The Iceberg Festival: A Celebration Of Newfoundland’s Northernmost Reaches

The Town of St. Anthony (population 2,418) is a splendid coastal seaport situated on the northernmost reaches of the “Great Northern Peninsula“. It is one of those few exceptional places on earth that truly transcends hype, offering some of the finest vantage points in all of NL, and the world, for iceberg exploration.

See Iceberg Finder for real-time tracking of NL bergs.

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Celebrations

To coincide with the annual migration of icebergs, St. Anthony celebrates their arrival with The Iceberg Festival every June. But do not let its name fool you, while icebergs are the focal point, there are plenty of other authentically enriching activities to partake in, both inside and outside the festival, including:

Visit The Stars Of The Show, Icebergs 

Check out Northland Discovery Boat Tours in St. Anthony and Iceberg Alley Boat Tours in St. Lunaire-Griquet.


Learn The Ancient Viking Knitting Technique Of Nalbinding

Visit Nortstead Viking Village in L’Anse aux Meadows.

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Explore Newfoundland’s Wild Berries

Stop by The Dark Tickle Company in St. Lunaire-Griquet.

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Set Sail On A Thrilling Whale Tour

Check out Northland Discovery Boat Tours in St. Anthony and Iceberg Alley Boat Tours in St. Lunaire-Griquet.

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Indulge In The Finest Seafood

For delicious, highly acclaimed dining, see Haven Inn in St. Anthony, The Daily Catch in St. Lunaire-Griquet, and Norseman in Gunners Cove.

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Kick Up Your Heels And Try ‘Local’ Food At A Mummers Party

For full event details, visit The Iceberg Festival.

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Ocean Kayak For Spectacular Encounters 

Contact Heave Away or Hangashore Adventures in St. Lunaire-Griquet.

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Hike The Endless Trails

See this trail list and reviews to help you on your way.

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For the below noted activities, full details can be found at The Iceberg Festival.


Wet Your Whistle At A Beer And Wine Taster


Attend A Hooked Rug Exhibition

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View An Iceberg Art Exhibition


Attend An Iceberg Sculpting Session

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