June 7, 2017

Dear Sidewalk Sale Participants!

As we gear up for our 44th Annual Sidewalk Sale, some key points of interest before Thursday start of day!

Contacting the BIA during Sidewalk Sale:   
o    Thursday and Friday contact the BIA office (905-844-4520),  
o    Saturday/Sunday go to the Visit Oakville tent located at Towne Square – Ambassadors will contact the BIA

Posting YOUR promotions:
The BIA is posting in-store promotions during Sidewalk Sale via our website: 
Please send through to Adina should you have special promotions you would like added.

Scheduled Entertainment and Activities:
After Hours A Cappella Harmony – Noon – 5 p.m.
The Willows Trio– 2 – 7 p.m.
FREE Rickshaw Rides – 11 – 7 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: Movies in the Square (Clueless) 9 p.m. Start.
The Willows Trio– 2 – 7 p.m.
FREE Rickshaw Rides – 11 – 8 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: Music in the Square – John Canham Band 7-9 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: Farmer’s Market on George Street – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: Yoga in the Square – 8 – 11 a.m.
FREE Rickshaw Rides – 11 – 6 p.m.
Lamajano Quartet – 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Mariachi Fuego Quarter – 2 -5 p.m.
FREE Rickshaw Rides – 11 – 5 p.m.
Mariachi Fuego Quarter – 2 -5 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: FREE Boleo Dance Classes and Demonstrations 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: Saje Activation 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
SUMMERTIME: Giant Games 1 – 3 p.m.

Reminders on event protocol:
•    No staking or digging. 
•    All tents need to be weighted down with 25 lbs weights on each tent leg.
•    $5 million dollar insurance needs to be in and available with additional insurer added, unless otherwise arranged with       the BIA
•    A minimum of 5 feet sidewalk allowance 
•    NO generators are allowed during events

Sidewalk Sale Advertising that has taken place:
Oakville GO Station
Look Local Full Page
Google Ads
Mobile Signs throughout Oakville
Directory Posters
Online event listings
Yearly Print event listings
Downtown Oakville BIA social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
                Sponsored social media boosts

And the forecast is looking good!

As always, if you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us directly.

Happy Week!
Adina Ingram
Membership Coordinator
Downtown Oakville Business Improvement Area
146 Lakeshore Road East (2nd Floor - West Office)
905-844-4520 x10