Discover all the ways to “Chill” in Pelham

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Summer Chill Market

Summer Chill Thursday Markets

Summer Chill Eats is a culinary market that highlights Pelham's local establishments, hosted in Peace Park on Thursdays from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.!  

Come enjoy Summer Chill Eats with us in Peace Park on Thursdays. 

List of Participating Vendors

Andrzejewski Perogies
Brick Oven Pizza Company
Carson's Gastrofare
Cured Charcuterie
The Fonthill Lions Club
Marble Slab
Paz Bakery
Volcano's Pizzeria  

Parking Information

Parking is available in the municipal lot at Pelham Town hall, 20 Pelham Town square Fonthill. 

Bike to Peace Park:

5 minute bike ride from Hurricane Road
5 minute bike ride from Spruceside Crescent
10 minute bike ride from the Pelham Arena
15 minute bike ride from downtown Ridgeville

Walk to Peace Park: 

5 minute walk from Glynn A. Green School (1353 Pelham Street)
5 minute walk from Marlene Stewart Streit Park (55 Park Lane)
10 minute walk from Fonthill United Church (42 Church Hill)
15 minute walk from Fonthill Legion/Briggsy’s/Star Tile
20 minute walk along the Steve Bauer Trail from Line Avenue


Book a Ride with NRT On-Demand for Thursday nights.
This service runs from 7am-10pm on Thursdays and can be pre-booked with the NRT On Demand App or phoning 1-833-715-2061. Bookings can be done up to three days before or by 10pm the day prior to your bookings. Two bookings are required - one for the ride to the event, and one for the return.

Within Pelham, rides are $3 per way.
For more information visit, www.niagararegion.ca/transit/on-demand

Event Shuttles

The event shuttles are free and accessible.

 

The Shuttles will complete continuous loops, approximately 20min for each loop, beginning from the Meridian Community Centre and will continue to the following locations.

 

First shuttle pick up begins at 5:00 p.m.

Meridian Community Centre - Rear Entrance by the flag pole

St. Alexanders School - Front Parking Lot

Holy Trinity Church

Lookout Ridge Retirement Home - Independent Living Entrance

Fonthill United Church 

20 Pelham Town Square (The corner of Pelham Town Square, across from the Post Office).

 

The final shuttle will leave Pelham Town Square at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Apply to be a vendor
1) Please read through the following Policies and resources prior to applying. The 2022 Summer Chill Eats season will run Thursdays from June 9 - September 8.

2) Submit the online Application Form 

3) Payment will be due once you have been accepted to attend Summer Chill Eats.

Summer Chill entertainment

Summer Chill Entertainment and Dates

Live music will be available from 5:30PM - 6:45PM. 

June 9th - Copper & Iron
June 16th - The Vocalist (Mario Arcuri)
June 23rd - Sarah Rose
June 30th - Caitlin Miller

July 7th - Katey Gatta
July 14th - Max Ingrao
July 21st - Sarah Rose
July 28th - Max Ingrao

August 4th - Taylor Wallace
August 11th - Copper & Iron
August 18th - Max Ingrao
August 25th - Katey Gatta

September 1- The Vocalist (Mario Arcuri) 

For more information about the Bandshell Concert series in Peace Park, visit

www.fonthillbandshell.com 

 Apply to perform at Summer Chill Series

Share your talent! We are looking for Niagara musicians to participate in the Summer Chill Entertainment from June 9 - September 8, 2022, held weekly on Thursdays from 5:30pm - 6:45pm. Applications must be submitted before 12:00pm on April 22, to be considered. 

Summer Chill Entertainment - Call for Musicians 

SummerChill Bike Valet

 About the Bike Valet

Bike to the Summerchill Series!

The Bike Valet encourages active transportation among residents who plan on attending the event. Residents who arrive via their bicycle will have the opportunity to leave their bike with the Bike Valet for safe-keeping during the event.

Bikes will be stored in an orderly fashion and marked with an identification number to ensure they are returned to their owner.

There will be an on-site Town of Pelham coordinator to help set-up and oversee the Bike Valet. 

 

Thank you to the local businesses who provide sponsorship for this service.

 Businesses Sponsoring the Bike Valet

The Town of Pelham is seeking local businesses to sponsor or operate this year's Bike Valet during the event. The Bike Valet is an excellent opportunity for local businesses to give back to the community while being able to promote to residents.

Interested businesses can contribute by providing volunteers for the event. Businesses can sponsor a minimum of one Bike Valet per month (up to a maximum of four times) during the course of the summer.

 

The Bike Valet will start on Thursday, June 9 and will run every Thursday night during the series. Hours of operation for the Bike Valet are 5:00-9:30pm.

 

Bike Valet sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis. Approved sponsors will have the opportunity to display a sign and hand out brochures or business cards on their designated night(s).

 

Responsibilities of the Sponsor

• Provide 1-2 volunteers to operate the Bike Valet from 5pm – 930pm

• Tag bikes with identification numbers

• Ensure bikes are stored safely to avoid causing damage to bikes/ property

• Ensure adequate supervision of the Bike Valet station to prevent theft of bike(s)

• Abide by all Town of Pelham policies and by-laws while on the premises

• Honour and abide by the sponsorship contract

 

Responsibilities of the Town of Pelham

• Provide tables, tent, and identification numbers to the sponsor

• Provide an A-frame stand for sponsor signage

• Promote your business through social media and the Town of Pelham website

• Provide an on-site coordinator to support volunteers

• Honour and abide by the sponsorship contract

 

Please contact Karen Blake at 905-732-7888 for more information and to arrange for your business to sponsor.  

 Summer Chill Challenge

 Join in for the last few weeks of Summer to enjoy different ways to 'chill' in the Town of Pelham with the SummerChill Challenge. 

This interactive event allows residents to complete tasks (missions) to gain points and be part of a physically distanced hybrid experience. The event is facilitated through a FREE downloadable app called GooseChase. You will have a chance to win Pelham inspired prizes! 

Search "Summer Chill Challenge" for game code 9197MB on GooseChase to join the challenge!

 

GooseChase logoDownload the App with the links below:

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store

 

The Summer Chill Challenge will be LIVE on the app at 12 P.M. Thursday, August 18, and will run until Thursday September 2nd at 5:00 p.m.

summer chill accomodations

 Best Western - Rose City 

As part of your summer chill series experience stay at our partnering hotel Best Western Plus - Rose City Suites and receive a 15% discount!

 

Call to book and mention promo code "Town of Pelham" prior to booking to receive the discount. 

300 Prince Charles Dr. S, Welland, ON  L3C 7B3

Phone number: (905) 732-0922

Reservations:  1 (800) 387-8186

Best Western Plus

Summer Chill things to do and see

Pelham Farmers Market

Visit the Pelham Farmers Market on Thursdays 4pm - Dusk 

To check out the vendor listing visit www.pelham.ca/farmers-market 

 Cycling and Hiking in Pelham

Download a copy of the Town of Pelham Map

Niagara Cycling Tourism Website

Steve Bauer Trail Map

Visit www.pelham.ca/map for further information

 Town of Pelham Business Directories

Looking for an existing business in Pelham? Looking to start your own? These resources can help connect you!

Welland Pelham Chamber of Commerce Logo

 

Check out the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce and learn more about the businesses in the area. View their directory here.

 

 

 

my pelham logoVisit My Pelham for more information about local businesses in Pelham. View their directory here. 

Local business owners: Events are a great opportunity to showcase your business while you connect and engage with the community. Get involved with the Summer Chill Series - by submitting a mission! Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Summer Chill Series and can be customized for your business as well. 

Thanks to our Community Sponsor: 

Previous Summerchill Highlights

 

 Niagara Symphony Orchestra

Perform Live at Peace Park (2021):

register here

 

 Summer Chill Challenge

 

 Register for the Summer Chill Challenge
Join in the fun this Summer and register for the Summer Chill Challenge in the Town of Pelham.

This interactive event allows residents to complete tasks (missions) to gain points and be part of a physically distanced hybrid experience. The event is facilitated through a FREE downloadable app called GooseChase. You will have a chance to win Pelham inspired prizes! 

 

Search "Summer Chill Challenge" for game code 9197MB on GooseChase to join the challenge!

 

 

GooseChase logoDownload the App with the links below:

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store

 

The Summer Chill Challenge will be LIVE on the app at 12 P.M. Thursday, June 9, and will run until Thursday September 8 at 8 p.m.

 

 Participating Businesses - Register your Mission!

Join in the fun this Summer and submit a mission for the Summer Chill Challenge in the Town of Pelham.

This interactive event allows residents to complete tasks (missions) to gain points and be part of a physically distanced hybrid experience. The event is facilitated through a FREE downloadable app called GooseChase. 

The Summer Chill Challenge will be LIVE on the app at 12 P.M. Thursday, June 9, and will run until Thursday, September 8, at 9 p.m.

If you are unsure of a mission for your business or community group - please register, we will work with you to create one! 

 

Register your mission today - Mission Submission Form

 

Welland Pelham Chamber of Commerce Logo 

The Summer Chill Challenge is brought to you in partnership with the Welland/ Pelham Chamber of Commerce 

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