Crowds of people linger around the market stalls set up along the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's, Newfoundland during the annual Regatta celebrations. The Royal St John's Regatta is one of the oldest continuous sporting events held in North America which started back in 1826.
On a yearly average, approximately 50,000 guests come to the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake to partake in the summer festivities in the St. John's region which has been ongoing for over 187 years. Local residents set up their market stalls, some which sell tickets, food, jewelery, crafts or various other goods relating to St. John's.
Every August, crowds flock to the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake to watch a day of Fixed Seat Rowing Races. ... continue below the picture...
... The competitions make ones adrenalin run at top speed and between the races, people can enjoy the games and fun set up at the market stalls. Past years have tallied the total income coming from these market stalls at around the one million dollar mark which helps out many of the needy causes around St. John's, Newfoundland.
Market stalls line the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake during the 2007 Royal St John's Regatta, the oldest continuous sporting event in North America dating back to 1826, Quidi Vidi Village, St John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.