Downtown Block Party

Davids & DeLaat Downtown Block Party – July 27, 2024

On July 27 Downtown Block Party returns to the heart of St. Catharines for its 4th year, this year alongside returning partner Davids & DeLaat!

Surrounded by the unique backdrop of scenic Downtown St. Catharines, this free all-ages event features multiple stages of diverse music, vendors, family games, and activities happening all day long. Enjoy a wide variety of diverse dining and eclectic shopping while dancing through the streets!


We will have vendor booths available for Saturday, July 27th. This form is for businesses to apply to set up a vendor booth. If your vendor application is approved, the location of your space will be allocated by festival organizers. We can also offer limited rental of tents and tables for an additional cost, please indicate below if you need a tent or table(s). Please note that we are unable to provide running water or electrical service.


Sponsorship opportunities are open with a variety of different ways to be involved.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Logo on event material
  • Signage installed adjacent to activity indicating your sponsorship
  • Free Vendor Booth to promote your business to attendees
  • Personalized thank you post after event

Presenting Sponsor – Awarded to Davids & DeLaat

Our presenting sponsorship for the Downtown Block Party has been claimed by Davids & DeLaat Real Estate! We are excited to work with them for a second year in a row as our presenting sponsor.

Additional benefits associated with the Presenting Partner package are as follows:

  • Business name precedes event “[Your Business] Downtown Block Party”
  • Your Logo on all event material
  • Specific social media posts as part of the Introduction of the Event
  • Invited to open event and to bring volunteers on the day of
  • Invited to share on all three stages for 5 minutes about business
  • Free Vendor Booth to promote your business to attendees

Stage Sponsor – $3000

As a Stage Sponsor, you help us fund the talented musicians we book on your stage, and your business logo is featured prominently on the stage banner. We have three stage sponsorships available.

Additional benefits associated with the Stage Partner package are as follows:

  • Signage installed on stage indicating your sponsorship
  • Invited to share on your stage for 5 minutes about business
  • 3 stages available

Activity Sponsor – $500 – $1500

Activity Sponsors help us to provide family friendly games and activities to bring excitement to our streets. These sponsorships are flexible, depending on your budget and the costs of the activity.

Sponsor activities such as:

  • Firepits
  • Corn Hole
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Craft Stations
  • Costumed characters
  • Face painting
  • Aerialist Performance
  • Hockey Zone
  • Photo Booth
  • Plus many more!

Community Sponsors – $100

A simple way for community members and small business owners to support our event at a low cost. Your name would be included in a printed list of sponsors as well on our event webpage.

Contact Brian Gasbarini; Events and Membership Outreach Coordinator, for more information.


Phone: 905-685-8424


Looking for volunteer opportunities for hours or to engage in your community?

Our events wouldn’t be possible without the help of our dedicated volunteers.

Whether you want to be more involved in the local community or need to fulfill high school requirements, all are welcome.

Apply to volunteer here!