Brigus Blueberry Festival celebrates 30 years
The 30th anniversary of the Brigus Blueberry Festival enjoyed a successful weekend this past week. With a four-day schedule packed with events and activities, the popular festival attracted thousands from across the province. With entertainment ranging from musical performances and dances, along with activities such as the annual pie-eating contest and “Missed” Blueberry Pageant, festivalgoers had no shortage of options to keep busy and entertained. The Compass attended the festival on Sunday, Aug. 13, and had these photos to share.
Anyone walking up and down the streets of Brigus during the festival would have plenty to look at from various street vendors, ranging from paintings, photography, and homemade arts and crafts.
The 2017 Blueberry Festival saw hundreds of festivalgoers during each day of the four-day event.
People from all over Newfoundland have made a habit of traveling to Brigus specifically for the Blueberry Festival, which grows in popularity with each year.
Nick Earle performed one of his and Joseph Coffin’s original songs, “Memories.”
Joseph Coffin was one of several musical performers who took their talents to the main stage of the festival.
Bobbi Pike of Spaniard’s Bay was one of the many artists displaying their work during the festival.