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October Events

There is so much to see and do this October in Brantford and area. It's the season when the leaves start changing, it's time to give thanks and then celebrate all things spooky by getting dressed up in your favourite costume. What better way to enjoy the fall thea to experience one of our annual featured events? 

Brant Studio Tour
October 4 and 5
Various Locations

The artists of the Brant Studio Tour invite you to celebrate the arts in Brantford and the County of Brant. From 10 am to 5 pm each day, artists welcome you into their personal studios to see what inspires them to create.

Downtown Brantford Scare in the Square
October 10 and 11
Harmony Square

Discover all things spooky at this family-friendly event in downtown Brantford. Trick-or-treating, costume contests and a zombie walk are all part of the fun!

Thanksgiving Dinner
October 11
Bell Homestead NHS

Delight in a delicious home-cooked traditional Thanksgiving Dinner prepared by the Homestead Café. Savour turkey with all the trimmings and finish it off with a scrumptious dessert. Reservations are required.

Ghost Encounters

October 17 to 18 and 24 to 25
Brantwood Farms

Get spooked at this annual Haunted Hay Ride and Barn at Brantwood Farms. All proceeds go to Participation House Brantford. 

Brant Heritage Quilters Guild presents: The Fabric of Our Lives
October 24 to 25
BEST WESTERN PLUS Brant Park Inn and Conference Centre

Vendors, Fantasy Quilt Forest, Challenges, Quilt Displays and more will leave you in awe at the 2014 Quilt Show. Featured Quilters are Kay Boyd, Patricia Ryckman-Fleming and Aline Chan. Admission is $7, children under 12 are free.

Hallowe’en Fun Fair
October 26
Bell Homestead NHS

Come in costume or just as you are for this annual family-oriented afternoon of games, food and fun! Enjoy a pony or wagon ride around the Homestead’s grounds, face painting and the wickedly challenging games including Quidditch Croquet and Black Cat Bowling. Admission is free.


Glenhyrst Halloween Haunt
October 30
Glenhyst Art Gallery

Get your spook on at Glenhyrst’s Halloween Haunt! There are two time slots to optimize your fear factor; from 7 pm to 8 pm experience a mild scare and then the full fear option starts from
8 pm to 9 pm. 

Click to view our What’s On Festivals and Events 2014 e-brochure



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