Who is Open Thursday Nights??

Many Downtown Businesses are Open on Thursday Night for your Convenience. Including: Apple Cheeks As Good As New Black Tartan Kitchen Bonanza Kidz Bud’s Taxi 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 Chesswood Restaurant County Cab Dionysos Dollar Tree The Eating Place Freshco The Good Companion The Granary The New Queens and Kings Kitchen The Owl Cafe 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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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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Bridge St. Summer Fest 2018 Vendor Sign Up

Are you ready to sign up as a Vendor for the BEST day on Bridge Street? The festival date is Saturday, August 4th, 2018, from 9 am to 3 pm. Bridge St. Summer Fest Vendor Applications are ready and payment is easy from our website. This year’s theme is Rock ‘n’ Roll! Any questions please contact the BIA Coordinator and Event Organizer Kate Murray  or call her at the office, 613-257-8049. Bridge St. Summer Fest Vendor Agreement 2018 (158 KB PDF)   Vendor Spot One 10 x 10 Vendor Spot $75.00 CADTWO 10 x 10 Vendor Spots $150.00 CAD
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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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Wine’d Around Downtown Carleton Place

Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm Your T-Shirt ($25) is your ticket to this fun event and is now available at The Thirsty Moose, and the Chamber of Commerce open 7 days a week.   Please remember, you must wear or carry your event T-Shirt (logo visible) in order to participate. Included in the event passport is a voucher for one free appetizer. Anyone wearing a Wine’d Around Downtown T-shirt is entitled to purchase wine samples and appetizers at each of the participating venues for just $3 each. This annual wine and food tasting extravaganza is a
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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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Celebrating 100 Years in Business!

Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers is celebrating 100 Years of excellence. What do you say about that? Well, you yell it from the rooftops, that’s what, and that is what we intend to do this summer at Lambs Down Park Festival 2018! The Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers grades and markets approximately 3 million pounds of raw wool each year; most of this coming from Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta. Each of the three general classes of wool (fine, medium and coarse) are sold wherever the best price is available, China is a major buyer. Source: https://wool.ca/page/about-us. Please congratulate them on their vibrant
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Lambs Down Park Festival

Saturday, June 16, 9 am – 3 pm  Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers – 142 Franktown Rd.   Come Celebrate 100 years of the Canadian Co-operative Wools Growers. Help us celebrate our wool & fiber-ous roots! Enjoy goat yoga, pancake breakfast, maker market, Stalwart beer garden, food vendors, amazing music, sheep shearing and the Art Shack unveiling and decorating. We are seeking crafty vendors. Please fill out the form and send to our BIA office. Vendor Application 2018    
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Superhero Saturday – Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 10 am to 1 pm  Dress as your favourite superhero. 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). Comic Book Day Attractions & Happenings 92 Bridge St. Carleton Place Insurance Brokers & Hometown Hearts Charity BBQ The Chill Zone 613 (ice cream) Bryan and Sandy Cool Treats & Confectionery (cotton candy, popcorn, caramel popcorn, snow cones, sponge toffee, freshly squeezed lemonade and limonade & candy.) ‘Optimus
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