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cold brew coffee at Balzacs in The Tannery

Local Cold Brew Coffee for a Hot Summer’s Day

Cold brew coffee came along in some magnitude several years ago, and it’s widely available in both chain stores and independent coffee houses. The process is a pretty simple: the result is a caffeinated beverage with a different flavour profile than hot-brewed coffee.

Canada Day fireworks in the shape of a Canadian Flag

Happy Canada Day! 2020 Celebrations in Waterloo Region

Canada officially turns 153 on July 1st. Canadians love a reason to celebrate, and even though this year Canada Day will take on a different look, festivities are happening in Waterloo Region – virtually! Find out how to join in the celebrations in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Wilmot.

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Your Beautiful Winter Wedding Awaits in Waterloo Region

When the snow falls, Waterloo Region truly becomes a Winter Wedding wonderland! This region features unique venues that are perfect for both small, intimate weddings as well as larger celebrations. During the winter, couples can take advantage of the beautiful outdoor areas at this region’s venues.

Waterloo Region Ale Trail - stop at Innocente Brewery - berry berliner beer, bottle and glass

O’Fest Brews: Local Craft Brewers celebrate Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest grew out of agrarian and harvest celebrations — and that of course includes fêting the barley and hops used to make beer. Because Oktoberfest is front-and-centre each fall in Waterloo Region, it makes sense that local brewers are inspired by that brewing history in a glass.

Two people walking along a wooden trail in the Huron Natural Area. It is fall: there are coloured leaves on the ground.

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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Be In the Picture at Sheepdog Animation!

SheepDog Animation invites you to find out about the animation, digital media, 2 and 3D digital animation classes as well as others at their annual Open House August 29-31 at their studio in Waterloo. The Open House will also mark the grand opening of SheepDog’s new Magna & Animation Supplies Store.

Kid Friendly Restaurants in Waterloo Region

If you’re looking for something different – and something more distinctly Waterloo Region – there are indie-restaurants and less expected venues in Waterloo Region that excel at serving kids, from a simple burger joint to more upscale casual craft-beer havens that the parents want to visit too.

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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