Bon Echo

Bon Echo


Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Song of Myself Marathon Reading June 13, 2020 June 13, 2020 Park Amphitheatre

Join the Friends of Bon Echo Park at 3 pm for a live rendition of Walt Whitman's epic poem. Learn more about the history of Whitmanites in the park.  Volunteer to be a reader.

Traditional Teachings and Scavenger Hunt July 11, 2020 July 11, 2020 Children's Program Area

At 2 pm, members of Ardoch First Nation and other traditional people will provide some insight into their culture and history in the area. Learn some Algonquin words as you find items in a cultural scavenger hunt. Dogs are not permitted at this event.

Sciensational Sssnakes! July 11, 2020 July 11, 2020 Park Amphitheatre Do you like snakes? Sciensational Sssnakes staff will be at the park Saturday July 11 at 11 am & 1 pm for 2 interactive presentations on snakes & other reptiles.Ontario snakes will be featured in hands-on sessions. Learn why we need to protect these species & bring your camera.
Yoga on the Beach- Healthy Parks Healthy People Day July 17, 2020 July 17, 2020 Pumphouse Beach

It's Healthy Parks Healthy People Day!  Strike a pose in some amazing scenery. Start your morning with yoga at 9:30 am to get your body moving.  

Bon Echo Festival of the Arts July 24, 2020 July 26, 2020 South Beach

Join The Friends of Bon Echo for their annual art show & sale July 24, 25, & 26 from 10 am- 4 pm each day. The show has something for everyone including paintings, photography, stained glass, & pottery. A BBQ and refreshments will be available.

The Paddling Puppeteers August 15, 2020 August 15, 2020 Park Amphitheatre

Kids will have fun as they learn about the history of our waterways from some colourful puppets and characters. Join us at 7 pm for this 45 minute show.  

Monster of Mazinaw Trail Race September 26, 2020 September 26, 2020 South Beach

Happy Trails Racing and Bon Echo Provincial Park have partnered to offer a new trail running race in the park with 10k, 30k, & 60k events. Some sections take place on roads but most will be on trails that are highly technical. The events are best suited for runners with trail running experience. Start time for the 30k & 60k events is 9 am. Start time for the 10k race is 10 am. Visit for more details.