Events and Activities 


Online Community Calendar

A list of upcoming community events and festivals, art and culture events and workshops, sporting events and tournaments in and around Brantford viewed with our online calendar feature. Online Community Calendar at (opens in new browser window).

Submit Your Event - Register Online

You must be registered to add events to our Community Calendar, Tournaments & Sporting Events Calendar, Business Events & Workshops Calendar and Monthly Food Calendar. If you have not registered click to register as a New User at (opens in new browser window) and gain access to other online services.

Special Event Online Booking & Permits

The City of Brantford encompasses a wide range of special events that take place on City property or occur within the boundaries of the City. These events require a special event permit. If your event requires City services or impacts City by-laws or policies you may be asked to attend a S.E.A.T (Special Event Advisory Team) meeting

Click for more information about the Special Event Booking and online form.

Printed City Calendar

This 13-month full colour publication is filled with useful information about everything from the City of Brantford’s recycling and garbage programs, to local trail and transit systems and so much more. It’s a resource worth keeping and referring to throughout the entire year! Click to go to Printed City Calendar


Facility Locations

Swim, golf, play, skate, run, or simply relax... the"fun" list is endless in Brantford. The City of Brantford has a wide variety of recreation and leisure options, and the facilities to match. Click to view recreational facilities.


The City of Brantford is proud to own two beautiful municipal golf courses. Northridge is a championship par 72 tremendously maintained 18 hole facility on the northwest edge of town. Arrowdale is a 9 hole gem winding over rolling hills situated right in the middle of town. Click for more information on golf activities.

Leisure Activities Guide

Brantford Parks & Recreation: Leisure Activities Guide including Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, Earl Haig Family Fun Park, Woodman Park Pool. Click to view Brantford Parks & Recreation Leisure Activities Guide EBROCHURE (opens in new browser window).

Parks and Trails

The City of Brantford prides itself on the quality parks and trails it provides season after season for residents and visitors to enjoy. Click for park and trail locations.

Recreational Activities

Choose from several programs available for all family members including preschoolers, children, youth, adult and mature adult. Click to go to Leisure and Recreation - Recreational Programs page.

Skating & Arenas

As the home town of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, Brantford takes pride in offering some of the most diverse skating and hockey programs in the province. Click to go to our Skating & Arena page.

Sports Hall of Recognition

Discover the achievements of some of Brantford and Brant County’s finest athletes along with those who have contributed towards the pursuit of sporting excellence. Click for more information on Brantford's Sports Hall of Recognition.

Sports and Tournaments

Brantford is hometown to arguably hockey's greatest legend, Wayne Gretzky, and we take this very seriously. Coined the 'Tournament Capital of Ontario,' our City has an incredible variety of sports organizations for the young and the young at heart. Click to go to our Sports and Tournaments page.


The City has both indoor and outdoor community pools as well as the Earl Haig Family Fun Park - a summertime favourite for children and adults alike. Click for more information on swimming facilities.

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