Visitor attractions in Brandon

Brandon’s attractions are diverse, from Reptile Gardens to performing arts, there is something that will appeal to all visitors. The Keystone Centre, home of the Wheat Kings WHL Hockey Team and many major events throughout the year has over 10 acres of activities under one roof. From nightclubs to movies and shopping in large retail outlet stores to unique boutiques, there is something that will catch everyone’s fancy in Brandon! If you’re looking to have some sporting fun, Brandon boasts spectacular sporting fields, golf courses and many opportunities to be a spectator.

Brandon has been recognized in a number of national competitions, from Attractions Canada to Communities in Bloom. The city's track record for hosting major national events continues, as 2006 saw Brandon host the Special Olympics Summer Games as well as the National Communities in Bloom Conference.

Brandon is home to many beautiful parks, garden and trails that will get you moving throughout the community. With paved trails that surround the City, to many kilometers of paved and natural paths through the heart of the Assiniboine River Corridor, you can experience the beauty of our community.

Eleanor Kidd Gardens is a formal garden, featuring over 100 hanging baskets, a bronze sculpture and reflection pool and stage for community arts performances.

Brandon’s beautiful parks act as host to Music in the Parks on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer months that are free performances, to be enjoyed in the warm evening air.

To experience the city from the Assiniboine River, visit the Stream N Wood Adventure Centre at the Riverbank Discovery Centre. They offer seasonal rentals of canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, bikes and rollerblades to enjoy the area. You can also enjoy a ride on “The Discoverer” which provides you with information on the history and habitat of the Assiniboine River and surrounding riverbank area.

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  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Centre
    Visit one of the five original experimental farms established in Canada under the Experimental Farm Stations Act of 1886.
  • Brandon University
    Since 1899, Brandon University has attracted students interested in obtaining a quality education at an institution where people matter.
  • Eleanor Kidd Gardens
    The Gardens offer a beautiful setting for everyone to relax and enjoy the scenic Assiniboine River Corridor.

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