May Long Weekend Events & Activities in St. John’s
Friday, May 15 – Monday, May 18, 2020
Due to COVID-19 many attractions are closed and gatherings of more than 10 are prohibited.
Newfoundland and Labrador mandates residents to maintain a 2 meter physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Though there are not many things you can do during these unprecedented times, there are few activities that can be enjoyed while physical distancing is in effect that is in accordance with Newfoundland and Labrador’s Health Orders during this May long weekend.
1. Go Fishing
2. Enjoy Hiking or Discover Nature Attractions
Seeking some fresh air adventure this weekend — the good news is there are some natural areas for you to explore. City parks will be open for walk-through and ride-through. Make sure to maintain social distancing with other park visitors.
3. Go Birding
Spring is a great time to go birding and there are many fabulous locations in St. John’s.
4. Eat In and Support Local
If you can afford, order a take out from St. John’s restaurants.
5. Go Golfing
Golf Courses are allowed to open in NL with restrictions. Book a tee time.
6. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert
There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.
7. Enjoy Live Theatre from around the World
With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually.
8. Explore Canada or the World From Home
Explore Canada’s arctic, Winnipeg, National Parks and many more places from Home. Travel to international or outer space destinations like the international space station, discover Egypt’s Heritage Sites from tombs to monasteries or take a trip on scenic trains in Europe virtually.
9. Explore Public Art
Exploring public artworks is one of the best physical distancing activities you can do.