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Newfoundland And Labrador Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Newfoundland And Labrador

Water Street and Duckworth Street in downtown St John's are a must for any shopper - Water Street is one of the oldest shopping streets in North America, and European merchants, sailors and privateers have bartered here since the 16th century. Handicrafts, Grenfell parkas and labradorite (a blue-grey gemstone) jewellery are the best known products of the Newfoundland and Labrador area.

Shopping hours

Mon-Wed 1000-1700, Thurs-Fri 1000-2200, Sat 1000-1800, Sun 1200-1700. (Malls generally open Mon-Sat 1000-2200.) Malls and downtown stores may or may not open on Sundays, according to individual preferences of the owners.

Nightlife in Newfoundland And Labrador

A St John's pub crawl is a real cultural experience, with a particularly strong English and Irish influence. Water Street and Duckworth Street offer fine restaurants and nightclubs. Newfoundland also has its own music, mostly English and Irish, which you can find everywhere in local festivals, nightclubs, bars, taverns and concerts. George Street in St John's has become a club and restaurant zone and holds a variety of seasonal festivals. However, on the whole, night entertainment in many regions is scarce.

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