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Taste of Brampton – Applications OPEN!

The Downtown Brampton BIA is currently accepting applications for the Taste of Brampton this upcoming fall (Oct 15-29) from both downtown BIA businesses and businesses outside of the BIA boundary. Interested applicants must apply by Thursday, September 6, 2018 by 11:59PM EST.

Applicants must send the completed forms to andrea.magana@brampton.ca

or mail to: ATTN – Andrea Magana

76 Main Street North

Brampton, ON L6V 1N7

Applications: Businesses outside of the downtown core – Taste of Brampton Application

Downtown Brampton BIA businesses – Taste of Brampton Application

 

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Final laneway party set to hit downtown Brampton on Friday, August 17!

For Immediate Release

Brampton, Aug. 16, 2018 – The Downtown Brampton BIA (Business Improvement Area) is pleased to present Party in the LANES on Friday, August 17. This is the final laneway party of the summer in downtown Brampton!

Party in the LANES will take over McArter Lane (27 Main Street North), Daily Times Square (33 Queen St. West), and on George St. South for an evening of excitement from 6-10 p.m. The laneways will be transformed into lively street parties featuring live bands, children’s activities, local vendors, and more. James Anthony Band and Stacey Renee Band will play the best of rock and pop in McArter lane. George St. South will welcome a mix of Latin, Jazz and Bachata along with some  belly dancing and Flower City Bhangra performances. If you need something to entertain your little one, the kids zone in Daily Times Square will be your destination. This lane will feature free face painting, crafts, a photo booth presented by Polaris Dental, and a chance to meet Brampton Fire!

Friday Night Live in Garden Square will be another destination for fun presenting Freedom Train from 8-10 p.m. Each laneway will feature local pop-up vendors offering a variety of delicious food, and unique products.

The final Party in the LANES has something for everyone to enjoy, so bring your dancing shoes, and appetites to Downtown Brampton for the end of the summer party! This event could not be hosted without the support of the local downtown businesses, the City of Brampton, Brampton North Nissan Performance Honda and Polaris Dental.

For more information, visit: www.downtownbramptonbia.ca/events

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About Downtown Brampton BIA

Downtown Brampton is a respected and welcoming destination dedicated to bringing people together for quality shopping, services and entertainment. The mission of the Downtown Brampton BIA is to promote and enhance downtown Brampton through marketing events and beautification to build confidence and engagement with members and the community.

Media Contact:

Andrea Magana | Marketing and Events Specialist

(905) 874-8182 | andrea.magana@brampton.ca

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Live Art Competition Set for August 25th in Downtown Brampton

July 27, 2018

Brampton, ON…We are very excited to celebrate the third annual LIVE ART COMPETITION on the streets of the downtown core. “Brampton’s arts community is very passionate about the cultural scene in the downtown core and hope to see all artists, family and friends out with your paint brushes on Saturday August 25th.” Says Grettel Comas, organizer of the Live Art Competition.

The event is presented by INZOLA’s Art Endowment Funds in partnership with the Downtown BIA, PAMA along with a number of community sponsors including The Arts of John Cutruzzola, Baci Gifts, Beaux Arts, CCV Insurance, Inzola, Algoma University, Deborah Kenny Jewellery, Peel Art-Museum and Archives (PAMA), Your Digital Advantage and Razor Creative.

This event is being brought to downtown Brampton through the vision of local artist and business owner John Cutruzzola.
Artists will be painting and competing for first, second and third prize cash awards in two categories oil or acrylic and watercolour. Guests 18 years or older are invited to take part in the competition. Beginning at 9 a.m. and running until 5 p.m. Registration fee: $30.00. To register online or download the registration form please visit: http://liveartcompetitionbrampton.com/

Three authorized locations are designated to drop off your registration form:
– Baci Gifts, 37 Queen St. West, 905-457-3660
– Inzola, 105 Heart Lake Rd., 905-453-8266
– Peel Art, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St. East, 905-791-4055.

PRIZES:
– First place prize: $800.00
– Second place prize: $400.00
– Third place prize: DINNER FOR 2

One 16” x 20” canvas or 14″ x 20″ watercolour paper will be provided to each artist, artists must
bring their own equipment and materials. The closing ceremony begins at 4 p.m. in Daily Times Square located at 33 Queen Street in downtown Brampton.

“The businesses of the Downtown Brampton BIA are thrilled to be part of the third annual Live
Art Competition and would love to see you all on Saturday August 25th. Says Suzy Godefroy, Executive Director, Downtown Brampton BIA.
For more information, visit: liveartcompetitionbrampton.com
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Media Contact:
Suzy Godefroy
Executive Director
Downtown Brampton BIA
Suzy.godefroy@brampton.ca

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