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If you plan to make a visit to Cow Head or are in the area, make sure you plan your visit around one or more of the following events.

Cow Head Lobster Festival

The Cow Head Lobster Festival takes place in the first week of July.  During the festival, treat yourself to fresh lobster dinners, which are readily available around town.  Take in some of the local live talent as it is portrayed in music and songs. Take in some of the carnival events that take place during the festival such as the dunk, the iron man contest, visits to the museum, live theatre, softball tournament, children's events, outdoor breakfasts, fireworks, outdoor dances, etc.  For more detailed information, click here.

Gros Morne Theatre Festival

The Gros Morne Theatre festival features nightly entertainment consisting of dramatical and musical performances depicting the Newfoundland way of life as well as a reflection of our pass.  With the nationally and internationally recognized "Tempting  Providence", "Neddy Norris Night", "The Ethie Dinner Theatre" and other performances, a night at the Gros Morne Theatre Festival will add tremendously to your visit to Cow Head and to Gros Morne National Park in general.  If you plan to attend, make sure you book early.

National WinterLights Celebration

Cow Head takes part in the Annual Winter Lights Celebration. The Winter Lights Committee recognizes towns in different population categories.  Cow Head was the national winner in 2004 - 05 in the 1 to 1000 population category.  The town was honoured for excelling in all categories: festive celebrations, winter pleasures, and visual presentations. The Award is based on Christmas Winter Lights, as well as activities in the town throughout the winter, such as snowmobile trails and runs, Christmas carolling, Christmas concerts and winter reading programs and the Cow Head Winter Carnival. 

Provincial Tidy Towns Winner

In 2003, Cow Head was the winner of the Provincial Tidy Towns Award.  This award recognizes efforts in the town to keep the town in top condition for visting tourists.

Welcome to the Lobster Festival

A lobster dinner ready for serving.

Enjoying a lobster dinner with the works.

Site of the Gros Morne Theatre Festival.

WinterLights Award


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