Bonavista is a community rich in history and cultural traditions from centuries past. Uniquely blending old-world traditions with modern conveniences, Bonavista is a dynamic and vibrant community that distinguishes itself as one of the best places to live, work and play. 

Residents have easy access to work, shopping, recreational and cultural attractions, hospitals, and educational institutions. The array of extracurricular activities includes everything from sports to intellectual and artistic pursuits. 

If you are looking for a new place to do business, consider the Town of Bonavista. We are an energetic Town that is experiencing substantial and sustainable growth. Opportunity abounds for retail, commercial and industrial enterprises seeking a solid base. If you are looking for a new place to set up operations, whatever your industry, Bonavista welcomes you to consider our unique advantages

We are proud of the quality of life our residents enjoy and of the services and amenities that help drive our growing economy. Browse our website to see why Bonavista is one of the best places to live, work and play in Newfoundland!

With rocks over half a billion years old.

Discovery Aspiring Geopark is located on the Bonavista Peninsula and covers an area of 1400 km2 and approximately 280 km of rugged coastline. The coastal geology offers a unique opportunity to observe, study, and celebrate one of the most significant transitions in Earth’s history: the Ediacaran Period, and its associated rise of animal life. With rocks over half a billion years old, the Aspiring Geopark is host to some of the most spectacular and exceptionally preserved Ediacaran fossils anywhere in the world. 


Church Street Festival 2020 Cancellation

After careful consideration, and in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Church Street Festival scheduled for July 27 – August 1. The health…

Bonavista Days 2020 Cancellation

2020 Festival Cancellation It is with heavy hearts that we announce that we are cancelling this year’s Bonavista Days, scheduled to take place July 24-26, 2020, in response to COVID-19. 


95 Church Street
P.O. Box 295
Bonavista, Newfoundland A0C 1B0
Tel: 709-468-7747
Fax: 709-468-2495

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Monday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm