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Brantford Celebrates Canada 150

Brantford Celebrates Canada 150

On May 18, hundreds of people gathered at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts to kick off the Brantford Celebrates Canada 150 series of events for 2017. The Brantford Celebrates Canada 150 is a yearlong program of free special events and celebrations you will not want to miss.

Canada 150 Community Parade & Party

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

Harmony Square

Start your 150 celebrations with your family by watching the Canada 150 parade that starts at 4:00pm and ends with a community party in Harmony Square.


Canada 150 Concert

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:00pm

Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

The Brantford Celebrates 150 Tour continues with a free David Wilcox concert at the historic Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts.


Brantford’s Ontario Day 150 Celebration

Friday, June 30, 2017, 6:30pm to 10:30pm

Lions Park / Steve Brown Sports Complex (20 Edge Street, Brantford)

Brantford’s famous Canada Day festivities are extended for an extra day in celebration of Canada and Ontario’s 150th birthday this year. Enjoy a free country concert, presented by OLG, featuring Ty Baynton, The Abrams, and Jason McCoy, as well as an amusement midway with rides and games, dozens of talented local food vendors, a shopping market place, the Made in Ontario exhibit, and much more.


Brantford’s Canada Day 150 Celebration

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:00am to 11:00pm (fireworks at 10:00pm)

Lions Park / Steve Brown Sports Complex (20 Edge Street, Brantford)

Happy 150th birthday, Canada! Be part of Brantford’s biggest celebration of the year with a free rock concert featuring headliner The Tea Party, presented by OLG, and a fireworks display. Two stages, including the Young Canadians Stage, will feature music all day. The Campbell’s Amusement KidZone, Made in Ontario exhibit, Rotary Beer Tent, hundreds of food and retail vendors, and the exciting midway will entertain your family all day!


Brantford International Jazz Festival

September 15 to 17, 2017

Harmony Square, Brantford

The Brantford International Jazz Festival is a free, three-day festival featuring only the best from the world of jazz. Enjoy four stages of continuous music throughout the weekend. Enjoy a special Canadiana Stage on Sunday, September 17, with music that gives tribute to Canadian artists.


Lawren Harris Week in Brantford

October 16 to 23, 2017

Various Locations

Lawren Harris Week in Brantford celebrates Brantford-born Group of Seven member Lawren S. Harris, and highlights the abundance of cultural assets in Brantford. The premiere annual celebration will include a week of free, participatory events, as well as the unveiling of a permanent piece of public art in downtown Brantford.


Bell Memorial 100th Anniversary

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:30am

Downtown Brantford

On Tuesday, October 24, the Bell Memorial will celebrate the 100th anniversary o fits unveiling. The Memorial has proudly stood as a symbol of Brantford’s place in telephone history. To celebrate the Bell Memorial’s 100th anniversary, a Rededication Ceremony will take place on October 24, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate this milestone.


Times Square in Harmony Square

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Harmony Square, Brantford

Wrap up the year of Canada and Ontario 150 celebrations by ringing in the New Year in Harmony Square with your family. Enjoy free entertainment all evening!


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