Shop the Blocks Celebrates Downtown Shopping & Great Food!
“Come and check out some of the best in food, art, healthy lifestyle options & more,” says Chris Munro of Life’s Little Pleasures. “There is always a little bit of magic in walking downtown on a lovely November night.”
Shoppers will be able to take advantage of a variety of specials, including:
- prize draws
- product demonstration
- and more!
The Shop the Blocks event takes place Wednesday, November 8, from 5 pm to 9 pm.
“There is something different in each store,” says Ms. Munro. “We have new merchants joining us for the very first time. Artists will be displaying their wares and downtown restaurants are offering special menus.”
Participating businesses include:
- Life’s Little Pleasures
- Squire Shop
- Laser Advanced Spa
- Love Love Food
- Kids Korner
- Campbell’s Creations
- Bicycle World
- Kings & Little Ones
- Centre Holidays
- Pommier Jewellers
- Healing Wishes
- Pure Esthetics
- Echo Trends
The City of Cornwall is waiving parking fees at all municipal lots in the Downtown Business Improvement Area for the Shop the Blocks event. Typically fees are in effect at metered spaces until 6 pm on weekdays but will end at 5 pm on Nov. 8.
A number of downtown restaurants are offering specially designed menus as part of Restaurant Week.
“Come early, shop and then enjoy a nice dinner out!”
More info on the Shop the Blocks event can be found on Facebook:
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