October Events in Brant County

Allison Logan
Monday, September 27, 2021
October Events in Brant County

Great events are happening near you in Brant County, starting this weekend!

From Halloween, to art, to fundraising awareness and historical events, there is something for everyone happening this month. 


Friday, October 1st & Saturday October 2nd: Scare in the Square

Get dressed up in your Halloween best attend Harmony Square Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2, 2021 for their annual Scare in the Square. Downtown Brantford turns into a spooktacular 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.
Visit the City of Brantford's website to learn more here.
Pre-registration is required, click here

Hotlist of homes with media rooms here.

Saturday, October 2nd: Take Your Best (Outdoor) Shots! At Glenhyrst Art Gallery & Garden, 11:00am-3:00pm

Celebrating their 150th year, Glenhyrst Art Gallery and Gardens are hosting an outdoor gallery to see the winning photos from Summer 2021 Photo Contest. Brant Waterways Foundation is hosting this educational, fun event featuring safe activities for all ages, give-aways and the chance to win great prizes.
Visit more here. 


Sunday, October 3rd: Holmedale Art Crawl, 10:00am-5:00pm

The Holmedale Art Crawl is a self guided tour of artists, artisans and creative businesses located at various sites in the Holmedale area of Brantford. 26 locations and artisans featuring their handmade items, from soaps, to paintings to lawn ornaments. 
Visit the list of participating locations and map here.

Hotlist of homes for sale in the Holmedale neighbourhood here.

Thursday, October 7th: Drive In Bingo, 6:00pm-11:00pm

Hosted at the Paris Fairgrounds, drive-in bingo is a great way to spend a Thursday night and enjoy some classic bingo! Includes 10 bingo cards and one dauber.
Purchase tickets here.


Sunday, October 17th: A Walk Towards Truth, 9:00am-5:00pm

A Walk Towards Truth is an event for personal reflection or to share the experience with family and friends. Starting at 9am at the Brantford Civic Centre with reflections from a residential school survivor continuing with a 21 km journey on foot past the Woodland Cultural Centre (the former Mohawk Institute Residential School) towards Six Nations, the home of many of the children. At approximately 4:00 pm. we will complete this Walk Towards Truth with closing reflections. Funds raised will go to Woodland Cultural Centre for traditional language education and resource development.
More information and tickets here.


Saturday, October 23rd and Sunday, October 24th: Great Canadian Butter Tart Fest and Paris Makers Market

Visit the Paris Fairgrounds for two days of bakers & makers, what could be better than enjoying butter tarts & supporting local businesses!
Visit the event on Facebook.


October 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th: Ghost Encounters at Brantwood Farms

Ghost Encounters is a Haunted Hayride and barn held at Brantwood Farms. It runs the last two Friday and Saturday nights of October. Proceeds go to Participation Support Services Brantford.
Visit the event on Facebook.


October 8th and 22nd: Culture Days and the Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead

Friday, October 8th: Fall Fun Games 11am-4pm Join for Fall themed activities for all ages - including crafts, outdoor games, butter making demonstrations, tours of the Homestead and more.

Friday, October 22nd: Artifact Preservation Seminar 11am-4pm: Learn how to preserve your family heirlooms from knowledgeable museum staff, tours of the Homestead and crafts available all day.
Visit the event on Facebook.

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