Wed Dec 2 8:00 PM

“One of the greatest singers of all time.” – Rolling Stone
Darlene Love brings her Christmas Special to Brantford for the first time including the Christmas classic “Christmas Baby (Please Come Home)” along with her hits including  “He’s a Rebel”, “Da Doo Ron Ron” and many more from her decades in the music business. 

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The Nutcracker: a Canadian Tradition

Sun Dec 6 7:00 PM

Holiday magic is made year after year by Canada’s Ballet Jörgen. Acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director Bengt Jörgen has created a Canadian-inspired Nutcracker that connects the delightful classical ballet to national heritage. 

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Jesse Cook

Tue Dec 8 8:00 PM

Fans will be entertained with Canadian guitarist, composer, producer and Juno Award winner Jesse Cook.  

Jesse will be performing familiar works from throughout his career including music from his new album ONE WORLD.  Enjoy his intoxicating mix of rumba flamenco, jazz, world music some all-time favourites.

Welcome back Jesse Cook!

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Parking & Directions


Paid public parking lots and time limited free on-street parking can be found in the area surrounding The Sanderson Centre.
Please note that nearby parking lots are pay and display lots and accept coins only.

We've noticed during our dance competitions that many visitors are taking advantage of two hours of free on-street parking but please be careful - City bylaws prevent re-parking on the streets in the downtown core within five hours. Our off-street lots are usually the better choice.
Map of parking nearby
For information on rates, please visit our Directions and Parking page.

Taxi & Transit

Brant Taxi:  519-752-1010
City Taxi:  519-759-7800

The Brant Transit bus terminal is located directly across from the rear entrance of the Theatre. For schedule and routes please visit the Brantford Transit Website.


Located in the heart of Brantford’s newly revamped downtown core at 88 Dalhousie St., The Sanderson Centre has been a staple in the entertainment and nightlife in the city since 1919.

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Eat, Stay & Play

Dinner plateFood & Drink

An event at the Sanderson Centre can be more than just great entertainment. Come early for dinner, stay for a drink or stay the night. We partner with some of Brantford's best providers of hospitality.

There’s plenty to this city, click to find more food and beverage establishments right here in Brantford

 For nearby dining options in Brantford's downtown, visit downtownbrantford.ca


Reception area

Brantford boasts some of the best places to visit in the area. Stay in town and immerse yourself in the nightlife and culture that the city has to offer.

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Harmony Square

Since opening officially June 7th, 2008, Harmony Square has become a gathering spot for all of Brantford and beyond to enjoy.

Steps away from The Sanderson Centre, Harmony Square boasts public skating during the winter, music, arts and other events in the summer time, all framed by great local eateries and pubs within a short walking distance.

Hosting a number of great events for everyone to enjoy, click to discover the great new things that are going on right in Brantford’s newly revamped downtown!