prosecution.
Washroom facilities at the Recreation Centre. Portable washrooms at various other locations.
Regualations about Pets and Bicycles
No pets or bicycles on the Festival Grounds during the Blueberry Festival Weekend. Please!! If you love your pet, leave him /her at hom. It is too hot to leave pets in your vehicle and it is too crowded to take pets onto the Festival Grounds.
For General Festival Information
Phone/Fax: (709) 528-4588 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brigus Blueberry Festival Group
P.O. Box 220, Brigus, NL. A0A 1K0