Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

Final plans are now in place surrounding the annual November 11th Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony in Carleton Place. With just over three weeks prior to this annual event, the organizing committee, spearheaded by members of the local Legion Branch #192, met on October 17th to finalize their plans to mark the 100th Anniversary of Armistice that will take place on November 11ththis year. It was on November 11, 1918 at 11:00 a.m. – At the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, “the war to end all wars” came to an end. The guns finally fell silent, bringing to
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Dazzling Downtown Holiday Lights and Decor

Downtown Carleton Place will be dazzling this holiday season, with 17,000+ wonderful warm white Christmas lights, that will light up the winter night sky. During our holiday lighting season (November 14, 2018, to February 1, 2019), select trees and lamp posts will be decorated with garland, red bows and Christmas lights. To produce daytime ambience, an array of beautiful holiday baskets full of winter greenery will be placed on the Town’s central bridge, select Bridge Street lamp posts, these will carrying through to the Carleton Place Mews to create a festive & cheery atmosphere for our Downtown core. The beautification
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Who is Open Thursday Nights??

Many Downtown Businesses are Open on Thursday Night for your Convenience. Including: Acquisti Life Apple Cheeks As Good As New Black Tartan Kitchen C.P. Express Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers Canadian Tire Gas Bar Capitol Optical Carleton Auto Parts Carleton Place Chiropractic Carleton Place Drug Mart Carleton Place Winery Carousel Chesswood Restaurant Cooper Street Productions Creative Studio Dollar Tree The Eating Place Et Cetera Home Freshco The Good Companion The Granary The Owl Cafe Hamsa Yoga Heritage Optometric Clinic The Hing Wah Restaurant House of Fong Restaurant Lakeside Mediterranean Little Loves Co. Milano Pizzeria Natural Pet Foods Pet Food Pizza Pizza RBC
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Request for Proposal – Holiday Lighting and Decorating Services

Request for Proposal Downtown Carleton Place Business Improvement Area Holiday Lighting and Decorating Services In Partnership With The Town of Carleton Place   Proposal Overview Downtown Carleton Place BIA and the Town of Carleton Place would like to ‘wow’ the citizens of Carleton Place and its visitors. We are inviting proposals for the procurement of qualified and competent lighting installation companies to undertake a detailed lighting rental, installation and maintenance program throughout the BIA area and some outside the BIA areas. The intent is to showcase Downtown Carleton Place as the best place to shop & dine while enjoying an impactful,
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Who is Open Canada Day Weekend?

I think everyone is ready for the long weekend full of celebrations, events, and Canadian pride! You’re going to want to take note of all the stores closed this weekend, as many places don’t open until July 3. Check out this list of Downtown Carleton Place businesses to find out their holiday weekend hours. If you don’t see a business listed here, please contact them.   Acquisti Life – Closed Canada Day, open Monday as usual. Apple Cheeks Consignment – Closed Sunday and Monday. Black Tartan Kitchen – Open Saturday 11:30 am – 2 pm, 5 – 10 pm, closed Sunday
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The Art Shack is Ready to Roll!

The Art Shack is a collaborative project between Downtown Carleton Place, the Carleton Place Public Library, and The Town of Carleton Place, and this summer we are so excited to start showcasing incredible local art and artists right in the downtown core! Want to get involved? We are looking for creative people interested in helping us decorate the Art Shack in time for its debut at the Lambs Down Park Festival. Email Kate at k.murray@downtowncarletonplace.com for details! Also, if you’re a Carleton Place artist, poet, musician, or dramatist and you’re interested in showing off your stuff this summer, we’re interested in talking to
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Request for Proposal – Holiday Lighting and Decorating Services

Request for Proposal Downtown Carleton Place Business Improvement Area Holiday Lighting and Decorating Services In Partnership With The Town of Carleton Place May 2018 Proposal Overview Downtown Carleton Place BIA and the Town of Carleton Place would like to ‘wow’ the citizens of Carleton Place and its visitors. We are inviting proposals for the procurement of qualified and competent lighting installation companies to undertake a detailed lighting rental, installation and maintenance program throughout the BIA area and some outside the BIA areas (see Holiday Lighting Map). The intent is to showcase Downtown Carleton Place as the best place to shop
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Outdoor Pianos and Carleton Place Art Shack

The whispers are true, this summer we will be launching TWO outdoor pianos and an Art Shack! The Pianos will be located in and around the BIA. The Art Shack is a collaboration between the Carleton Place Library and the BIA. If you wish to learn more or want to sponsor or be involved, email the office!
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May BIA Board Meeting

  The next Downtown Carleton Place BIA Board of Directors meeting will be on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 6:30 pm. at Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge Street.   Please note: Those wishing to address the board should submit a request at least 1 week before the board meeting. Please keep in mind that permission to speak at a specific meeting is subject to agenda planning. Requests may need to be delayed until the next board meeting
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Bites on Bridge Street with The Good Food Tour

Every Thursday & Saturday | 12:00 p.m. | approx. 3 hours The Bites on Bridge Street tour is our newest tour. Carleton Place is growing by leaps and bounds and Bridge Street has developed a very vibrant and diverse restaurant scene. We’ll start at one end of Bridge Street at the Stalwart Brewing Co. Company trying their great thirst quenching beers paired with charcuterie from the local Beckwith Butcher. We don’t have far to go to taste a variety of North Indian delicacies at Sagar Indian Cuisine Carleton Place and then travel westward for some Middle East cuisine at the newest eatery, Taste of
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