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About grandporchparty

The Grand Porch Party is an annual neighbourhood music event where we take over the porches, and then the streets, for some fab early-summer music. First launched in 2011.

Four All Ice Cream

Our last sponsor to introduce you to, but not definitely least (especially for all the members the GPP committee with sweet teeth), is FourAll Ice Cream!  Our food sponsor is generously donating ice cream to our talented musicians, but they … Continue reading

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Our Essential GPP Tips

Are you gearing up for another year of Grand Porch Party fun tomorrow? Or, maybe it’s your first time attending and you’re not quite sure what to expect. Either way, we’ve got you covered with a quick list of tips … Continue reading

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Durrell Communications

If you love the GPP, be sure to thank Melissa Durrell and Durrell Communications! Their long-term sponsorship (since 2015!) keeps the GPP alive and rocking each year. This boutique PR agency is no stranger to the important things happening in … Continue reading

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NW Roofing

NW Roofing is back, sponsoring the Grand Porch Party for another year! Family-owned and operated, NW Roofing is celebrating 40 years in business! NW’s owner (and all ’round good-guy), Jerred Wagner, is a second-generation roofer who stands behind and under … Continue reading

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Starting Something Beautiful

by Tenille Bonoguore When I started the Grand Porch Party back in 2011 — having only moved to the area a few months earlier — I had no idea what it would become. At the time, it was an experiment, … Continue reading

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“Time Stops” at #GPP2018

Look out for Paul Roorda’s “Time Stops” while enjoying the Grand Porch Party this year.  These interactive metal boxes, found attached to wooden hydro poles in the Waterloo West neighbourhood, are meant to amuse, inspire curiosity, and provoke thought. Made … Continue reading

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Neo Developments

First time sponsor, Neo Developments, has quickly become a fixture in our community; slowly transforming it with their efficient, effective and modern structures! While strolling the GPP on June 10, see if you can spot all four Neo homes within … Continue reading

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