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Bell Homestead in the winter

Wrapped Up in Brantford’s History

Posted on Tuesday, January 09, 2024 11:47 AM

  • Start your day with a tour of the Bell 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 at Hudson Public...

Film crew works on set of Frankie Drake in Brantford.

Brantford on the Big Screen

Posted on Saturday, January 06, 2024 08:17 PM

  • Stop by the Brantford Visitor and Tourism Centre to pick up a guide to all the backdrops in Brantford used for sets of TV shows, films, and documentaries. This tour has an extra bonus of getting to explore some of the city's most unique natural features, historical buildings, beautiful neighborhoods, and public facilities. We bet this tour will leave you wanting to plan your next visit to Brantford for even more fun!

group eating at Fume Restobar

A Cozy Winter Escape

Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2023 10:09 AM

Escape the frigid winter temperatures and treat yourself to a cozy overnight stay in Brantford. Check into one of Brantford’s seven hotels before you Indulge in a few spa treatments, unwind at a show, enjoy a gourmet meal and shop your way through town.

  • Start your day off at the Grand Wellness. Warm up in one of their signature healing soaks such as their Beer Bath or Champagne Soak. Grand Wellness also offers a wide variety of services including massage therapy, infrared sauna treatments and a...

two people looking at holiday lights

Spend a Festive Day in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 03:31 PM

The holiday season approaches fast and is over before you know it! Make sure you fit in all of your favourite festive activities before the holiday season is over. Spend a fun filled morning at Brantwood Farms, grab a delicious lunch downtown, try your hand at skating in Harmony Square and end your day with a beautiful light display at Glenhyrst Art Gallery.

Note: This itinerary is suggested during the month of December 2023 based on operating hours of some businesses and attractions. Please...


A Taste of Fall in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 12:03 PM

Get into the festive fall spirit by spending the day enjoying fall flavours around Brantford. Enjoy some festive comfort food while taking in the gorgeous fall colours around the Grand River and pick up some treats to bring home with you.

  • Start your morning off with a trip to Brantford’s Farmers Market where you can pick up some fresh fall flowers, browse local products, and find local produce for all your fall recipes.
  • Visit The Olive Oil Company and shop from over 70 different varieties of olive...