EAT • PLAY • LIVE • SHOP

Socialize...

CELEBRATE LOCAL.
LOVE LOCAL.
LOVE DOWNTOWN GUELPH.

With so many amazing businesses and unique personalities, it’s no wonder we absolutely love our community. From delicious food, an abundance of services and a whole lot of fun, there is so much to celebrate!

Follow us on Facebook

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
2 days ago
Downtown Guelph
Thousands of attendees join us each year in Downtown Guelph for Art on the Street 💫

Now in its 22nd year, Quebec Street will be filled top to bottom with nearly 100 tents and exhibitors 🎪 PLUS, new this year, a Summer Sidewalk Event will be running throughout all of the Downtown core 🛍️

Details: 
📅 Saturday, June 22nd
🕒 10am - 5pm
🎟️ Free admission, with RSVP to the Facebook event
📍 Downtown Guelph, on Quebec Street and beyond
👫 Family friendly 

📌 Downtown Businesses, the deadline to sign up for the Summer Sidewalk Event is this Friday, May 24th. Find the registration form in your inbox, via our member newsletter. 

Co-hosted by @guelpharts and the Downtown Guelph Business Association

📆 Find the Facebook event link in our bio to RSVPImage attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

Thousands of attendees join us each year in Downtown Guelph for Art on the Street 💫

Now in its 22nd year, Quebec Street will be filled top to bottom with nearly 100 tents and exhibitors 🎪 PLUS, new this year, a Summer Sidewalk Event will be running throughout all of the Downtown core 🛍️

Details:
📅 Saturday, June 22nd
🕒 10am - 5pm
🎟️ Free admission, with RSVP to the Facebook event
📍 Downtown Guelph, on Quebec Street and beyond
👫 Family friendly

📌 Downtown Businesses, the deadline to sign up for the Summer Sidewalk Event is this Friday, May 24th. Find the registration form in your inbox, via our member newsletter.

Co-hosted by @guelpharts and the Downtown Guelph Business Association

📆 Find the Facebook event link in our bio to RSVP
... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago
Downtown Guelph
2 weeks until The 6th Annual Downtown Guelph Exotic Car show is BACK! 🏁

📆 Sunday, June 2nd 2024
⏰ 12-4pm 
📍 Downtown Guelph, on Carden St and MacDonnell 
🎟️ Free admission

The Downtown Guelph Exotic Car Show by Prince Adventures returns for its 6th year! This is a free community event, family friendly and all for a great cause. 

Carden St and MacDonnell will be packed end to end with the best exotic and hyper cars our region has to offer! 🏎️

In addition, find live music by @freedomtrain, a 50/50 raffle with great prizes, DJ Off Nights performing on MacDonnell outside the Hyper Zone, while all proceeds help support BBBSG.

Grab your friends and family and come enjoy a great day outdoors 🛞

Hosted by @PrinceAdventures, and presented by Policaro Group in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Guelph @bbbs.guelph

🚘 If you are interested in being in the show, there are limited spots left! Exotic & super car owners can register via the link in our bio. 

Watch this page for more details 🏁Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

2 weeks until The 6th Annual Downtown Guelph Exotic Car show is BACK! 🏁

📆 Sunday, June 2nd 2024
⏰ 12-4pm
📍 Downtown Guelph, on Carden St and MacDonnell 
🎟️ Free admission

The Downtown Guelph Exotic Car Show by Prince Adventures returns for its 6th year! This is a free community event, family friendly and all for a great cause.

Carden St and MacDonnell will be packed end to end with the best exotic and hyper cars our region has to offer! 🏎️

In addition, find live music by @freedomtrain, a 50/50 raffle with great prizes, DJ Off Nights performing on MacDonnell outside the Hyper Zone, while all proceeds help support BBBSG.

Grab your friends and family and come enjoy a great day outdoors 🛞

Hosted by @PrinceAdventures, and presented by Policaro Group in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Guelph @bbbs.guelph

🚘 If you are interested in being in the show, there are limited spots left! Exotic & super car owners can register via the link in our bio.

Watch this page for more details 🏁
... See MoreSee Less

5 CommentsComment on Facebook

That's great event! It's so much fun to see the exotic cars.

Kerry Cardow

Deshan Sanjaya

Ashtin Vill

Shams Hamkar

View more comments

1 week ago
Downtown Guelph
Free live music every Friday afternoon in the Downtown core is back! 🎸

Join us on your lunch break outdoors every Friday during June and July for some fun in the sun 🌞 

📌 Noon Hour Concert Series 
📅 Friday’s in June & July 
🕒 12pm
🎟️ Free admission
📍 St. George’s Square 
👫 Family friendly 

Mark your calendars, and stay tuned for more details ⛱️Image attachmentImage attachment

Free live music every Friday afternoon in the Downtown core is back! 🎸

Join us on your lunch break outdoors every Friday during June and July for some fun in the sun 🌞

📌 Noon Hour Concert Series
📅 Friday’s in June & July
🕒 12pm
🎟️ Free admission
📍 St. George’s Square
👫 Family friendly

Mark your calendars, and stay tuned for more details ⛱️
... See MoreSee Less

2 CommentsComment on Facebook

Destiny Marie let’s do this!! Would be so fun with the boys !!

Thanks Jessica!

Load more

Follow us on Instagram

Happy Mother’s Day Guelph! 🌸 We are excited to announce the winners of our Mother’s Day Giveaway 🎉

1️⃣ Cass G @midmodcass (IG)
2️⃣ Lindsay Plater-Kippers (FB)
3️⃣ Dominika Kurpiel @polcan_mama (IG)

You have each won $250 Downtown Dollars!

Downtown Dollars can be spent at businesses in the Downtown Guelph core 👋 From a visit to the salon, a dinner out, getting your car serviced, to a shopping spree, Downtown Dollars can be used at so many awesome local businesses! 

Congratulations winners! Please message us directly on Instagram or Facebook to arrange prize pickup with us. 

🌸 Happy Mother’s Day 🌸
Returning to Guelph for its 22nd year, save the date for Art on the Street 2024! 

📅 Saturday, June 22nd
🕒 10am - 5pm
🎟️ Free admission, with RSVP to the Facebook event
📍 Downtown Guelph, on Quebec Street and beyond
👫 Family friendly 

Art on the Street is Guelph’s largest art exhibition and sale, attracting thousands of attendees and nearly 100 exhibitors to Quebec Street in Downtown Guelph.  

❗️New this year, there will also be a Sidewalk Sale happening at the same time inside and outside of local businesses throughout the Downtown core!

We are also currently looking for volunteers. Check out our call for volunteers post on our page for more details 👋 

Co-hosted by @guelpharts and the Downtown Guelph Business Association

📆 Find the Facebook event link in our bio to RSVP
🎨✨ Volunteer Opportunity ✨🎨 Become an Art Angel at Art on the Street, Saturday June 22nd! 🌟

Art on the Street is Guelph’s largest art exhibition and sale, attracting nearly 100 exhibitors and thousands of attendees to Quebec Street in Downtown Guelph.  Now in its 22nd year, this event is filled with colour, creativity, performance, and we’d love for you to be a part of it!  

Volunteer Details:
📅 Date: Saturday, June 22nd
🕒 Shifts: 3 or 4 hours
👫 Age Requirement: 14+
🎁 Perks: Receive an I ❤️ Downtown Guelph t-shirt, snacks, and refreshments

As a volunteer, you will help:
✨ Decorate Quebec Street
🖌️ Assist artists
👉 Guide attendees to amenities
📖 Hand out event programs and ballots

Fill out the online volunteer form to apply to be a part of Guelph’s most exciting art event 🌻 Find the link in our bio 🔗

—

🖌️ Graphic features local artist Amanda Gonsalves
👀 Spotted: the first patio barriers being dropped off Downtown this morning! 

We know what that means… barriers + the water truck = summer and patio season are right around the corner ⛱️

See you on a patio soon 🌞
The 6th Annual Downtown Guelph Exotic Car show is BACK! 🏁

📆 Sunday, June 2nd 2024
⏰ 12-4pm 
📍 Downtown Guelph, on Carden St and MacDonnell 
🎟️ Free admission

The Downtown Guelph Exotic Car Show by Prince Adventures returns for its 6th year! This is a free community event, family friendly and all for a great cause. 

Carden St and MacDonnell will be packed end to end with the best exotic and hyper cars our region has to offer 🏎️

In addition, find live music by Freedom Train, a 50/50 raffle with great prizes, DJ Off Nights performing on MacDonnell outside the Hyper Zone, while all proceeds help support BBBSG.

Grab your friends and family and come enjoy a great day outdoors 🛞

Hosted by @PrinceAdventures, and presented by Policaro Group in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Guelph @bbbs.guelph

Stay tuned for more details 🏁
🌸 GIVEAWAY TIME! 🌸 We are giving away THREE prizes of $250 Downtown Dollars for your mom to spend at her favourite store!

To enter: 
🌷 Tag the special ladies in your life
🌷 Each comment is a new entry
🌷 Like this post and make sure you are following @downtownguelph

Giveaway closes for entries May 9th at 11:59pm. 
The winners will be announced on Mother’s Day, May 12th 2024!

Happy Mother’s Day Guelph! 🩷

Open to residents of Ontario, Canada, age 18+, no purchase necessary. Must be able to pickup prize from the Downtown Guelph office. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook, or META.
Happy 197th Birthday Guelph! 🎂🎉 Our beautiful city is nearing two centuries old 2️⃣0️⃣0️⃣

Time to break out the confetti and crank up the party tunes, because today we’re celebrating another awesome year of our fantastic city 🥳 

From picturesque landscapes to the bustling downtown core, Guelph exudes charm and character like no other. 

It’s not just a place, it’s our home 🫶

On this occasion, we extend heartfelt gratitude to all who contribute to making Guelph the incredible place it is - from local businesses and organizations to volunteers and residents who pour their passion into shaping our community.

Happy Birthday Guelph & community 🎊

⭐️ We acknowledge and appreciate, today and everyday, that Guelph is situated on treaty land that is steeped in rich Indigenous history and home to many First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people today.

DGBA Objectives

Business Support & Development

We are committed to providing exceptional resources, tools, and opportunities that empower local businesses to flourish. By offering mentorship, marketing assistance, and educational programs, we aim to foster entrepreneurship and strengthen the economic vitality of our downtown community.

Community Engagement and Events

The DGBA seeks to create a dynamic and inviting atmosphere that entices residents and visitors alike to explore, shop, and dine in downtown Guelph. Through organizing exciting events, festivals, and cultural activities, we aim to build lasting connections and promote a sense of belonging among all who experience our downtown district.

Advocacy and Sustainability

As staunch advocates for downtown interests, the DGBA actively collaborates with local authorities, stakeholders, and government entities to champion policies that enhance the downtown area's livability, accessibility, and sustainability. We are committed to safeguarding the long-term well-being of downtown Guelph for generations to come.

Urban Revitalization and Beautification

We believe in the power of a visually appealing and well-maintained environment. The DGBA undertakes initiatives to revitalize public spaces, promote street art, and maintain clean, safe, and welcoming streetscapes, contributing to an attractive and welcoming atmosphere for businesses and visitors alike.

Inclusivity and Diversity

The DGBA actively embraces the richness of our diverse community, seeking to create an inclusive and equitable downtown environment. We encourage and celebrate representation from all backgrounds, fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and welcome.

Our Goal

By adhering to these principles and working collaboratively with all stakeholders, the Downtown Guelph Business Association aims to be a driving force in making downtown Guelph an extraordinary destination, buzzing with creativity, economic prosperity, and community pride.