Things to do in Brandon
There are so many memorable things to do in Brandon you’ll think of staying a few extra days. Unique shopping, sporting events, museums and art galleries, and let us not forget our world-renowned Manitoba Royal Winter Fair. With so many things to do in Brandon you will definitely find an activity for everyone.
Things to do in Brandon – Shopping and Dining
Shop at a few of Brandon’s locally owned and popular giftware stores: The Little Shoppe, Lady of the Lake, Abby Rose and The Green Spot or visit larger shopping centres such as The Corral Centre or The Shopper’s Mall. Dine in fashionable restaurants along 18th Street or enjoy an extremely healthy sandwich at the Wildflower Café in downtown Brandon. Shopping and dining are without a doubt the most popular things to do in Brandon.
Things to do in Brandon – Arts and Culture
Take a trip around the globe and enjoy some memorable entertainment at the Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival. If you’re looking for local heritage sites visit the Daly House Museum. The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba offers contemporary art exhibitions of regional and national significance with a focus on Manitoba art. You’ll find new cultural and artistic things to do in Brandon every visit.
Things to do in Brandon – Entertainment
Become a movie spectator at the Landmark Cinemas and The Evans Theatre or get your hands dirty at Fun Time Pottery. Entertain your family with a nature walk through the Brandon Hills or follow the pathways at the River Bank Discovery Centre. Brandon’s Discovery Centre is an exciting place to be and is host to the Brandon & Region Tourism Centre. The centre is open year-round, offering visitors many things to do in Brandon.
Things to do in Brandon – Sporting Events and Concerts
Summer or winter, there are always exciting things to do in Brandon. Enjoy a Wheat Kings game, WHL hockey at its best, always offering hours of entertainment. Intimate venues such as the Lorne Watson Recital Hall and larger gathering places like the Westman Centennial Auditorium both offer excellent acoustics for a variety of concerts.
Things to do in Brandon – Major Agricultural Attractions
Visit us for petting zoos, performing horses and learning animal husbandry, all things to do in Brandon during The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, The Manitoba Summer Fair and the Manitoba Livestock Expo.
Shopping and Dining
- 34th Street Bar & Grill
- Houston’s Country Roadhouse
- Double Decker Tavern and Restaurant
- ECHO Restaurant and Wine Bar
- Lady of the Lake Café and Pub
Arts and Culture
- Daly House Museum, 122-18th Street
- Brandon General Museum
- RCA Museum-Canada’s National Artillery Museum
- Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
- Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba
- Glen Lea Golf Club, 18 holes, 5609 yards
- Shilo Country Club, 18 holes
- Wheat City Golf Course,18 holes, 6017 yards
- Playtime Entertainment
- Fun N’ Games Headquarters
- Albert’s Bistro – Mini Golf and Rock Climbing Wall
- Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba
- Royal Manitoba Winter Fair
- Westman Reptile Gardens
- Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival
- Manitoba Ag Days