Harmony Square 10th Anniversary Celebration - Find Your Spirit  

 

IT'S OUR ANNIVERSARY! LET'S CELEBRATE!

The Harmony Square 10th Anniversary "Find Your Spirit" is a weekend long festival to be held in Harmony Square honoring the 10 years of history the square has to offer.

The festival will run Friday June 8th at 8:30pm, Saturday June 9th 12:00noon–10:00pm and Sunday June 10th 12noon–4:00pm.

This event wouldn't be possible without our SPONSORS! Click for all of our event sponsors!

 

 

 

 

 
A weekend full of FREE returning favorites are planned:

Friday June 8

8:00pm SIVLE Band (Classic Rock & Vintage Pop. Rockabilly, Country. Versatile 50s – Today)
8:50pm Freedom House Activities
Movie playing at dusk: Sherlock Gnomes

 
Saturday June 9
 
Harmony Square Live Entertainment & Activities

10:00am Pancake Breakfast *Cost: $2/person OR add a refreshment for $3/person Presented by Downtown Central Neighbourhood Association

Bell Stage
11:00am Central Drumming Crew
12:00pm Opening Ceremonies featuring a Mascot Relay, Harmony Square Mascot Reveal and Town Crier Greetings from the Ontario Guild of Town Criers
1:00pm Piano Man
2:00pm The Mo & Garry Show
3:00pm Empty Hours
4:00pm Steven Ryan
5:00pm 70's Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cage
6:00pm Practically Hip
8:00pm Headliner Spoons
Approximately 9:30pm Fireworks Presented by Downtown Brantford BIA

Secondary Music Stage on Dalhousie St.
1:40pm Two OaKs Band
2:40pm Quinn Morris – Brantford Has Talent Winner
3:40pm Caleb Turgeon – Brantford Has Talent Winner
4:40pm Jack Demarest – Brantford Has Talent Winner
5:40pm Mariah Phipps – Brantford Has Talent Winner

Harmony Square Activities
12:00-4:00pm - Photo booth
1:00-4:00pm BGH Fun Troop with Guinness Book Record Holder Doug Hunt, who will be roaming and entertaining on stilts.
2:00-6:00pm Bouncy Castle

Dalhousie St. Activities
12:00-9:00pm Arts Alley/Marketplace Vendors
1:00pm Fire Truck Pull with Kevin Fast, Guinness World Record Holder and son Matthew Fast
1:00-4:00pm Face Painting
2:15-2:45pm Art Battle Brantford
2:00-6:00pm Apple Cider Demonstration Donated by Brantwood Farms
2:00-6:00pm Playing with Clay Donated by Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
5:00-7:00pm Face Painting
5:00pm Martial Arts Demo Presented by Caged Dragon

Located in the Laurier SC Johnson Building corner of Market St. & Dalhousie St.
1:00-5:00pm Display of photos of the past 10+ years of Harmony Square/Downtown
1:00-5:00pm Artifact Display from the Laurier/YMCA Build

1:00-6:00pm Taste of the Downtown (Purchase tickets at the information booth)
Tickets for $3.00 (per item) will be sold in Harmony Square during the Taste of Downtown times. Once tickets are purchased from Harmony Square, you will bring the purchased ticket to a participating restaurant to redeem it for a featured food item.
Participating restaurants include:
• Devlin’s Advocate 93 Dalhousie St. Serving 1/4lb Prime Rib Burger OR Perch Taco OR Szechuan Chicken Tenders 
• Indian Food Hut 266 Colborne St. Serving Samosa (Meat or Veggie) OR Bhelpuri Bowl OR Butter Chicken with Rice OR Curri Chicken with Rice OR Chickpeas Curri with Rice
• Lonnie’s on Market 42 Market St. Serving Hot Dog w Fries OR Side Poutine OR Ice Cream Sundae OR Mozza Sticks with Fries OR 2 Hard Tacos 
• Nine North (Viet-Thai Cuisine) 86 Dalhousie St. Serving Mango Salad OR Pad Thai with Mixed Vegetables OR Spring Roll OR Fresh Shrimp Roll OR Mango Cheese Cake 
• Revolution Coffee Company 18B Market St. Serving Perky Pig Slider OR Pizza Slice with Coke OR Small Nitro Coffee OR Small Kombucha Tea
• The Works 80 Dalhousie St. Serving Crispy Dill Sampler OR Wrecking Ball Sampler OR Onion Ring Sampler OR Poutine Sampler
• Tim Hortons 53 Dalhousie St. Serving Snack Wrap with Cheese

 Breakout Escapes Challenge Saturday June 9 starting at 1:00pm!
Scattered across Harmony Square will be locked boxes from Breakout Escapes, Brantford. Find a box, solve it open based on hints found on our FB page Breakout Escapes (Brantford, Ontario) and bring it in to Breakout Escapes to claim your prize!

Victoria Park
 
Interactive Activities Schedule
1:00pm Family Fun Class Presented by Laurier Brantford YMCA
2:00pm Tai Chi Class Presented by Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi
3:00pm Honky Tonk Zumba Class Presented by Joan Minnery Enterprises
4:00pm Fitness with Tots Presented by FamilyLife Fitness
5:00pm Dance Demonstration Presented by Academy of Dance
5:30pm Bootcamp Presented by NU-U Fitness
6:40pm Yoga Class Presented by Moksha Yoga

Workshop Schedule
1:00pm Public Speaking Workshop Presented by Speak Technique
2:00pm Balloon Making Workshop Presented by BGH Fun Troop
3:00pm Musical Instruments Introduction Presented by Katie’s Music Studio
4:00pm Learn To Tell A Story Presented by Brant Taletellers
5:00pm Bath Bomb Making Workshop Presented by Bath Bomb Night Ltd. (Pre-Registration Required)
6:15pm Bath Bomb Making Workshop Presented by Bath Bomb Night Ltd. (Pre-Registration Required)
 
Don’t forget to visit the Booths and Activities on Location
1:00-3:00pm Laurier Brantford YMCA Booth
1:15-3:45pm Bookmark Craft Presented by the Brantford Public Library
1:00-4:00pm History of Wheat Interactive with Myrtleville House Museum
1:00-6:00pm Game Station Presented by Heads or Tails Gaming
1:00-6:00pm Horse Drawn Trolley
1:00-7:00pm Two Row Wampum Presented by Six Nations Tourism
1:00-7:00pm Woodland Cultural Centre Booth

10:00am-5:00pm FREE Museum Tours (57 Charlotte Street, Brantford)

Register now for our FREE Bath Bomb or Paint-Club workshop! Please Note: *These are the only workshops offered over the weekend that require pre-registration. *Only sign up for ONE of the pre-registered workshops.
Visit https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/brantf…/ActiveNet_Login to register!
Once on site, either log-in or create a log-in, then search the barcodes:
 Barcode: 6445 Bath Bomb Workshop June 9 at 5:00pm
 Barcode: 6448 Bath Bomb Workshop June 9 at 6:00pm
 Barcode: 6449 Paint-Club Sunday June 10 at 1:00pm

Brantford Public Library (Main Branch)
2:00pm Nikki Shawanna with the White Pine Dancers and Birch Canoe are proud to be a part of BPL’s First Nations Celebration. Join us for storytelling, dance and song.

FREE Museum Tours (57 Charlotte Street, Brantford)
10:00am-5:00pm




Sunday June 10
 
Harmony Square

Bell Stage
12:15pm 30 Dollar Weekend
1:10pm All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten Presented by ICHTHYS Theater Productions
2:00pm Frank DiFelice Band
 
3:00pm Grand Finale orchestrated by Brantford born Debra Brown Emmy award-winning choreographer for Cirque Du Soleil! (on splash pad)

Secondary Music Stage on Dalhousie St.
12:40pm Poetry
1:40pm Soft Shoe Dancers Presented by Emily C. General School
2:40pm Mike Brennan

Harmony Square Activities
12:00-4:00pm Photo booth
1:00-3:00pm BGH Fun Troop with Guinness Book Record Holder Doug Hunt, who will be roaming and entertaining on stilts.

Dalhousie St. Activities
12:00-4:00pm Arts Alley/Marketplace Vendors
12:00 Live Chess Game Presented by Brantford Chess Club
12:00-3:00pm Face Painting by Whimsical Players/Whimsical Adventures
2:15-2:45pm Art Battle Brantford
12:00-3:00pm Apple Cider Station Donated by Brantwood Farms
12:00-3:00pm Playing with Clay Donated by Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
2:30pm Martial Arts Demo Presented by Caged Dragon

Located in the SC Johnson Building corner of Market St. & Dalhousie St.
12:00-3:00pm Display of photos of the past 10+ years of the Downtown
12:00-3:00pm Artifact Display from the Laurier/YMCA Build

12noon-3:00pm Taste of the Downtown (Purchase tickets at the information booth)
Tickets for $3.00 (per item) will be sold in Harmony Square during the Taste of Downtown times. Once tickets are purchased from Harmony Square, you will bring the purchased ticket to a participating restaurant to redeem it for a featured food item.
Participating restaurants include:
• Devlin’s Advocate 93 Dalhousie St. Serving 1/4lb Prime Rib Burger OR Perch Taco OR Szechuan Chicken Tenders
• Indian Food Hut 266 Colborne St. Serving Samosa (Meat or Veggie) OR Bhelpuri Bowl OR Butter Chicken with Rice OR Curri Chicken with Rice OR Chickpeas Curri with Rice
• Lonnie’s on Market 42 Market St. Serving Hot Dog w Fries OR Side Poutine OR Ice Cream Sundae OR Mozza Sticks with Fries OR 2 Hard Tacos 
• Nine North (Viet-Thai Cuisine) 86 Dalhousie St. Serving Mango Salad OR Pad Thai with Mixed Vegetables OR Spring Roll OR Fresh Shrimp Roll OR Mango Cheese Cake 
• Revolution Coffee Company 18B Market St. Serving Perky Pig Slider OR Pizza Slice with Coke OR Small Nitro Coffee OR Small Kombucha Tea
• The Works 80 Dalhousie St. Serving Crispy Dill Sampler OR Wrecking Ball Sampler OR Onion Ring Sampler OR Poutine Sampler
• Tim Hortons 53 Dalhousie St. Serving Snack Wrap with Cheese

Victoria Park

Interactive Activities Schedule
12:00pm Brantford Cheer
1:00pm Tai Chi Class Presented by Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi
2:00pm Taekwondo class Presented by TK Olympic Taekwondo

Workshop Schedule
12:00pm Medicine Pouch Workshop Presented by The Birch Canoe
1:00pm Paint-Club Workshop (Pre-Registration Required)
2:00pm Balloon Making Workshop Presented by BGH Fun Troop

Booths and Activities on Location
12:00-3:00pm Woodland Cultural Centre Booth
12:00-3:00pm Two Row Wampum Presented by Six Nations Tourism
12:00-3:00pm Horse Drawn Trolley
12:00-3:00pm Bouncy Castle
1:00-3:00pm TK Olympic Taekwondo Booth

10:00am-5:00pm FREE Museum Tours (57 Charlotte Street, Brantford)

Register now for our FREE Bath Bomb or Paint-Club workshop! Please Note: *These are the only workshops offered over the weekend that require pre-registration. *Please only sign up for ONE of the pre-registered workshops.
Visit https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/brantf…/ActiveNet_Login to register! Once on site, either log-in or create a log-in, then search the barcodes:
 Barcode: 6445 Bath Bomb Workshop June 9 at 5:00pm
 Barcode: 6448 Bath Bomb Workshop June 9 at 6:00pm
 Barcode: 6449 Paint-Club Sunday June 10 at 1:00pm


**PLEASE NOTE: Activities/performance and times are subject to change**

If you or someone you know would like to volunteer at this event, click to open the volunteer application form (PDF)!

WE NEED YOUR HELP!! We are looking for photos to create a collage over the past 10+ years of our beautiful downtown, please submit your favourite photos of the downtown for a chance to be included in the Harmony Square 10th Anniversary photo collage to harmonysquare@brantford.ca *in high resolution JPEG format*

This event wouldn't be possible without our SPONSORS! Click for all of our event Sponsors!