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Two people looking at an exhibit at Woodland Cultural Centre

Connect with Culture – A Weekend in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, November 02, 2021 10:42 AM

  • Start your tour at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre so you don’t miss a must-see public art piece, The Great One, a beautiful 12 foot sculpture of Wayne Gretzky cast in bronze, hoisting the Stanley Cup over his head in victory and a life-size depiction of Wayne as a child with parents Walter and Phyllis Gretzky standing as a family and looking on. Step inside and meet our Visitor Services team, ask questions and gather brochures to plan your next visit to Brantford.
  • Visit the Woodland Cultural Centre...

Bell Homestead on a sunny day

Hometown Heroes: Artists and Inventors

Posted on Tuesday, November 02, 2021 09:00 AM

  • The Bell Homestead National Historic Site celebrates 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. Take a guided walking tour through three restored historic buildings decorated with many original Bell family artifacts and visit The Phone Booth Museum Store to shop for fun, vintage gifts and souvenirs.
  • Come to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre and...

Two people clinking drinks inside Manns Distillery

Fall Flavours in Brantford

Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 03:25 PM

  • Begin your Friday or Saturday adventure in Brantford with a visit to the Brantford Farmers’ Market in downtown Brantford. Established in 1848, the Brantford Farmers' Market is open year-round and offers an array of products, including: fresh local produce, a variety of meats and dairy products, delicious baked goods, seasonal plants and flowers and much more.
  • Next, travel to Strodes BBQ & Deli and visit their deli counter, which serves daily lunch specials, take-away comfort foods and warming...

Lorne Park

A Walk Along The Grand River

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:00 AM

  • Begin your adventure on one of Brantford’s 70km natural trails to hike, run or bike along. Many of Brantford’s historic sites are also located alongside these trails, or can be easily accessed from them. The Hub of Ontario Trails connects you to Hamilton, Port Dover, Cambridge and beyond.
  • Look out for our Trail Mix Program which spans 10 kilometers, from the Hardy Road trail entrance to River Road/Dike Trail intersection. There are a total of ten playlists from local artists along the trail,...

Lorne Park in summer

Fresh Air, Food and Fun in Brantford

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:00 AM

  • Park at the trail access on Grand River Ave and take a walk along the Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway, a peaceful 6 km trail that offers tranquil views of the Grand River. Feel at peace while appreciating a variety of wildflowers and engage in some excellent birdwatching opportunities.
  • Pick up lunch to-go at The Healthy Rabbit, a delicious spot to fuel your body with healthy foods that can accommodate a range of dietary needs. The Healthy Rabbit promotes healthy, holistic and sustainable lifestyles...