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Discover July 2019 Events in Brantford

Discover July 2019 Events in Brantford

While any month is an exciting time to be in Brantford, July is particularly exciting with major events like Brantford’s Canada Day Celebration, Brantford International Villages Festival and WTFest all happening. Returning this summer are local event favourites Bell Summer Theatre Festival and Sunset, Wine and Cheese. There’s something for everyone when you #DiscoverBrantford in July! 

Brantford’s Canada Day Celebration

Lions Park/Steve Brown Sports Complex, 20 Edge St., Brantford

Sunday, July 1, 2019

2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE (Parking is $20)

The annual celebration is Brantford’s biggest of the year, filled with live music and entertainment, lots of activities for kids, food and vendor shopping, a spectacular display of fireworks, and much more. This year’s headliner is Rock and Blues singer and songwriter and Juno award-winning artist, Colin James.


Bell Summer Theatre Festival

Bell Homestead National Historic Site, 94 Tutela Heights Rd., Brantford

June 29 to August 18, 2019 (Sundays)

Admission: FREE; donations are welcome

The Bell family’s front verandah will provide the stage for Brant Theatre Workshops 11th season at the Homestead. You’ll want to see all three productions: Puss in Boots, Titanic, and Generation. Bring your favourite lawn chair and/or blanket for these pay-what-you-can performances. For specific dates and showtimes, please visit the website.


Brantford International Villages Festival

Various Locations, Brantford

Wednedsay, July 3, 2019 to Saturday, July 6, 2019

Wednesday & Thursday – 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Friday – 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Saturday – 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Admission: $10

The Brantford International Villages Festival is celebrating 46consecutive years of bringing you “the world at your doorstep.” A $10 passport grants you admission to all 17 festival village halls. Additional food and drinks are available for purchase at each hall. Passports can be purchased in advance at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts (88 Dalhousie St.), Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre (19 Holiday Dr.) and the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre (399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway).


Sunset, Wine and Cheese

Brantford Municipal Airport, 110 Aviation Ave., Brantford

July 19 & August 16

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Admission: $15 (includes all you can eat + one drink ticket)

The sunset is the beautiful backdrop of a social gathering as you sip wine and enjoy the variations of catered charcuterie boards and live entertainment right next to the runways. Revel in the sound of local musicians and enjoy the delicious tastes of assorted meats, cheeses, artisan breads, salads, fruit, sauces, and more. This event features four different kinds of red and white wines, and four different international types of beer. Games and train rides are available for the kids around the spectacular airport grounds. Bring your friends and family and relax after work; don’t forget your lawn chairs!


Annual Two Row on the Grand

Various Locations

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to Thursday, August 1, 2019

Admission: $60/day per participant incl. food and camping

The “Two Row on the Grand” canoe paddle is a symbolic renewal of the Two Wor Wampum—the original peace treaty between native and settler communities. Participants paddle in “Two Rows” – one indigenous row, and one settler/immigrant row – to demonstrate the simple concept of the Two Row Wampum Treaty. You can sign up for just one day or all 9 days of paddling. 200 spots are available each day.


Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Chiefswood Park, 1037 Brant Hwy 54, Ohsweken

Friday, July 26 to Sunday, July 28, 2019
Admission: General Admission is $10.00 Daily, Weekend Pass Available for $15.00 and Children are only $2.00

The Pow Wow is an open-air competition held annually the fourth weekend of July. It promotes Six Nations of the Grand River’s rich arts heritage by showcasing pride in music and North American dance and offers craft vendors and over 30 food vendors.



Lions Park/Steve Brown Sports Complex, 20 Edge St., Brantford

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Admission: $28

Brantford’s biggest music festival is back for its fourth consecutive year. This year’s festival is headlined by Juno award-winning modern rock revivalists, The Sheepdogs. The Sheepdogs blend Southern boogie rock, groove-based psychedelia, and bluesy barroom swagger into a modern rock and roll revival. Other bands performing on the main stage include: Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker, Juno award winning The Beahes, and Brantford’s own Ascot Royals.


 There are plenty of more events happening locally, including almost daily excitement at Harmony Square:

Brantford Has Talent

Monday nights (July 8, 15, 22 & 29; August 12 & 19)

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Movies in the Square

Thursday nights in July & August, movies start at dusk


Music in the Square

Friday nights in July & August

7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Chess in the Square

Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (July 2-August 28)

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Jr. Cake Boss

Tuesdays (July 2 to August 27)

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Stories and Stretches Children’s Program

Wednesdays (July 3 to August 28)

12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.


Tai Chi

Saturdays (June 22, July 13, 27; August 10 & 24; September 7)

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Yoga in the Square

Tuesdays (July 2 to August 27)

7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.


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