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Fun Games To Play With Sidewalk Chalk

Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 09:49 AM

Sidewalk chalk has always been a go-to outdoor activity for families with children. Here are some fun driveway games that you and your family can play with chalk this spring:

The Floor is Lava! – if you have a young one at home, you have definitely heard this phrase followed by little feet doing whatever it takes to not touch the ground. Draw “islands” on the driveway surrounded by “lava” flames. Kids (and kids at heart) have to jump from island to island to stay off the lava floor. 

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The Best Ways to Enjoy Summer on the Grand River

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 10:00 AM

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.

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What better way to take advantage of the Grand River than to get out in a boat! There are two local companies...

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May Is Museum Month

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 09:09 AM

While anytime is a great time to discover our many local museums and galleries, May is a particularly wonderful time – it’s Museum Month! This month provides an opportunity to emphasize how museums connect Ontario, especially during these times of physical distancing, and coincides with Museum Day on May 18, an initiative of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

We are sad that our museums are currently closed, but luckily there are other ways to connect with and support our local...

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The Best Places to Watch the Sunset in Brantford

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 09:00 AM

Watching the sun set is often a quiet experience that can help to refresh the mind and soul. Humans have an instinctual appreciation for the beauty of nature, and many of us can relate to having a tendency to stop and stare at a breathtaking sunset. Sunset chasing can be a fun way to engage with nature's beauty and enjoy being in the moment. Follow the sunset through Brantford with these recommendations, and if you share any sunset photos, don’t forget to tag #DiscoverBrantford.

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Some of Brantford’s Best Classic Burgers

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 11:13 AM

If your idea of a balanced diet is a burger in each hand, then look no further than beautiful Brantford for burger bliss. Sure, Yelp and TripAdvisor are both great spot to go to learn more about great restaurants (that’s where we found these top-rated burger recommendations), but Tourism Brantford has the inside scoop when it comes to exactly what you should order to satisfy a beefy, cheesy and carb-y craving. Looking for something else? We are always here to connect you to the best bites in...