Mash Paddle Brewing
  • Arrive at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre to meet our Visitor Services team, ask questions and gather brochures to plan your next visit to Brantford. Shop from a variety of merchandise and souvenirs, spend time viewing the memorabilia in the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition and snap a picture outside in front of the Wayne Gretzky bronze statue, “The Great One”, a part of Brantford’s Public Art Collection.
  • Depart for the Brant-Brantford Twin Valley Zoo where you will spend the next 2.5 hours exploring over 80 species of animals at this wildlife park.
  • Next, travel to Bell City Brewing Company, where you can enjoy any of their 12 beers on tap and some delicious options for a light lunch. Before you go, you will want to spend time at the brew viewing window, the retail shop, or relax on the bright seasonal patio.
  • For more refreshing local sips, head onward to Mash Paddle Brewing Company, located in Brantford's Cordage Heritage District. This location is family friendly and has an arcade game station and a mini shuffleboard for the young and young at heart! If spirits is more your style, head to Manns Distillery, Brantford’s first craft distillery.
  • Brantford boasts unique local eateries for dinner including Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, offering delicious Italian and Portuguese style options with a bright and modern dining area or Sociable Kitchen & Tavern featuring a rustic interior, craft food, and an extensive craft beer menu.