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Off-Campus Social Activities For Students

Off-Campus Social Activities For Students

Getting an education should be rewarding and fun, and we want you to know about some of the great social activities available in Brantford that are perfect for meeting new people, building relationships and taking a break from the books! Local Breweries Craft breweries are known for the experience and atmosphere they provide to their patrons and the two local Brantford breweries are no exception. Mash Paddle Brewing Company is located in Brantford’s historic Artisan’s Village at 11...
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Breweries, Bars and Restaurants Near Campus

Breweries, Bars and Restaurants Near Campus

Kicking off the first week of the semester can be both exhilarating and stressful. But now it’s Thursday and the weekend is almost here!  This week, Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College's Brantford Campus, Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford Campus and Six Nations Polytechnic. Today, we'll be sharing some information on some student-favourite breweries, bars and restaurants with distances and ...
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The Best Places For Students To Shop in Brantford

The Best Places For Students To Shop in Brantford

This week, Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and Six Nations Polytechnic. Today, we'll be sharing some information on the best places for students to shop.  Brantford offers a lot in terms of shopping. Whether you need to finish decking out your dorm space, are looking for some trendy new clothes, or you're searching for something special or unique - you can fin...
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Winding Way Records Signs Brantford’s Chris Strei

Winding Way Records Signs Brantford’s Chris Strei

Winding Way Records recently announced that Chris Strei of Brantford has joined the label in a sync-rep agreement. Chris Strei is a singer/songwriter whose style has been compared to Chris Stapleton, Tom Petty, Doc Walker, and Tragically Hip. Chris draws on his life experiences for inspiration in his music. With composition influenced by blues, bluegrass, hard rock, and metal, Chris’s songs tell stories with a sense of universal perspective. In July 2019, Chris released his full-length al...
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WTFest – We WILL Rock Again!

WTFest – We WILL Rock Again!

Where can you go to see multiple talented artists performing live under the stars? Brantford, of course, at the WTFest outdoor music festival! On the day when everyone would have been lathering on the sunscreen and carpooling down to Lions Park to sing and dance, we wanted to share some of the history of Brantford’s exceptional outdoor music festival and what to expect in the future. The WTFest team, including Brantford boosters and huge music fans, started working together in 2012 on a v...
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Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

The Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow  will look a little different this year. Although the annual gathering at Chiefswood Park has been cancelled, the event is moving online and will be showcased virtually on Saturday, July 25.    Since 1980, the Six Nations of the Grand River has invited dancers to compete in a variety of categories including Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy Feather, and Women’s Fancy Shawl....
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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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