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Downtown Brockville Starts the School Year off Right

With school starting up, now is the time to take advantage of all the great opportunities in Downtown Brockville. From looking towards the future, saving those loonies, and keeping your wardrobe fresh, here's how Downtown Brockville events caters to youth.

Explore Your Future Career Options 

Whether you are looking for ways to improve your resume and job experience to help you land your ideal job after university, or you are interested in starting a business, there are many options available in Downtown Brockville. From career counseling providers to job placement agencies, students can explore future careers and gain valuable experience.

Take Advantage of the Many Student Discounts

As students, you know how important it is to save your hard earned money. Many Downtown Brockville businesses offer valuable student discounts off of products and services you use every day. Simply show your student card to take advantage of these discounts. In fact, many local area schools provide discounts on those student cards, helping you save even more.

Brockville Public Library Perks Program

Did you know your library card does more than let you borrow books and media from the Brockville Public Library? The BPL perks program provides additional valuable discounts on local area products, services, and even select Brockville events. When shopping in Downtown, show your library card at select businesses to take advantage of these money saving offers.

Update Your Wardrobe with all that Money You've Saved

After you've taken advantage of the money saving discounts, freshen up your wardrobe for the coming school year at any one of the great retail shops in Downtown Brockville. Whether you are looking for the perfect back to school outfit, or something great for the upcoming Brockville events, there are options for every style and budget. 

Brockville Events to End the Summer Right

To help bring the summer to an end, Downtown Brockville will be hosting its annual Red Hot & Blue Rockabilly Weekend Aug 30th starting at 10:00 am. The Red Hot & Blue Rockabilly Weekend its:

The 1st Canadian Rockabilly Festival!

- A weekend of music

- DJs from Canada, the United-States and Europe

- International bands

- Jive classes

- Saturday night Jive Contest

- Vintage market

- Closing night wrap up party


Between the many ways students can save money, and the career advancement opportunities, Downtown Brockville has something for everyone. So grab a double-double and come see the excitement for yourself today.

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August 29, 2019
@DowntownBrockville has been a busy month for festivals! The Brockville Rowing Club held their 125 Anniversary Celebrations over the Civic Holiday weekend; as a proud pillar in our community
July 17, 2019
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May 21, 2019
You may have heard some event is happening downtown Brockville this weekend, but what is it? As the official name "Street Eats" implies, it’s all about enjoying food and festivities on our