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 Prime’ Life Size Transformer: Beside the Grand Hotel
    (7 Bridge St. facing Bridge St.)
  • 613 Party Plus Mascots Appearances:
    10:30-11:00, 11:15-11:45, 12:00-12:30 & 12:45-1:15
  • The Carleton Place Library will be passing out comic books & their Teen Advisory Group will be hosting a fun photo wall for anyone dressed up like a superhero to take part. They will also be giving away two SUPER gift baskets!
  • Face Painter Locations: Under Pressure (37 Lansdowne Ave
    & 101 Bridge St.)
  • Balloon Twisters Locations: Beside Under Pressure (37 Lansdowne Ave) & the Granary Alley (107 Bridge St.)
  • Orbital Talent Silver Photo Booth – Free photos:
    Total Rhythm Dance Studio (55 Landowne Ave.)
  • Live Entertainment: Chris Mellor on guitar and vocals outside
    Mr. Mozzarella (58 Bridge St.)
  • Cosplay Action Heroes will be in or outside The Owl Cafe
    (135 Bridge St.) & Downtown for pictures!
  • Geeked Out GEEK CON: Toy and Collectible sale, workshops
    (Carambeck Community Center, 315 Bridge St.) Admission is free.
    10 am – 3 pm



A rain or shine event!

The Downtown Carleton Place BIA is pleased to welcome you to the 8th Annual BIA FREE Comic Book Day. For eight 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 2018.

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.

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.