Shop the Neighbourhood!

The Carleton Place BIA is very excited to be participating in Shop The Neighbourhood this November. It’s a free initiative by the Yellow Pages which encourages support for small businesses and neighbourhoods by promoting local purchases on event day. On event day, November 28th, businesses are encouraged to have a special deal to draw in customers. The Carleton Place BIA will be launching a “Shop the Neighbourhood – Downtown Carleton Place” campaign in November, from the 1st to the 28th. During the month of November, the BIA will promote all downtown events as part of the Shop the Neighbourhood campaign.
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A Whoville Christmas – 2015 Santa Claus Parade

Downtown Carleton Place will filled with the sights and sounds of Whoville at this years BIA Santa Claus parade.  “A Whoville Christmas” Downtown Carleton Place is where the Grinch will find Christmas!  The festive spirit will be making its way in and around and about the town.   No, you are not mistaken, the Grinch who Stole Christmas and all that he has taken, will be downtown for this holiday celebration. The excitement is building and for a very good reason, as Santa will soon be here to celebrate the season. I think the most likely reason of all may be
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9th Annual BIA Maskeraid Halloween Parade

Saturday October 24, 2015 Witches, zombies, ghosts and vampires are all invited to attend the spook-tacular 9th Annual Maskeraid Halloween Parade by the Carleton Place BIA. The 9th Annual Maskeraid Parade in Carleton Place is going to be a spook-tacular night downtown. Dozens of captivatingly spooky floats and costumed participants will be marching down Bridge Street on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Beginning at 7pm, the parade will kick off at Heritage Mall on Lansdowne Avenue and travel down Bridge Street, ending at Mill Street by the Town Hall. The Maskeraid Parade is in support of the Lanark County Food Bank,
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Celebrate the Pan Am Games Torch Relay going through Carleton Place

Bridge Street Store-Front Decorating Contest Attention Bridge Street Businesses/Organizations: For those of you who may not yet know, Carleton Place was chosen as one of the 130 communities that the Pan Am Games Torch Relay will be travelling through on its way from Mexico to Toronto this summer. On Thursday, July 2nd the Pan Am Games Torch Run will be travelling through Carleton Place at approximately 11:00 a.m. This is an incredible opportunity for Carleton Place and we want to spread the word to get our residents excited about this potentially once in a lifetime event. We are encouraging businesses
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Annual Bunny Run

People First is excited to be once again hosting the Annual Bunny Run in Downtown Carleton Place. Where should you meet the Easter Bunny? You can meet the Easter Bunny along with Deputy Mayor Jerry Flynn who will kick off the event at the Moore House located at 170 Bridge Street across from the Town Hall When does it start ? The Easter Bunny Run begins at 11 am and ends at 3 pm and it is a rain or shine event. Will there be a photographer ? There is no professional photographer onsite but the public is encouraged to
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Maskeraid Halloween Parade

The Maskeraid Parade Saturday October 25 at 7pm Register Your Float Now! The Carleton Place BIA would like to invite all the ghosts and witches “Downtown” on the Mississippi for the 8th Annual Maskeraid Halloween Parade. Residents, businesses and visitors are asked to parade for aid in the exclusive-to-Carleton Place event and bring non-perishable food items to support the Lanark County Food Bank. This one of a kind event is sure to be a BOOtiful night in Carleton Place. Dozens of ghoulish floats and costumed participants will be marching down Bridge Street on October 25, 2014. Beginning at 7pm, the
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10th Anniversary of the BIA Evening Santa Claus Parade

Let’s “Celebrate the Sparkle” at the 10th Anniversary of the BIA Evening Santa Claus Parade! IT’S TIME TO REGISTER YOUR FLOAT and get your business ready to take part in the BIA Evening Santa Claus Parade, with this year’s theme “Celebrate the Sparkle”. The parade will be a sight to behold, with thousands of holiday revelers lining the streets to take in the excitement, over one hundred floats and Santa Claus himself making his way down Bridge Street in downtown Carleton Place!
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