Gig on the Green

  • Sunday, July 18

  • Double Feature Concert

  • Tickets on sale now!

  • Festival Grounds

  • Food vendor on site

  • "Rain or Shine" Event


1:00pm - 4:00pm (All Ages)

Fine Lads



Fireworks will now take place during SquidFest at the Holyrood Waterfront on Sunday, July 18 at 10:00pm.

Shooting Location: Sir Albert Walsh Drive (near Valero)


Cornhole NL is coming to Holyrood for our first SquidFest Co-ed Cornhole Tournament. Three rounds of round-robin play followed by a double-elimination tournament. Bar service available.

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Virtual 8K Roody

Brought to you by The Running Room

Our 8K Roody is back but a little different this time! For 2021, the 8K Roody Race is virtual. Participants can run or walk a minimum of 8K at a location of their choice. All participants will receive a Medal and a buff upon completion. Awards for the top male, top female, top youth and the longest distance posted over 5 days (July 14 - 18).

All runners must take a screenshot of their fastest 8K result via a tracking app (ex: AllTrails) and email to [email protected] by July 18. If you would like to be considered for the longest distance over the Festival, please submit a screenshot of each walk/run between July 14-18. Please make sure the date is clear on the screenshot taken.

Location: You Choose the Location
Cost: $30


The Perfect Poutine

Be sure to visit the Station Diner to experience Holyrood’s Perfect Poutine, winner of our Canada Day Poutine Contest.

Location: Station Diner

Holyrood Heritage Museum

Take the time to walk through the building and experience Holyrood’s vast heritage.

Hours: Wednesday – Sunday (10:00am-4:00pm)
Cost: $5.00/person

Explore Holyrood Challenge

We want you to get out and explore the Town this SquidFest! We have placed signs at 8 locations throughout the town. Visit each site and take a picture in front of the Explore Holyrood signs for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

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Where's Roody?

We need your help finding Roody. At 4pm each day of the Festival we’ll be posting a picture of Roody’s location on the SquidFest Facebook page. First one to guess correctly wins a Squid Hat!. Maximum 1 prize per person.

Liam Hickey Drive

DriveHoly Cross Park is open for the season! This year the Swim Park will be operating within Government guidelines with a capacity of 250 people to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The park will be using a call-back list in the event we are full to get you into the park as soon as possible.

Open Monday - Sunday from 11:00am - 7:00pm



SquidFest sponsorship opportunities are available now. Check out!
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