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Shop local and support Brampton’s arts community at the Brampton Summer Artist Market


​BRAMPTON, ON (July 12, 2022) – The City of Brampton’s Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency (ACCIDA) invites residents to support local artists and connect with Brampton’s arts community at their inaugural Summer Artist Market. On Saturday, July 16 from 11 am to 5 pm, the Summer Artist Market will feature 25 Brampton artist vendors and local arts organizations inside The Rose Brampton, including:


• 905ink
• Abiola Idowu
• Aditi Ganeev Sangwan
• Annemarie Claudette Art
• Art By Anita Pietras
• Art on Mill Street
• ArtisanWorks
• Brampton Quilters Guild
• Broadening Horizons
• Carlena Jean
• Emmmbellished
• Gallery 22 Collective
• Haneen Arshad • HJEM Co
• Julia Louise Pereira
• Le Sarge Creations
• Luxe by Nonie
• Meegan Lim
• melissas.handmades
• Ricky Lima
• sagwa
• The inPrint Collective
• The Paper Narwhal
• Vicki Ruple Lepe
• Visual Arts Brampton


Shop a wide range of local artworks including paintings, prints, ceramics, jewelry and more while mingling and enjoying live music by DJ ROSHANIE. While at the Summer Artist Market, stop by the Brampton Farmers’ Market, presented by Meridian Credit Union, from 8 am to 1 pm, located on Wellington Street between George Street and Main Street South and in Gage Park.


Learn more about ACCIDA here, and get full event details here.

Transformation underway in Downtown Brampton
Downtown Brampton is undergoing a transformation. The Region of Peel is leading a project to replace watermain and sanitary sewers in the area. As a result there are several road closures in effect. Please plan ahead when heading to the Summer Artist Market.

Municipal parking updates can be found at brampton.ca or let Brampton Transit get you there. Plan your trip in advance with Triplinx.

Market Square Parking Garage
The City of Brampton will be completing maintenance repairs to the Market Square Parking Garage and, as a result, it will be closed temporarily from June 27 to July 22, 2022.

Parking will continue to be available in Downtown Brampton for visitors and businesses at the following

municipal parking lots and garages:

• John Street Parking Garage, 16 John Street
• City Hall Parking Garage, 2 Wellington Street West
• West Tower Parking Garage, 41 George Street
• Nelson Square Parking Garage, 9 Diplock Lane
• George Street North Surface Parking Lot, 20 George Street North

About ACCIDA
The Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency is a unique organization incubating under the City of Brampton focused on growing, celebrating, advocating for and connecting the sector through the provision of a range of programs, services and resources. ACCIDA is a key partner in delivering the City’s ambitious vision for arts, culture and creative industries as articulated in the City’s strategic vision and Culture Master Plan.

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“The Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency continues its tremendous work to connect with Brampton’s arts community. I encourage all residents to join us at the Summer Artist Marketplace on July 16 to shop and support local and connect with Brampton artists and arts organizations.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“Join us on July 16 at The Rose Brampton for the Summer Artist Marketplace! With more than 25 local artist vendors and organizations, there will be something for everyone. Help support our local arts community and shop from local vendors. We hope to see you there!”
- Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton; Council Panel Member, Arts, Culture & Creative Industry Development Agency

“The City of Brampton is committed to fostering arts and culture in our city, supporting local and providing great summer events for all in our community – and ACCIDA’s Summer Artist Marketplace combines all three! Connect with local artists and arts organizations and shop local on July 16.”
- Paul Morrison, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton

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