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The Taste of Brampton is Back!

The Downtown Brampton BIA is pleased to welcome back the Taste of Brampton from October 14 – October 28, 2021. In addition to the opportunity to savour Brampton’s most delicious offerings at prix-fixe and special prices, diners and foodies also have the opportunity to win $100s in daily giveaway gift cards and a grand prize of $500 to spend at their favourite participating Brampton restaurants. 

This fall brings us 23 different establishments taking part in the Taste of Brampton from quick meals on the run to full 3-course prix fixe menus to desserts to enjoy at home with friends. See all the participants by visiting www.tasteofbrampton.ca.

Taste of Brampton Great Food Promos Contests October 14-28 #tasteofbrampton @tasteofbrampton www.tasteofbrampton.ca

 

The Downtown Brampton BIA has also partnered with the City of Brampton to create the Taste of Brampton Pass. The Taste of Brampton Pass is a great way for Brampton residents and visitors to discover all culinary wonders Brampton has to offer. The Taste of Brampton Pass is easy and free to use. Call or visit one of the participating restaurants to enjoy their special offer and they will provide a 4-digit PIN for you to check-in on the pass to be entered to win a prize. By supporting participating restaurants and checking in, you will be entered to win the grand prize of a $500 gift certificate to your favourite Downtown Brampton Restaurant! No download is required. Simply visit www.TasteOfBrampton.ca and sign up to receive restaurant listings via text message.

 

For more information and menus, visit: www.TasteOfBrampton.ca and check out @tasteofbrampton on Instagram for contests and daily giveaways!

Downtown This Week – September 28, 2021

We are EXCITED to announce that the City of Brampton has approved $16.6 Million in streetscape improvements in Downtown! This comes after many years of our businesses advocating at City Hall for improvements to our community. Design work is set to start immediately and we can’t wait to see the work begin!

City of Brampton approves $16.6 Million investment in Downtown Brampton Streetscape

This Saturday we are hosting our annual Pumpkin Giveaway along with a food drive for REgeneration Community Outreach. Bring a non-perishable food or cash donation to our booth in front of City Hall in exchange for a pumpkin!

September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as well as Orange Shirt Day. PAMA is hosting an outdoor art installation which you are invited to attend. The City of Brampton also has various events both virtual an in person. You can get more information here. Read the story of Orange Shirt Day here.

As the days get crisper, we invite you to take a stroll downtown Brampton, visit the many outdoor art exhibits on display and relax with a warm beverage on our public patios. Have a great week!

Sincerely,
The Businesses of Downtown Brampton

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CITY OF BRAMPTON APPROVES $16.6M INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPING

BRAMPTON, ON (September 24, 2021) – On Tuesday, September 22, 2021 The City of
Brampton Committee of Council approved a $16.6M investment in downtown Brampton
streetscaping work after years of advocacy from the Downtown Brampton BIA, business leaders
and community.

The Downtown Brampton BIA represents over 320 business and 140 property owners. Since
the cancellation of the last revitalization program in 2018, the BIA and the BIA’s Revitalization
Team have delegated to Council frequently and regularly. In addition to the much-needed
infrastructure upgrades, they have advocated for a beautification plan including wider sidewalks,
upgraded surfaces and trees.

The BIA is pleased that Council has directed Staff to develop the Downtown Brampton
Streetscape Manual and that engineering design will begin immediately. The BIA looks forward
to working with the City on the 8-week Urban Design Activation Strategy which will explore
opportunities for temporary and long-term urban activations in the downtown.

QUOTES

“On behalf of the Downtown Brampton BIA we were very pleased to hear the staff plans and
projections on the much needed revitalization for Downtown Brampton. We are very confident
that our city planning and urban design experts will move forward with this fulsome revitalization
plan as presented at Committee of Council.” -Carrie Percival, Chair, Downtown Brampton BIA

“The Downtown Brampton BIA thanks the Council for their leadership in this investment for the
City of Brampton and the emerging Downtown Brampton Cultural Hub & Innovation District
which is the start of truly unlocking the potential for downtown.” – Suzy Godefroy, Executive
Director, Downtown Brampton BIA

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