Major Road Closures are Coming to Brampton This Weekend
Summer in Brampton calls for a ton of outdoor festivals! And while Brampton loves its festivals, these big events often call for major road closures that drivers will want to be aware of.
CeleBrampton is coming up this weekend, and with that, downtown Brampton is set to see some road closures all day this Saturday June 9.
Which roads will be closed?
Here’s the official list, courtesy of the City of Brampton:
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Queen Street from Chapel Street/Theatre Lane to George Street
- Main Street South from Queen Street to Wellington Street
10 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Main Street North from Queen Street to Nelson Street/Theatre Lane
You might already be planning to check out the festivities in downtown Brampton - CeleBrampton is an epic, all-day event that takes over the streets and major outdoor areas in the city’s downtown core.
CeleBrampton is one of Brampton's biggest street festivals, and it's on its way back this year on Saturday June 9, from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
From 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at Garden Square, you can expect local entertainment and community activities including interactive dance classes. You can also expect a community art project on the large Muskoka chair and the incredibly popular MyBrampton sign for some epic Instagram shots.
Lots of food is coming, too. From 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Main Street North, more than 15 vendors will be set up selling a variety of cultural cuisine in abundance. Downtown businesses are also offering extended patios and sidewalk sales. And, Carabram is hosting a showcase with traditional dance, music, and entertainment.
Something exciting is coming to Queen Street East from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. It's a community picnic where everyone can eat together, and there will also be some huge parks vehicles like a crane and bucket truck.
Along Queen Street West from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., you can check out sports organizations and take part in their activities, including the Brampton Beast, Brampton Minor Lacrosse, Brampton Minor Basketball, Raptors 905 and a MLS Cup Trophy Tour.
Finally, Main Street South and Ken Whillans Square from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. will host City services' information booths, a bike fest, and an Elections "Make Your Mark" campaign where you can learn more about how to get involved in elections season.
For more details on the festivities, click here.