Friday, August 13, 2021 - 10:30 AM

Downtown this Weekend

white silhouette of a sun to the left in an orange block pointed at one end, a white silhouette of a flag banner runs horizontally through the middle, with white text: Celebrate Summer with St. John's

There's lots happening downtown this weekend - from Music @ Harbourside concerts to activities and entertainment at the Downtown Pedestrian Mall and even a pop-up vaccination clinic from Eastern Health!

Events may be cancelled or postponed due to inclement weather.

Saturday, Aug. 14 

JellyBean Entertainment
noon to 4 p.m.
A balloon twister will be visiting throughout the Downtown Pedestrian Mall to make giraffes, flowers and lots of other fantastic creations for the young at heart!

Canadian Mental Health Association of NL
noon to 4 p.m.
Water Street, in front of RBC
CMHANL will have a tumble prize! Walk up, ask for a spin, and get a self-care tip and a button! Visitors are also invited take a picture with the CMHANL sign and post to social media, and to learn more about CMHANL activities and programs.

1 p.m.
Duckworth Street, near New Gower Street
Enjoy a musical performance from CONWAY, a Contemporary Celtic group who range in age from 14 to 17 and have been performing and touring Atlantic Canada together for the past 5 years. 
Inclement weather date: Sunday, Aug. 15

St. Pat's Dancers
2 p.m.
Water Street, near RBC
The St Pat’s Dancers are Irish tap dancers and are the longest standing dancing troupe in Atlantic Canada and in 2019 received The Legend award from the City of St. John's for their contribution to the growth of tourism in the province. 

Music @ Harbourside
Take in a free concert at Music @ Harbourside Park.
Concerts have a limited capacity - book your FREE ticket now, at:
noon: Sherry Ryan, with opening youth performer Ty Simms
2 p.m.: Rachel Cousins, with opening youth performer Sophie Simms
4 p.m.: Clare Follett, with opening youth performer Jenna Maloney

Pop-up Vaccination Clinic
noon to 6 p.m.
Water Street, Scotia Centre
Haven’t had a chance to get your COVID-19 vaccine yet? You’re in luck!
Eastern Health will be at the Downtown Pedestrian Mall. Now’s your chance – go see them!
For vaccination information visit the Eastern Health website


Sunday, Aug. 15 

Old School Intergenerational Projects
noon to 4 p.m.
Water Street, near RBC 
Kick it ‘Old School’ with a local non-profit that seeks to connect generations through the arts! Old School Intergenerational Projects invites you to challenge your family or bubble to a giant ‘then and now’ memory matching game, or to design your own postcard using recycled materials.

If inclement weather Saturday, Aug. 14
1 p.m.
Duckworth Street, near New Gower Street