Soup Fest raises over $750 for Robbie Dean Centre

Thank you all who supported the Robbie Dean Counselling Centre for our 3rd annual Soupfest. Together we raised a total of $790 for the Robbie Dean Counselling Centre. These funds will directly help with mental health support and guidance through the Robbie Dean Centre. For more info visit

Thank you to all the attendees for voting for their favourite soup. Congratulations to Nomada Tacos for winning the golden ladle with their Chicken Tortilla soup. Thank you to Priceless Maintenance for their work on clearing the Farmers’ Market lot and making it safe. Thank you to Christian Whelan for performing that day, and thank you to The Party Shop by Inspired Events for their decorations that day as well.

Thank you to our participating businesses: LOAF Artisan Bakery, Thai Gardens, The Nook Creperie, Anthony’s Italian Grill, Little Things Canning Co., Janna & Kerry’s, Zaytouna, AtZaffran, The Bonanza, Madawaska Coffee Co. and Nomada Tacos.

Sign up for Pembroke Community Expo May 12-13

Visit for all the info on how to be a vendor. Over 800 people came through the doors at last year’s event.

Meet Your Neighbours Breakfast - Our Annual General Meeting on April 11 - 8:30 a.m.

Join us at The Bonanza for our Meet Your Neighbours Breakfast, our annual general meeting. April 11 at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, chat with peers, and get our annual report of the PBIA. Please RSVP by emailing us.

Parking Updates

The Shamrock Lot (Corner of Moffat St. and Pembroke St.) and Market Square (between Albert St. and Victoria St.) are now free for customers to park with a 3 hour maximum. Please note that parking passes are not needed at the Cockburn Lot and Marina Lot after April 30. A reminder that staff and employees should not be parking on-street or in customer-only lots. Less parking available for customers means fewer potential customers. Please be courteous. For a full parking map visit our parking page.

Storefront Flower Barrels

Would you like a flower barrel infront of your storefront this summer? Email Bethea at Barrels are free of charge, businesses are responsible for watering the flowers. Limited quantities while supplies last.

PBIA Board Election - Results

On February 14 at our board meeting, Stacy Taylor was elected as our Chair. Renae Rotblatt was elected as our vice-chair.

Community Watch Zone

We are currently working with the Pembroke Community Watch Zone Committee to designate the PBIA boundaries as a Community Watch Zone.


JLB Style opened at 315 Pembroke St. West

Custom Blinds & Draperies moved to 10 Matthews Avenue

Nuts & Bolts closed at 114 Pembroke St. West

The Party Shop by Inspired Events opened at 29 Pembroke St. West