2022

It’s finally happening! More public art is coming to Downtown Stratford. The BIA’s vision for this public mural project is to enhance Stratford’s reputation as a vibrant cultural destination and to create a welcoming environment for both residents and visitors in our beautiful downtown.

How is it that Thanksgiving is already just around the corner?! We are THANKFUL and GRATEFUL that you continue to support our downtown small businesses. It has been an epic couple of years and this looks to be the first Thanksgiving in a long time that we are able to gather together with loved ones in a more “traditional” way.

The Public Art Plan for Downtown Stratford BIA will reflect on the history and future of the Stratford community in an engaging and thought-provoking way to revitalize the experience of the downtown area for both residents and visitors.

The BIA Board and Advocacy and Education subcommittee have chosen to observe September 30th as one to learn more about our collective history, support the Indigenous community here and across Turtle Island, that we call Canada, and take time for reflection. 

Traditional Cocktails – Quality Fare – Elevated Comfort. Welcome to Brian Clarke, owner of the new Elizabeth. at the corner of Ontario St and Waterloo St. This 34-seat restaurant has...

Shelby Marchand is exactly the personality you’d expect behind this business’s name – bubbly, smiley and sweet! This young mother of three girls, 5 and under, has opened her very...

“I would like to introduce myself to all; my name is Jamie Pritchard and as of July 18th I am the General Manager for the Downtown Stratford BIA. Four years...

Ände (pronounced Ah-nuh) means to breathe in Danish. “It’s a reminder to slow down, pause, and take our time in life. It is a gentle nod to my Danish grandmother,...

Welcome Miss Sophie (in the forefront) and her lovely owner, Jeanette Witschi to the Downtown Stratford BIA!  Entrepreneur Jeanette has decided to make her passion her job! Miss Sophie’s offers...

Lovage – pronounced “luh-vuhj,” as in the herb from the parsley family – is the new kid on the Wellington block. Owned by Chef Jamie Crosby – the proprietor of...