Plan Your Visit

Stay the weekend and explore Brantford’s world-class entertainment options, shop at unique boutiques, taste your way through the city, and be sure to brush up on local history at one of our museums and galleries during your stay. Find accommodations, shopping, recreation, food and drink and more at

Canada Day Green Team

The Canada Day Green Team and the City of Brantford is on a mission to divert 75% of the waste from this year's event. Attendees are asked to bring a reusable water bottle with them to the event. A Quench Buggy will be onsite offering free water refills.


On-site parking is available off Gilkison Street. Cost to park is $10.00 per car with 100% of the proceeds in support of Rotary Brantford-Sunrise. Accessible parking is available beside BHi Brantford off Gilkinson Street.

Parking will not be available on the following streets on Saturday, July 1, 2023.

  • Brooklyn Avenue
  • Catherine Avenue
  • Clench Avenue (existing no parking area)
  • Charles Street
  • Delamere Street
  • Edge Street
  • Graham Avenue
  • Harold Avenue
  • Jo Whitney Court
  • Magee Street
  • Milton Street
  • Tuxedo Avenue

Free shuttle services

Free shuttles sponsored by Arora Dental to Brantford’s Canada Day at Lions Park Steve Brown Sports Complex are available at the following locations and will be running every half hour from the following start times.

  • 11:00 a.m. (then every 30 minutes)-Brantford Mall and Old City Hall
  • 11:05 a.m. (then every 30 minutes)-Dunsdon and Coachwood and Eagle Place Community Centre
  • 11:15 a.m. (then every 30 minutes)-Lynden Park Mall and Brantford Civic Centre
  • 11:30 a.m. (then every 30 minutes)-Grey Street extension and the Brantford Salvation Army

Shuttles to leave the event are available at the shuttle arrival area at 10:30 p.m. with drop-offs at the following locations.

  • Brantford and District Civic Centre, located at 79 Market Street South
  • Brantford Salvation Army Brantford Community Church, located at 33 Diana Avenue
  • Doug Snooks Eagle Place Community Centre, located at 333 Erie Avenue
  • Dunsdon Plaza, located at 241 Dunsdon Street
  • Lynden Park Mall, located at 84 Lynden Road
  • Old City Hall, located at 100 Wellington Square

Brantford Lift

Brantford Lift services are also available to and from Lions Park Steve Brown Sports Complex for registered users from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. at no cost. Brantford Lift must be pre-booked by calling 519-752-4444.

Road closures

Gilkison Street between Mount Pleasant Road and Clench Avenue will be closed Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 7:00 a.m. until Sunday, July 2, 2023 at 12:00 a.m.