Garden Walk

The Bowmanville Garden Walk is held every year on a Saturday AFTER the Fourth of July.

The 2017 Bowmanville Garden Walk is on July 8th, 2017 

Deadline to enter your garden for viewing or the photo contest is Monday June 26.

←Winning Photo:

Quite a Summer Morning, by Anita Beckner

Use the application form to enter a garden photo, the winning photo is used for the poster next year!  click here to open the 2017 BCO Garden Walk entry form

 Download the 2017 full size poster

Contact for more information.  This event has sponsorship and advertising opportunities.  Many volunteers are needed and we all have a fun time.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on


The Welcome tables will be on Bowmanville & Bell  and at Balmoral & Ravenswood


This event is unique and fun in several ways.  

The Bowmanville Garden Walk is a Rain or Shine event!


Posters from past garden walks celebrate the history of the event and feature winning photo entries from the previous year.  Enjoy some of the past posters below.  For details on any past years garden walk outcomes, check out the Summer Bowmanville Bee Newsletter from that year which includes highlights from the event.

18th Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 9, 2016

2016 drive by poster


Poster Photo by  Billy Kuczek “Landed”, Winning photo 2016 Garden Photo contest.

17th Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 11, 2015.

2015 Garden Walk Ad CH P#

Poster Photo by Nick Sell winner of 2014 Garden Photo Contest



16th Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 12, 2014.

2014 Poster v3 with MAPClick here for a detailed recap of the 2014 event.


15th Annual Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 13, 2013.

2013 Garden Walk Poster


The 2012 Garden Walk was held on July 7, 2012

click here to see 2012 photos

Click here to download last years program

Check out another story about our Garden Walk on the Sustainable  Back Yards Blog, by Russ Klettke  Click here

                                           2012 Garden Walk Poster


The 2011 Garden Walk Poster


The 2010 Garden Walk was July 10, 2010



The 11th annual Bowmanville Garden Walk was on July 11, 2009

Click here to read the story in “News”