We’ll have a variety of fun activities for all ages throughout the day on July 1 and information on how to plan your stay for the weekend. 

Live music and performances - 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. The Wiggles Dorothy and Wags performance
  • 12:45 p.m. Paw Patrol Marshall and Brantford Fire Chief Todd Binkley Storytime
  • 1:30 p.m. The Wiggles Dorothy and Wags performance
  • 2:15 p.m. Ehawih Dance Group (Indigenous performance)
  • 3:30 p.m. The Elvis Concert 9-piece band with horns
  • 5:15 p.m. Freedom Train performing classic rock, R&B, fun and original music.
  • 6:45 p.m. The Box
  • 8:30 p.m. Jim Cuddy Band (headliner)
Young Canadians - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Young Canadians area is a space for families to gather, enjoy interactive activities and learn about local community organizations.

Independent Pro Wrestling Show - 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Join us for three quality Independent Pro Wrestling (IPW) matches with the main event being the Canada Day Cup Tournament. 

Independent Pro Wrestling (IPW) made their debut in 2002 and is the longest running pro wrestling company in Ontario bringing family entertainment for 20 years. 

IPW first presented the Canada Day Cup eight man tournament in Brantford at the annual Canada Day event at Lions Park from 2015 to 2018. This year, IPW will return to the Canada Day event with the annual Canada Cup Tournament.

Recently, due to health issues, Brantford's Outlaw Scott Chase has relinquished the IPW Grand Championship.

This year the winner of the tournament will not only be  the 2022 Canada Day Cup Champion, but will also be crowned the new IPW Grand Champion!

Outlaw Scott Chase, wrestlerMike Dorosti

Marketplace vendors - 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

There will be a variety of vendors on-site.

  • Awesome Catnip Toys
  • Bag It Again Creations
  • Belonging Brant
  • Brant Beacon
  • Brant Performing Arts
  • Brantford Finders Keepers
  • Brantford Police Service: Citizens on Patrol
  • Brantford Public Library
  • Child Hunger Brantford
  • Creative Henna
  • Creative Henna Tatoo & Boow
  • Crops of Luv/Z & T Designs Co
  • Desiree’s Angels Victims for A New Start
  • Downtown Brantford BIA

  • Face Painting by Tina Horton
  • Five Nineteen Productions
  • Game Day Gearz
  • House of Restyle
  • I’mPerfect Activity Room
  • Kars Natural Kreation
  • Kasseih Designs
  • Kross & Bones
  • Michael Sullivan Meet and Greet
  • Murrary St. Rabbit Rescue
  • Neighbourhood Alliance
  • New City Church
  • Norwex
  • Pangea Glass Studio
  • Peoples Choice Liquidation
  • Pop Fiction Art
  • Precious Henna Body Art
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Sisters of the Hook
  • SKIP (Seniors and Kids Intergenerational Program)
  • Spoiled and Lucky Bows
  • The Link
  • Ti Stephani
  • The Locol
  • The Raw Rock Shop
  • Terry’s Toys
  • Tourism Brantford
  • Tupperware
KidZone Carnival and Midway – 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The KidZone Carnival and midway will be providing plenty of fun and excitement for all ages. Ride tickets and ride-all-day wristbands can be purchased on-site.

Ride All Day Wrist Band: $30.00 each
Single Ticket: $2.00 each (all rides require 1, 2 or 3 tickets)
6 Ride Ticket Package: $25.00 per package

Plan  your visit

Explore Brantford’s world-class entertainment options, shop at unique boutiques, taste your way through the city, and be sure to learn about Brantford's history at one of our museums and galleries during your visit. Find accommodations, shopping, recreation, food and drink and more at

View schedules

Photo gallery

Photo Gallery: Canada Day 2022 will appear here on the public site.