Arts in Brampton
The annual Carabram festival held on the second weekend in July attracts upwards of 60,000 visitors. Participants enjoy song, dance costumes, and food from the many different countries that participate in this event. Brampton Transit provides free shuttle bus service to all the Carabram pavilions, which are set-up in designated locations along Queen Street East.
The Heritage Theatre, located at 86 Main Street North in downtown Brampton, features theatrical, musical, and comedy performances from Canadian as well as International performers. The Brampton Symphony Orchestra also performs here. Local theatre groups stage shows at the Lester B. Pearson Theatre situated inside the Brampton Civic Centre at 150 Central Park Drive, and the Cyril Clark Library Theatre located at 20 Loafer’s Lake Lane.
The Peel Heritage Complex located in downtown Brampton at 9 Wellington St. E., is comprised of a group of historically significant heritage buildings that are now home to: the Region of Peel Museum, Region of Peel Archives, Art Gallery of Peel, and the Peel Heritage Complex and Resource Centre. Programs at this centre include lectures and workshops in history, art, and culture.