If you’re involved in competitive sport, there’s a good chance you’ve spent, or will be spending some time in Brantford. The city that’s proud to call Wayne Gretzky its son has also earned the title of the Tournament Capital of Ontario.

In addition to boasting a range of excellent sports facilities for tournament play, Brantford offers delightful diversions for teams and parents in between games. Here are just a few ideas to keep you busy after the whistle blows.

 

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December 15 - March 31

Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre Rentals and Lessons

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Rd. Milton, L9T 2X7

Pre-Season - Open daily 7 days a week 8:30 am to 4:30 pm In-Season -...

Now thru May 1

The Collection: A Hands-On Experience

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Duration of Experience: 3.5 hours Availability: Year-Round, Afternoons Only Minimum Person: 12

Now thru December 29

A Winter’s Night in Paris Culinary Experience

Arlington Hotel

106 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M5

Based on standard rooms only. Rooms are subject to availability. Reservations required to the Arlington...

Now thru January 6

David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden Experience

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

1.5 hour experience. Minimum 15 persons.

December 26 - February 17

Winter Wagon Rides

Conservation Halton

2259 Milburough Line Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0

* Available daily December 26th, 2019 until January 5, 2020 and weekends and holidays January...

Now thru November 6

Free Fridays

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Free Admission 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Free Tours at 6:00 pm

December 27 - January 5

The Science of Music: Holiday Drop-In Activity Centre

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

Dec 27-31, 2019 & Jan 2-5, 2020, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This is a...

Now thru December 31

Float High in the Sky at iFLY Toronto(Oakville)

iFLY Toronto

2007 Winston Park Drive Oakville, L6H 6P5

FLIGHT HOURS Monday: CLOSED Tuesday to Thursday: 2 PM - 9 PM Friday: 11 PM...

Now thru May 1

MacNab’s Kitchen at Dundurn Enhanced Experience

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

2 hour experience. Available year-round, mornings only. Minimum 15 persons.

December 13 - 15

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Now thru December 22

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required, weekends only.

Now thru January 5

The Collection Continues: A Quarter Century of Collecting

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Special Exhibition Admission Applies

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