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No Parade Does Not Mean No Christmas!

No Parade Does Not Mean No Christmas!

The last Saturday of November usually brings a sort of Christmas kick-off to the City of Brantford as thousands make the journey down to Dalhousie Street to watch or participate in the Santa Claus Parade put on by JCI Brantford. With a new theme every year, floats and displays have the chance to win awesome rewards. The parade ends at Harmony Square for the Santa Claus After-Party hosted by the City of Brantford. Children and adults alike look forward to meeting Santa and Mrs. Claus, drinking ho...
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Take-out Now Available from Sonnenhof German Club

Take-out Now Available from Sonnenhof German Club

Are you missing the Brantford International Villages Festival? We know we are! Luckily, you can now enjoy a taste of the German Village from the comfort of your own home with the delicious take-out options being offered by the Sonnenhof German Canadian Club in Brantford. Their new take-out menu includes delicious options such as Pork Schnitzel, Chicken Schnitzel, Farmers Sausage, Cabbage Rolls, Apple Strudel, and more! Those that are 19+ can also include an alcoholic beverage with their order....
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Get Your Local Pierogis at Baba Zee’s!

Get Your Local Pierogis at Baba Zee’s!

Once in a while (though it seems like it’s happening way more often in Brantford recently!) a local business opens that has you thinking, “Where have you been all my life?!” Enter: Baba Zee’s Pierogies. Gaining some steam back in September 2020, Baba Zee’s Pierogies makes homemade, locally sourced pierogi that rival your own babcia’s. They are easily twice the size of the boxed pierogis from the grocery store, and are filled with delicious flavour combination...
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Tourism Brantford Attends OMCA Virtual Marketplace 2020

Tourism Brantford Attends OMCA Virtual Marketplace 2020

The Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA) held its annual Marketplace event virtually this year for the first time in its ninety-one years of existence.  Amber Kane, Corporate Tourism & Sponsorship Coordinator with Tourism Brantford attended OMCA Virtual Marketplace on November 9, 2020 and met with twenty-four buyers from the group travel industry. The group travel industry is a diverse contributor to local tourism and includes student travel and luxury coach tours. Buyers in attendan...
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Brantford Gymnastics Academy Tumbling and Training

Brantford Gymnastics Academy Tumbling and Training

The Brantford Gymnastics Academy welcomes athletes to somersault, balance and vault to their goals as they experience this state of the art facility in Brantford’s north end. A facility that trains elite athletes, as well as offering recreational classes, will make everyone feel welcomed and encouraged to take their skills to the next level. In 1997, Brantford Gymnastics Academy (BGA) opened its doors and was the city’s first gymnastics club. Serving the communities of Brantford, An...
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Celebrate the holiday season at Bell Homestead

Celebrate the holiday season at Bell Homestead

As we welcome the bright colours and cooler temperatures of autumn, Bell Homestead National Historic Site is preparing for a traditional Victorian Christmas of family, music, and delicious food with present-day precautions.   On Saturday, November 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Homestead kicks off its Holiday Season with its annual Holiday Bake Sale. The Exchange Café and volunteers will offer a plethora of homemade cookies and squares. New this year, baked goods a...
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Salvation Army Gift Card Drive

Salvation Army Gift Card Drive

This holiday season, help make a difference in the lives of families right here in our community! The Salvation Army’s Community Christmas Hamper Program serves individuals and families who are on a limited income and need a hand up this holiday season. This year, in order to help ensure the safety of both volunteers and recipients, the Salvation Army will be running a Gift Card Drive. Those interested in making a donation can purchase a gift card, of any amount, and drop it off at the B...
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