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Mark your calendars for the biggest event of the summer! The BONS Event 2024 is back on August 15 at the fabulous Danversport. Enjoy an extraordinary evening filled with gourmet cuisine, refreshing drinks, and vibrant entertainment overlooking the marina.

A Culinary Journey at a Scenic Outdoor North Shore Venue

Immerse yourself in the flavors of the North Shore as you savor delectable bites from a variety of local restaurants, each showcasing their unique culinary creations. Enjoy premium beverages from local breweries, wineries, and distilleries, all while taking in the elegance of Danversport.

Elevated VIP Experience

Indulge in the exclusive VIP experience at the stunning Danversport. VIP guests will have access to a private area featuring sparkling wine, a full bar, and award-winning catering. Enjoy VIP parking, special gifts, and exceptional service, ensuring you feel like a VIP from the moment you step through the door.

Entertainment & Dancing Under the Stars

This is more than just an event—it’s the North Shore party of the year! Enjoy luxury car and boat displays, photo booths, contests, games, and live music. As the sun sets, dance the night away to the beats of DJ Chris Roxx, the official DJ of the New England Patriots.

You won’t want to miss this unforgettable night—get your tickets now below!

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS INCLUDE: 

  • A 6:30 p.m. start time for the fun and festivities
  • Samples from 40+ vendors featuring North Shore’s best cuisine, wine, beer, and spirits
  • Live music, dancing, and so much more
  • Two drink tickets included, full cash bar
  • Free parking

VIP TICKETS INCLUDE:

  • Early VIP 5:30 p.m. start time
  • Samples from 40+ vendors featuring North Shore’s best cuisine, wine, beer, and spirits
  • Live music, dancing and so much more
  • Exclusive VIP Lounges
  • Easy VIP Entry
  • Exclusive VIP hors d’oeuvres 
  • A private full bar
  • Exclusive VIP swag bag
  • Complete access to all areas of the event
  • VIP-only parking

Buy Tickets

Are you interested in being a part of the BONS Event 2024? We currently have openings for vendors and sponsorships. Please complete the form linked below and we will get back to you right away.

BONS Event 2023 Recap


BONS Event 2024 FAQ’s

FAQs

Q. How big is the event?

We have 1,300+ guests expected with over 40 vendors.

Q. What about bad weather?

This is a rain or shine event. 

Q. Will I be photographed at the event?

Yes, by entering the event venue, you are authorizing Northshore magazine and our affiliates to potentially include you in photos and video. We will have multiple photographers, videographers, camera crews, and local media onsite. All photos and video are property of Northshore magazine and may be used to promote this and other events in the future.

Q. Is there a minimum age for the BONS event?

Yes, BONS is a 21+ event, strictly enforced. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to enter the venue.

Q. Can I buy a ticket at the door?

Tickets will not be available for purchase on-site. You must have a printed ticket or an email/mobile receipt from Eventbrite, along with a valid ID.

Q. I lost/forgot my ticket, what do I do?

Look for your original email from Eventbrite, or your Eventbrite account if you have one. Your ticket can be viewed at check-in online through Eventbrite. We will have a list of all paid guests at check-in. Tickets are non-refundable, no exceptions. Or, email BONS@nshoremag.com.

Q. Do I need to bring money?

General admission will be allotted two drink tickets per guest. After that, there will be a cash bar in addition to the drink vendors and VIP-only options.

Q. I purchased my tickets. How do I get them?

You will be sent an email receipt via Eventbrite with a barcode. Print out this email and bring it with you to the celebration or show us your phone at check-in. Or you may have opted for it to be send to your mobile phone. We will check you in at the registration table.

Q. What should I wear?

Dress to impress, something fashionable and fun. We encourage women to wear wedge heels or flats. The majority of the event is lawn and can make walking in heels more challenging. Bring a sweater or a jacket for later in the evening as the waterfront setting may become cooler throughout the evening.

Q. How early should I get there?

Northshore magazine will have staff, security, and local law enforcement and security assisting to get everyone parked and shuttled to the party as quickly as possible. Winners reception starts at 5:30 p.m., VIP area opens at 5:30 p.m., and general admission area opens at 6:30 p.m.

Q. What should I bring to the Best of the North Shore Event?

Your ticket, a valid driver’s license, and a sweater or light jacket as the evening will become cooler on the waterfront.

Q. Who can attend the Winners’ Reception?

Only BONS winners who received an invitation and RSVP’d for the Winners’ Reception will be admitted. Anyone who won a BONS award and did not RSVP will not be able to attend the Winners’ Reception.

Q. How can I be part of the action?

BONS is a very social event, and we will be tweeting and posting to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram throughout the event. We encourage guests to take photos and video and post them, as well, using hashtags promoted at various activation stations. Tag us at any of the following:

#BONSevent

Instagram: @northshoremag

Twitter: @northshoremag

Facebook: @northshoremag

BONS page: www.bonsevent.com

Q. What items are not permitted into the event?

· Coolers

· Food, alcohol, etc.

· Glass bottles, metal cans, etc.

· Large bags, large backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc.

· RC Drones, remote air units, firearms, fireworks, etc.

Please remove or discard of any of the above items prior to entering the event.

We reserve the right to inspect bags upon entry to the property.


By purchasing a ticket to this event, you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions: You affirm that you are over the age of 21 and consent to age verification at the event entrance. You consent to allow Northshore Magazine and its partners to send you marketing communications, which may include but are not limited to emails. Furthermore, by attending the event, you grant permission to be photographed and videotaped, and you allow your name and image to be used in both print and digital forms on content produced by Northshore Magazine and its affiliates without any claim for remuneration.

Additionally I release and hold harmless Northshore Magazine, along with their partners, sponsors, and affiliates, from any claims, liabilities, or damages I might assert related to my participation in this event. This includes any claims I or my heirs, executors, or administrators might have now or in the future, whether they’re known or unknown to me at this time. This waiver covers all claims, of any nature, associated with the event.