Scare in the Square

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Scare in the Square 2021


Get dressed up in your Halloween best and join us Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2, 2021. Brantford turns into a spook-tacular place this year filled with fall and Halloween themed events. Activities include Drive-in Haunt Movie Night (17+), Character Meet and Greets, 80’s-themed and Zombie Roller Skating, Casper’s Craft Corner, HOWL-o-ween Dog Parade, costume contests, Mad Science workshops and more! Take your photo with scarecrow and pumpkin displays throughout the square. You can also bring a food donation for the Brantford Food Bank

Pre-registration is required. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place including physical distancing. Parents who are registering their child for an activity/program must register their attendance in Harmony Square to ensure safety measures are in place. Parents can register online at  Portable washrooms will be available on-site.

The City of Brantford is grateful for the support of the Government of Ontario through the Ontario ReConnect Program Festival and Events Grant as well as our sponsors to help make this event possible.

You can view all events below including links to register at 


Friday, October 1

Saturday, October 2

Additional events happening near Harmony Square

Virtual guided ghost hunt

Join us on a virtual ghost hunt adventure with the Ontario Paranormal Society at the Myrtleville House Museum. 


Drive-In Haunt Movie Night - Halloween (2018 film)

You must be 17 years and over to attend

Join us on Friday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Mohawk Park (51 Lynwood Drive) upper parking lot. Watch for scary visitors lurking in the dark around your vehicle. Pre-registration is required (one registration per vehicle) limited space available.  Audio information utilizing your vehicles radio will be provided upon arrival. This event is not intended for children under 17 years of age as the film contains adult content and is rated R. Parents are urged to learn more about the film prior to taking their child(ren) with them. Registration begins Monday, September 20 at 8:00 a.m.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Children under the age of 17 require an accompanying parent or guardian aged 21 years or older. 

Register online

Join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #ScareintheSquare. You can call us at 519-759-4150 or email us for more information.


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