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



Riverfront Park Concert Series

Mark your calendars for Friday nights in July at Riverfront Park! We have some great acts joining us for this free concert series which happens every Friday in July starting at 7:00 pm at Riverfront Park.

More details to come



Riverfront Park Concert Series

Mark your calendars for Friday nights in July at Riverfront Park! We have some great acts joining us for this free concert series which happens every Friday in July starting at 7:00 pm at Riverfront Park.

More details to come



Riverfront Park Concert Series

Mark your calendars for Friday nights in July at Riverfront Park! We have some great acts joining us for this free concert series which happens every Friday in July starting at 7:00 pm at Riverfront Park.

More details to come



Riverfront Park Concert Series

Mark your calendars for Friday nights in July at Riverfront Park! We have some great acts joining us for this free concert series which happens every Friday in July starting at 7:00 pm at Riverfront Park.

More details to come



Cheers to Summer

Street wide Craft Beer Tasting Event! (19+)

Tickets: $25 +tax – available via Eventbrite or at the Downtown Truro Partnership Office (605 Prince St. inside the Marigold Cultural Centre).
Eventbrite accepts Credit Card, but e-Transfers, cash & cheque are preferred when paying in person at the DTP office.

Come and sample 8 NS Craft Brewery beers while enjoying live entertainment, activities and THIS EVENT ONLY deals & specials!

Are you the Designated Driver? Your ticket is only $5 at the door AND you get $5 in Downtown Dollars to spend that night! Mocktails & water never tasted better!

Inglis Place will be closed to vehicular traffic to allow you party people to roam freely along the street.

Enter The Bunker will be onsite with a mini-escape room & laser tag. ($)

B-Fish Productions will be pumping out the tunes to keep everyone moving.

HAF skate and tattoo will be hosting a chin-up bar hanging challenge: how long can you hold your own body weight?! ($)

MORE will be announced as it’s confirmed.
In-store specials will NOT be advertised – it’s a “you gotta be here to get these deals” kind of event!

Breweries in attendance:
Wayfarers’ Ale Society
Backstage Brewing Company
Sober Island Brewing Company
Tatamagouche Brewing Co.
Big Spruce Brewing
Off Track Brewing Ltd.
Trider’s Craft Beer
Propeller Brewing Company

Don’t miss out – get your tickets now via Eventbrite or at the Downtown Truro office at 605 Prince St. – inside the Marigold Cultural Centre.
Need more information? Send us an email at info@downtowntruro.ca or call (902) 895-8958

($) denotes a cost associated with that event.



Celebrate Summer Street Festival

We can’t wait to celebrate summer with you… Thursday June 20 from 4-8PM on Inglis Place.

Halifax Henna will be onsite to produce beautiful Henna body art!

Jen Power art will be in attendance to do a great painting with kids!

Enter The Bunker will be onsite with a mini-escape room & laser tag. ($)

Family Fun Entertainment will be in attendance doing face paint, balloon animals, glitter tattoos, airbrush tattoos. They will also have popcorn, snocones and cotten candy! ($)

Cougar Dome will be there showing everyone mini tennis!

B-Fish Productions will be pumping out the tunes to keep everyone moving.

Truro Allstar Cheer & Tumble will be on site allowing children to try cheering and tumbling!

The Drum Runners will be there showing off there awesome skills!

You may be hungry when you are here don’t for get to check out MacQuarries Food Truck Fest Truro

MORE will be announced as it is confirmed.

Come celebrate summer in Downtown Truro!

 



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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.

Downtown Dollars are Truro’s own local currency. Used just like cash and accepted at over 100 downtown Truro businesses!
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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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TODAY is the last day 😢 in our 💕Downtown Truro Has Heart💕 month.
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You can still support a non-profit by drinking beer! (🥳YAY!)
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Visit The Nook and Cranny Brew Pub, Sauced Wood Fired Pizza, or BellyUp BBQ & Grill and order a pint.
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Dine + Win in #downtowntruro this March!
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Do you like to eat? Do you like FREE 💰? This promotion is for you!

Fill a line on your Dine + Win BINGO card and receive FREE Downtown Dollars when you eat out at some of the best restaurants downtown Truro… https://ift.tt/2wc8Owu

Beginning March 1 - Dine + Win is coming to #downtowntruro! *What’s this now?*
It’s a month-long, food themed BINGO featuring 25 of downtown Truro’s delicious dining establishments.
Get rewarded for eating out?
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Downtown Truro has teamed up with the brew-master at Salty Dog Brewing Company to craft a limited run of Has Heart Ale (a German style Kölsch). For the month of February The Nook and Cranny Brew Pub, Sauced Wood Fired Pizza and BellyUp BBQ & Grill will b… https://ift.tt/2HJsRoz

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