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Hitting the Links: Public Golf Courses in Waterloo Region

Waterloo Region’s public golf courses offer picturesque settings, professionally designed courses, and greens that will challenge players of all levels. Many boast additional amenities including restaurants, professional instructors, and a range of meeting spaces.  

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!

Chicopee Ski opens to the Public

CTV News Kitchener – Members of the general public were able to hit the slopes at Chicopee Ski Hill in Kitchener Saturday for the first time this winter. New safety measures have been put in place such as mandatory masks, distancing, and physical barriers to separate the lines.

EXPLORE UPTOWN WATERLOO’S HUGHES LANE ART WALK

Over the past few decades, Waterloo Region has fully embraced creative place-making, the act of combining art, culture, and creativity to proudly display an area’s character and unite its community. The Region can now include the Uptown Waterloo Hughes Lane Art Walk in its creative place-making.

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.

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.

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

Waterloo Region dives into esports with Subnation

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.

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.

5 great places to canoe in Waterloo region

WaterlooChronicle.ca – Canoeists and kayakers have many great options in the region, including four rivers — the Grand, Conestogo, Nith and Speed. Here are some routes worth paddling:

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