Brantford’s Canada Day

Brantford’s Canada Day free event is returning to Lion’s Park Steve Brown Sports Complex July 1, 2022! Everyone is welcome. 

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Show Your Spirit Contest

The City of Brantford and Brantford’s Canada Day Celebration Committee, in partnership with The Kiwanis Club of Brantford (Kiwanis), is excited to announce the return of the annual Show Your Spirit Home Decorating Contest. Residents who decorate the exterior of their homes and register online by Wednesday, June 8, 2022, will be entered for the chance to prizes!

Residents who pre-register to participate in the contest will have their homes judged for the chance to win a grand prize of $1,000, plus a $500 donation to a registered charity of their choice. There will also be the chance to win one of five runner-up prizes of $200 each. The prizes are courtesy of Kiwanis. All entries will be judged by Kiwanis members and Mayor Kevin Davis from June 22 to 29, 2022, with the winners being announced at Brantford’s Canada Day event at Lions Park Steve Brown Sports Complex on Friday, July 1, 2022.

Judging categories

  • Originality (thinking outside the box)
  • “Spirit” of the Canadian Theme (use of iconic Canadiana)
  • Overall Appearance (curb appeal)
  • Construction Ingenuity (stable, clever design).

Residents that want to participate in the contest have until Wednesday, June 8, 2022 to register online and decorate the exterior of their homes by Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

Register online

Join the conversation on by uploading a photo of your red and white and sharing your Canadian spirit with the Brantford community. Don’t forget to show your spirit on social by using the hashtags #BrantfordCanadaDay and #ShowYourSpirit. Updates can also be found on the City’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.


The City is looking for vendors and food trucks to be a part of the Canada Day event on July 1, 2022 at Lions Park Steve Brown Sports Complex. Vendors must be available to sell from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. If you would like to participate in selling your product or food, please email or call 519-759-4150 ext.5509 to learn more.


The success of this annual event is made possible with the help  of amazing volunteers. Volunteers will receive a keepsake t-shirt and community service and high school volunteer hours if applicable. Opportunities include:

  • set-up and take-down
  • clean-up
  • parking attendants (must be ages 18 or over)
  • other various duties

Thank you to the following sponsors who help make our Canada Day volunteers feel extra special.

  • Millards Chartered Professional Accountants
  • Strodes BBQ and Deli
  • Zehrs (King George Road location)

How to get involved

Get involved by submitting a Canada Day Volunteer Application Form by Monday, June 20, 2022. Applicants must be available to attend mandatory training on Thursday, June 23 at 6:00 p.m. Please note that your preferred volunteer selection may not be able to be accommodated.

Apply to be a volunteer 

Stay connected

Join the conversation with us using the hashtag #BrantfordCanadaDay on the City's FacebookInstagram and Twitter pages. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions please email us at or call us at 519-759-4150.

Join us in showing your spirit Brantford! Together, let’s proudly show the world that we’ll always stay true north strong and free!