Belmont Village Bestival is a two day festival bringing local artists to the Village to celebrate music and other artistic expressions in this beautiful gem within the City of Kitchener.
Culture Days takes place each September and is dedicated to celebrating arts and culture in Waterloo Region. Part of a nationwide initiative, Culture Days has generated enthusiastic interest, participation, and support from a rapidly growing network of artists, organizations, and municipalities.
The UpTown Waterloo BIA runs our Great Oktoberfest Barrel Race every year during Oktoberfest in Waterloo. Teams of four participate in this relay-style keg race to win great prizes from sponsors. All proceeds from the race go to The Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival.
Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival was founded in 1969 and is the largest Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich, Germany. The community-owned festival takes pride in maintaining their traditions, while representing the interests of the newest generations of “festers.”
While Canada’s largest Bavarian Festival is taking a different form this year, Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is committed to bringing as much of your favourite festival to you through virtual events, small gatherings and some very special contests.
The biggest Oktoberfest celebration in Waterloo Region happens at Bingemans! With one ticket you can enjoy TWO tents – KOOL HAUS & PAULANER HAUS. Check out their special Oktoberfest VIP lounges, Bingemans Bavarian Feast, special Oktoberfest Camping packages, and special Oktoberfest events.
Take part in a fun-filled day of interactive medieval fanfare at the Royal Medieval Faire in Waterloo Park West! Each September, guests of all ages come to the Royal Medieval Faire to take in vendors, hands-on displays, games, celtic music, magic, swordplay, authentic costumes, decorations, and more