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Downtown Georgetown

All downtown BIAs have the same goal – to encourage more traffic and ultimately increase traffic and sales in their downtown business district. The Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area acts as a unifying body for its membership – working to make Downtown Georgetown a “destination” not only for its retailers and restaurants but for its professionals as well. BIAs function best through the co-operation of each and every business.

The goals of the Downtown Georgetown BIA include revitalizing the downtown area through regular maintenance, facade improvement, streetscape and public art programs, special events and promotions and municipal partnership.

The Georgetown BIA has one full-time manager, Wendy Farrow-Reed and two regular part-time staff, Joe Penney is the BIA’s Maintenance Man and can be seen on the street every morning doing his morning rounds, and Sheena Switzer (Matthew Bloomfield is currently assisting) who is the Farmer’s Market Manager. For any questions call the BIA office at 905-873-4970.

Every business within the Downtown Georgetown BIA area is automatically included in the BIA membership and contributes to the BIA budget through a special levy.

The BIA Board of Management establishes a budget every year which is approved by the BIA membership at their annual general meeting in February and then submitted to Town Council. A mil rate is calculated by the Treasury Department of the Town of Halton Hills to realize that budget figure. The mil rate is applied to the realty value of the business property and then only varies by the size of the annual budget. The money is collected through property taxes and allocated to the Board of Management of the BIA.

A BIA is built on Ontario’s Past, Provides Shops and Services for the Present and Preserves Ontario’s Past for the Future!



Culture Days

Enjoy dozens of free, fun and family-friendly activities at Halton Hills' celebration of Culture Days 2017.
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Farmers' Markets

Pay a visit to one of our local Farmers' Markets for the opportunity to purchase fresh and delicious local produce directly from the farmers!
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Ollie's Cycle and Ski

We build bikes for people who are passionate about riding. It's what we do, because we can't ski and snowboard in the summer!
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Bike It To The Market

Our fifth annual Bike It to The Market will be held on Saturday June 17th, 2017 from 8 am until 12pm.
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Rock N' Roll N' Classics

See classic cars from the 1920s to 1983 in a full on-street juried car show set to great music!
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Culture Days

Enjoy dozens of free, fun and family-friendly activities at Halton Hills' celebration of Culture Days 2017.

Running from Fri. Sept. 29th - Sun. Oct. 1st, you'll have the chance to unleash your inner rock star, perfect your dance moves, make art and discover the work of local artists, authors and entertainers. Join us and create, participate and share culture throughout Halton Hills!

To learn more about Culture Days, and to view a schedule of events please visit our website.



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Farmers' Markets

Don’t miss our Farmers’ Markets that run from June to the October – Thursday afternoons from 3-7 PM (2-6 in Sept/Oct) at Bethel Church in Acton and Saturday mornings from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM in Downtown Georgetown. The Farmers’ Markets are local gathering places where you’ll get service with a smile and enjoy the sights and sounds of a true small town experience.

For more information on the Georgetown Farmers' Market please visit their website.

Photo: Georgetown Farmers' Market



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Ollie's Cycle and Ski

We are a specialty store for those who seek adventure. We sell and service bicycles, skis and snowboards and since 1987, we have been outfitting entire families in our community from beginners to top athletes. Our service shop always has the right tools to do the job correctly. We even feature Wintersteiger™ computerized stone grinding equipment to perfectly tune your skis and snowboards for your skiing/riding style. Come on in and talk to our staff about your needs and we will set you up with the equipment or the tune you need!

At Ollie's Cycle and Ski we are striving to become your one stop cycling headquarters. We specialize in all things biking! We carry bikes (BMX, Racing, Touring, and Mountain), wheels and all other bike accessories. We also offer bike tune-up packages. Bring in your bike for a Spring or Summer tune-up to insure that it is running in top condition.

We are your premier winter sports equipment dealer and apparel outfitter. We carry Skis and Snowboards from names like Burton, Rossignol, Salomon and Atomic. Come in and checkout all of our Alpine and Nordic Ski equipment active outerwear and eyewear. We also carry car roof racks, gloves, hats, poles, wax and any winter accessory you can imagine.

Year End Clearance Sale Now On!

All bikes are now on sale at 20% off.
All clothing now 40% off.
All accessories are 20% off.
In stock merchandise only.
Shop early for the best selection.

To learn more, please visit their website .

Farmers Farmers Culture Days Flickr Page

 

Bike It To The Market

Our sixth annual Bike It to The Market will be held on Saturday June 17th, 2017 from 8 am until 12pm. Once again participants will be treated to a free pancake breakfast hosted by the Georgetown Rotary Club. (Donations towards Rotary projects are always welcome)

This is a free event with riders of all ages, from all parts of the town, making their way to the Georgetown Farmers Market by whatever route they choose. To ensure safety and enjoyment for all ages, Main Street from the Farmer’s Market to Maple Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic.

Free valet bike parking, will be available in the Main Street Parking Lot. The breakfast is free to all who arrive by bicycle but can be purchased by non-cyclists.

Participants can leave their bikes parked while they enjoy the Georgetown Farmer’s Market and fun activities for children.

Many volunteers are required for this event including bike parking attendants, ticket takers, greeters, and road closure attendants. If you would like to volunteer or would like more information please email below or call Councillor Jane Fogal 905 877 5806. Volunteer shifts are typically 2 hours in duration. We have many jobs suitable for students.

For more information please visit their website.

To get involved with the Halton Hills Bike Challenge please visit the Bike Challenge website.



Farmers Farmers Culture Days Flickr Page

 

Rock N' Roll N' Classics

Stroll and dance along Main & Mill Streets in Downtown Georgetown, soak in the ambiance and admire 200+ pristine classic vehicles from the 1920s to the 1980s.

This annual, full on-street Car Show is set to live rock ‘n roll music! Enjoy browsing through the many unique shops and boutiques. Stop for a meal at one of the several delightful and flavourful restaurants & cafés. Music, chrome and ice cream ~ all perfect for a summer Friday evening between 5pm and 10pm on August 25th, 2017 (rain or shine).

Try your luck at the 50/50 draw benefiting the Georgetown Hospital Foundation!

For information, please contact the Georgetown BIA at 905-873-4970.

To learn more please visit their website



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