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Wayne Gretzky Monument

Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence: Brantford's Triumph as the Tournament Capital of Ontario

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 01:57 PM

Brantford, a city steeped in rich sports heritage, is excited to commemorate a monumental milestone – the 25th Anniversary of its distinction as the Tournament Capital of Ontario. Organized by the Brantford Sports Council, this momentous occasion is poised to take place on the radiant grounds of the Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course. Members of the public are welcome to attend, so please save the date: August 25, 2023, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

The fun-filled family event features live music,...

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Celebrating Active Living Spirit: 2023 Brantford-County of Brant Ontario 55+ Summer Games

Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023 03:12 PM

Brantford and the County of Brant are gearing up to host a celebration of active living, camaraderie, and spirited competition at the 2023 Ontario 55+ Summer Games. From August 9th to 11th, this vibrant event will unite over 1,400 participants aged 55 and above in 19 sports, showcasing the passion of Ontario's senior athletes. Supported by the Ontario Government's Games Ontario program, these games have become a beloved tradition, inspiration, and opportunity within the community.

The Ontario 55+...

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Best French Fry Spots in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 10:05 AM

Deciding where to eat in a new city can be stressful and sometimes it’s best to go back to basics with a classic that everyone enjoys, French Fries!

Stan’s Fries Stand

A familiar smell has been greeting residents and visitors of Brantford’s downtown for more than 70 years: the smell of freshly frying fries with just a hint of malt vinegar. To many locals, this is a staple of their take-out routine, and a big part of why Stan’s Fries has been called “the best fries in Canada”.

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A Haven for Bikers and Explorers

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 02:37 PM

Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes, Brantford is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking to embark on thrilling biking adventures. With an impressive array of trails and a community of local businesses dedicated to everything two-wheeled, you are invited to discover the perfect blend of nature and urban excitement.

Discover the Grand River Cycling Loop: A Scenic Adventure that Brantford takes pride in being home to. This 48km route winds through the heart of the city and extends into Paris,...

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June is Bike Month in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 11:43 AM

For the whole month of June, let’s all celebrate Bike Month by pedaling and adding cycling to your activities. With plenty of trails and bike lanes, Discover Brantford wants to encourage the city to participate.

To help get involved, The City of Brantford is hosting some activities and events for Bike Month.

Here is a brief overview:

Bike Month Scavenger Hunt:

For the whole month of June there will be a Bike Month Scavenger Hunt throughout the City. There will be scavenger hunt signs with QR codes...