Festivals and Events

Bonavista Days

Takes place: last weekend in July

The town celebrates this multiple day event with food, fun, games of chance, a garden party, live entertainment and of course fireworks! Come out and enjoy the celebrations. You will have a chance to visit old friends and to meet new ones!

  • Organized by Bonavista Days Committee
  • Motorcade
  • Bonfire
  • Garden party
  • Bobber race
  • Gospel concert
  • Live entertainment:  Entertainers change each year. In the past Bonavista has hosted performances by:  Shanneygnock, Middle Tickle, Stampeders, April Wine
  • Fireworks to end the weekend – always Sunday night weather permitting


Saturday Summer Music Series

Takes place: June to October

Music Lovers get ready! The Garrick Theatre in Bonavista hosts a music festival each summer called the Saturday Summer Music Series. On Saturday nights from May to October, the Garrick will stage some of Newfoundland’s finest musicians. It will be a multi-genre festival with music of all types and something for everyone.

Visit the Garrick website at www.garricktheatre.ca or find them on facebook for your "must-see" shows of the season.

The Garrick Theatre  .  16 - 20 Church Street

T  1.709.468.5777

T  1.709.468.2880

E-MAIL: garrickboxoffice@nf.aibn.com

Canada Day

Takes place: July 1

A Special Ceremony to celebrate Canada's birthday and remember those who fought at the Battle of Beaumont Hamel. Cake, refreshments, games and activities for family and children.


Church Street Festival

Takes place: The week following Bonavista Days

Experience a celebration of historic Bonavista’s downtown core on Church Street. There will be something for everyone! Check out our Facebook page for more information.