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Three indoor activities to do this winter in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, December 08, 2022 10:16 AM

Not a fan of the cold weather? Here are three fun indoor activities to do in Brantford to keep you occupied this winter season.

Escape the frigid winter temperatures and treat yourself to a spa treatment at the Grand Wellness. Warm up in one of their signature healing soaks such as their Beer Bath or Champagne soak. The Grand Wellness also offers a wide variety of services including massage therapy, infrared sauna treatments and a relaxing salt-cave experience.

The Brantford Farmers’ Market is open...

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What's happening in Brantford this December

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 04:43 PM

Vibrant Palette Student Exhibit
When: December 2, 2022 - December 23, 2022 
Where: Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 20 Ava Road, Brantford
The Vibrant Palette Art Exhibit at Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant showcases over 350 works of art by students from kindergarten to Grade 12. Opening Night is Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., in conjunction with the opening of the Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst.  

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst 
When: Friday, December...

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Where to watch the World Cup in Brantford

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2022 02:01 PM

It’s an exciting time for soccer, as Canada is set to make its first appearance at the World Cup in 36 years. Here are some special viewing events in Brantford where you can cheer on Team Canada and take in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. 

World Cup in Harmony Square

World Cup in Harmony Square, hosted by All Day Breakfast: The Creative Agency. This all ages free event to view will broadcast the Canadian Games outside at downtown Brantford’s Harmony Square on a 10 foot video wall for all to see....

Bell Homestead National Historic Site in the fall

2023 Community Cultural Investment Program Now Open

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2022 09:20 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department will be accepting applications for the 2023 Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP) from Friday, November 18, 2022 to Friday, January 13, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

Funded by the City of Brantford, the goals for the Community Cultural Investment Program are to:

  • Provide operating financial assistance to not-for-profit organizations within the Brantford arts, culture, and heritage community;
  • Encourage public awareness and appreciation of...

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Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst 2022

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 11:00 AM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located at 20 Ava Rd. in Brantford, is pleased to announce that Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst will return from December 2, 2022 to January 1, 2023. See the 16-acre park along the banks of the Grand River transform in to a winter wonderland nightly from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Celebrating it's 10th year, the Brantford Lights will commence with the official “switch on” event on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. This evening will also coincide with the official opening...