Recreation and Special Events

Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s has much to offer its residents and visitors. With annual festivals such as our Winter Carnival and Regatta Festival, there is also have a variety of events every month, including an Environment Fair, Community Awards, and celebrations of the holidays. Please check back as we are always coming up with new ways to celebrate living in this great town in this fantastic province!

What’s On This Season

September 7th, 2022: Registration Opens for Fall Fitness and Programs

Our Fall 2022 Fitness and Programs Schedule is here! The Fall Programming 2022 Overview document will be made available soon, which includes rules, what to bring for each class, and further information.

September 23-25, 2022: Bill Churchill Memorial Softball Tournament

The Bill Churchill Memorial Softball Tournament is back from September 23rd to 25th, 2022 at Voisey’s Brook Park. Details: Mixed teams with at least four females per team.Registration Fee: $200 per team

September 28th, 2022: National Seniors Day Celebration

National Seniors Day is a nationally recognized celebration day where everyone can join in celebrating older adults across Canada – whether a parent, a co-worker, a neighbour, or a friend. We are proud to acknowledge the life-long contributions our town’s seniors have made and continue to make to their families, communities and society.

October 16th, 2022: Fall Family Festival

Further details on Fall Family Festival 2022 are coming soon! Save the date – this event will take place on Sunday, October 16th, 2022.

2022 Fall: Library Programs and Events

The PCSP Library has re-opened to the public and there are a range of exciting programs and events taking place! Check out the library page for full details on all events.

November 5th, 2022: Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night is a night steeped in history and tradition, dating back to 1605. Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night always takes place on November 5th, the original night of the Gunpowder Plot. The Town invites the community to come out enjoy a great bonfire together!


Many of our programs require online registration and payment through eServices. If you are a resident and you have not yet used eServices to pay for a program in PCSP, you will be prompted to enter a “sign up key” the first time you use eServices. Please contact Joe Donkers, Accounting Technician, at 895-8000 (ext. 260) or [email protected] to receive your sign up key. If you are living in a rental property in PCSP and you are not the registered owner of the home, you will need to sign up as a guest account and you will not require a sign up key.

Events Throughout the Year

Special Events

Expos and Fairs



Local Competitions

Seniors Events


Fitness Classes


Community Garden


Commemorative Program

Parks & Facilities

Parks & Facilities

Contact Our Staff

Stacey Hanlon

Recreation Coordinator

895-8000 x226

Kyle McGuirk

Recreation Coordinator

895-8000 x233

Nicole Clark

Director of Recreation & Community Services

895-8000 x269

Mike Stone

Recreation Coordinator

895-8000 x265

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