Brampton is a suburban city located outside of Toronto and situated in the Region of Peel. It has a population of over 590,000 people and spans 265 square kilometers. Brampton has a lot to offer from large shopping centres, to independent shops and restaurants, to living arts centres as well as community parks, recreation centres and so much more.
Brampton has a very diverse population with many different nationalities, religions, and languages. According to the 2011 census report 66.4% of the population is made up of visible minorities. This makes Brampton a rich place to live and visit because they have a wide variety of cultural events, churches and specific restaurants and stores that many other places in the GTA do not offer.
Have you been to downtown Brampton? The downtown area has done some amazing renovations to encourage business growth and attract more people. The Rose Theater brings in amazing talent, the farmers market happens on weekends and offers a wide variety of local vendors and the Christmas market is full of holiday cheer. After you visit the downtown head over to Gage park no matter what the season is! You can take the kids to the splash park, catch some live entertainment in the summer or go for a skate at the amazing outdoor circular skating path.
Head over to Chinguacousy Park in any season for a tonne of family fun. The summer months offer an amazing splash park for the family, Tennis courts, beach volleyball, skateboard park, picnic areas and a barn with animals to pet and feed. During the winter months you can go curling, skiing, tubing or try out the 2000 square meter canal style outdoor skating trail.
Brampton is rapidly growing and is currently the third largest city in the GTA. It has so much to offer you wont want to miss out!