With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario, some SBIA businesses remain open and are taking extra precautions to do their part and help prevent the spread of this contagious disease, while others have made the choice to close temporarily to help flatten the curve. Although we are all encouraged to practice social distancing, […]
Southampton BIA members are invited to join us on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:30 pm at the Southampton Town Hall for the Annual General Meeting. There will be a social hour with light refreshments provided during the meeting at 8:00 pm. If you are able to attend, please RSVP to email@example.com. We look forward to […]
Kick off the holiday season this Thursday, November 21st with Southampton Sparkles from 10 am to 9 pm. No matter where you stand with your holiday shopping, you’ll want to check out all the great deals from our participating merchants! Join Mayor Luke Charbonneau at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall for the annual Christmas […]
Can you spot Jean in the picture? Perhaps you hadn’t heard, but there will also be shopping for the Ladies at the Lake weekend (October 18 – 20), and our downtown retailers will have some sweet promotions! Here are a few: Sisters on Huron – 20% off all BAT AMI silver jewellery and accessories and […]
October 18-20, 2019 New events are being added daily – please go the Ladies at the Lake drop down menu and scroll down to the Activities Calendar and see what’s new! It’s shaping up to be a terrific weekend!
There are only three words to describe Ladies at the Lake: Fun, Fun, Fun! Here’s what we’ve got happening so far: Friday Evening: Meet and Greet at Southampton Olive Oil Company between 6 and 8pm Join the amazing staff at SOOC and kick off the weekend tasting their oils and vinegars, olives and other goodies, […]
We’re looking forward to another fabulously successful Ladies at the Lake weekend. More events, activities and store promotions to be announced!
Congratulations to the Winners of Southampton BIA’s Flag Quest! Another amazing Marine Heritage Festival and the 5th successful year for Flag Quest! The Southampton BIA would like to thank everyone who played Flag Quest, as well as the participating businesses and sponsors. Individuals, families, and children took up the Quest and entries were received by […]
Ahoy me hearties! Pick up your game card at the participating businesses. No spy glass needed, Flag Quest clues are on display in storefront windows! There’s booty to be had, so get your ballot into the ballot boxes either outside the Town Hall or at Pioneer Park. Arrrrr!!!! http://www.brucemuseum.ca/events/marine-heritage-festival-launch-party-3/
The Southampton BIA has hired Lisa Mills to replace outgoing Coordinator Heather Hyde, who has moved to the Town of Saugeen Shores as Economic Development Officer. Ms Mills moved to Southampton permanently in 2014, and brings to the BIA many years of experience as an entrepreneur in the design, communications, retail and service sectors, as […]
The Southampton BIA congratulates the Town of Saugeen Shores on thier designation and award. The BIA looks forward to the continued partnership with the Town to bring cycle tourism to our community.
The County of Bruce recently presented the Agriculture Business Retention and Expansion Study Final Report, the Economic Impact of Tourism Report and the 2018 Economic Development Report. You can read them all here.
Congratulations Saugeen Shores, we’re #14 this year!
The Southampton BIA Board of Management has written a letter to show our support for the Nuclear Innovation Institute’s potential future location in the community of Southampton.
Southampton Sparkles continues with a month of Festive Fridays November 30 – December 21, where many downtown Southampton Merchants will be open late Fridays. Friday, December 14th is an extra special Festive Friday with Carriage Rides downtown Southampton.
Kick off the holiday season at the Southampton Town Hall on Thursday, November 22 at 6:30pm with the official Tree Lighting Ceremony. Then walk store to shore for Southampton Sparkles shopping night with stores open until 9pm.
The Annual Holiday Merchant’s Dinner Hosted by the Walker House is November 29th. Contact the Walker House today to reserve your tickets.
The 2018 Ladies at the Lake weekend is now over, see everyone in 2019!
Flag Quest, The Marine Heritage Festival, BIA Bike Valet, and War on the Shore Bike Race are back for another year. The fun starts July 20th with Flag Quest; a scavenger hunt through Southampton.
The following letter was drafted by the Southampton BIA and sent to the Town of Saugeen Shores following the completion of the phase 1 Streetscape improvements:
DINE, SHOP, WALK, RUN & PADDLE in Southampton June 1st & 2nd. In conjunction with the Rotary Huron Shores Run, taking place June 2nd, Southampton businesses have events planned for everyone. Start Friday with our 1st ever Noddle Night, then get up bright and early to shop, and finish Saturday off with a paddle down the Saugeen River.
Get to know our amazing business owners and operators a little better with our new series: Southampton Shines; where we’ll profile a new Southampton business every episode.
There is still time to win one of these amazing prize packs. Pick up your game card today to start your Quest. Entries accepted until 4pm on July 30th.
The Trolley provides a wonderful experience to Saugeen Shores visitors and locals alike and facilitates a great connection between both Southampton and Port Elgin.
The SRA is hosting an Open House from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre.
It was a very successful Marine Heritage Festival this year, and we’re proud to announce that Flag Quest was a hit as well! Individuals, families, and children from all over Ontario, and from as far away as Alberta, Iowa and Illinois played the game.
I’m Erin Little, President of Liv-A-Little Foundation and most importantly the proud mother to Olivia Little. Olivia has a rare disease called cystinosis and in 2013 we began our fundraising journey to help find a cure and raise awareness for cystinosis.
The Southampton BIA Board is pleased to welcome Heather Hyde to the team as Administrative and Marketing Assistant.
Due to weather the Annual General Meeting in February was cancelled. The new meeting time and date is Tues Apr. 5th 6:30 pm in the Town Hall auditorium space. Agenda will be re- posted on our website shortly. Any questions please forward to firstname.lastname@example.org. See you then.
It may be American Thanksgiving but Thursday November 26th is the kick off to a Sparkling Christmas in Southampton. Our traditional start to Christmas will begin at the Southampton Town Hall with the lighting of the Christmas Tree around 6:30 p.m. with hot chocolate available to warm your hands & bellies. Come watch The Celtic Dance Academy perform and […]
Then and Now, Southampton’s former train Station (pictured in 1908) is now a personal residence & is on this years Christmas tour of homes. For the third year, Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation is the charity of choice and in each of the previous two years the Chambettes have raised over $11,000 for the Foundation. This […]