For many, a visit to a corn maze or pumpkin patch is definitely on their fall ‘To-Do’ list! Wondering where to find them as you #ExploreWR? Take a look at our list – and get ready for some family fall fun in Waterloo Region!
This year, the holidays may take on a bit of a different look without the usual event gatherings. However, thanks to this region’s innovative spirit, the Holidays 2020 will have lots of safe and creative ways for you and your family to get your jingle on!
CTV Kitchener – Waterloo Region’s athlete of the year awards took on an online format to return for the first time since being cancelled in 2018. Some familiar past winners of the award include NHL player Mark Scheifele and NBA player Jamal Murray.
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.
OurWindsor.ca – In the early 19th century, Old Order Mennonites from Pennsylvania purchased the land that became St. Jacobs. The village is now packed with shops and studios peddling artisanal wares of every description.
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.
esports Insider – Explore Waterloo Region has partnered with gaming and esports media and marketing platform Subnation.
The two organizations will collaborate to assess and develop esports-focused business and event opportunities in the Waterloo region.
MEDIA RELEASE: Pivot Airlines is pleased to announce that we have entered a formal arrangement with the Region of Waterloo International Airport to provide scheduled domestic air service to Ottawa, Toronto, Windsor and Montreal.
Sandy Pell shares the story behind the #GaltWings mural she and her partner, Steve Pell, created in Cambridge. This interactive mural was designed to both contribute to the community and attract new people to the Galt area of Cambridge.
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.
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.
The pub, tavern, the neighbourhood local, the public house: call it what you will, your favourite casual food-and-beverage watering hole with sports on the TVs is your favourite because you love it, you feel comfortable there and it’s an oasis from the week’s (or the day’s) toils.
There’s nothing quite like sitting around a table with family and friends and having great conversations over a delicious meal. Now, take that same table, have it painted by a talented local artist, place it on one of our region’s fabulous patios, and you have the recipe for the Art Fresco Project.
CTV News – The Waterloo Warbirds are back in the air flying historical planes and are inviting their friends to join them at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. The Warbirds have also started their private flights once again by appointment only.
CTV News, Kitchener – Forty years ago, Terry Fox travelled through Wilmot Township as he made his way across eastern Canada during his Marathon of Hope. He ran through the area on July 20, 1980. Four decades later, the township has put up a plaque in a park near his route.
Narcity’s list of 19 Toronto road trip-worthy destinations for BFF’s includes a stop in St. Jacobs! If you’ve been craving a bit of adventure, call up your bestie and start planning your next getaway to one of these dreamy spots. No need to refill the gas tank to get to these places!
Farmers’ markets are abundant in Waterloo Region, and are almost as plentiful as the vegetables, fruits and other products that fill their vendor’s stands! They’re a great way to take home fresh produce, and an even better way to meet the people responsible for growing your food.
The coronavirus is re-writing the “contract” between the dining room and the customers at the tables, and, in response, Waterloo Region food operations large and small have focused on re-building that confidence.
KitchenerToday.com July 16, 2020 – The GRCA has launched a new tool to provide guests visiting Grand River Parks for the day with real-time information about the capacity at its parks, helping them to better plan their visits.