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Date Night Ideas

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2023 12:54 PM

Don’t want the stress of planning the perfect date night? Here are a few suggestions for every step of the evening from unique activities, delicious dinner spots and dessert recommendations.

Activity Recommendations

  • Check out theGrand Wellness Spaand choose from a variety of relaxing treatments that you can do individually or as a couple. Treat yourself to a session in the Himalayan salt cave, a couple’s massage or one of their unique bath soaks.
  • Catch an evening show at theSanderson Centre for...

Glenhyrst Art Gallery

Winter Wonderland in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2023 02:37 PM

Embrace the winter season and everything it has to offer! Take a snowy hike along the Grand River, visit local breweries, check out festive light displays and treat yourself a warm meal.

  • Visit our Tourism Information Desk inside theWayne Gretzky Sports Centrewhere you can gather some ideas and information to plan your next visit to Brantford and enjoy some local memorabilia displays. You can shop from a wide variety of merchandise and souvenirs. Take time to visit the memorabilia displays inside...

Cyclists in Lorne Park

Brantford’s Horticulture Parks

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 11:27 AM

Year of the Garden 2022 is a nation-wide celebration that aims to educate and inspire Canadians about the vital impact gardens and gardening have on quality of life, at home, in communities, and across the country. Led by the Canadian Garden Council, the event brings together hundreds of municipalities, community organizations, and gardeners from across the country to celebrate Canada’s rich garden heritage and vibrant garden culture.

Celebrate the Year of the Garden by spending the day exploring...

Bell Homestead in the winter

Wrapped Up in Brantford’s History

Posted on Tuesday, December 07, 2021 04:12 PM

  • Start your day with a tour of theBell Homestead National Historic Site, celebrating the history of Brantford, “The Telephone City”. This is where, in 1874, Alexander Graham Bell conceived the invention of the telephone and made the first long distance call from Brantford to Paris. Enjoy a coffee and baked goods at The Exchange Café and before you go be sure to visit The Phone Booth Museum Store to shop for fun, vintage gifts and souvenirs.
  • A short drive will bring you to lunch atHudson Public...

Two people paddling on the Grand River

Brantford’s Grand Outdoors

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 03:39 PM

  • Book an adventure with one of Brantford’s outfitters,Grand ExperiencesorGrand River Rafting, to experience the beautiful Grand River as it weaves through the city, surrounded by Carolinian Landscape. Guided kayak, canoe, or rafting experiences make it easy and safe to try something new and create memories that will last.
  • Head toMercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, a local “fast casual” Italian and Portuguese style restaurant, grab a gourmet roman pizza and have a picnic at nearbyMohawk Park....