Two people in a canoe paddle the Grand River.

Summer River Activities

Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 10:00 AM

March winds, April showers, bring May flowers – and after that, SUMMER! The countdown to beautiful weather has started and it’s time to start planning how to take advantage of those long and luxurious summer days. The Grand River is Brantford’s largest natural asset and something that many of us who grew up around ‘the Grand’, take for granted. Here are some suggestions of how you can enjoy this Canadian Heritage River that lives in your own backyard.


What better way to take advantage of...

Brantford trail in winter.

Explore Brantford’s Trails This Winter

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021 10:00 AM

Explore Brantford’s Trails This Winter

Brantford is home to the “Hub of Ontario Trails,” which link three major branches of the Trans Canada Trail at Brant’s Crossing, located in downtown Brantford on the Grand River. With over 70km of nature trails, including 26km of Trans Canada Trail, to hike, run, cycle, snowshoe, cross-country ski, or wander with your dog, there are hours of landscape to explore right here in beautiful Brantford.

Our trail system connects Brantford to other nearby cities...

Harmony square in winter at twilight with ice skaters.

Skating At Harmony Square

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 10:00 AM

Skating At Harmony Square

The Harmony Square Ice Rink in downtown Brantford has officially re-opened to the public. The hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily, weather permitting. During rain or warmer temperatures, the outdoor ice rink is subject to temporarily close without notice.

The ice rink re-opened on Friday, December 11, 2020 with the following enhanced safety protocols in place:

  • Staff will be on-hand to ensure capacity limits are followed
  • Skaters will be asked contract tracing...


Tasty Road Trips Launches A New Website

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Food tourism is popular for individuals and groups of all ages, as a way to make memories through experiencing local and traditional cuisine. Tasty Road Trips focus on small towns with big tastes through a variety of experiential food and cultural tours. Tasty Road Trips has developed tours to embrace comfort and safety for individuals and small groups to reveal local wellness, art, history, food and architecture by shifting from guided to self-guided tours. If you haven’t yet had the...


Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Trail At Brantwood Farms

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020 12:00 AM

Brantwood Farms has announced that this Halloween they will be hosting a special (and physically distanced) Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Trail.

Starting at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, guests are invited to visit Brantwood Farms, located at 251 Powerline Road, dressed in their Halloween costumes to take a stroll around the farm property. Over 200 jack-o-lanterns and Halloween decorations will be on display during this family-friendly and physically distanced event.

Admission to the event will...