Having a good time in Brampton doesn’t mean you need to fork out a lot of cash. Here are ten fun and free things to do in Brampton throughout the month of June.

Brampton Racers International Track & Field Meet (June 23)

Brampton Racers Track Club is hosting an International Track and Field Meet in partnership with the Amateur Athletic Union. Come out and see the upcoming track and field stars from Ontario and the USA, ages 5 to 14, compete to take home the gold.

CeleBrampton in Downtown Brampton (June 9)

This annual one-day community celebration showcases Brampton’s open, friendly, diverse community and provides an opportunity for residents to learn about city initiatives and services. It also highlights the city’s culture, heritage, arts, dance, and food with family fun and a variety of local entertainment.

Walking Tours (June 9)

After Dark Tours is doing free walking tours in conjunction with CeleBrampton. The tours will cover some downtown history and some info about the Etobicoke Creek and the upcoming Riverwalk. Walks start at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 pm at the new north entrance to City Hall in Daily Times Square (33 Queen Street West).

Community Bike Rides (All Month)

The Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee (BCAC) is hosting free bike rides as part of the 2018 cycling season. These group rides provide opportunities for residents and visitors to explore Brampton on their bicycles, meet other cyclists and enjoy a free refreshment.

Farmers’ Markets (Thursdays and Saturdays)

Brampton has two farmers markets that take place from June to October yearly. The downtown Brampton farmers’ market starts June 16 and the Mount Pleasant Village market starts June 21.

Friday Night Concerts in the Square (Fridays)

Check out free live music in Garden Square every Friday night. Opening bands start at 8 p.m., with headliners at 9 p.m.

Jazz Nights at Wendel Clark’s (Fridays)

Joe’s Jazz Jam goes down every Friday night at Wendel Clark’s. From 9 p.m. to midnight enjoy some groovin’ jazz, drinks, and a delicious meal.

Knit at PAMA (Thursdays)

Drop-in for an evening of knitting and conversation every Thursday night. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome! Supplies and knitting support are included.

Movies in the Square (Saturdays)

Garden Square’s Saturday Night Movies screen at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. starting on June 16 and continuing through September 1. You can enjoy a double-header screening of two family-friendly box office hits every Saturday evening, for free!

Summer Solstice at PAMA (June 21)

Enjoy tours of PAMA’s We Are Here: The Story of Aboriginal People in Peel Region exhibition. There will also be an aboriginal drumming circle with Peel Aboriginal Network.

Worldwide “Knit in Public” Day (June 9)

Enjoy this day devoted to knitting on the lawn in front of the museum at PAMA (on Main Street). Just bring a chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, and something to knit (or crochet).

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