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Brantwood Farms flower picking

Garden's, Galleries & Goodies

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 02:46 PM

Jump into summer by enjoying fresh air and warm weather exploring Brantford’s outdoor attractions. Brantford has endless opportunities for you to explore the city while still enjoying nature. Take a stroll along the Grand River, hop on one of our many trails that span over 70km or visit our public art pieces scattered around the city.

  • Start your day off at Glenhyrst Gardens and explore the beautifully landscaped 16-acre park, then head inside to Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and enjoy the exciting...

Dairee Delite

A Taste of History

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 02:05 PM

Taste your way through history by spending your day exploring some of Brantford’s oldest culinary attractions. Time travel through taste at our 50s style ice cream shop, pick up local produce at the Farmers Market and visit (one of) the oldest restaurants in Brantford, a converted school house now repurposed to serve classic comfort foods with a side of nostalgia.

  • Start the day off at Brantford’s Farmers Market, which was established in 1848. This year-round market offers an array of products, including:...

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,...

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 Experiences or Grand 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 to Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, a local “fast casual” Italian and Portuguese style restaurant, grab a gourmet roman pizza and have a picnic at nearby Mohawk...

Young sisters look out over the Grand River.

Wet 'N' Wild Fun in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 03:36 PM

  • Start the day at Brantford Twin Valley Zoo where you will spend the next 2.5 hours exploring over 80 species of animals at this wildlife park. This family owned and operated park welcomes visitors of any age to enjoy their exhibits, nature trail, picnic and play. Visit the petting zoo area or book ahead and plan an immersive, educational Guided Connections Tour for fun memories with friends and family.
  • Head to Brantford’s downtown core and enjoy lunch at Hudson Public Kitchen + Bar with a menu that...