Shop the Blocks showcases food, art and lifestyle

October 30, 2018

Shop the Blocks

Shop the Blocks

Downtown is the place to be on  Wednesday, November 7th as dozens of merchants will be joining forces to showcase their newest collections and introduce shoppers to current trends.

It’s time to Shop the Blocks, and this year mark’s the 6th consecutive year for the event. The Shop the Blocks event takes place Wednesday, November 7th, from 5 pm to 9 pm.

“Come and check out some of the best in food, art, healthy lifestyle options & more,” says Chris Munro of Life’s Little Pleasures. “There is always a little bit of magic in walking downtown on a lovely November night.”

Shoppers will be able to take advantage of a variety of specials, including discounts, giveaways, prize draws, product demonstrations and more!

“There is a different experience in each place,” says Ms. Munro. “We have new merchants joining us for the very first time. Seek out some of the best in food, art, gift giving ideas, pampering, healthy lifestyle options and more.”

Participating businesses to date:

Life’s Little Pleasures
Be Rare
Love Love Food
Crush Lane
Cailuan Gallery
Echo Trends
The Squire Shop
Kids Korner
Pure Organic Spa
Maker Gift Shop
Laser Advanced Spa
Pommier Jewellers
Edward’s Bistro
Cline House Gallery
Kastners Mens & Ladies Wear
Kings & Little Ones
Fantasy Realm
Axxis Optical
The Loft Salon

More merchants will be joining the above lineup.

For more information, check out the event’s Facebook page.

Free Parking

The City of Cornwall is offering complementary parking for the Shop the Blocks event. All paid parking (municipal lots and on-street at meters and pay and display machines ) is being offered as complementary between the hours of 4 pm and 6 pm in the Downtown Business Improvement Area. Typically fees are in effect until 6 pm on weekdays, but will end at 4 pm on November 7. Please note that safety related parking restrictions will still be in effect (no parking zones, fire hydrants, handicapped designated spaces etc).

Additional Events

Looking for other fun things to do in Cornwall? Make sure to check out our Events page for info on upcoming events in the area!

Additional Information

Planning a visit to Cornwall? Cornwall Tourism can help. Email us at to request a copy of our Visitor Guide or contact us at (613) 936-0842. You can also stop by the Cornwall Tourism office inside the Cornwall Civic Complex at 100 Water Street East. The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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Article by Bob Peters