Downtown Trick or Treat Day

Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 10 am to 1 pm This day is all about the kids! Old fashion trick or treating in our BIA. The event starts at 10:00 am and ends at 1:00 pm. Kids Wear your Costumes! Trick or Treating at Participating Businesses Wagon Rides Haunted Alley Other Surprises
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Downtown Carleton Place Open House

Thursday, November 16, 2017 Kick off your Christmas shopping in Downtown Carleton Place. Stores will be open late offering sales and special promotions. Details to follow soon.
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Downtown Carleton Place 2017 Santa Claus Parade 

Saturday, November 25, 2017 Theme: Canada 150 This year’s parade theme is ‘Canada 150’. As Canada’s 150th Birthday year draws to a close. We will be inviting the public to participate in a parade all about Canada. The parade starts at 5:00 pm. Bridge Street will be closed starting at 4:00 pm. On this evening we welcome many to our downtown, as it has been a Carleton Place tradition for many years. Let’s all hope for a warm evening! A completed participant registration form and payment of $25 will secure your place in the Canada 150 Santa Claus Parade. Non-perishable
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Farm to Fork Harvest Dinner & Dance

Join us for the annual Farm to Fork Harvest Dinner & Dance on Saturday, September 9th at the Market Square Pavilion in Carleton Place! This outdoor community dinner fuses the tastes of the country right in the heart of Carleton Place under the beautiful Market Square Pavilion. Join us at 5:00 pm for Cocktail//Social Hour and dinner begins at 6:00 pm. Beckwith Butcher and Waterfall Catering will be combining expertise to bring you one delicious meal full of variety. Beckwith Butcher will be providing Beef, Pork and Chicken options, and Waterfall Catering will be providing an assortment of side dishes to
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Bridge St. Summer Fest

Meet Downtown Carleton Place on the Mississippi! The much-anticipated Bridge St. Summer Fest (previously Bridge Street Bazaar) will be your new summer favourite. Boutique shopping, maker and vendor markets, Beatles Tribute Band and Redneck Limousine, Hometown Hearts Kidz Zone, Carleton Place Farmers’ Market, Wally’s Classic: National Log Lifting Competition, Scarlet Black & Lucy Loop, Hula Fun Zone, and Stalwart Beer Garden will be featured. The event takes place on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free to the public. The Stalwart beer garden will be 19+ only and will begin at 11 a.m. “Bridge St.
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Lambs Down Park Festival 2017

Lambs Down Park Festival Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend at the BIA Lambs Down Park Festival in Carleton Place Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 10 am to 3 pm. This is a non-gated event and is FREE to enter the grounds, demonstrations are FREE to view and food and merchandise vendors will be on site offering items for sale Downtown Carleton Place (BIA) isn’t sheepish about letting people know that Carleton Place is the largest distribution centre for lamb’s wool in Canada! In fact, the Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers, located at 142 Franktown Road, grades and markets close to three million pounds
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Do you want to be a Vendor at a Downtown Event?

Bridge St. Summer Fest Vendor Application: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bridge-st-summer-fest-tickets-34169764686   Lambs Down Park Festival Vendor Application: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lambs-down-park-festival-vendor-space-tickets-33880419246?aff=es2
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10th Annual Bunny Run

People First is excited to be once again hosting the Annual Bunny Run in Downtown Carleton Place, this year along with Downtown Carleton Place BIA. Saturday, April 15, 2017 11 am – 2:30 pm Kick off in front of the Carleton Place Town Hall. Free for all to participate! 11 am to 12 pm – Musician Matt Vlasblom 12 pm to 1 pm – Musician Stephen Mayne 1 pm to 2 pm – Country Music Legend Arlene Quinn Where should you meet the Easter Bunny? You can meet the Easter Bunny along with Deputy Mayor Jerry Flynn who will kick
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Free Comic Book & Local Hero Day

Saturday, May 6th, 10 am to 2 pm Meet Superheroes and Real Heroes! Collect Free Comic Books! Dress as your favourite hero. Collect FREE comic books with your Mission Card. Mission card pick up: BIA Office at 136 Bridge Street, and Total Rhythm Dance Studio at 55 Lansdowne Ave. (please note: no mission card, no comic book. One mission card per family). Attractions that day: FREE Comic Books Capital City 501st Garrison Legion The League of Super Heroes Glass Slipper Princesses: Tink, Moana & Rapunzel Party Plus 613 Dinosaur Project – Life size – T-Rex! Caricature by Pablo Face painting &
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A Downtown Christmas Open House

A Downtown Christmas Open House in Carleton Place Saturday, December 3, 2016 9 am to 3 pm   The goal of our Christmas Open House is to invite community members and  customers into your place of business. It is an opportunity for them to meet you and your team, while learning more about your products or services. It is an excellent way to show your appreciation for your regular customers and their families. And it is the holiday season, after all, so why not spread that holiday cheer!   We have some fun family activities happening that day. Here are
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