We Can’t Wait to Celebrate Springtime in Paris Again

For years, we have spent the first Friday night in June, down at Lions Park setting up our booth for Springtime in Paris. It’s a night of excitement and anticipation knowing that Springtime in Paris has finally arrived.

Springtime in Paris Tent in Paris Lions Park

Springtime in Paris means the start of Brant summer events. It’s the start of the community coming together for the warm months. It’s the celebration of our beautiful community and all the wonderful things that bloom in spring.

Using the beautiful Paris Lions park, Springtime in Paris is a two day FREE event featuring local vendors, crafts, food trucks and entertainment.

Crowd at Springtime in Paris in Paris Lions Park

This year Springtime in Paris was set to celebrate their 27th annual event. Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing guidelines prohibit social gatherings of more than five people and all mass gatherings are currently cancelled.

We would like to take this time to thank all the wonderful volunteers past and present that have made Springtime in Paris the community staple that it is. An event like this requires a very important group of people dedicating countless hours. Thank you to all the volunteers for all you do every year, to make this event so great!

Two women under a tent at Springtime in Paris in Paris Lions Park

Started by the Kindred Spirits Artisans of Paris, Springtime in Paris began with a concept of home visits where artisans were able to display their work, similar to Christmas in Paris. Throughout the years, various groups of volunteers and community groups jumped in to help grow and expand the event to Lion’s Park in Paris.

Today, the event has become the Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant’s signature project. What makes springtime so unique, is the unity of many service clubs and community groups that participate including;

  • Optimist (Crafters, formerly Soap Box Derby as well)
  • Lions (Food Truck)
  • Paris Horticultural Society (Paris Garden Tour)
  • Walters Greenhouse (kids garden activity)
  • Kindred Spirits (kids art activity)
  • Grand River Rafting (river rafting)
  • Up in a Paris Studio Tour (Holly O)
  • County of Brant Library
  • County of Brant Parks & Rec
  • County of Brant Tourism

Also unique to this event, is the variety of local musicians and performers. Live performances are scheduled all day Saturday and Sunday.

Bagpipers performing at Springtime in Paris in front of a crowd at Paris Lions Park

For local businesses, Springtime in Paris offers an opportunity to welcome the nearly 10,000 visitors that come to the event across the 2 days.

While this weekend will surely leave many of us feeling as though something is missing, we look forward to the return of Springtime in Paris in 2021.

Springtime in Paris is held the first Saturday and Sunday in June at Paris Lions Park. For updates on the event, visit http://www.springtimeinparis.ca/

For an updated list of virtual events happening this summer in the County of Brant, visit www.brant.ca/LoveLocalBrant.


Springtime in Paris logo presented by Kiwanis Club

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