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A Family Urban Bikepacking Adventure in Waterloo Region

Cycling enthusuast Joe Meissner set off with his wife and three children on what they called their “urban bikepacking adventure”. The route took them through several area trails that were also close to many local amenities. Here is how their 3-day adventure in Waterloo Region went.

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Announces 2020/21 Online Season

La Scena Musicale – The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony is pleased to announce the details of the new 2020/21 Reimagined: KWS Goes Online season. The first set of concerts features programs from across a range of series, recorded live at Centre In The Square and broadcast online, to enjoy at home.

Best Weekend Getaways from Toronto

DOBBERNATIONLOVES August 5, 2020 – Langdon Hall in Cambridge, and Kitchener-Waterloo are both featured in Andrew Dobson’s list of the best destinations for couples looking for a weekend getaway from Toronto.

Santa in his sleigh greeting the crowds at the kitchener Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus Parades in Waterloo Region

It’s the Holiday Season, so get ready to enjoy the sights and sounds of the annual 2019 Santa Claus Parades! We’ve made it easy for you to know when the Man in Red will be arriving in your town: after all, Santa isn’t the only one making lists!

A celebration in Goudies Lane, Downtown Kitchener

Tourism Matters in Waterloo Region!

It’s there, but you can’t always see it. Tourism brings outside dollars into Waterloo Region — its perfect mate is economic development and its offspring is job creation. One in 11 Canadian jobs relies on the tourism economy.

tapping the keg to open the 2018 KW Oktoberfest celebrations

Two Local Festivals Make Ontario’s Top 100 List

Festival and Events Ontario has named its Top 100 Festivals and Events. Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and Christkindl Market were both named to the list, which represents a select group of the most well-known and respected celebrations in the province.

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Winter Wonderland in Waterloo

Travel journalist Adam Waxman visited Chicopee Tube Park and Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort with his 4-year old son, and discovered that Waterloo Region is a winter playground, just right for an awesome father-son experience!

Adding up the Dim Sum in Waterloo Region

Call it “Cantonese tapas.” Dim sum are those little bites of food that arrive via pencil-and-paper order sheet – and, at one time, via a cart wheeled through the dining room piled high with the delicacies. Each item costs no more than a few dollars, and the selection is wonderfully wide

KWAG – Illustrating How Art Is For Everyone

You may not realize it, but art is all around us. It intertwines into our culture, our community, our everyday lives. The constitution of the art gallery is to educate while entertaining, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is no different. However, KWAG is unique in many ways.

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Feast ON Restaurants in Waterloo Region

There are currently about 100 Feast ON-designated restaurants in the province, with more working toward certification. In Waterloo Region, the following restaurants are Feast ON certified: The Berlin, Borealis Grille and Bar, Lancaster Smokehouse, Langdon Hall, Little Mushroom Catering, and more.

Photo of First Nation pole setters prepping area near grand river for growing hops

Grand River: Winding through Waterloo Region’s History

From its source in Dundalk, Grey County, flowing south 275 kms into Lake Erie, the Grand River is one of the most scenic and significant rivers in Ontario. Waterloo Region is at the heart of this waterway with many milestones and relics connecting the river to the development of the region.

Child hugging African Lion Safari mascot

Family-friendly Places You Need to Visit in Waterloo Region

The BBQ’s are in full swing and the sunscreen is out! My favourite time of year is officially here – summer in Waterloo Region at its finest. This season brings the best of outdoor activities and fun… also the freedom of carting the kids around without the fear of lost mittens would bring a smile to

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