Downtown Truro has Re-Opened!

Please join us for an Outdoor Shopping Event on FRIDAY, July 24th on Inglis Place.
Here’s what’s happening:
* it’s a socially distanced sidewalk shopping event on Ingls Place and surrounding businesses from 10am – 2pm.
* Live Music on Inglis Street.
* A Downtown Dollar Giveaway of $500.00! For every purchase of $50 or greater, customers will be entered into a draw to win the Grand Prize. (Details for entry will be given to the stores prior to the event.)
* Masks are recommended to attend event and DTP staff will be onsite to help manage crowd control.
Let’s show our love for our small Downtown Truro businesses by supporting them Friday, July 24!
Can’t make it on Friday, July 24th?
The majority of our shops, services and businesses have reopened in our downtown core AND have consistent business hours:
Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stay Safe & Shop Local!

 

 



2020 Summer in Truro Photo Contest

We are looking for unique photos to be featured in our provincially distributed promotional materials.

Photo submissions should reflect the vibrancy of Truro and the people who live, work and play here.

Contest Entry Details are as follows:

• Entries must be submitted no later than August 31st, 2020 at 4:00pm. There is no fee for entry.

• To be eligible to win the grand prize, each photograph must have been taken in Truro, Nova Scotia. Photos of people will be given preference over landscape and nature photographs. For example, we are looking for photos of people dining, shopping, enjoying downtown and recreation activities in Truro!

To submit a photo, please complete the following steps:

1.     Email your submission to info@downtowntruro.ca.

  • The subject line must read: 2020 SUMMER IN TRURO PHOTO CONTEST
  • The body of your email should include your name, a brief description of the photo, your contact information and your social media platforms (if you would like to be identified as the contest winner).
  • Please attach a .png (or .jpg) digital file of your photo (photo submission details can be found below).

2.     Upload your photo to social media; either Facebook, Instagram or both!

3.     Tag @downtowntruro.

4.     Use the hashtag #experiencetruro in the post description.

*Please note your privacy settings for this post must be public. The photos will be judged by a panel once we’ve received all submissions, however, we will gain input from the public through public social media engagement.

PHOTO SUBMISSION   

  • Entries must be colour digital photographs. Moderate digital adjustment (colour correction, cropping, sharpening, etc) is acceptable, but any image with a watermark or signature will be automatically disqualified.
  • For contest entry, photos must be a .png or .jpg digital file, at least 3MB in size. Maximum file size: 6MB.
  • The winner will be required to submit original material (high resolution files) for reproduction purposes, so winning pictures can be published. Please be prepared to submit a high resolution file, should you win.
  • The photographer requires consent of all individuals in the photo, prior to submitting the photo.
  • Photographers may submit multiple photos.
  • By entering contest, the photographer gives consent to the Downtown Truro Partnership to use their photo(s) in future promotional materials/campaigns. Photographer credit will be given on or near photo.

JUDGING

  • Entries will be judged by a panel comprised of staff of the Downtown Truro Partnership. The decisions of the judges are final.
  • Winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.
  • The winner will be notified by August 31, 2020.

PRIZE WINNER

  • There will be ONE submission winner. The winner will be gifted $250 downtown dollars.
  • Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not redeemable for cash. If prizes cannot be mailed, winners are responsible for picking up their prizes at the Downtown Truro Partnership Office; 605 Prince Street, Truro, NS.

2021 Photo Contest RULES



We’re all in this together! Keep connected and Support Local!

Truro’s shops, restaurants and services have been doing everything they can to practice social distancing. Many of them have made heartbreaking decisions to close their doors or reduce their hours in order to keep their customers, staff, friends and family safe. This financial hit will be very hard for many of them to get through. Let’s show them some love and gratitude for all they do for us on a daily basis!

Downtown Truro and the Town of Truro have partnered to do a Downtown Dollar Giveaway to help support small businesses (50 employees or less) in Truro.

We understand much of the public is experiencing financial hardship as well, however IF you are able, we want to thank you for supporting local by giving you FREE Downtown Dollars (redeemable at over 100 downtown businesses and never expire!) Here’s how it works:

– Starting March 19th until April 1st, purchases of $20 or greater, made in Truro at a small business (50 employees or less) will be eligible to be redeemed for Free Downtown Dollars!
All you have to do is send us a copy of your receipt with the date included!

– Make a purchase $20 or greater and we will match 25% of your original purchase in Downtown Dollars, up to a maximum of $25 (For example, make a purchase of $100, receive $25 FREE Downtown Dollars). If you make multiple purchases, great! Spread the love to multiple businesses and each purchase will be eligible. We will mail or deliver your FREE Downtown Dollars to you!

– Check with your favourite business and see how they are accommodating and practicing social distancing, many have websites where you can make purchases online, are providing delivery, can package for takeout, etc. Message them on social media and they will let you know!

So grab a gift certificate to use later, pay for a hair appointment in advance, order take-out from your favourite restaurant, and support the small businesses in Truro – the people who make our town tick!

For entry, please email info@downtowntruro.ca. Send us a photo of your receipt (must include the business name, date of purchase and purchase total). Purchases will be eligible until April 1st, 2020 at 9pm. Photos must be submitted by April 1st in order to be redeemed.

*We are giving away a fixed amount of Downtown Dollars, once we run out, the giveaway will end. Please submit your purchases as soon as possible to ensure they are eligible for redemption.

Follow the event on Facebook Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2760323017336825/



Dine + Win in Downtown Truro

Dine + Win in #downtowntruro this March!

Downtown Truro Partnership has partnered with 25 of our finest downtown restaurants to present this exciting BINGO style promotion! Come out and Taste Truro!

What is it?
Food BINGO!

How does it work?
BINGO cards showing the logos of the participating restaurants in downtown Truro will be available at participating restaurants throughout the month of March.

Spend a minimum of $10 (before taxes) and the server will mark and initial that restaurant’s logo on your card.

Alcohol purchases are included.

Just like a regular game of BINGO, fill a line you get FREE Downtown Truro Dollars.
Fill one line = FREE Downtown Dollars
Fill two lines = More FREE Downtown Dollars
FULL CARD = $100 FREE Downtown Dollars!

At the end of the promotion (April 1) submit your cards to Downtown Truro Partnership (605 Prince St. – inside the Marigold) to receive your FREE Downtown Dollars.

You’ll also be entered to win $250 in gift certificates to all participating restaurants!

Didn’t complete a line? No problem! You can still submit your card and be entered into the gift card draw.

FINE PRINT:
* a Full Line or Card means visiting each restaurant on the BINGO card and having the server stamp/initial that you’ve spent the minimum $10 before taxes.
* All stamps/lines must be obtained on the same card. Cards CANNOT be combined.

Questions?
Call us – (902) 895-9258 or send us an email carla@downtowntruro.ca

Visit the Facebook event for the most up-to-date information.



Downtown Dollars at the Truro Farmer’s Market

The Downtown Truro Partnership will be at the Truro Farmer’s Market to sell and give away FREE Downtown Dollars!!

With the purchase of $40 Downtown Dollars (that’s a straight $40 for $40) you can win between $5, $10 or $20 for free. It’s that easy!

Not sure what Downtown Dollars are?
Downtown Dollars are Truro’s own local currency. Used just like cash and accepted at over 100 downtown Truro businesses, including the Farmer’s Market vendors! Downtown Dollars were created to help keep our money local. Can’t think of the right gift for someone? How about some Downtown Dollars!

To see a list of participating businesses click here.

Come visit us at the Market!



Downtown Dollars at the Truro Farmer’s Market

The Downtown Truro Partnership will be at the Truro Farmer’s Market to sell and give away FREE Downtown Dollars!!

With the purchase of $40 Downtown Dollars (that’s a straight $40 for $40) you can win between $5, $10 or $20 for free. It’s that easy!

Not sure what Downtown Dollars are?
Downtown Dollars are Truro’s own local currency. Used just like cash and accepted at over 100 downtown Truro businesses, including the Farmer’s Market vendors! Downtown Dollars were created to help keep our money local. Can’t think of the right gift for someone? How about some Downtown Dollars!

To see a list of participating businesses click here.

Come visit us at the Market!



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Check out this awesome contest!🤩CONTEST ALERT!! Win $100 Downtown Truro Dollars!

Non-medical masks are now required in most indoor public places. This includes our local businesses! Show your support for our local businesses by snapping a picture of yourself wearing a mask at one of our many local businesses!

How do you enter the contest?

Post a photo of yourself wearing a mask at a local Truro business! This can be a store, restaurant, hair salon or spa, or any other local business or service provider! Be sure to tag @townoftruro and @downtowntruro, and use the hashtag #staysafesupportlocal in your post!

Contest closes August 21st at noon (12:00 pm). Winner will be notified via Facebook.

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!!!
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The Downtown Truro Partnership and the Town of Truro recognize that the image of Downtown Truro is an important economic development tool.
The historic quality of the buildings, the available amenity space, green and social interaction spaces in the downtown area, are important assets to the image, the ‘feel’ and an attraction to those that live, work and shop in the downtown core.

The 2020 Façade & Signage Improvement Program is a funding program intended to provide financial aid and incentive to commercial property owners and tenants to improve the exterior appearance of their properties. We hope to stimulate commercial building improvements, promote investment and enhance the physical appearance and economic vitality of downtown Truro.

The newest version of this program is now open and accepting applications until December 31, 2020.
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For further questions on the 2020 Façade & Signage Improvement Program please contact Jenn Mantin:
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We’re looking for unique photos of people enjoying Downtown Truro - especially the food, shops and cultural establishments - to be featured in our Provincially distributed promotional materials.
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**2020 SUMMER IN TRURO PHOTO CONTEST**
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Contest Entry Details are as follows:
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1. The contest winner will be awarded $250 Downtown Dollars!
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2. Entries must be submitted no later than August 31st, 2020 at 4:00pm. There is no fee for entry.
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3. To be eligible to win, the photograph must have been taken in Truro, Nova Scotia. Photos taken of people will be given preference over landscape and nature photographs. For example, we are looking for photos of people dining, shopping, enjoying events and recreation activities in Truro!
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For full contest details and submission guidelines, please visit: downtowntruro.ca/event/2020-summer-in-truro-photo-contest/
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