Live Music

Join us for a day of fun shows with entertainment for all ages. Visit the Young Canadian Stage for a wide variety of fun kids friendly shows and meet and greet opportunities or visit the Main Stage for a variety of live music featuring Spoons and David Wilcox followed by a fireworks display at 10:00 p.m. to close the evening.

Young Canadian Stage

PAW Patrol Storytime with the Fire Chief & Marshall at 3.25 p.m. Meet and Greets at 1:05 p.m., 4:05 p.m., and 5:40 p.m.

PAW Patrol™ is on a roll! Your favourite Adventure Bay pups are racing to the ruff-ruff rescue to the City of Brantford Canada Day Celebrations! Join PAW Patrol Marshall for a Storytime and Meet & Greet!  

PAW PATROL Story Time with Deputy Chief Saunders and Chase

Fun at the Fair Dance Party with Poppy from Trolls (Headliner) at 12:40 p.m., 2:05 p.m., and 4:40 p.m.

The Trolls™ films and series follow the musical adventures of Poppy and her friends the Trolls. They’re small, colorful and happy creatures who love to sing, dance and hug all day! Appearing for the first time in Brantford, Poppy brings to the stage her ‘Fun at the Fair Dance Party’.

Guests of all ages will step into the world of music and dance in this interactive, engaging adventure.

The Trolls

Debra Brown and Circus Friends at 1:30 p.m., and 5:05 p.m.

Come and enjoy some flips, fun and fabulous music with Debra Brown and Circus Friends featuring local artists and Studio Cirque. Acrobatics! Music! Dance!

Rumple and Friends Show at 12:00 p.m., and 2:45 p.m.

Originally from the U.K., Scott Wilkins has been directing, producing and performing in silly shows for over 20 years across 3 continents and finally finds himself based in Brantford where he runs kids drama classes and performs through his family entertainment company ‘Rumple and Friends’.

Performing as his character “Rumple” He combines magic with comedy to take his audience on a hilarious and interactive journey trying to impress them with his skills. The problem is, the harder he tries, the more he fails and the funnier it gets.

Main Stage

Nosey Neighbour at 12:15 p.m. 

Born in 2018 from a shared love of jazz music, Nosey Neighbour has emerged as Brantford's premier jazz group. Through explorations in funk, Latin, pop, R&B, hip hop and jazz, Nosey Neighbour has cemented a place in Brantford's rich and diverse music scene. Their resume boasts performances at dozens of festivals and hundreds of club dates, private events and charitable fundraisers throughout Ontario.

Jack Sith at 1:15 p.m.

Jack Sith is a Hamilton-based classic rock cover band. The group plays an A to Z list of popular rock songs from the 1960’s to the 1990’s. The band was formed in 2016 and has played over 300 shows since its inception. The members of the band are all veteran musicians who have played and recorded with well-known and established rock artists and producers from around the world. 

Tyler Wilson Band at 2:15 p.m.

Tyler Wilson is a singer/guitarist from Brantford Ontario that has performed and recorded for over 20 years as a solo artist and a member of many bands. Bringing a blazing, unique blues/country hybrid style of guitar playing to the table, he and the other members of TWB are expert players that still love to turn it up and have some fun!

Members of TWB have shared the stage with Garth Hudson, David Wilcox, The Trews, Ronnie Hawkins, Theory of a Deadman, and even Reggae star Beanie Man! Jess Livingstone (bass, vocals) and Jeff Webster (Drums, Vocals) come from a long list of musicians trained by the legendary Ronnie Hawkins, and are more than prepared to hold up their end of the bargain!

Whether you're a fan of the guitar and fine musicianship, or you just want to dance and let it all hang out, TWB is prepared to entertain you and yours!

Jace Martian and the Pace at 3:20 p.m. 

Jace Martin is a USA Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Charting artist & producer and is a 5 Time Music Award Winner. He has toured North America and shared the stage with The Trews, Salome Bey, Robbie Robertson, Sam Moore, Jonny Lang & More. He has produced and co-wrote a #1 song on iTunes R&B Charts and has been featured on CBC, Bravo, Showcase, Bell TV and has performed on Global TV's Indspire Awards and was heard singing during the closing ceremonies of the 2015 PanAm Games watched by over 400 Million people. His newest album "Beautiful Broken Pieces" will be released in the summer of 2023 and was produced by acclaimed producer Justin Abedin.

Queens Court at 4:30 p.m.

Sean Hauk has spent the last five years performing as Freddie Mercury for Bounty enterprises opening for Abbamania and the Beegees night fever tribute acts including a sold out show at Massey hall. He was also part of the British legends act. Having only been doing 20-40 min sets he decided he wanted to do a full show so he started the process of getting a band together and writing the show. He reached out to his good buddy Randy Solski, the lead guitar player for Dry County who found a drummer in his good friend Colin Boughton, a new resident of Brantford. Sean reached out to friends in the jazz community and landed local guitar player Marc Girard, and thus Queens Court was born! They started practicing in September of 2023 and moved quick. The dynamic and the skills of the band were so good that Sean knew they needed a show so booked the polish hall and Wednesday Dec 13th they performed to a sold out crowd and they have been booking ever since. This high energy show is going to knock your socks off so are you ready for Brantford's only Queen Tribute act! Queen’s Court!

Spoons at 6:30 p.m.

Formed in 1980, Spoons, led by Gordon Deppe and Sandy Horne, became synonymous with 80s pop and new wave, producing hits like "Nova Heart" and "Romantic Traffic." Their album "Arias & Symphonies" was hailed as one of the 20 Most Influential Albums of The 80s, while "Nova Heart" was listed in Bob Mersereau's "The Top 100 Canadian Singles." Collaborations with Daniel Lanois and John Punter cemented their presence in the new wave scene. They shared stages with icons like The Police and Culture Club, gaining exposure on platforms like MuchMusic. "Talkback," produced by Nile Rodgers, continued their radio success, solidifying their global fan base.

David Wilcox at 8:30 p.m.

A superb entertainer. A Master guitar player. A great soulful singer. A unique songwriter.

These are a few of the ways David Wilcox has been described. None of them do him justice. Until you have seen David in concert, you have yet to experience something truly remarkable.

Multiple gold and platinum albums, countless fans of all ages - these are testimony. His music has been skated to by Olympic champions Sale and Pelletier, his songs have appeared in movies like Cocktail with Tom Cruise. Whether it's a backyard barbecue, a TV theme (Street Legal), Carnegie Hall, the Montreux Jazz Festival with John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin - thematic of David Wilcox is a blend of rock, blues, country, ragtime and other roots styles that keeps evolving and growing.


Don’t miss out on the fun! View schedules below.

  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Young Canadians area
  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Young Canadian Stage
    • 12:00 p.m. Rumple and Friends Show
    • 12:40 p.m. Fun at the Fair Dance Party with Poppy from Trolls 
    • 1:05 p.m.  PAW Patrol Marshall Meet & Greet (off stage)
    • 1:30 p.m. Debra Brown and Circus Friends
    • 2:05 p.m. Fun at the Fair Dance Party with Poppy from Trolls
    • 2:45 p.m. Rumple and Friends Show
    • 3:25 p.m. PAW Patrol Storytime with Fire Chief & Marshall
    • 4:05 p.m. PAW Patrol Marshal Meet & Greet (off stage)
    • 4:40 p.m. Fun at the Fair Dance Party with Poppy from Trolls
    • 5:05 p.m. Debra Brown and Circus Friends
    • 5:40 p.m. PAW Patrol Marshal Meet & Greet (off stage)
  • 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Marketplace Vendors
  • 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Food vendors
  • 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Main Stage performances:
    • 12:15 p.m. Nosey Neighbour 
    • 1:15 p.m. Jack Sith 
    • 2:15 p.m. Tyler Wilson Band 
    • 3:20 p.m. Jace Martian and the Pace
    • 4:30 p.m. Queens Court 
    • 6:30 p.m. Spoons 
    • 8:30 p.m. David Wilcox 
  • 1:00 p.m. Wrestling shows Followed by a Meet and Greet (Red Diamond)
  • 3:00 p.m. Wrestling shows Followed by a Meet and Greet (Red Diamond)
  • 5:00 p.m. Wrestling shows Followed by a Meet and Greet (Red Diamond)
  • 10:00 p.m. Fireworks

Plan Your Visit

Visit Tourism Brantford to find places to stay, things to do and place to eat while in Brantford. Visit our "Plan Your Visit" page for details on where to park, free shuttles and road closures.