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Brantford’s River Access Points Feature New Signage and Amenities

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2022 11:39 AM

In July of 2022, visitor-friendly signage and amenities were installed at two designated River Access Points in Brantford. At each location, paddlers will now find a tourism information kiosk, a map of nearby attractions, and suggested paddling routes to help plan their journey. Visitors can also scan the QR code on the kiosk sign to learn more about off-river tourism businesses including nearby shops, restaurants, public art, museums and galleries, and trails.

You can visit the...

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August Featured Artist, Lil Acevdeo

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2022 09:18 AM

August’s Featured Artist is Lil Acevedo, a singer/songwriter for more than 25 years. She performs with the Jazz Latin trio Solstice, the ten piece salsa band K’bola and as a solo artist. She has performed in many different countries, including: Cuba, El Savador, Honduras, Mexico, Costa Rica, USA and Canada. She has recorded two albums and collaborated with several musicians in Canada and abroad. Her shows are a complete showcase of Latin America, from the Indigenous sounds of Mexico, El Savador,...

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Relax in Brantford's Spas

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2022 03:21 PM

Brantford has several premier spas and wellness centres that offer a variety of therapeutic and relaxing experiences that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.


Grand Wellness Centre, 202 Grand River Avenue (519) 759-1311

Located along the banks of the Grand River, the Grand Wellness Centre is an inviting spa with a warm, rustic décor. The centre offers a variety of spa services including body scrubs and wraps, aesthetic services, halotherapy, infrared sauna, massage, manicures...

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City Invites Community to Participate in TH&B Crossing Bridge art project

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 03:34 PM

Calling all local artists and visual storytellers! 

The City of Brantford is pleased to call on community members to participate in a unique TH&B Crossing Bridge Public Art Project. Also endorsed by the Public Art Subcommittee and the Brantford Cultural Advisory Committee, the project is intended to celebrate the iconic TH&B Bridge by featuring art created by community members that celebrates the local history, culture, events, places and people.

To help revitalize this important connection...

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August 2022 Events in Brantford

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 11:49 AM

View a list of upcoming events happening in Brantford this August. Please note that event information can change. We recommend visiting the event’s website or social media page, or contacting the event organizer directly for the most up-to-date and accurate information.

Black Heritage Walk
When:  Monday, August 1, 2022, 10:30am (approx. 100 mins)
Where: starting at the Cannon in Alexandra Park, 265 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, N3S 3V2
Fee: Admission is free for BHS members. $5.00 for non-members....