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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!

people celebrating in the streets at the Belmont Village Bestival

Belmont Village Bestival to run all summer long in 2021

CTV News Kitchener – The Belmont Village Bestival will return this summer, and will run for the entire season. In the past, the event has run for one weekend in the Kitchener neighbourhood. This year, there will be events all summer long.

Graphitti wall by Bruno Smokey located in downtown Kitchener. It is brightly coloured and features a robotic character

DISCOVER DOWNTOWN KITCHENER’S NEW ART WALK

The artistic heart of Downtown Kitchener remains steady and is shining brighter than ever thanks to some new additions to Downtown Kitchener’s Art Walk. This self-guided walk is a collaboration between the Downtown Kitchener BIA, and the Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery.

A Foodie Road Trip Through Waterloo Region

FamilyFunCanada.com – If you live with food intolerances, you will know how hard it can be to eat out. But that is changing fast. On a recent 2-day getaway to the three cities of Waterloo Region—Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge—I discovered a host of great food outlets that cater to intolerances.

A “Friluftsliv” Date Night in Waterloo Region

Get in touch with your inner Norsk during this Waterloo Region fall. Bundle up and embrace a date-night “friluftsliv” – a word that loosely translates to “living the outdoor life.” And why not expand your date night to include a staycation getaway at a local hotel.

West Montrose Covered Bridge during the Waterloo Guelph Explorer

A Perfect Mix: the Ontario by Bike Waterloo Guelph Explorer

Ontario by Bike brought a group of over 40 cyclists through Waterloo Region as part of their Waterloo Guelph Explorer – a two-day bike getaway weekend designed to explore the region’s excellent bike trails, quiet country roads, small town charm and modern city amenities.

exterior view of Arabella Beer Bar in Kitchener also showing the Oktoberfest tent on their patio

Micr-‘O’-Fest: Arabella Park Beer Bar Serves up Oktoberfest

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest will be quite different this year with traditional festhallen closed. However, Canada’s largest Bavarian festival is re-imagining itself when it comes to food with a restaurant program, and Arabella Park Beer Bar is participating as a Micro-Festhalle

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.

Screampark returning for another scary season

KitchenerToday.com – On September 25 at 8 p.m., Screampark opens for another terrifying season of exhibits. Known as ‘Ontario’s most terrifying outdoor haunted attraction,’ Screampark is going to look very different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

robotic dinosaurs reacting to visitors at a dinosaur drive through

Dinosaur Drive-Thru coming to Bingemans this fall

KitchenerToday.com – THEMUSEUM and Bingemans have once again joined forces to bring you safe, family-friendly fun. Hosted at Bingemans, this drive-thru event will bring you back to the Mesozoic Era. Complete with animatronic dinosaurs, you don’t have to go far to be up close with these creatures.

a chocolate and orange milkshake on a table at a 50's style diner

Milkshakes to say goodbye to summer

The milkshake – and its forgotten great-grandfather “the malted” – has a long and storied history. Now or 100 years ago, the frosty beverages are a perfect summer treat. And they’re perfect, too, for saying goodbye to summer, sad though that is. 

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