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Brantford's Trail System

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 12:17 PM

Our trail system connects Brantford to other nearby cities including Port Dover, Hamilton, Paris, and beyond. Trails are paved or have a stone surface and are great for running, biking, or hiking. Please note that our trails are not maintained in the winter months and must be used at your own risk.

Brantford is home to over 70 km of nature trails, with many winding along the serene Grand River, a Canadian Heritage River. Your options are endless as The Hub of Ontario Trails connects you to Hamilton,...

Bell Homestead

Visit the Bell Homestead National Historic Site

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 12:09 PM

We invite you to visit the Brantford home where Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone on July 26, 1874. Here you'll see how the Bell family lived and worked. You will learn about how Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone and see how the telephone has changed since then. The museum is currently open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

There are a variety of activities and special events to enjoy year-round including; tours, The Exchange Café, museum store, educational...

Brantford Farmers' Market

Shop Local at the Brantford Farmers' Market

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 11:59 AM

Looking for a fun weekend activity? The Brantford Farmers’ Market is open on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Serving Brantford and area since 1848, the Brantford Farmers' Market features products that reflect the diversity of the community, with new products introduced regularly.

Current offerings include; fresh produce, meats, deli cuts, dairy products, flowers, fresh baked goods, home made prepared food, fresh roasted nuts, home made candies and crafts,...

Pool at Earl Haig Family Fun Centre

Make a Splash at Earl Haig Family Fun Park

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 11:45 AM

Looking to cool down during these final days of summer? Check out Earl Haig Family Fun Park, located at 101 Market St. S.! 

Bring your friends and family and enjoy a variety of activities and attractions including a splash pad, leisure pool, lazy river, mini-putt (currently being refurbished but open for play), and Snack Shack. Please note that the waterslide and batting cages are currently closed for maintenance.

The snack shack concession offers hot foods including hot dogs, hamburgers,...

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre exterior

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 11:30 AM

The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre is Brantford’s hub for everything sports and athletics. With a beautifully renovated, state-of-the-art building, it is named after "The Great One", Wayne Gretzky. It is also home to our new Tourism Information Desk. 

Facilities include: gymnasium, swimming pools, Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex, Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition, Football Field, gardenscape nature area, "The Great One" bronze statue, Indoor Track, Kid Care, a privately-owned...