Ideally situated in the heart of southern Ontario, Brantford is known for its vintage charm and modern amenities including fine cuisine and an array of local attractions. We take great pride in the City’s intimate nature and ease of access to prime destinations.
From inspiring cultural and adventurous experiences, to exciting entertainment and night life options, Brantford’s restaurants and businesses offer outstanding levels of service and a range of activities with superior value. Cultural enthusiasts will love the access to local theatres, museums, art galleries and opportunities to experience First Nations culture.
One of only 11 Canadian Heritage Rivers in the province, the Grand River connects Brantford, the County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River, offering a variety of outdoor experiences both on the water and along our beautiful trails thoroughly enjoyed by walkers, hikers and cycling enthusiasts alike. Perfectly situated along the "Hub of Ontario’s Trails, Brantford is nature at its finest. With numerous opportunities to navigate the Grand River and over 93 km of trails, Brantford is the perfect place to become one with nature.
A landmark in Brantford, the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre is the City’s primary sports and leisure facility. The facility has played host to several major national and international sporting events including hockey tournaments, swimming and diving competitions and trade shows. The Centre is also home to the new Brantford & Area Sports Hall of Recognition that recognizes hometown heroes, including the Great One who changed the face of the hockey.