Annual Events

February - FIREMAN'S BALL

The Fireman's Ball, held annually in February, is a fund raiser for the Bradford/Camp Grove Fire Department.

May - MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES

Each year our American Legion Post #445 honors our veterans at the Memorial Day service in Elsie Hodges Park.  After a short program in the park, they walk to the cemetery to place a wreath on the Veteran's stone.

June - BRADFORD RESCUE SQUAD HOG ROAST

The Bradford Hog Roast is held the 1st Saturday in June. The Bradford Resue Squad was established in 1977 and the first Hog Roast was served in 1978. Dinner begins at 11 a.m. and continues to 7 p.m. and features four different kinds of pork, including sausage, whole hog, pork chops and pork burgers with baked beans, coleslaw and a drink to benefit the Bradford Rescue Squad. An auction and raffle are also held.

September - LABOR DAY CELEBRATION

Bradford Labor Day Celebration begins on Friday evening with a Movie in Elsie Hodges Park. The Little Miss Bradford pageant is held on Saturday evening in the Bradford Grade School gym. Sunday is the car show, started in 2007, featuring nearly 100 cars of all decades. Sunday evening the American Legion holds their fish fry and later in the evening a Street Dance is held downtown on Main Street. Monday features a parade, frog jumping contest, kiddie tractor pull and water fights, watermelon eating contest and food

Photos from our 2016, 10th Annual Car Show:

September - BETA BAZAAR

This annual event draws a crowd from all over.  Coordinated with the Stark County Fall Festival this two day event features local and not so local vendors selling their wears in the Bradford Grade School and Elsie Hodges Park.

Please contact Mary at maryrouse1994@yahoo.com or 815-632-7155 or Cheryl at cheryl_stotler68@yahoo.com for vendor information and registration.

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you next year.

December - BRADFORD CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

The 2016 Bradford Christmas Open House will be held on Saturday December 3rd.  This annual event brings the whole community together, even in the coldest weather.

Thank you to all who had a hand in the preparation for this event.

Scenes from 2014 Christmas Open House...