Killdevil Fair ’17

Killdevil Fair  2017 – A Celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts

The Killdevil Fair is a festival with music, dancing and stories. It takes place Saturday, August 26 from 1:00-5:00PM at the Killdevil Camp & Conference Centre in Lomond, right after the Vinland Music Camp ends. There will be a variety of performances throughout the day. Supper will be available from 5:00-6:00 PM in the camp dining hall. Click here to watch a video of the 2013 Fair.

Day passes for all six concerts are available for $20 (adults), $10 youth (12-18 yrs) and $5 for young children (5-11 yrs).  Children under 5 years old will be admitted free.

Those who wish to stay overnight at Killdevil should register and pay in advance. Fees are $75/adult and $35/child. These include: admission to all concerts; lunch and supper on Saturday (August 27); accommodation at Killdevil Camp on Saturday night; and breakfast on Sunday morning (August 28). Registration and payments can be made here.

This year we will be celebrating  Scottish/Newfoundland culture and will be featuring performers from the Codroy Valley. These will be announced shortly…

History of the Killdevil Fair

The Killdevil Fair was inspired by the Good Entertainment Festival which took place at Killdevil in 1978. Organized by Isabella St John, Susan Shiner and Elaine Wychreschuk, this very successful event featured many of the province’s top folk artists. In the spirit of this festival, the Killdevil Fair celebrates the richness and variety of Newfoundland and Labrador’s folk arts.

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