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Plan A Walking Tour In Downtown Brantford

Plan A Walking Tour In Downtown Brantford

Fall is officially here and there is lots of time to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful scenery throughout Brantford during a walking tour. It is easier to social distance outdoors and so we can feel safe exploring. The best part – walking is free! Brantford’s downtown is home to a variety of monuments rich in history, unique shopping, delicious dining and entertainment. You can explore individually or in your social bubble, move at your own pace, and enjoy a unique experience each tim...
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Shop Local. Shop Online. Shop Alt Boutique.

Shop Local. Shop Online. Shop Alt Boutique.

The charming retail clothing store, Alt Boutique, opened its doors in October 2018 to a crowd of curious locals and droves of Laurier students. The store has an established reputation for providing quality fabrics and trendy styles for both men and women, including a thoughtful collection of Canadian brands. Owner, Justin Lowe, had to make the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close doors in order to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our community. However, you can still shop ...
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Tune in to DJ mTwo Live on Fridays

Tune in to DJ mTwo Live on Fridays

Is social distancing making you dream about your next beach vacation with family and friends?  Why not bring the beach vibes to your favourite chill spot in the house? Local talent, Matt Allman, DJ mTwo is providing a live stream of his music mixes for everyone to enjoy on Friday evenings. Matt is Brantford born and raised and has been DJing since he was 16 years old when he found his passion for mixing tracks and controlling the vibe - letting the good times roll! For the past 16 years,...
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Treat a Friend (or Yourself) to Bakery-Inspired Bath Products!

Treat a Friend (or Yourself) to Bakery-Inspired Bath Products!

Bathtub Bakery, the yummy little scent-filled shop that can create any (and we mean any!) of your favourite bakery treats in bath-ready form, is going strong to bring you a recipe for relaxation at a time you likely need it most. Due to current restrictions, Brianne Lavallee has temporarily closed her gem of a store in downtown Brantford (35 King Street), but is headed back to her roots, bubbling up her clever creations from home.  Ever the entrepreneur, Brianne has discovered innovative ...
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Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features 12 to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. Brantford’s Grand Exhibit showcases a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by nearly 300 members of the community over the summer of 2019. The ex...
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Help Mayor Davis Fix the Clock Tower

Help Mayor Davis Fix the Clock Tower

Our community is growing, so the City of Brantford is making exciting plans to grow with it. Currently, City of Brantford employees are spread out across several different facilities throughout the city. The move to a new consolidated City Hall in early 2021 will actually be much more cost efficient for the City to operate than our current accommodations model. In addition to long term cost savings, we’re also moving to better serve our residents. A key benefit of consolidating our servic...
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Get ready for the 13th annual “Chili Willy” Cook-Off!

Get ready for the 13th annual “Chili Willy” Cook-Off!

The Chili Willy Cook-Off is back for their 13th annual battle of the spoons event! Join us in Harmony Square (89 Dalhousie St.) in downtown Brantford on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. as local restaurants vie for the title of ‘Brantford’s Best Bowl of Chili.’ Tickets are $10 per person, which includes a voting pass, spoon and (NEW!) Chili Cook-Off ceramic mug for you to keep as a souvenir. Competing teams so far include Alice’s Mobile Restaurant...
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