Brooklin Harvest Festival

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Harvest Festival Logo

Enjoy the rich autumn colours and bountiful fall produce in Downtown Brooklin and Grass Park!


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Event Details 

  • Date and time:
    Saturday, September 15, 2018
    10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Location
    Grass Park (41 Baldwin Street) and Downtown Brooklin
  • Cost
    This event is free to attend

Download the event poster.


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Event Highlights

  • Businesses and restaurants on Baldwin Street invite you to shop sidewalk sales, pop into unique shops and meet the local owners.

  • Food and community vendors will offer fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods and other unique, homemade products and interactive activities.
  • Families can enjoy the Adventure  Zone with Rock wall, Kids' Zone with inflatable hay maze, pumpkin decorating, balloon artist and scarecrow scavenger hunt.
  • Enjoy visiting the petting zoo and comfortable Adirondack chairs from which to take in the event's live entertainment.
  • Local entertainment at the main Stage in Grass Park will captivate the crowd throughout the day.

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Accessing the Event

Road closures: Harvest Festival is a pedestrian focused event. To provide safe, accessible aisles for pedestrian traffic the following roads will be closed from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 15:

  • Baldwin Street North from Cassels Road to Way Street
  • Roebuck Street
  • Cassels Road East from Baldwin Street to Church Street
  • Portions of Durham Street, Princess Street and Campbell Street

Driving: Highway 12 traffic will detour north of Brooklin at Columbus Road and south of Brooklin at Winchester Road. Access routes throughout Brooklin are available for local traffic.

Parking: Residents are encouraged to use active transportation to access this event. Limited parking is available in the following lots:

  • Downtown Brooklin municipal parking lot (3 Vipond Road)
  • Brooklin Community Centre and Library (8 Vipond Road)
  • Brooklin Memorial Park (access off St. Thomas Street)

On-street parking is available in Downtown Brooklin - please obey all parking signs and by-laws.

Active Transportation: Residents are encouraged to walk, bike or use other forms of active transportation to access Harvest Festival. This event includes road closures and its pedestrian focused.


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this event accessible?
    Yes. Harvest Festival is an outdoor event, taking place on the streets of Downtown Brooklin.
  • Can I bring my dog?
    Yes, dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash, under control of their owner and owner's pick-up after them.
  • Are there shuttle buses/transportation for the event?
    No. Harvest Festival is pedestrian focused and event goers are encouraged to use active transportation to access the event.

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Thank You to our Sponsors

Tim Hortons Logo

Trafalgar Castle School Logo

 

Whitby Hydro Logo

Mount Lawn Arbour Memorial  

Winchester Dental Logo

 

Optimist Club of Brooklin Logo

 


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Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

Information about the many volunteer opportunities at all Town of Whitby events can be found on our Volunteers page.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Aspects of most Town of Whitby events are sponsored by local businesses and community organizations. To find out how your organization can contribute to Harvest Festival please contact the Manager of Advertising and Sponsorship Sales by email or phone 905.430.4300 x7488.


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Future Dates

Harvest Festival is an annual celebration that takes place on the second Third of September. Check back for the 2019 Harvest Festival date.

 


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Contact

Special Events
Town Hall

575 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON L1N 2M8
905.430.4310
events@whitby.ca