Past Events Coming Again Soon

Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Last Event Was Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Meet the Easter Bunny and get your face painted. Activities and Fun for the family.


Annual August Moonlight Madness - Last Event Was Friday, August 15th, 2014

Promoting local shopping, Moonlight Madness is held every year in mid-August.

The festival is a great time to shop, as participating downtown stores remain open late and many have sales for the evening. This festival is enjoyed by many families. Food, fun and music.


Annual Meet Santa & His Reindeer - Last Event Was Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.

Santa and his live Reindeer visit Historic Downtown Bowmanville on select weekends in December.  Come have your photo taken with the big guy and get up close to real reindeer at the corner of Temperance St & King St.


Annual Food Truck Friday - Last Event Was Friday, June 16th, 2017

Taking place in Historic Downtown Bowmanville, FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY has become a destination for locals and visitors alike.  Come sample the gourmet street food offerings for lunch, dinner, or a late night snack.  There's something for everyone.  

Food trucks from across Ontario will roll into our historic downtown core for one day only!   FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY draws huge crowds so be sure to come early and come hungry before they sell out!  Your taste buds will thank you.

If street eats aren't your thing, Historic Downtown Bowmanville has plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars to welcome you on this special food focused event.

Remember, all of our events offer FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING.

Brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual Girls's Night Out - Last Event Was Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Grab your favourite ladies and spend a night on the town in Historic Downtown Bowmanville during our fabulous ladies shopping event!  Come experience the FUN of a Girls' Night Out!

Stores open late for you to SHOP!  DINE!  DISCOVER! 


Annual Maple Festival - Last Event Was Saturday, May 4th, 2019

There’s nothing more Canadian than freshly harvested Maple Syrup!  Come celebrate the start of spring in Historic Downtown Bowmanville on the first Saturday in May.

This highly anticipated festival showcases many of our local syrup producers who offer up the best of the region.  Maple products abound at MAPLEFEST and you will be delighted to find treats such as maple donuts, cheese, candy, nuts, fudge, and so much more.   Stroll along four city blocks to explore unique items from our craft and food vendors.

Make sure to arrive early so you can enjoy our famous hot pancake breakfast while being entertained by live musicians.  The children will be thrilled with the many kid-friendly activities.

Your visit wouldn't be complete without browsing through the many independent shops and restaurants in Historic Bowmanville.  So come down and SHOP!  DINE!  DISCOVER!

Remember, all of our events offer FREE admission and FREE parking. 

Brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual Food Truck Friday - Last Event Was Friday, June 14th, 2019

Taking place in Historic Downtown Bowmanville, FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY has become a destination for locals and visitors alike.  Come sample the gourmet street food offerings for lunch, dinner, or a late night snack.  There's something for everyone.  

Food trucks from across Ontario will roll into our historic downtown core for one day only!   FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY draws huge crowds so be sure to come early and come hungry before they sell out!  Your taste buds will thank you.

If street eats aren't your thing, Historic Downtown Bowmanville has plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars to welcome you on this special food focused event.

Remember, all of our events offer FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING.

Brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual Summerfest - Last Event Was Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Come celebrate Summer during Historic Downtown Bowmanville's Annual Sidewalk Sale shopping extravaganza!  You'll find great deals and special offers from our unique businesses and services lining the streets with extended business hours.  There's no better time to SHOP!  DINE!  DISCOVER!  what Historic Downtown Bowmanville has to offer!

Remember, all of our events offer FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING.

Another event brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual BluesBERRY - Last Event Was Saturday, August 17th, 2019

BluesBERRY Festival

BluesBERRY Festival celebrates the best of Blues music and fresh Berries!  Come to Historic Downtown Bowmanville to enjoy fresh berries, shortcake, pies, tarts, sweets, and so much more.  Stroll the 4 city blocks while listening to live Blues bands and check out the artisan and craft booths. There's lots of family-friendly fun including jumping castles and a visit from our friends at Clarington Fire Services.  Be sure to stick around for the Celebrity Pie Eating Contest benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters and check out our community spirit during the Bike Parade.

Remember, all of our events offer FREE admission and FREE parking.

Another event brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual Apple Festival & Craft Sale - Last Event Was Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Come celebrate the autumn season at APPLEFEST in Historic Downtown Bowmanville, the Saturday following Thanksgiving.

This tremendously popular annual street festival celebrates all things apple. Four city blocks become a showcase for our many local apple growers who proudly offer up a wide variety of fresh picked apples and other goodies. You'll also find fresh-pressed apple cider, homemade apple pies and crisps, candy and carmel apples, cider donuts, and so much more. Be sure to make a stop for our famous fresh hot apple fritters. Don't be discouraged by the line-up, they're well worth the wait!

It's also a great time to do some shopping.  Applefest features an artisan and craft market where local vendors showcase their handmade creations in tents lining the streets.  You can also discover the fabulous businesses and services in the Historic Downtown Bowmanville area many of whom will welcome you with special outdoor offerings.

Remember, all of our events offer FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING.

This event is brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual Christmas Moonlight Magic - Last Event Was Friday, December 6th, 2019

Join us for our annual Christmas Tree-lighting ceremony in Historic Downtown Bowmanville.

Usher in the holiday season with this very popular event.  Bring the entire family downtown for a carol sing and countdown to the lighting of Bowmanville's huge Christmas Tree in the town square.  You can also have your picture taken with Santa and his elves.

Enjoy complimentary horse-drawn wagon rides along the main street - perfect for helping you carry all of your parcels as you shop the many unique stores and restaurants that stay open late for some evening holiday shopping.

Remember, all of our events offer FREE admission and FREE parking.

Brought to you by the business owners of Historic Downtown Bowmanville.


Annual Meet Santa & His Elves - Last Event Was Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Hosted by the business owners in Historic Downtown Bowmanville.  A great place to SHOP!  DINE!  DISCOVER!

Santa is visiting HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BOWMANVILLE on Saturday's in December!

Come visit Santa & His Elves before Christmas at the corner of King St and Temperance St N (BMO corner).

Every child will have a chance to visit Santa and will receive a special holiday gift!   Photos taken by Hunter's Sports for a $5 donation to The Salvation Army.

 

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