Ladies’ Night Out Open House in Downtown Carleton Place

Thursday, November 17th 1 – 8 pm in Downtown Carleton Place Christmas is quickly approaching and the merchants of Downtown Carleton Place want to help you get your shopping underway! If you’re looking for that perfect gift for your special someone or maybe even something for yourself, here is your chance! Bring your friends out for the “Ladies Night Out Open House” and start your shopping with retail savings to be found throughout the downtown. You’ll also find prizes, delicious food, and fun activities and fashion tutorials as well as experience the downtown Christmas lighting. Shop: Discover specials and in-store draws
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Downtown Carleton Place BIA Pokémon Go Lure Party

Calling all trainers! Join the Carleton Place BIA on Saturday, August 6th as all FIFTEEN Pokéstops in the downtown area will be turned into lures from 11 am to 3 pm. If battling it out is more your style, there are also three gyms in the area. The Owl Café and Meeting Place at 135 Bridge Street will have charging stations for your phones. Come in and recharge your batteries while charging your phones. Just remember, this lure party is BYOC- Bring Your Own Chargers. Be sure to stop by the Carleton Place library as well, where the Civitan Club
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Frequently Asked Questions about the BIA Bridge Street Bazaar

BIA Bridge Street Bazaar July 30, 2016 To make your day run smoother please take a moment to read through this flyer for all the information you will need to make your day at the Bazaar wonderful. Where is the BIA Bridge Street Bazaar site? This event is located on Bridge Street from Mill Street to Lake Avenue in Carleton Place. If you are look for a GPS location it is 136 Bridge Street in Carleton Place. Who will participate in this event? Kiosks and participants in this event include artist, crafters, small business, food vendors, farmers, community groups, floral
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2016 Annual General Meeting

The Board of Management of the Carleton Place Business Improvement Area Invites all BIA property owners and business owners to join them for the 2016 Annual General Meeting Wednesday January 20, 2016 The New Queens – 142 Bridge St. Registration & Networking 6:00 pm, Buffet Dinner 6:30pm Meeting & Speakers to follow dinner $10 for BIA Members $25 for Non-Members RSVP to 257-8049 or [email protected] by Friday January 15th at noon.
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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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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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