Bird Island Puffin Festival | Some Past Events

Past Festival Events

Town Hikes
Live Local Entertainment
Town Motorcade
Root Cellar Tours
Traditional Meals
Elliston Sport Shoot



Town Hikes

         During the festival residents and visitors alike enjoy community hikes and take in the scenery. Along the way guides point out interesting sights and land formations.

         Featured below are pictures from a Flower's Cove hike and traditional "boil up."

Flower's Cove 1999 #1 Flower's Cove 1999 #2 Flower's Cove 1999 #3
Flower's Cove 1999 #4 Flower's Cove 1999 #5

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Live Local Entertainment

         A major feature of our festival is the live and continuous local entertainment featuring many talented performers. These people from all over the area provide an entertaining time enjoyed by all. The style of music ranges from traditional to modern.

         Featured below are pictures from such a performance.

Stage Park

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Town Motorcade

         The community expresses its enthusiasm for the opening of the festival through a Town Motorcade. Locals pile into their vehicles and drive proudly around the area. Vehicles range from passenger cars to beautiful antique autos and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

         Featured below are pictures from a past motorcade.

Motorcade #1 Motorcade #2

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Root Cellar Tours

         Each year around festival time guided tours of the area's Root Cellars are provided. During such tours information ranging from the history of the cellars to description of local wildlife is presented.

         Featured below is a picture of happy tourists and view from a root cellar.

Tourists Looking outside

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Traditional Meals

         The festival also hosts the largest Root Cellar Jiggs dinner in the entire province. Come eat your fill of tradition Newfoundland food.

         Featured below are pictures of a past Jiggs dinner.

Jiggs Dinner #1 Jiggs Dinner #2 Jiggs Dinner #3

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Elliston Sport Shoot

         Held just outside the community was the "Elliston Sport Shoot." This event featured the shooting .22 caliber rifles at small targets for a certificate and cash prize.

         Featured below is a picture of a Soviet .22 caliber rifle in action at the event.

1999 Sport Shoot

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Gun Shot

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