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Community Events

Holyrood has one of the best yearly schedule of events on the island! Our Recreation Department does a great job of balancing our Community Events so they are not jammed into our week long festivals. Whether it’s Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Canada day, or just a regular weekend Holyrood always has great activities for all age groups to enjoy!

As each season approaches, the Town of Holyrood distributes a seasonal Community Guide with all programs, events and related town information.For a complete list of Town Events please see the link below to view our Summer 2017 Activity Guide or see all events listed below. You may also look at the Community Calendar on the main page of our website.

2017 Summer Activity Guide

List of Events

Canada Day

Saturday, July 1
Holyrood Festival Grounds
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us at the Holyrood Festival Grounds for a day filled with family fun! There will be bouncers from frontline action, a BBQ provided by the volunteer fire department, Cake Cutting, Mini Movers Zone, Carnival Games, Face Painting and Balloon Twisting and more! Live entertainment provided by Calver Street & Open Highway.

SquidFest 29

 Holyrood’s famous SquidFest will be back between July 12 -16th! With over 20 events over the course of 5 days we guarentee there is something for Squids of all ages! For a complete list of SquidFest events, please check out www.SquidFest.ca. Don’t forget, Beach Party tickets and our full calendar of events will be released Monday, June 5th.

Holy Cross Park Music Series
Each Saturday, Holy Cross Park will play host to live music between 2:00pm and 4:00pm. Check out the schedule below:July 8 – Conway                                       August 5- Trent Martin & Doug Randell
July 15- The Walsh Brothers                August 12- Kim Coombs & Lorraine Conway
July 22- Carol Ann Fowler                    August 19- Brad Billard & Steve Noseworthy
July 29- Don Brenton                            August 26 – Selina Boland
Holyrood Day- Party in the Park

Date: Wednesday, August 2nd
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Holy Cross Park
On Wednesday, August 2 we will be celebrating the beautiful place we cann home. Join us between 1pm and 3pm for our Annual Holyrood Day Party in the Park. We’ll have live music, face painting, bouncers, a BBQ and of course, free swimming!

Holyrood Rock N’ Roll Show

Holyrood Festival Grounds
Gates Open: 12:00pm
Show Time: 1:00pm
Featuring: The Generations with tributes to: Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash & June Carter, Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, and the king himself, Elvis Presley.
Tickets on sale Tuesday, August 1 at select Holyrood Locations. $15 each. Under 12 are free. Rain or shine event.