As the beautiful weather continues, there’s lots to do in Kitchener! One of our favourite annual events is the TD Kitchener Blues Festival. Every August, a section of King Street by Kitchener City Hall is blocked off for a weekend and dedicated to blues bands, food trucks, and shopping. Catch a performance on the main stage, […]
There are so many amazing farms and fields where you can pick your own fruit in and around Waterloo Region! Fresh, sweet strawberries, plump blackberries, juicy corn… you name it! Pick your own fields are great for a variety of reasons, but most of all for the experience! Bring along family or friends to enjoy […]
Wondering what kinds of events are coming up in and around Waterloo Region for 2017? Look no further! We have once again compiled a list of the many different workshops, carnivals, and entertainment taking place from July to September, 2017. Want to learn more about the different things you can do in and around Kitchener-Waterloo? […]
So you love Waterloo and Victoria Park, but you’re looking for something a little different. When the holidays approach, you may even have a few weeks off. If you’re travelling to Hawaii or some other tropical destination, we salute you! However, throughout the year, it usually makes more sense to take quick day trips. Luckily, […]
One of the nicest things about living in Waterloo Region is the ability to escape the city to one of our many parks. Waterloo Park, located near both Universities, offers a fresh respite from the traffic and noise. Take a walk through the gardens, pack a picnic with your family or significant other, and visit […]
With temperatures topping 30 this week, it’s time to focus on what really matters- pools! If you’re really lucky, you may live in a neighbourhood with its own outdoor pool, or even have one in your backyard. If not, never fear! Kitchener-Waterloo boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor pools to help you get through […]
Mothers day is quickly approaching, which means it’s probably time to start thinking about what to do for someone special in your life! These fun “experience gift” ideas are the perfect way to spoil your own mom, mother-in-law, or wife (with a gift “from the kids” of course). Better yet, they are all located in […]
If you’ve lived in Waterloo Region for a little while, it’s very likely you’ve heard of St. Jacobs. This small township is popular for many reasons. Visitors to the Region love it for its community feel, large Mennonite population, and shopping. One of our favourite places to shop in St. Jacobs is the large, bustling […]
You’ve heard of libraries, but what about little free libraries? We love little libraries because they are fun, easy, and have a positive impact on their neighbourhood!
If you’ve been following our event posts, then you’ve probably noticed how often Victoria Park comes up. This park is home to tons of amazing activities, with access to the Iron Horse Trail, the beautiful Boathouse restaurant, and open sports fields. Read on to discover everything Victoria Park has to offer!
Located just a ten minute drive from Waterloo, the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market has something to offer just about everyone. This sprawling market has plenty of variety to choose from. What’s more, it’s open year round! You’ll never have to go without Waterloo Region’s staples of summer sausage and maple syrup again. The market has […]
Everybody looks forward to the weekend- and this month, there’s a long weekend to get excited about! This year, Family Day falls on February 20th. The extra day off holds different possibilities for different people. If you have young children or grandchildren, it can mean a whole day of activities and fun! For University aged […]
With thousands of options, all of the latest bestsellers and the familiar faces of your favourite authors, chain book stores are undeniably great. But, there’s something about hunting through lesser known shelves and finding a hidden gem. Used book stores are perfect for that. Rifling through dog-eared and well loved books is almost certain to […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… which means this cold weather is here to stay! Never fear, though: Waterloo Region has you covered! Instead of going into hibernation, why not check out one of the many skating rinks in your area?
Why settle for impersonal, ho-hum grocery shopping when you could get your weekly food from the Kitchener Market? There’s something about shopping in a market atmosphere that makes this chore seem fun again. Picking through fresh strawberries, grapes, and apples is also much more affordable here. Produce is not the only reason to visit, however! The […]