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 & Balloon Artists
  • Bryan & Sandy Kool Treats
  • Two Charity BBQs
  • Ocean Wave Fire Dept, OPP, Lanark Ambulance, Crime Stoppers
  • *Face Painting, Balloon Artists, Caricature by Pablo and BBQ ALL by donation.

Mascots will be:
Hello Kitty
Strawberry Shortcake
Mickey Mouse
Minnie Mouse


A rain or shine event!

Event day information will be updated on a regular basis. Please continue to watch this page for updates.

The Downtown Carleton Place BIA is pleased to welcome you to the 7th Annual BIA FREE Comic Book Day. For seven years this event has provided an opportunity to showcase the downtown and its family friendly atmosphere of Carleton Place. This is a chance for everyone to promote their business to the numerous visitors that will be in our community over the day.

Where is the FREE Comic Book Day?
The event occurs in the BIA district of the Downtown Carleton Place. It is a business to business event and participants will be able to pick up mission cards that list participating businesses.

How many spectators will attend?
The annual event increases in popularity each year and it is expected that this one of kind event for Lanark County will draw over 1000 people in 2017.

Is the public expected to pay for Comic Books?
FREE Comic Book Days as it says. Mission Cards will be distributed which indicate the participating businesses who will have free comic books. Free Comic Books will be distributed while quantities last, one mission card per family and the mission card distributor reserves the right to limit the distribution of mission cards.

Will I need to pay for anything downtown?
Face Painting, Balloon Artists, Caricature by Pablo and BBQ ALL is all by donation.

Public Washrooms
Washroom facilities will be available at the Information Center at the Moore House 170 Bridge Street located across from the Town Hall and at the Market Square located at the corner of Beckwith Street and Lake Avenue.

Categories: BIA Events.