Falling for Downtown
Signature Event

Falling for Downtown

September 7 - October 31
Belleville Downtown District BIABelleville Downtown District BIA
The Downtown District

Falling for live music, shopping, local food, harvest season and community. We’re falling for downtown this September and October!


What are you falling for this Autumn? This September + October, come join us in Falling for the Downtown District.

This Fall event is designed so that visitors to the downtown core can enjoy the Autumn weather, support and encourage downtown businesses and connect with the community while staying safe.


Share your Fall moments with #fallingfordowntown
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♥️ Please remember to be safe and respect the physical distancing rules, wear a mask while indoors, continue to use sanitizer and clean up after yourself when using public spaces.

Come join us in Falling for Downtown.

Falling for… Porchfest

The beloved community event, Porchfest Belleville, is a free family oriented neighbourhood celebration of music in the Old East Hill. On Saturday, September 25, the 12th annual event is happening from 1-4pm.

Extend the fun past 4pm in the Downtown District with live music, patios serving delicious food, a vendor market featuring Side Hustle Market and a special FREE concert by The Road Apples in Market Square from 8-10:30pm!

Falling for… Live Music

Do you hear that? It’s music in the air! On Fridays, enjoy the sounds of summer as Downtown businesses host live musicians to kick off the weekend. Check out Gourmet Diem, Sans Souci, Capers, Uptown Funk Styling, Smokin 116 Bistro and Export Grill online regularly for updates on who is playing and where.

Falling for… Harvest Season

Pumpkins, squash and baked goods – oh my! The Belleville Farmer’s Market is helping you savour Harvest Season with locally grown and made items for purchase. Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8am to 5pm – peak hours being 9am to 2pm. Click here for more market info and plan your visit!

Falling for… Shopping

Over 40 shops and boutiques call the Downtown District home and have products to ensure you’re Fall-ready! Clothing, jewelry, home decor, health and wellness and more await your perusing. Check out our online directory here!

Throughout the fall, artisan vendors will also be set up on the sidewalks. Here’s the line up:

Find unique, handmade goods for your home, pets or people. What a great way to support local artisans!

Falling for… Local Food

Looking for a bite to eat? Choose from over 20 restaurants – French, Italian, Mexican, Thai, Fusion, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and more. All within easy walking distance of the main street. And many with patios still open into the Fall!

When it comes to food and drink, the Downtown District offers a number of truly authentic experiences. Check out our online directory here!

Parking Downtown

There are just under 1,000 parking spaces located within a three block radius of the downtown core.

We are challenging our visitors that are able-bodied to support the downtown by giving yourselves a bit of extra time to park in the municipal lots and walk into the downtown so that people with mobility challenges can take advantage of the on street parking. For more information about parking availability click here.


Upcoming Dates Times
Tuesday, September 7 - Sunday, October 31All Day