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The Festival of Flight is one of NL’s premier family festivals and offers a wide range of events for all ages. There’s the Opening Ceremonies with food, fun and entertainment, a demolition derby with car crashing thrills, a Kitchen Party, Parade and so much more!

The Town of Gander Civic Holiday, “Gander Day” is one of the main events of the Festival. Taking place at Cobb’s Pond on Monday, August 7, Gander Day features a variety of traditional music performed by local entertainers, games of chance, food vendors and tons of fun. This fabulous day is capped off with a fantastic fireworks display that will leave you breathless!


Gander Day Commercial Application 2017
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Live Entertainment


Saturday, August 5 at 9:30 p.m.

More information coming soon!




Festival of Flight Musicfest

2017 Musicfest Lineup (August 4)

2:00pm – 2:15pm – Robyn Slade 

2:20pm – 2:35pm -  Sue Dollimount

2:40pm – 2:55pm – Batty Catters

3:00pm -  3:50pm – Swinging Belles

3:55pm – 4:10pm – Anna Rumbolt

4:15pm – 4:35pm – Wallace Hartley

4:40pm – 4:55pm – Hands Turn

5:05pm – 5:25pm – The Classics

5:30pm – 5:50pm- Haley Taylor

5:55pm – 6:15pm – Every Now and Then

6:20pm – 6:40pm- 6 pack

6:45pm – 7:05pm- Bar Oil

7:10pm – 7:30pm – Hanna Wiseman & Stephen Pelley

7:35pm – 7:55pm – Julia Earle

8:05pm – 8:25pm - Horizon

8:35pm – 8:55pm – Shawn Wisemen

9:00pm – 9:45pm – Bic and the Ball Points



Schedule includes:

This year’s schedule will be action packed! Here’s just a sneak peek at some events;

This year’s schedule will be action packed! Here’s just a sneak peek at some events;

Friday, August 4 – Opening Ceremonies
Saturday, August 5 – Splash Ball, NL’s Biggest Kitchen Party, plus much more!
Sunday, August 6 – Gander Boys and Girls Club Demolition Derby, Gospel Concert
Monday, August 7 – Gander Day Celebrations at Cobb’s Pond Rotary Park – you won’t want to miss NL’s largest fireworks display at dusk!



  Check back for a full schedule


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