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!
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.
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!
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 – 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.
CTV News Kitchener – GolfNorth announced on Wednesday morning that it would be keeping its courses open through the winter, in hopes that golfers will layer up and hit the links even through the white fluffy stuff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KitchenerToday.com – Fear Farm will not be the same this year, in terms of location. The haunted houses will be transformed into “haunted trails” or “haunted experiences”. And while the venue is different, the experience will remain the same.
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.
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 – With no university sports on the field this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are starting up a new recreational eSports league to fill the void.
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.