Franks General Store is an all purpose residential and commercial merchandise store carrying a wide selection of goods including: fresh produce, dry goods, home furnishings, appliances and household items, apparel, hardware and commercial supplies.
The White Elephant was built in 1915 as part of the Moravian Mission Station which was established in Makkovik in 1896.
It was to serve as a Moravian Mission boarding school; however has had many uses over the years, thus the name, White Elephant.
In 1996, the community converted it to a Museum, displaying many artifacts and historic documents.
The Makkovik Arena, a 37,000 square foot building, opened in 2017. The facility offers an NHL size rink, a multipurpose room and houses the local radio station.
The rink hosts activities such as: tournaments, public skates, minor hockey, men’s and women’s hockey and women’s broom ball.
In the summer months, the rink is used for community gatherings such as the Makkovik Trout Festival.
In addition to Poet’s Path, the community of Makkovik has beautiful boardwalks to the south and north of the community.
Makkovik Craft Centre offers a selection of handcrafted and locally made items including:
- Seal skin and moose hide products
- Crochet and knitted items
- Beaded or carved jewelry
- Traditional Inuit art
Guests visiting the north coast of Labrador can often enjoy many of the cultural experiences held in the various communities such as: community festivals and gatherings, traditional Inuit games, dog team races, throat singing, and drum dancing. Other cultural gatherings, such as the Heritage Forum, is hosted in a different community each year. Makkovik’s celebrations include Easter Sports, the Makkovik Jamboree and the Makkovik Trout Festival.