It seems as though you can live in an area for your whole life and still not know everything there is to know about it. When we’re planning a vacation or far off getaway, we always love to plan, plan, plan. This includes all the administrative stuff like booking hotels and figuring out transportation, but […]
The Kitchener Public Library is a great resource for anyone living in Waterloo Region. You can borrow books, movies, music and more from any of their 5 locations! Better yet, if you are a resident of Waterloo Region, a library card at KPL (or the Waterloo Public Library) is completely free.
Laurel Creek Conservation Area is one of the largest natural areas in Kitchener-Waterloo. With plenty of paths through forested greenery, day camp opportunities, and the Laurel Creek reservoir, this conservation area offers something for any nature lover. Laurelwood is in extremely close proximity with Laurel Creek, and a few lucky houses are situated right on […]
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? […]
If you’re looking for a great way to get involved in the community, look no further. On Saturday, September 23rd, Bustard Chrysler is hosting its second annual Bustard’s Charity Car Show in support of Kidsability! Kidsability provides resources and services to local children with a wide range of complex special needs so they can reach their full potential. […]
If you live in or around downtown Kitchener, you may have noticed that there is one vital component of summer that has been seriously lacking in the area… ice cream!! Sure, the occasional vanilla-dipped cone is available at one or two fast food places, and serves well enough for a quick fix. But if you’ve […]
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 […]
You heard us correctly, Kitchener Waterloo is home to the second largest Oktoberfest in the world! This is probably thanks to our strong German heritage. A large percentage of the population has German roots, and Kitchener in fact used to be named Berlin! In celebration of that heritage, the enormous Oktoberfest celebrations were born.
Do you still have it in you for a little bit of festival fun after the Canada day weekend? If so, get ready for the Kultrun World Music Festival in Victoria Park! This annual festival is free, and has been named the Region’s “biggest outdoor dance party!” On July 8th and 9th, head down to […]
What does home mean to you? To us, it means happy moments, family, and new beginnings. It is a place to be with family, to love and be loved, and to be yourself. That’s why we’re committed to helping you find the perfect home! This happy video sums up everything else that home means 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?
There are so many fantastic museums in our region. Check out our list below to plan your visit!
The Trans Canada Trail (TCT) is the world’s longest network of recreational trails. When completed, the TCT will stretch 24, 000 kilometres from coast to coast- to coast! But we haven’t even reached the best part… this trail runs right through Waterloo Region, connecting Kitchener and Waterloo before continuing on to St. Jacobs. What trails are […]