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Brantford's New Year's Eve 2023

Start Date: December 31, 2023

From 20:00 to 01:00


Harmony Square, 89 Dalhousie St, Brantford, ON


As the year draws to a close, the City of Brantford is set to usher in 2024 with a dazzling New Year’s Eve celebration that promises to be the highlight of the season. Join us on December 31, 2023 for free live music, photo booth and party favours at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. The celebration continues in Harmony Square with the ball drop at midnight followed by a spectacular firework display to ring in the new year.

The evening begins at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts with the doors opening at 8:00 p.m. Live music starts at 9 p.m. featuring Wicked Truth, presented by Bellvue Manor, playing high energy classic rock followed by Summer of 69’, presented by Associated Paving and Materials Ltd., performing their international Bryan Adams Tribute Act just after 10 p.m.

The fun continues outdoors in Harmony Square with a ball drop just before midnight to count down the New Year followed by a spectacular firework display sponsored by TD Canada Trust. There will be free outdoor ice-skating available from 10 a.m. to midnight, weather permitting.

Residents are encouraged to take the opportunity to enjoy a bite to eat at one of the many local eateries while they are there. A list of dining options can be found at downtownbrantford.ca. Reservations may be required in advance.

Free parking is available downtown on December 31 and January 1 and at the Municipal Market Centre Parkade, located next to Harmony Square at 59 Icomm Drive. Free Brantford Transit and Brantford Lift is available on New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m. on December 31 to 1 a.m. on January 1, 2024. The transit main terminal is conveniently located across from the Sanderson Centre and one block away from Harmony Square. Schedules, routes and rates are available online at Brantford.ca/Transit.

The City of Brantford is grateful to the following sponsors for their support of this free community event including; Associated Paving and Materials Ltd., Bellvue Manor, Hickey Dickory Decks, Hudson Public, TD Bank Group and West Brant Window World.

Detailed schedules and information can be found at Brantford.ca/NewYearsEve. Join the conversation on the Harmony Square’s Facebook page using the hashtag #BrantfordNYE.

Contact for more information

Email Address: harmonysquare@brantford.ca

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