Gateway to Placentia Bay

Gateway to Placentia Bay

Newfoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland & Labrador



We are a proud people with a unique heritage and a rich culture. We are an active prosperous growing community of 1000 strategically located on the Isthmus of the Avalon Peninsula. Being deemed The gateway to Placentia Bay in terms of shipping and refining, the fishing industry and boat charters or for just revisiting the resettled communities of Placentia Bay. 

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So much to discover

Arnold's Cove Harbour

In 1988 the Harbour Authority of Arnold’s Cove was established to help stabilize the ever-increasing pressure on the harbour by vessel traffic.

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Bird Sanctuary

An important migratory stop for birds all year. A large growing population, just 50 metres from shore. This haven is protected by provincial hunting regulations.

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Placentia Bay Lookout

From this breathtaking vantage point you can view the oil industry capital of Newfoundland with a panoramic view of the North Atlantic Refinery and the Newfoundland Transshipment Facility.

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Latest News


Christmas Tree Lighting, December 3, 2018

The Town is inviting you to our 2018 Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, December 3rd commencing at 7:30PM at the Golden Years Manor. The Salvation Army Band will be in attendance and commencing their Kettle Kick-Off! The Town hopes to see you there!

Fog Festival Saturday July 21, 2018

The Fog Festival begins Saturday morning at the Fire Hall, 270 Main Road, with the Fire Fighter's Breakfast from 8:00am - 10:00am. At 11:00am the Teddy Bear Picnic will begin at the ball field, 64 Spencer's Cove Road. Canteen services begin at the 12:00pm at the...


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