Newfoundland Events

Newfoundland Events 2017

MAY

May 6  Sat Female Ride Day

11th International Female Ride Day© since 2007!
The only globally synchronized women’s motorcycle ride and the worlds largest most unique women motorcycle riders event. Across all cultures, through all parts of the world, across all borders!
Join us on the 11th edition for 2017 and JUST RIDE!

JUNE

Jun 10-11  Sat-Sun  Cannonball 500 & 1000

Cannonball 500 MilesBegins 9am & ends 9pm on June 10th, riders exit with fuel receipt.
Cannonball 1000 MilesBegins 9am on 10th & ends 9pm on 11th, riders exit with fuel receipt.
Rides are Free – Patches are $5 at time of registration. For ride maps & details visit: cannonballrides.ca

Jun 16-18  Fri-Sun  Backroad Ball (NB event)

Backroad Ball – Women Only – 12583 Rte 114, Penobsquis, NB. A women’s only motorcycle adventure weekend & campout… a celebration of female motorcyclists! Come sit around a bonfire and swap stories, enjoy the talent of local musicians, take in the beautiful New Brunswick scenery on organized group rides, make new friends, get tattooed & rock out to your heart’s content! Reg. & info: www.thebackroadball.com

Jun 17  Sat  Ride for Dad

Ride for Dad Avalon – Meet at Newfoundland Power, Kenmount Road, St. John’s, NF. Join us for a fun-filled day of riding with a lunch, poker run, prizes and much more all while helping to raise money to fight prostate cancer for our local community! Contact: Bill Styles; bstyles@newfoundlandpower.com

Jun 23-25  Fri-Sun  Ride for Sight

Ride for Sight Nfld. & Labrador.  Join us at the Gander Community Centre, (155 Airport Blvd.), Gander, NL for a weekend event. 100% of donations collected go to the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Rocking event includes: motorcycle parade, vendor marketplace, Poker Run, Demo Rides, Silent Auction, Bike Games, Show ‘n Shine, Beer Tent, Complimentary Dinner Sat Nite (while supplies last), Live Music & much more. Register online now. Raise a min of $75 per rider (+ $20 passenger) to be a part of the action. Great prizes to be won! Website: Email: rideforsight@ffb.ca

JULY

Jul 8  Sat  Ride for the Breath of Life

Ride for the Breath of Life in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Come join us, have some fun and help raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada to find a cure or control for cystic fibrosis – the most common  fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. For more information or to register go to www.rideforthebreathoflife.ca or contact  Lorraine Duffett (709) 687-7799 or lduffett@hotmail.com

Jul 29-Aug 1 Sun-Tue  RDV 2017
The Tall Ships Regatta

An exciting transatlantic race of 7,000 nautical miles taking place over the course of five months in six countries. At their arrival in the Gulf of St Lawrence, the Tall Ships will start the Guest Port Program portion of their trip and will stop in more than 30 Canadian ports.

Race #4 Halifax, NS. Host city of the last portion of the Tall Ships Regatta going to Le Havre in France. The best of Nova Scotia will be showcased through music, culinary, historical and family friendly experiences on both sides of the harbour and in outport communities around the province. Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador Bluenose II will be front and centre during the event, highlighting their seafaring history and sail training passion. More info: http://www.rdv2017.com/en/tallshipsregatta/

Visits in Newfoundland

Norris Point – July 30 – August 2, 2017
Corner Brook – July 30th – August 2, 2017
http://www.rdv2017.com/en/participating-cities/