Dec 2

Santa & Carollers Coming to Town!

Enjoy Santa and Carollers on Saturday, December 2nd & 9th between 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm while you shop for the holidays on Bayview Ave!


Oct 14

AppleFest October 14th, 2023

Our annual AppleFest is happening on October 14th! Bring your family and friends and enjoy some great FREE entertainment and interactive activities with the businesses of Bayview Leaside BIA. Follow us on social media @BayviewLeasideBIA for updates and promotions!

Jun 17

Sidewalk Sensation Event – June 17th, 2023

Save the date for our annual Sidewalk Sensation event! Follow us on social media @BayviewLeasideBIA and stay tuned for updates!

Mar 1

Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program

The Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program provides funding to commercial property owners and tenants of commercial property, to redesign, renovate or restore facades on commercial buildings that are commercial use at street level and may have commercial and or residential uses on upper floors.  The building façade must face a public road or a right-of-way that is accessible to the public.

Please visit this link for more details and to begin your application process:

Dec 3

Gift & Shop Local Holiday Event December 3rd & 10th

Celebrate the holidays on Saturday, December 3rd and 10th between 11 am-4 pm with the merchants on Bayview!

Bring the whole family to enjoy a FREE warm beverage from select retailers, a FREE reusable shopping bag, take-home gift wrapping package, and FREE photo booth all while being serenaded on the street by carollers and Santa handing out candy canes!

The shops on Bayview have everything you need to check your list complete, and we want to THANK YOU for shopping and gifting from our local merchants this Holiday season!

Learn more about our shops by following us online at @BayviewLeasideBIA and visiting our directory on our website

Oct 15

Applefest 2022!

The Bayview Leaside BIA is proud to welcome you back to our annual Applefest celebration held on October 15th, where we will line the streets with apple’s and hay to recreate the feel of our farming and orchard history.

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    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on November 29, 2023

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    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on November 20, 2023

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