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Volunteers Get the Job Done

Volunteers Get the Job Done

Now that we have tempted your taste buds with all the culinary delights that the Brantford International Village has to offer, let’s take a moment to recognize the true heroes of this festival...the Villages Volunteers. The backbone of any community event has always been the people that give selflessly of their time to help the event run smoothly. It will be a while before there can be large-scale events that will require many, many volunteers, but today we want to recognize, salute and th...
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Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 1

Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 1

Hands up - who goes to the Brantford International Villages Festival with the goal of eating something from every Village? … and then rolls themselves home? We absolutely love trying food from a variety of cultures over 4 days, all made lovingly with the hands and hearts of our very own Brantfordians. If we’re pulling at your heartstrings, and your tummy is grumbling, then why not recreate your own version of the Villages at home? Handmade pierogi, butter chicken made from scratch, ...
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Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 2

Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 2

We’re back! After a day of thinking of pretty much nothing but food (does that really differ from any other day), we’re exploring the rest of the cultural culinary delights that are popular at the Brantford International Villages Festival. Although we’re still wishing we were all gathered together to enjoy, Tourism Brantford hopes that you spend some time with your loved ones to learn about the different cultures and chefs here in Brantford. Schedule your next lunch or dinner a...
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Brantford International Villages Festival – ‘Til We Eat Again

Brantford International Villages Festival – ‘Til We Eat Again

As we turn the calendar to the first week of July, thoughts in Brantford traditionally turn toward one of the City’s most vibrant and delicious signature events – the Brantford International Villages Cultural Festival. However, in what would have been their 47th consecutive year of presenting the festival, the Executive and Board of Directors suspended the event in the best interest of public safety. Even though the event will not be happening this year, let’s still find a way ...
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Watch “Brant Feud” Live on Thursdays!

Watch “Brant Feud” Live on Thursdays!

Do you love watching Family Feud? Survey says: Good answer, good answer. We do too! If you haven’t already been watching, tune in to Brant Feud on Thursday evenings from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The show streams live from The Rope Factory Event Hall and All Day Breakfast Facebook pages. Hosted by local Brantfordians, Jamie Stephens and Ben Strasser, Brant Feud debuted on social media on May 14, 2020.  Each episode features four different families competitively answering a series of fun...
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It’s Tourism Week!

It’s Tourism Week!

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism department is proud to celebrate Tourism Week from Sunday, May 24 to Saturday, May 30, 2020. Tourism Week in Canada is a grassroots initiative that brings attention to the economic opportunity available to Canada through travel and tourism and recognizes tourism organizations, businesses, and other partners across the country for their contribution to the Canadian economy. This week, Tourism Week looks very different than most years. Canada...
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Tasty Road Trips Food Tours Goes Virtual

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours Goes Virtual

If ever there was a snapshot in recent history where food builds community, this is it.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to adapt the ways that we shop for and connect with our food, whether that means socially distancing while we line up at the grocery store or arranging a curbside pick-up at our local farm.  Many of us are also seeking ways to support our hometown economy by buying from independent take-out restaurants and connecting with close-to-home agricultural ...
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