Programs

Image of people sitting in lawn chairs watching a movie on Garden Square's large LED screen.
A man and woman are looking at each other laughing on The Rose's patio. The man has tattoos on his arms and wears sunglasses and a black hat. Green foliage from a tree is behind them.
A young man in a white t-shirt and grey jeans sits on the steps of The Rose's patio and looks off into the distance. A group of young people sit behind him talking to each other.
A young man and woman ook at each other within a crowd while a concert is on in front of them. Red lighting washes the stage but has a full band.

Virtual Programming

Garden Square curates free and accessible arts & cultural programming for all Bramptonians. Since opening in 2015, Garden Square has programmed hundreds of programs and events for the community, and has become a gathering space in the heart of downtown Brampton. Programmed July through August, and host to many other events throughout the year, residents can enjoy free online entertainment all summer long. Follow Garden Square on social media for more!​​

Pride in the Square 2021

Pride in the Square returns June 13, 2021! Join the virtual celebrations, all day long. Enjoy activities for all ages, live performances, and a fitness dance party, featuring favourite Pride anthems. Tune in here on June 13! 

11:00 AM: Fay & Fluffy's Storytime - WATCH RECORDING

6:00 PM: Loud & Proud Fitness Dance Party, hosted by City of Brampton Recreation - WATCH RECORDING

7:00 PM: Queeriahcity: Special Presentation* - Live performances curated by Queeriahcity (Mature Content) - WATCH RECORDING

Featuring Mango Lassi, Urvah Khan, Qurat Dar, and Sargon.

8:30 PM: Live performance by Micah Barnes* 


*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Garden Square was unable to host artists onstage to record and broadcast live performances. Pride in the Square performances were pre-recorded from offsite studios, and provided by the artists; Urvah Khan’s performance was pre-recorded in 2019 at Maja Prentice Theatre, and provided by the artist.​

Sponsors

Pride in the Square is presented by TD.​

East Coast Kitchen Party 2021

East Coast Kitchen Party returns this summer! Join the virtual celebrations, all day long.


SHOW US YOUR EAST COAST PRIDE

Whether its festive attire, poems about home, your go-to step-dancing moves, an ugly stick performance, or photos of food that tastes like home, share photos and videos showing off your East Coast Pride to be featured during the virtual celebration!

Please send photos or videos via email, WeTransfer or Drop Box to garden.square@brampton.ca.

Deadline to submit: June 30

6:00 PM Mainland Kitchen Band, live performance

7:00 PM Show Us Your East Coast Pride: Community Showcase

7:30 PM Celtic Kitchen Party, live performance

Sponsors

Garden Square's EAST COAST KITCHEN PARTY is presented in partnership with Freezerland, and generously supported by Algoma University, Allstate, TD, and Tim Hortons.​

Stomp N' Stampede 2021

​Stomp n' Stampede returns August 14, 2021! Join us for virtual celebrations. Check out the schedule for more.


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6:00 PM Mainland Kitchen Band

7:00 PM Show Us Your East Coast Pride: Community Showcase

7:30 PM Celtic Kitchen Party​

Sponsors

Garden Square's STOMP'N STAMPEDE is generously supported by Algoma University, Allstate, TD, and Tim Hortons.​​

PIXEL Digital Art Exhibit 2021

Introducing: PIXEL Digital Art Exhibit!

From June - October 2021

Presented in collaboration with the City of Brampton's Arts, Culture, and Creative Industry Development Agency (ACCIDA)

New this summer! Our physical Square is becoming a digital square with PIXEL, a new digital art exhibit presented on the 24’ Garden Square Screen. Every two weeks, a local artist will have their work featured daily with content running continuously from 11 AM - 12 PM and 5 - 6 PM. 

If you are passing through Garden Square, check out creative inspirations from artists in our community.


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Have your work featured in PIXEL! We're offering the unique opportunity for seven (7) local artists and creatives to have their work featured on our 24’ LED screen. 

Submissions can include: still images (digital art, photography, illustrations, paintings); or moving images (theatre, video art, short animations, recorded performances, music videos).

Deadline to Submit: July 1, 2021

SUBMIT HERE: bit.ly/pixelsubmissions

LEARN MORE ABOUT ACCIDA: www.accida.ca 

JUNE 2021: National Indigenous History Month
Featuring content from PAMA - Peel Art Gallery Museum & Archives, The Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund, and Local Love. 

Artists: Selena Mills and Sara Roque; Illustrations by Chief Lady Bird for United Way Greater Toronto; Twin Flames (Jaaji and Chelsey June).

Sponsors

East Coast Kitchen Party 2020

Brampton's 4th Annual East Coast Kitchen Party is back! Join Garden Square on Facebook all day long, July 18, for family activities and live performances. Let loose in your living room (or outside!)

Official Partner: Freezerland

10 AM: Learn how to make an ugly stick with everyday household items. View the suggested craft list, and get ready for the workshop!

11 AM: Traditional East Coast sing-along

12:30 PM: Africville Stories: In Conversation, with Joe Sealy and Jael Richardson

5 PM: Live Performance: Mainland Kitchen Party Band

6 PM: Live Performance: Screeched Inn


Sponsors

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Stomp n' Stampede 2020

Grab your cowboy hats and line-dancing boots! Stomp N' Stampede returns as a special online event that's all things country.

Where: Garden Square Facebook Live​

When: August 15

Starting at: 5 PM

5 PM: Grill Stop with Little Shop

7 PM: Line-dancing lessons with Double Trouble

8 PM: Live performance by SACHA

8:30 PM: Live performance by DJ Johnny Rivex

Sponsors