Grand Opening Ceremony of “Eleven” at 11 Cross Street

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Grand Opening Ceremony of “Eleven” at 11 Cross Street

 

Welland, ON, April 16 th, 2018 – The Board of Management of the Welland Downtown Business
Improvement Area is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of a new store called “Eleven” at 11 Cross Street.  The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening Ceremony on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Owner and operator of 77 The Healing Space at 77 East Main Street, Heather Hudson is opening a store just around the corner at 11 Cross Street called “Eleven“.  The Healing Space has holistic services such as Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Reiki, Chinese Foot Detox, Meditation, Yoga, rental space for other practitioners and healing classes and seminars.

Eleven will sell items such as salt lamps, incense, healing stones, jewellery and metaphysical items.  People are invited to come in and explore. The Downtown Welland BIA in proud to work with Heather and 77 The Healing Space with this downtown expansion! Grand Opening Ceremony guests will include City of Welland Dignitaries, The Downtown Welland BIA, the Welland Chamber of Commerce, and many more.  The event will include raffle draws for gift certificates for services offered at 77 The Healing Space.  Guests will be invited for wine and cheese (upstairs) after the ribbon cutting.

This event will be held at 11 Cross Street, from 12:00 .m. to 2:00 p.m. with the ribbon cutting beginning at 12:30 p.m.

 

For more information, please call either Heather Hudson at 905 735.0015

OR

Amanda MacDonald

Executive Director

Telephone: 289-820-7467

Email: info@downtownwelland.ca

 

Date Published: May 14, 2019
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Grand Opening Ceremony of The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio

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Grand Opening Ceremony of The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio

 

Welland, ON, April 6th, 2018 – The Board of Management of the Welland Downtown Business Improvement Area is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio downtown location. The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening Ceremony on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 12:00 PM.

After overwhelming success in St. Catharines, The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio owner Sue and Bill Wilkinson have decided to open a second location in the heart of Welland. The store specializes in a variety of creative classes for all ages, camps for young children, and special occasion parties.  The Turtle Team has worked to create accessible workshops geared to those in our community who desire a more relaxed atmosphere, with the slower paced class well suited for individuals of all ability levels. This rapidly growing business is expanding, and the Downtown Welland BIA is excited to welcome them to the thriving City core!

Grand Opening Ceremony guests will include City of Welland Dignitaries, the Downtown Welland BIA, the Welland Chamber of Commerce, and many more. The event will include a lollipop draw – pull a pop to win up to 100% off -, and raffle draws every hour for studio gift certificates towards the purchase of in-store products or events. Guests will be treated with free food and beverage, including delicious pizza and cupcakes, paired with coffee, tea or juice.

This family-friendly event will be held at 52 Hellems Avenue, from 12:00 to 8:00 PM, with the ribbon cutting beginning at 12:30 PM.

 

For more information, please call:

 

Amanda MacDonald

Executive Director

Telephone: 289-820-7467

Email: info@downtownwelland.ca

 

Date Published: May 14, 2019
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Welland Canada Day Celebrations 2018- April 5th 2018

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Welland Canada Day Celebrations 2018
Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Welland, ON, April 5, 2018 – The Board of Management of the Welland Downtown Business Improvement Area, in partnership with the City of Welland Recreation and Culture Department, is excited to announce that a community-wide 2018 Canada Day celebration will be held in Downtown Welland on Sunday, July 1st, 2018!

The festivities will begin at 3: 00 PM with the Canadian Anthem, Speeches from public dignitaries, a flag raising and a Welland group photo. The Merritt Park Floating Stage will be host to an all-ages line-up of entrainment acts, including a Katy Perry act from 3:30 to 4:30, music and live entrainment from 4:30 to 8:30 PM, concluding with a Pink Floyd tribute act from 8:30 to 10 PM. King Street and Merritt Park will host tonnes of activities and games, face painting, food vendors, and local artisans. And, what is a Welland Canada Day, without some canal water fun? Back by popular demand, the waterway activities will include a slide, water climber and much, much more! To wrap-up the fun-filled day, the grand finale will be a spectacular firework show visible from the Merritt Park Amphitheatre!

The Welland Downtown BIA, and the City of Welland Recreation and Culture Department, are very excited to take on this annual event! The whole community is invited to join, visit the museum, take in the local talent, and meet and greet their city staff, councilors, and other esteemed guests. However, they may even be busy manning the bouncy castles or dishing out the Canada Day cake!

We would like to thank our sponsors Giant FM, Niagara AV Systems, Country 89, Welland Honda, Bujold Colburn and Steele Financial Services, Niagara College, Best Western Rose City Suites, and Taris on the Water for their support!

For more information, please contact:
Amanda MacDonald
Executive Director
Telephone: 289-820-7467
Email: Info@downtownwelland.ca

 

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Célébrations de la fête du Canada de Welland en 2018

Dimanche 1er juillet 2018

Welland (Ontario), le 5 avril 2018 – Le conseil de gestion du secteur d’amélioration commerciale du centre-ville de Welland, en partenariat avec le Service des Loisirs et de la Culture de la ville de Welland, est heureux d’annoncer la célébration de la fête du Canada au centre-ville de Welland le dimanche 1er juillet 2018 !

 

Les festivités débuteront à 15 h avec l’hymne canadien, des discours de dignitaires publics, une levée de drapeau et une photo de groupe de Welland. La scène flottante Parc Merritt accueillera une programmation de divertissements pour tous les âges, y compris un spectacle de Katy Perry de 15h30 à 16h30, en spectacle, musique continuelle sur scène de 16h30 à 20h30, concluant avec un hommage à Pink Floyd de 20h30 à 22h.

 

La rue King et le Parc Merritt seront l’hôte de tonnes d’activités et de jeux, de maquillage, de vendeurs de nourriture et d’artisans locaux.  Et, qu’est-ce qu’une journée Fête du Canada à Welland sans jeux et plaisir dans l’eau du canal ? De retour à la demande générale, les activités de la voie navigable comprendront une glissade, un grimpeur d’eau et bien plus encore ! Pour conclure cette journée amusante, la grande finale sera un feu d’artifice spectaculaire visible depuis l’amphithéâtre Parc Merritt !

Le SDAC du centre-ville de Welland et le Service des Loisirs et de la Culture de la Ville de Welland sont très heureux de participer à cet événement annuel! Toute la communauté est invitée à se joindre à nous, à visiter le musée, à rencontrer les talents locaux, à rencontrer et saluer le personnel de la ville, les conseillers et d’autres invités estimés. Cependant, ils peuvent même être occupés à manœuvrer les châteaux gonflables ou à distribuer le gâteau de la fête du Canada!

Nous tenons à remercier nos commanditaires Giant FM, Niagara AV Systems, Country 89, Welland Honda, Services financiers Bujold Colburn et Steele, Collège Niagara, Suites Best Western Rose City et Taris on the Water pour leur soutien !

 

Amanda MacDonald

Directrice Exécutive

Téléphone: 289-820-746
Courriel: info@downtownwelland.ca

 

Date Published: May 14, 2019
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Concerts on the Canal 2018 Entertainment line up- April 5th

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Concerts on the Canal 2018 Entertainment Line-up

 

Welland, ON, April 5, 2018 – The Board of Management of the Welland Downtown Business Improvement Area, in partnership with the City of Welland, is thrilled to announce the free, family-friendly, fun-filled 2018 Concerts on the Canal series line-up!

 

The free shows will take place each Friday at the Merritt Park Amphitheatre and starting at 7 PM, with the exception of the Saturday, July 14th Matinee Performance, which will start at 2 PM. The dates and line-up for the concert series are as followed:

 

  • Friday, June 22 – Steve Strongman
  • Friday, July 6 – Fresh Horses Garth Brooks Tribute
  • Friday, July 13 – Desire U2 Tribute
  • Saturday, July 14 – Taylor Made, a Taylor Swift Tribute *
  • Friday, July 20 – Practically Hip Tragically Hip Tribute
  • Friday, August 10 – Ruckus opening for Destroyer Kiss Tribute
  • Friday, August 17 – Turbo Street Funk
  • Friday, August 24 – My Son the Hurricane

*Performances may be subject to change.

Food will be available for purchase from vendors at 6 PM and throughout the evening.

We would like to thank our sponsors the City of Welland, Giant FM, Niagara AV Systems, Country 89, Welland Honda, Bujold Colburn and Steele Financial Services, Niagara College, Rotary Club of Welland and St. Catharines Performance Hyundai for their support!

For more information, please contact:
Amanda MacDonald
Executive Director
Telephone: 289-820-7467
Email: Info@downtownwelland.ca

 

 

 

 

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Concerts on the Canal 2018 Programmation

 

Welland (Ontario), le 5 avril 2018 – Le conseil d’administration de la zone d’amélioration commerciale du centre-ville de Welland, en partenariat avec la Ville de Welland, est heureux d’annoncer les concerts 2018 gratuits, adaptés aux familles et amusants. -up! Line-up

 

Les spectacles gratuits auront lieu chaque vendredi à l’Amphithéâtre Parc Merritt dès 19h, à l’exception du samedi 14 juillet Performance Matinale, qui débutera à 14h. Les dates et les artistes de la série de concerts sont les suivants :

 

  • vendredi 22 juin – Steve Strongman
  • vendredi 6 juillet – Fresh Horses Hommage Garth Brooks
  • vendredi 13 juillet – Desire Hommage U2
  • samedi   14 juillet – Taylor Made, Hommage Taylor Swift *
  • vendredi 20 juillet – Practically Hip – Hommage Tragically Hip
  • vendredi 10 aout – Ruckus qui ouvre pour Hommage Destroyer Kiss
  • vendredi 17 aout – Turbo Street Funk
  • vendredi 24 aout – My Son the Hurricane

* Les performances peuvent être sujettes à des changements.

La nourriture sera disponible à l’achat auprès des vendeurs à 18 heures et toute la soirée.

Nous tenons à remercier nos commanditaires, la ville de Welland, Giant FM, Niagara AV Systems, Country 89, Welland Honda, Services financiers Bujold Colburn et Steele, Collège Niagara et St. Catharines Performance Hyundai pour leur soutien!

Amanda MacDonald

Directrice Exécutive

Téléphone: 289-820-746
Courriel: info@downtownwelland.ca

 

Date Published: May 14, 2019
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Category: Events