Scare in the Square

01oct5:00 PM02(oct 2)10:00 PM5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (2) Scare in the Square

Scare in the Square 2021

Event Details

Scare in the Square

Get dressed up in your Halloween costume 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 Character Meet & 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.

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It will open on Monday, September 20 at 8:00 a.m. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place including physical distancing.

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.

Friday, October 1

• 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Character meet & greet with Maleficent and Aurora
• 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m Slime Station
• 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Crayola Workshop (grass area)
• 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Casper’s Craft Corner including a pre-packaged craft from Michael’s to keep
• 6:00 p.m. HOWL-o-ween Dog Parade with awards to follow
• 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Mad Science workshop (grass area)
• 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 80’s-themed roller skate (rink area)
• 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 80’s-themed roller skate (rink area)

Saturday, October 2

• 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Brantford’s famous stilt walker Doug Hunt
• 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Trick-or treating on-site
• 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Giant inflatable dart board (outdoor lawn game)
• 4:00 p.m. Costume judging contest (prizes awarded at 4:30pm)
• 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mad Science workshop (stage)
• 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Casper’s Craft Corner including a pre-packaged craft from Michael’s to keep
• 5:00 p.m. Pumpkin and scarecrow display winners announced
• 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Character meet and greets with Pan and Tink
• 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Zombie Roller Skate
• 8:00 p.m. Thriller Dance by Quinn
• 8:00 p.m. Zombie costume contest
• 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Zombie Roller Skate

Other events happening outside of Harmony Square include:

• Virtual guided ghost hunt
Join us on a virtual ghost hunt adventure with the Ontario Paranormal Society at the Myrtleville House Museum. This event is pre-recorded.

• Drive-In Scary Movie (must be 17 years and over) to watch Halloween, the 2018 film.
Join us for a scary drive-in movie in the upper parking lot at Mohawk Park (51 Lynwood Drive) at 7:30 pm on October 1st. Cars may start arriving after 6:30 pm. You may even see spooky characters roaming around the parking lot! Pre-registration is required (one registration per vehicle) and audio information will be provided upon arrival.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: this event is not intended for children under 17 years of age as the film contains adult content. Anyone under 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Parents are urged to learn more about the film prior to taking their children with them.

Join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #ScareintheSquare

• Downtown Brantford BIA
• Len’s Mill Stores
• Millards Chartered Professional Accountants
• Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford
• West Brant Window World


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