This holiday season is your chance to SHINE BRIGHT by supporting local businesses!

Plan to Shop, Dine & Be Entertained!


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 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.

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

girl throwing snow and smilingSnap 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.


Take a Carriage Ride!carriage rides downtown Brampton

Make some lasting memories by taking a carriage ride around downtown! Book in advance by visiting EventBrite. Carriage Rides are available every Friday (6pm-9pm) and Saturday (4pm-8pm) and from December 27-30 too! 


Click here for Gage Park Skating Information

Click here for fun at-home activities for kids families and adults from PAMA

Click here for information on City of Brampton New Year's Eve events


Event Schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions and restrictions . Cancellations will be posted here.