Request for Proposal: Holiday Carriage Rides

Request for Proposal
Downtown Brampton BIA: Holiday Carriage Rides
Request for Proposals re: Carriage Rides for Downtown Brampton
The Downtown Brampton BIA is asking interested vendors to submit quotes for holiday carriage rides throughout the 2017 Holiday Season.

Interested vendors must provide a quote for the following dates:
Dates & # of carriages:
Saturday November 18, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 1 for the Santa Claus Parade
Sunday November 19, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/3
Friday November 24, 2017 6 – 10 p.m. 2

Saturday November 25, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2
Sunday November 26, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Friday December 1, 2017 6 – 10 p.m. 2
Saturday December 2, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2
Sunday December 3, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Friday December 8, 2017 6-10 p.m. 2
Saturday December 9, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2
Sunday December 10, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Friday December 15, 2017 6-10 p.m. 2
Saturday December 16, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2
Sunday December 17, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6

Friday December 22, 2017 6-10 p.m. 2

Saturday December 23, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2

Sunday December 24, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Tuesday December 26, 2017 6-10 p.m. 2

Wednesday December 27, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Thursday December 28, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Friday December 29, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6
Saturday December 30, 2017 12 – 4 p.m. 2/6

Additional for 2018
February 14, 2018 6 – 10 p.m. (2)

About the Downtown Brampton BIA
The Downtown Brampton BIA is comprised of local business owners and landlords with the objective of improving the quality of experiences for all, who work, live and play in the downtown area. The BIA hosts events to promote the downtown area and to help attract new businesses. As a newly revived organization, we want to create relevance and excitement through strong marketing messages.
Scope of work:
Carriage Rides in 4 hour intervals (2 carriages on most occasions)
Additional Staff to help load people onto the Carriage
Clean Up where needed re: Horses
Liability Insurance

Submission process:
Questions are welcome and should be directed to the undersigned.

Quotes may be submitted electronically to or via mail to:
76 Main Street North
Brampton ON L6V 1N7
Attention: Suzy Godefroy – Executive Director
Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Public Notice: Investigational Work – Main and Queen Streets and Adjacent Side Streets Downtown Brampton

The Region of Peel, in coordination with the City of Brampton, will be doing some survey work in your area in preparation for future infrastructure improvements in the downtown core.

This work will start in mid-July, and is expected to take about ten to twelve weeks. During this time, you may notice Region of Peel staff and contractors doing the following activities in your neighbourhood:

  • Surveying your street.
  • Marking the location of gas, hydro, cable, etc. on roads, driveways and lawns.
  • Drilling small vacuum excavation holes to determine utility depths.

For more information and details of where the work will take place, please click here: Public Notice Downtown Brampton Investigation Notice – July 2017

Classic Cars Celebration Rocks Downtown Brampton July 20-22

For Immediate Release
Brampton, July. 12, 2017 – The Downtown Brampton BIA (Business Improvement Area) is pleased to announce the 17th annual Classic Cars Celebration will be happening in downtown Brampton on July 20-22. The highly anticipated event kicks-off on Thursday evening in the heart of downtown Brampton, Gage Park. The evening will feature a Tribute to Sinatra featuring Jeff Sommerville and the Jazz Mechanics alongside a line-up of classic car displays on Wellington St. set to run from 7-10 p.m.

Classic Cars Celebration will entail five street parties throughout various areas of the downtown core on Friday evening. The laneway parties will begin at 5 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. including Havana Club on George Street, Summer of Love in McArter Lane, DJ Party! in Vivian Lane, Canada ROCKS in Harmsworth Lane, and Times Square Fiesta! in Daily Times Square. Each laneway will feature live entertainment, delicious food and lots of dancing!

Garden Square will be an entertainment hotspot on Friday evening with live entertainment from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. hosted by Brampton Says including Five Times Classical Band and headlining act the Marc Joseph Band.

Saturday will be a full day of entertainment beginning with the legendary car parade at 1:30 p.m. The Show ‘N’ Shine will run from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. followed by the Disney film, Cars shown on the big screen at 5 p.m. This year, the Main Street party will feature extended patios, and live entertainment with this year’s new stage addition! Garden Square surely won’t disappoint with an exciting show put on by Pauly and the Goodfellas from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Classic Cars is proudly sponsored by the businesses of the Downtown Brampton BIA and supported by the City of Brampton, Performance Auto Group and The Wee Smoke Shop. For more information, visit:

About Downtown Brampton BIA
A non-for-profit organization established to support and strengthen the local business community and help promote Downtown Brampton as a shopping and business district, the BIA represents more than 400 businesses and commercial property owners reporting to a 10-12 member volunteer Board of Directors.

For media inquires, contact:
Andrea Magana
E: T: 905-874-8182