The Downtown Guelph Business Association announces multiple community contributions to mark GuelphGives

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DGBA press release. The Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA) is delighted to partner with GuelphGives on GivingTuesday and help reach the goal of $1 million raised by one city alone. In 2014, volunteers at two DGBA events, Art on the Street and the Guelph Community Santa Parade, contributed over 200 volunteer hours. The DGBA also […]

Canadian superheroes led by real-life superheroes at the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade

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DGBA press release. 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Event Date: Sunday November 16th Location: Downtown Guelph Admission: Free Canadian superheroes highlighted at the newly extended 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Canadian superheroes, cowboys and lots of elves will captivate the crowds in Downtown Guelph at the annual Community Santa Parade. Taking place on Sunday 16th November at 1.30pm, the […]

City receives heritage landscape award for Market Square design

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Press release. he design, preservation and enhancement of Guelph’s Market Square has earned the City a heritage landscape award. The City, along with Janet Rosenberg and Associates, was presented the Margaret and Nicholas Hill Cultural Heritage Landscape Award last Friday at the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario’s seventh annual awards dinner in Toronto. Named for Margaret […]

Entertainment and spectacle at the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade

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DGBA press release. Event : 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Event Date: 1.30pm, Sunday November 16 th Location:Downtown Guelph Admission: Free Contact: Sam Jewell, Events Coordinator, 519 836 6144 or santa@downtownguelph.com Taking place on Sunday 16th November at 1.30pm, the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade will wind its way through historic downtown Guelph starting from Woolwich Street at Powell Street […]

Downtown Guelph Banners

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DGBA press release. The next time you’re driving, walking or cycling along Gordon Street, look up. Beginning at the bridge by Royal City Park and continuing north to Waterloo Avenue, you’ll find an series of banners highlighting the array of shops, restaurants and services in Downtown Guelph. From wood-fired pizza at Buon Gusto to ice […]

#HappyMaking Pianos coming September 4

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DGBA press release. LOCAL STREETS BECOME PERFORMANCE SPACES AS #HAPPYMAKING PIANOS ARE INSTALLED AROUND DOWNTOWN FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER Once again, downtown streets will come alive with the sound of music when the #HappyMaking pianos are rolled out on September 4th. Until the end of September, twelve pianos will be scattered throughout the downtown […]

Guided tour will showcase Civic Precinct artworks

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Press release. To celebrate the completion of the Civic Precinct art project, members of the public are invited to a reception to meet celebrated Canadian artist Ted Fullerton. Fullerton’s artworks—Birds of a Feather, A Bird in Hand, Bird/Watching, and Perch—were installed last month and unite City Hall, Market Square, Guelph Central Station, and the Guelph […]

Safe Semester starts August 29 in downtown Guelph

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Press release. The project is designed to create a safe and enjoyable environment for downtown patrons including the influx of students who settle in Guelph each year. “With the start of each new school year, we see a significant increase in activity in our community,” says Deputy Chief of Police, Jeff DeRuyter. “In response to […]