Sponsorship Opportunities


Are you looking to promote your business Downtown & support local events? We have several exciting opportunities for you to get involved with our upcoming events.

Holi Festival of Colour – June 22, 2024

Holi Festival of Colour is returning to Downtown St. Catharines for a third year!

Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the beginning of spring, also known as the Festival of Colours & Festival of Love. It is a joyous day to come together, celebrate fresh beginnings, love and happiness.

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 – $5,000

As the Presenting Sponsor, you would be essential to this amazing event’s continued growth and success. Your logo would be featured on all promo materials and the event would be “presented by” you.

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

  • Business name precedes event “[Your Business] Holi Festival of Colour”
  • Your logo on all event material
  • Specific social media post as part of Introduction of Event
  • Invited to open event and to bring volunteers on day of
  • Invited to speak for 5 minutes about business
  • Free vendor booth to promote your business to attendees
  • Thank you post after event

Colour Sponsor – $2,000

As the Colour Sponsor, you fund the biodegradable paint powder that brings so much colour and fun to this event. Your logo would be featured prominently at our paint sale table as well as our website.

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

  • Options to sponsor colour packets, fabric art, or a mural
  • Signage installed next to installation or colour vending table
  • Social media posts describing your sponsorship
  • Free Vendor Booth to promote your business to attendees
  • Thank you post after event

Entertainment Partners – $500 – $1,000

Entertainment Sponsors help us to provide music, dancing, and decor to add excitement to our event. These sponsorships are flexible, depending on your budget and the entertainment costs.

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

  • Options to sponsor a stage, the DJ, or dance performers
  • Sponsor signage installed adjacent to activity
  • Social media posts describing your sponsorship
  • Free Vendor Booth to promote your business to attendees

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.

Downtown Block Party – July 26 & 27, 2023

On July 26 & 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 3 main 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!

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.

Email: events@mydowntown.ca

Phone: 905-685-8424