Events and Activities

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Brantford Has Talent 2019

Show us your talent Brantford! Calling all singers, musicians, comedians, dancers, magicians, and impressionists of all ages to audition for Brantford Has Talent.

Please email us to register or to learn more about this competition. On-site registration will also be available on the audition dates listed below.

Brantford Has Talent event dates 

Brantford Has Talent will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Monday, July 8 - auditions
  • Monday, July 15 - auditions 
  • Monday, July 22 - auditions 
  • Monday, July 29 - Quarter Finals 
  • Monday, August 12 - Semi-Finals 
  • Monday, August 19 - Grand Finale 
Prizes

First Place:

  • $500 Downtown Merchandise Certificate
  • 2019 Brantford's Talent Ambassador 
  • Opportunity to perform during Canada Day on the Main Stage and a set during Music in the Square in 2020

Second Place:

  • $250 in Downtown Merchandise Certificate

Third Place:

  • $100 in Downtown Merchandise Certificate
HipFest 2.0 

Date: Friday, August 23
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Friday Music in the Square has gone Hip! Because The Practically Hip was only able to play one song on July 20 before the rain, they are coming back to Harmony Square Brantford!

Line-up includes: 

Bring your lawn chairs, though you may not need them as you will be up dancing and singing along to some classic Canadian tunes!

Movies in the Square 2019

Bring your lawn chair and join us for pre-show activities and a movie on the big screen starting at dusk. Popcorn and sweet treats will be for sale.

Follow us on Facebook and answer our weekly trivia poll. The winner will receive VIP treatment that includes pop, popcorn, and a front row seat in a Muskoka chair.

July 4 - The Grinch

Weekly theme: Christmas in July

Wear your Santa hat!

Sponsored by Millard's Charted Professional Accountants  

July 11 - Hotel Transylvania 3

Weekly theme: Bleh, Bleh, Bleh!

Dress like a vampire.

Sponsored by The Brant County Health Unit

July 18 - Finding Nemo

Weekly theme: Throwback night

Dress as your all-time favourite movie character!

Sponsored by: Money Mart Dalhousie Street

July 25 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Weekly theme: Dress as a viking

Sponsored by Hudson Public Kitchen and Bar

August 1 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Weekly theme: Dress up as Spiderman and ready your 'Spidey-senses'

Sponsored by Hudson Public Kitchen and Bar

August 8 - Incredibles 2

Weekly theme: Dress up like a superhero

Sponsored by: Hudson Public Kitchen and Bar

August 15 - Ralph Breaks the Internet

Weekly theme: Wear your overalls and orange shirt just like Wreck-It Ralph

Sponsored by Brantford Fire and Strodes BBQ and Deli

August 22 - The Secret Life of Pets 2

Bring your furry dog friend along with you to watch the flick!

Sponsored by Ontario Wild Life Removal Inc.  

August 29 - Dumbo

Weekly theme: Wear your wings

Sponsored by West Brant Window World

Music in the Square 2019 

Join us every Friday from July 5th to August 30th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for Music in the Square. Don’t miss out on weekly prize giveaways from our sponsor The Crew Real Estate.

Summer programs
Chess in the Square

Dates: Tuesdays from July 2nd to August 27th  and Thursdays from July 4th to August 28th

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Battle it out on the chess board and enjoy a friendly game of chess with a representative of the Brantford Chess Club  and other chess enthusiastsDon't know how to play? No problem, players will be there to teach or help improve your game! Tournaments will be held July 27th and August 18th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Drop-in program (no registration required)
  • All ages
  • Program will be cancelled due to inclement weather (cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page)
Children’s Activities

Dates: Mondays from July 8th to August 26th (no program August 5th)

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Come have some fun in the sun with your little one! Join Wee Watch Licensed Home Child Care Brantford for programs and activities with a new theme each week.

  • Drop-in program (no registration required)
  • Children’s program
  • Program will be cancelled due to inclement weather (cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page)
Jr. Cake Bosses

Dates: Tuesdays from July 2nd to August 27th

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Join us in creating your own sweet treats with Sweet Bakery! Come hungry and leave with your sweet tooth satisfied.

  • All ingredients provided
  • Drop-in program (no registration required)
  • Children and teen program
  • Program will be cancelled due to inclement weather (cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page)
Stories and Stretches Children's Program

Dates: Wednesdays from July 3rd to August 28th

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Cost: Free

Join the Brantford Public Library as we read while stretching the afternoon away with friends!

  • Drop-in program (no registration required)
  • Children’s program
  • Program will be cancelled due to inclement weather (cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page)
Tai Chi

Dates: Saturdays June 22, July 13, 27, August 10, 24, and September 7th 

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Relax, while practicing your strength and balance with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi!

  • Drop-in program (no registration required)
  • All ages
  • Program will be cancelled due to inclement weather (cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page)
Yoga in the Square

Dates: Tuesdays from July 2nd to August 27th and Chair Yoga available on July 16th, 30th and August 13th

Time: 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

Cost: Free

Instructed by Kathy Brown Yoga, begin your morning with a relaxing stretch and leave feeling awake and refreshed.

  • Yoga mat provided
  • Drop-in program (no registration required)
  • All ages
  • Program will be cancelled due to inclement weather (cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page)