Brampton is a great place for you to live and for your children to grow up.
Home to the original “four corners” areas, as it used to have four banks—one on each corner.
The downtown core has been entirely renovated to include the well-known Rose Theatre and City Hall. It also has Gage Park, with outdoor winding skating rinks and year-round events. It is also home to an arts museum.
The historic centre of Brampton
In the summer Old Brampton is home to the Farmer’s Market
An amazing area to walk around in with its placarded historic homes.
A mixture of Brampton luxury homes, heritage homes and Brampton condos.
THINGS TO DO IN BRAMPTON: Watch a movie under the stars (free) - Grab some kettle corn, a blanket and a lawn chair and hunker down for a movie on the big screen. Garden Square will be showing throwback films on Tuesdays and new movies on Saturdays all summer long.
Catch some live outdoor music (free) - Each Thursday and Friday during the summer catch local artists performing at Gage Park (Thursdays) and Garden Square (Fridays) from 7pm-10pm.
Do some Treetop Trekking - Calling all adrenaline junkies! Treetop Trekking in the Heartlake Conservation area offers a variety high rope courses and zip lines throughout the park. It’s sure to get your blood pumping!
Outdoor water sports at Professsor’s Lake
- If you don’t have time to escape the city for one of Ontario’s picturesque lakes, check out the one in your own backyard! Professor’s Lake offers paddle boats, kayaks and canoes for rent by the hour. Pack a snack, rent a boat and paddle out on the lake for a relaxing time.
Check out Claireville Conservation Area - Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind for a couple of hours of serenity at Claireville. They’ve got trails to hike and bike, wildlife to observe and even horseback riding. Claireville is located at Queen Street East and Claireville Conservation Road.
Hike or bike the Etobicoke Creek Trail (Free)
- The Etobicoke Creek Trail extends from Peel Village to Mayfield Rd. in a 14.5 km stretch. The trail is great for walking, jogging, biking and inline skating. Pick an afternoon, dust off the old cruiser and go for a ride along this scenic trail.
Watch Shakespeare in the Square (free) - This year’s lineup features is a spectacular abridged version of Much Ado about Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies. There’s romance, there’s drama, there’s all sorts of hilarious shenanigans. Shakespeare in the Square runs every Wednesday & Thursday until August 20 in Ken Whillans Square in Downtown Brampton.
Visit Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives (free)
- If the art scene is your thing, then you’ve got to find your way to PAMA in Downtown Brampton! Their exhibits are free all summer long (until September 8). Their latest exhibit, Can You Imagine? allows the public the opportunity to interact with pieces that capture the Peel community’s vision and future progress. You can even share your vision for Brampton in their video booth time machine!
Go camping at Indian Line Campground - You don’t need to travel far from Brampton to enjoy the great outdoors, Indian Line Campground is located on the outskirts of the city on Finch Avenue. Pitch a tent, go mountain biking, hiking, swimming at the onsite pool or kick back and enjoy the lake view. And you don’t have to rough it too hard, they’ve got free wifi!
Shop the Farmer’s Market - The market runs until the second week of October, and there’s nothing like a nice sunny Saturday morning stroll. The market has a variety of farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh breads, pastries, wines and a ton of other things! The market operates every Saturday from 7am – 1pm in Downtown Brampton as well as Thursdays from 3pm – 8pm in Mount Pleasant Village.
RESTAURANTS NEAR DOWNTOWN BRAMPTON:
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Vesuvio Ristorante, La Capannina, Henry's Fish & Chips, Fanzorelli's, Freshly Thai, Toshi Japanese Restaurant, Sonny's Drive In and much more.