This holiday season is your chance to SHINE BRIGHT by supporting local businesses!
Plan to Shop, Dine & Be Entertained!
Special Programming for Saturday, December 4th, 2021
Meet & Greet with Santa in Daily Times Square! 12pm-4pm
Bring your camera to take photos with Santa and tell him what you are wishing for this Christmas. He will be in Daily Times Square [33 Queen St. West MAP] from 12pm-4pm on Saturday, December 4th and 11th
Arts & Crafts! 12pm-4pm
Join the Rangers to make FREE sparkling snowflake crafts in Daily Times Square! Make it on site or take home your kit to enjoy at home.
Carol Choir 1pm-3pm
Listen to a live choir fill Downtown Brampton with your favourite Christmas carols. As part of Christian Heritage Month in December, Inspirational Impressions will be singing on Tuesdays (December 7, 14 & 21) from 5pm-7pm and Saturdays (December 4, 11, 18) from 1pm-3pm.
Fire Truck Food Drive
Bring a non-perishable food item to Daily Times Square on Saturday, December 4th to help families that are struggling. Brampton Fire Department is organizing the drive and will be there with a fire truck to collect all the donations!
Follow the Gift Tour!
Our businesses are open late, (until 9pm!) on Friday, November 26th. Follow the map and collect stickers from participating businesses to be entered to win $150 in Downtown Dollars. Make any purchase and receive a Present Card with a surprise gift inside! There is over $550 in gifts and prizes to be awarded. Get your gift shopping done (and get your steps in!) all at once.
Read along with a StoryWalk!
Kids will love reading Deck the Halls: A Canadian Christmas Carol by Helaine Becker. The businesses have partnered with our friends at the Brampton Library to bring you a great way to explore Downtown Brampton as you follow the story along! Visit downtownbramptonbia.ca/storywalk/ for the list of page locations and to enter the draw to win a gift basket valued at over $100!
See the lights!
Downtown Brampton is decked out for the holidays! Walk through Gage park and Ken Whillans Square to see the twinkling lights.
A number of our businesses are collecting donations this year:
- Pizzanini is collecting new, unwrapped toys and food donations at 18 Main St. South
- The Scented L’air is collecting brand new socks for the city’s less fortunate at 29 Queen St E
- Restyle Beauty Boutique is collecting shoe boxes filled with gifts and essentials for women impacted by homelessness on behalf of the Shoebox Project.
Time to eat!
Downtown Brampton has over 30 restaurants and food shops to choose from. Enjoy your lunch and dinner in a warm cozy venue, or brave the chill and eat under the stars and lights at one of the many patios. Find your favourite by visiting https://downtownbramptonbia.ca/directory/categories/eat
Snap a selfie!
There are so many great spots for a selfie! Take a picture and upload it to Instagram. Don’t forget to stop in Garden Square to take a picture at the SHINE sign. Post it on your social media to let everyone know that you support small, local, independent businesses in Brampton! Tag @DowntownBrampton and #ShineBrightBrampton to be entered into a draw for $50 Downtown Dollars.