At the heart of a growing town, Downtown Milton is a destination neighbourhood for residents across Milton and surrounding communities.
Over 185 businesses operate in Downtown Milton. From award-winning restaurants and boutiques to galleries and professional services, there is a wide selection of goods and services that make ‘shopping local’ easy and enjoyable.
With 82% of our local businesses being small in size, visitors can expect to find a diverse array of new as well as more established businesses. About one-third of local businesses leasing in the area have moved in in the last five years. One quarter have been in place for 20 years or more and have established themselves as staples in the community.
Downtown Milton proudly celebrates its rich history and over half of our downtown buildings have a heritage interest. From Waldie’s Blacksmith Shop to restaurants and shops operating in 19th century buildings, Downtown Milton boasts historical charm in a modern Context.
Downtown Milton has several large events in the summer that attract over 130,000 people from across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The Downtown Milton Street Festival, the Downtown Milton Classic Car Show and others offer fun for the whole family with music, entertainment, vendors and more.
Other local activities take place throughout the year including the Milton Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Farmers’ Market from May to October as well as Easter, Holiday and Halloween events.
With a strong emphasis on redevelopment and revitalization and the Town of Milton’s Downtown Study currently underway, Downtown Milton continues to flourish and attract visitors and new businesses alike.
For small town character, natural beauty and great shops, restaurants and services, visit Downtown Milton today.
About the Downtown Milton business improvement Area
The Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area (Downtown Milton BIA) works to enhance, restore and promote Downtown Milton. We support local businesses and the community through beatification efforts, special events, promotions and strategic partnerships with community and government groups. For more information, visit www. downtownmilton.com.
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