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Signature Events

Did you know we're home to over 100 events annually? Our area's wide variety of festivals, events and fairs will give you a great reason to visit and stay a little longer.

Signature Events

Did you know we’re home to over 100 events annually? Our area’s wide variety of festivals, events and fairs will give you a great reason to visit and stay a little longer.

Springtime in Paris

JUNE 3 & 4, 2017

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS

Springtime in Paris is a fun, free, family-friendly event. Music, arts and crafts, pony-rides, bouncy castle, balloon animals—there's fun for everyone at Springtime in Paris!

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Brantford International Villages

JULY 5 - 8, 2017

BRANTFORD INTERNATIONAL VILLAGES FESTIVAL

Come enjoy the 44th consecutive Villages Festival in Brantford! Tempt your taste buds with multi-culinary flavours, relax as energetic entertainers perform cultural song and dance, and lots more!

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Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

JULY 21 - 23, 2017

GRAND RIVER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS POW WOW

The Grand River Pow Wow is an Aboriginal Multicultural event, held annually the fourth weekend in July; so as to promote rich Aboriginal arts heritage by showcasing 'pride' in music, dance, arts and crafts.

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Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest

AUGUST 11 - 13, 2017

BRANTFORD KINSMEN RIBFEST

The annual Branford Kinsmen Ribfest takes place in the perfect outdoor setting underneath the soothing sensation of the summer sun. Enjoy scrumptiously delicious mouthwatering ribs and chicken, the tastiest hamburgers, and lots more.

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31st Annual Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering

AUGUST 26 & 27, 2017

31st Annual Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering

The Pow Wow is a way for First Nations people to share their unique customs and cultural identity through the heartbeat of the drum, song and way of life. Everyone is welcome!

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Paris Fair

AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2017

PARIS FAIR

Held every Labour Day weekend, the award-winning Paris Fair is a tradition that entertains over 30,000 people with world-class concerts, the area's largest midway, and more.

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Brantford International Jazz Festival

SEPTEMBER 15 - 17, 2017

BRANTFORD INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

This three-day event at Harmony Square will be sure to please music and jazz fans everywhere. With four stages providing a continuous lineup of free entertainment, the Brantford International Jazz Festival provides world class entertainment of diverse cultural backgrounds.

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St. George AppleFest

SEPTEMBER 16 & 17, 2017

ST. GEORGE APPLEFEST

Listed as a Top 100 Festival in Ontario and a Marquee Event within the County of Brant, St. George AppleFest is a fantastic festival highlighting apples, pies, crafts, artisans, live entertainment, kids' activities with a children's entertainment stage and much more.

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Burford Fall Fair

OCTOBER 6 to 9, 2017

BURFORD FALL FAIR

An authentic fall fair experience in the heart of Ontario farm country. The Thanksgiving Weekend Burford Fair - where you'll feel right at home!

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