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Brantford Eats Local (while helping others in need!)

Brantford Eats Local (while helping others in need!)

With each new restaurant popping up in Brantford, this big city with a small town feel is quickly becoming known as a culinary destination. Brantford boasts some beloved hotspots and a variety of brand new restaurants, breweries, cafes, coffee roasters, pubs, and more (including a new distillery coming soon!). To help showcase these restaurants, Tourism Brantford has launched a pilot program Brantford Eats Local – a campaign and local dining offer booklet to encourage you to support local...
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Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Glenhyrst Gardens and Art Gallery is a beautiful sixteen acre property along the Grand River located at 20 Ava Road in Brantford. As a non-profit, the gallery displays six unique, contemporary exhibits on an annual basis and offers events, art education programs, classes and workshops for all ages throughout the year. This year, Brantford Lights will be a DRIVE THRU ONLY event. The light display will begin on December 4, 2020 and will glow bright from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each night through J...
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Brantford attractions honoured in ABA’s “Best of the Best”

Brantford attractions honoured in ABA’s “Best of the Best”

Each year the American Bus Association (ABA) features the “Best of the Best” Editor’s Pick, which honours outstanding travel industry members who go above and beyond for the group tour industry. Winners are featured in both the digital and print copies of ABA’s November/December issue of Destinations Magazine, which reaches over 3,800 members in North America and Canada. The digital issue can be viewed online now. Tourism Brantford is proud to announce that three local a...
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Online Training and Development for Sport

Online Training and Development for Sport

Here’s a round up of sport-focused webinars that are a great resource for local organizations and their boards as they navigate through their return to play protocols. Most of these webinars are free to attend and can be part of your next board meeting or sport association planning session. Sport Information Resource Centre SIRC is Canada’s leader and most trusted partner in advancing sport and physical activity through knowledge. SIRCTalks' "You’re a high performer too!...
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2021 Community Cultural Investment Program Opens November 13, 2020

2021 Community Cultural Investment Program Opens November 13, 2020

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department will be accepting applications for the 2021 Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP) from Friday, November 13, 2020 to Friday, January 8, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Funded by the City of Brantford, the goals for the Community Cultural Investment Program are to: Provide operating financial assistance to not-for-profit organizations within the Brantford arts, culture, and heritage community; Encourage public awareness and appreciati...
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Candlelit Tours at Mohawk Chapel

Candlelit Tours at Mohawk Chapel

Explore the grounds of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks during their Candlelit Tours happening this November and December. Mohawk Chapel was the first Protestant church in Upper Canada and is now the oldest surviving church in Ontario. This historic landmark offers guided tours and hosts a number of special events throughout the year. Stroll along the pathway leading up to Mohawk Chapel as it’s lit by the soft glow of candlelight and marvel at the history and architec...
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2020 TIAC Tourism Congress Goes Virtual and Free!

2020 TIAC Tourism Congress Goes Virtual and Free!

It’s been a hard year for the tourism sector. From reduced revenues and employee layoffs, to businesses having to close their doors either temporarily, or in some cases permanently, the tourism industry was hit the hardest during the pandemic and will take the longest to recover. Each year, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada hosts the TIAC Tourism Congress. The congress is a large-scale conference and networking event for tourism industry professionals to learn abou...
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