Holiday Carnival

Mark your calendars for the return of the Holiday Carnival Saturday, November 26, 2022. Subscribe to receive updates as they occur at the bottom of this page. 

Holiday Carnival 2021

Start your holiday season off right and join us for the City of Brantford's Holiday Carnival event on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  All activities are free and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place. Pre-registration is no longer required for outdoor events of this size. 

Don't miss the official tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 p.m. as Harmony Squirrel lights the tree to kick-off the holiday season.

Activities include:

  • Free take-home photos with Santa Claus (face coverings are mandatory)
  • Meet and greet with The Grinch and Cindy Loo Who
  • Meet and greet with The Snow Queen and Snow Princess
  • Free hot chocolate and carnival treats
  • Jacob D'Souza performs live holiday music on the Bell Stage
  • Brantford Area Jeep & Off-Road Club stationary parade
  • Mini Ferris wheel ride
  • Doug the Great and much more!

As a result of the Brantford Area Jeep & Off-Road Club stationary parade, Dalhousie street between Market Street and Queen Street will be closed on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join the conversation on the Harmony Square’s Facebook page using the hashtag #BrantfordHolidayCarnival. A full listing of Harmony Square events can be found at

Thank you to our sponsors:

Breathe Rite Mechanical
West Brant Window World