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Upcoming Events at Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

Click here to see the combined events calendar for all Provincial Historic Sites

 

Daily Experiences

Included with price of admission.

May 19, 2018

  • Guided Tour - Join one of our interpreters for a personalized tour of the lighthouse including a chance to climb up the stone tower to see the light apparatus used in the 1800s.

  • Try your Hand - Try your hand at a traditional activity such as knot tying or writing with a quill. Challenge yourself with a 19th century game like Pin & Cup - it's harder than it looks.

  • Dress-up Closet - Try on some late 19th century fashions while at the lighthouse. Share your selfies with us on our Facebook or twitter (@seethesites)!

  • Get Creative - Add to our hooked rug using colors that capture the weather on the day you're visiting

  • For the Kids - Travel through time with your children at our new Creative Kids Space in the Cape Bonavista Visitor Centre. Crafts, toys, and games are waiting to be discovered.

  • On the Grounds - Borrow a picnic blanket from the front desk at the Visitor Centre and enjoy a the natural wonders of Cape Bonavista. The Cape is a perfect place to watch for puffins, whales and icebergs.

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Historic Places Day

July 7, 2018

Join us at Historic places tell us the stories that brought Canada to life, teach us about our heritage in a way history class can't and, for some, give us a sense of identity. Celebrate Historic Places Day with a visit to one of our Provincial Historic Sites!


Contact for more information:
Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Under the Sea

July 7, 2018

Come and dip your hands into our portable salt water touch tanks to learn about sea stars, sea cucumbers, sea urchins and more. Explore the underwater world of Newfoundland's local sea creatures - hands-on!

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Wind Festival/International Lightstation Day

August 18, 2018

It's some windy! Join us for this annual event where we celebrate extreme weather at the Cape. Get creative and make your own kite, wind chime, or pinwheel. Explore the many expressions Newfoundland and Labradorian's have about the weather. We just hope it's not windy enough to take the sugar out of your tea or take the tops off the waves.

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor 
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Lighthouse Dinner

Ticketed event

September 9, 2018

Candlelight flickering on the walls, breathtaking ocean views, and expertly prepared locally sourced ingredients. You may even catch a glance of a puffin or whale before dinner. Dinner at the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse is an experience you won't soon forget.


Contact for more information, contact:
Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Lighthouse Dinner

Ticketed event

September 23, 2018

Candlelight flickering on the walls, breathtaking ocean views, and expertly prepared locally sourced ingredients. You may even catch a glance of a puffin or whale before dinner. Dinner at the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse is an experience you won't soon forget.


Contact for more information, contact:
Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca