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Hike, Bike, Walk: #ExploreWR Trails this Fall

Waterloo Region is home to scenic rural and urban trails that beckon you to get out and explore them at any time of year. The trails you’ll find here are as varied as the region itself, and are great for hiking, cycling, walking as well as other modes of active transportation.

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Beer-Infused Sausages & Donuts Are Coming To Bingemans Oktoberfest

Sept. 6, 2019 – Along with a range of other new menu items, Bingemans Oktoberfest 2019 will feature a Waterloo beer-infused bratwurst, pigtails, beer-braised pork knuckles, pigtail mac n’ cheese balls, even the donuts will be glazed with beer! This year’s festival happens Oct. 11-19, 2019.

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Farm Gates in Waterloo Region

You can’t drive very far in Waterloo Region without coming across hand-painted signs for brown eggs and maple syrup. Farm gate sales and “honour stands” are a part of the countryside where you leave your money in a box and “on your honour.”

Railway and Wagon Rides

Posted June 14th, 2019 in The Waterloo Region Rural Post
Waterloo Central Railway and Elmira Wagon Rides are thrilled to partner again this year offering visitors a train ride to Elmira along with a tractor pulled wagon ride into town.

Oh Canada! Celebrate Canada Day in Waterloo Region 2019

Canada is set to celebrate its 152nd birthday on July 1st, and you’re invited to the party! There’s a lot happening in Waterloo Region on Canada Day: from live performances and family fun to fireworks, here’s where you’ll find the celebrations happening as you #ExploreWR! 

Celebrate Dad! Father’s Day Ideas 2019

Whether your dad is into sports, enjoys a night on the town, likes to sit down to a great meal or hoist a glass of locally crafted beer, you can find just the right way to celebrate him this Father’s Day right here in Waterloo Region.

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.

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Iconic Dishes of Waterloo Region

CBC News April 27, 2019 Make no mistake, in Waterloo region, we have our own iconic dishes that give us both an understanding of our past and a view of how we have evolved as a community. Many foods chronicle our cultural evolution, immigration patterns and geopolitics.

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