Remembrance Day Services - City of Brantford
The City of Brantford is proud to join fellow Canadians on Remembrance Day as we pay tribute to the courage and sacrifice of those who served and continue to serve
The City of Brantford is proud to join fellow Canadians on Remembrance Day as we pay tribute to the courage and sacrifice of those who served and continue to serve our country during times of way, military conflict and peace. We encourage members of our community to join us on Sat. Nov. 11 as we remember, with deep respect and immense gratitude, the remarkable sacrifices of others.
An overnight lighting display will take place at the Cenotaph located at the Brant War Memorial (6 Dalhousie St., Brantford) on Fri. Nov. 10 beginning at 6pm until Sat. Nov. 11 at 7am.
A cadet vigil will take place Fri. Nov. 10 from 6pm to midnight, resuming again on Sat. Nov. 11 from 7am to 10:30am.
Everyone is welcome to view the In Remembrance special exhibit at the Brant Museum and Archives (57 Charlotte St., Brantfo0rd) on Sat. Nov. 11 from 1pm to 5pm. Admission is by donation.
Residents are invited to attend the Remembrance Day Service at the Brant War Memorial (6 Dalhousie St., Brantf0rd). Front row seating will only be available to veterans and their spouses or companions. Some bleacher seating will be available for the general public.
The order of proceedings for the City’s Remembrance Day Services and Parade on Sat. Nov. 11 is:
- 10:40am The walking march leaves Harmony Square (89 Dalhousie St.) en route to the Brant War Memorial and Cenotaph (6 Dalhousie St.)
- 10:50am Civic Service of Remembrance at the Brant Was Memorial, Brant Avenue and Dalhousie St., Brantford.
- 11:15am A fly pass will occur with the Lancaster courtesy of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, weather permitting.
Leading the parade will be a 1945 Dodge 3/4 tonne Air Portable Truck (APT), followed by a 1942 and 1952 Willys Jeep, provided by the Canadian Military Heritage Museum.
Following the ceremony, attendees are invited to a free Open House and a light luncheon at the Brantford Naval Veterans Association (54 Wadsworth Street).
The following streets will be closed on Sat. Nov. 11 from 9:30am to 11:45am for the City’s Remembrance Day services:
- Dalhousie Street between Market Street to Brant Avenue
- Brant Avenue between Church and Colborne Streets
Detour routes will be signed to accommodate vehicular traffic.
Parking and transit:
Between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on November 11, 2023, free parking will be provided at downtown area municipal parking lots and for Veterans in the RBC parking lot. Parking time restrictions at on-street parking spaces in the downtown area will be waived.
Brantford Transit and Brantford Lift will offer free transportation from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to, and from the Brant War Memorial and Cenotaph (6 Dalhousie Street) for those attending the Remembrance Day Service. You can find updated routes and schedules at Brantford.ca/Transit.
Detailed schedules and information at Brantford.ca/RemembranceDay
10 (Friday) 6:00 PM - 11 (Saturday) 1:00 PM