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!
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.
The Record – We should all look so good at 70. On Monday, May 24, the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium celebrated its 70th birthday. Kitchener has marked the milestone by compiling a sort of digital scrapbook full of pictures and memories, and creating an anniversary video.
Fresh air is great for the body, mind, and spirit. Whether you’re walking with a friend, out with the family, or just looking to spend some time with your thoughts, Waterloo Region’s parks and trails offer something for everyone.
Culinary Tourism Alliance – With our series, Kitchen Party, we’re sitting down with Feast On Chefs to get to know them and the local foods that inspire them a little better. Meet Chef Denis Hernandez of Swine and Vine restaurant in Kitchener.
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.
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.
When it comes to local craft beer, names are not trivial and bereft of meaning. They provide lots of insights – and fun – when you consider Waterloo Region’s craft beer names and the brewers who named them.
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.
While hearty German and Mennonite fare easily pop to mind when visitors think of Waterloo Region’s food scene, those dishes are only some of what’s on our table. Our restaurant scene continually evolves to provide a taste of who’s calling Waterloo Region home.
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.
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
KitchenerToday.com – Bingemans has stepped up to make sure kids don’t miss out on collecting some treats this Halloween. It will be setting up a Trick or Treat Drive Thru on October 31, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Canadian Beer News – The winners of the Canadian Brewing Awards for 2020 were announced via an online streaming event. Kitchener’s Red Circle Brewing C0. won two awards – Gold for its Belmont Village Blonde Ale, and Bronze for its Four Barrels Imperial Stout.
Summertime and the grillin’ is easy. Here’s a collection of just a few Waterloo Region burgers for you to check out over the summer months! (Note: in virtually all locations where they serve hamburgers, there is some sort of vegetarian or vegan offering as well.)
TravelMammal.com – A day filled with delicious grub, refreshing drinks and stunning art on a beautiful sunny day with friends? Sign me up! Ontario’s Waterloo Region took a bold step and decided to combine both art and food. and recently launched the Art Fresco Public Art Project.
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.
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.
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.
KitchenerToday.com – Stroll Walking Tours features walking tours that look at local history, public art and area architecture. Juanita Metzger is the owner of Stroll and says “there’s a bit of a pent-up demand to do interesting things in the community” when we aren’t able to travel as much.
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.