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Thank you to all who joined us for the
26th Annual Blueberry Festival, August 8-11, 2013
Schedule for the 2013 Blueberry Festival > >

See our photo albums from the 21st Annual Blueberry Fesitival in 2008 > >
22rd Annual Blueberry Festival in 2009 > > and 23rd Annual Blueberry Festival in 2010 > >

Information and Pictures from Previous Blueberry Festivals.

The Brigus Blueberry Festival is an Award Winning 4 day event held in mid August. Activities include: A Royal Shag Up" - comedy dinner theatre, Steps Through Time - walking tour, Newfie night with Screech Ins, community breakfasts, dinners, and suppers, a two day Folk Festival with well known Newfoundland talent, visits by Miss Teen Newfoundland and Labrador and Miss Newfoundland and Labrador, the Missed Blueberry Pageant, 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.

Panaramas
Fireworks at the Blueberry Festival
Baccalieu Players - "Steps Through Time"
Photographs from Previous Years
Blueberry Festival Photos

  • Photos from Previous Festivals

Photo: Miss Teen Nfld & Labrador

Photo: Miss Teen Nfld & Labrador

Photo: Miss Teen Nfld & Labrador
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.

  • General Blueberry Festival Regualations
Traffic and Parking

TRAFFIC

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.

PARKING

Due to traffic congestion, please park on the parking lots of St. Patrick's Church & Bishop O'Neil Collegiate and Ballfield.

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 Falilities

Washroom facilities at the Stone Barn Museum & 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) 528-3201 or (709) 528-4521
Brigus Blueberry Festival Committee Inc.
P.O. Box 375, Brigus, Con. Bay, NL. A0A 1K0