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Brantford: A Journey Through Time and Culture

Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 04:44 PM

Nestled along the banks of the Grand River in Ontario, Brantford is a place where history comes alive and vibrant culture thrives. From its humble beginnings as a First Nations settlement to its pivotal role in the birth of modern industry, this city has a story to tell.

Brantford's history dates back thousands of years, with evidence of First Nations settlements found in the area. The city takes its name from Joseph Brant, a Mohawk war chief who played a significant role in the American...

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Discover Crew Fest: The Ultimate Rock Festival in Brantford!

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023 11:44 AM

Are you ready to rock out this weekend? Get ready for an unforgettable experience at Crew Fest, formerly known as WTFest, happening this Saturday, July 29th, 2023, at the iconic Lions Park in Brantford. Prepare yourself for a day filled with non-stop live music, headlined by four legendary bands that will blow your mind away.

Main Stage: LIVE, Our Lady Peace, Headstones and Bif Naked!

LIVE - Prepare to be blown away by the electrifying performance of +LIVE+. With over 22 million albums sold...

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Summer Fun in Brantford: Free and Low-Cost Activities for the Whole Family!

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 11:50 AM

As the sun continues to shine upon us, there's no better time to revel in the joy of summer activities with family! Let's take a sneak peek into the thrilling world of what's to come! Get ready to make the most of this summer's events!

Movie Night

The Bad Guys at Pleasant Ridge Park - July 26
Strange World at Lynden Hill Park - August 2

Roller Skating Fun at the Square: July 10 to August 30
Rental skates are available on-site for just $10.00 per pair, so bring your friends and family for a day of...

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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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Trail Mix Live! at the Brantford Farmers' Market

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023 04:49 PM

Are you ready for good music, good food, and good vibes? You're in luck - this Saturday, you can find it all at Trail Mix Live! at the Brantford Farmers' Market

This special event is happening Saturday, July 8, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and features live performances from two of this year’s Trail Mix artists, Tyler Wilson and Ashley LeBlanc, as they each perform a set of original and cover songs live outdoors at the Brantford Farmers’ Market (79 Icomm Dr.).

Additionally, in celebration of the...