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Join us in celebrating Brandon's subtle charm and deep community roots while enjoying the many tours available. All tours are seasonal.


Riverbank Discovery Centre - Purple Martin Tours

545 Conservation Drive | 204-729-2141

Every Sunday, June-July (weather dependent)

Join local naturalist Dave Barnes at the Riverbank Discovery Centre for a tour of the Purple Martin Sanctuary! Every week, the Sanctuary Management team lowers the housing to conduct scientific checks, giving participants of all ages a special glimpse inside! Don't miss the Purple Martin Cam broadcasting inside the Discovery Centre all summer long! No admission. Donations are kindly accepted!

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Treesblood Farm & Assiniboine Food Forest - Sunday Nature Walks

1735 Rosser Avenue East | 204-728-6278

Every Sunday, January - May (weather dependent)

Naturalist Dave Barnes leads guided nature walks on the food forest trail system that last 60 to 90-minutes. With over 20 km of trail to choose from, participants get access to the natural wonders of Brandon's east end, where huge tracts of river-bottom forest remain relatively untouched. The nature walks depart from the neighbouring Crow's General Store (33-17th Street East) where plenty of parking can be found, and visitors can enjoy a hot beverage or an ice cream afterwards! No admission. Donations are kindly accepted!

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Open Garden Tours


Brandon's Open Garden Tours have been taking place for over a decade. They are a great way to showcase some of Brandon's local gardeners and for the community to view yards that are usually closed off to the public. 

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