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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 1st, 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!


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Live Entertainment


Saturday, July 30th, 2016, beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Dance the night away at the 2016 Kitchen Party featuring Signal Hill, fan favorite Bic and the Ballpoints plus Gander’s own West of town.

Advance tickets are just $21 including tax and surcharge! After 11 p.m. on Kitchen Party night, tickets will be $25 at the door including tax and surcharge. You can purchase your tickets online at, in person at the Gander Community Centre or by calling 651-5927. You must be 19 years of age to attend and proper ID is required!




Schedule includes:

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

Friday, July 29 – Opening Ceremonies- Star Wars Theme
Saturday, July 30 – Splash Ball *NEW EVENT, NL’s Biggest Kitchen Party, 
Sunday, July 31 – Gander Boys and Girls Club Demolition Derby, Gospel Concert
Monday, August 1 – Festival Parade, Gander Day Celebrations at Cobb’s Pond Rotary Park – you won’t want to miss NL’s largest fireworks display at dusk!



Click here to download our full Festival of Flight 2016 schedule!


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