This promotional film for Kitchener from the 1950s is a must watch! Get a glimpse of what Kitchener looked like over 50 years ago. Certain key parts of Kitchener have not changed! Look for Victoria Park Lake, Westmount and Rockway golf clubs, the Rockway Gardens, and Eastwood Collegiate, among other things. You can also get […]
If you’ve never tried a Louisiana boil, you’re missing out on something great. Fresh, tender seafood boiled in aromatic spices that really pack a punch- what could be better? This fantastic seafood preparation method was popularized in Louisiana, but has recently been making its way into Canadian cities. The Captain’s Boil, which established itself with […]
Toronto is in the midst of opening their very first dog cafe, and we couldn’t be more excited! The Wishbone Cafe‘s vision for this new concept is a way of incorporating rescue and adoption into a traditional cafe. Their hope for the cafe is to provide a safe and happy home for up to six […]
If you’re planning to immigrate to Waterloo Region, chances are you have plenty of questions that need answering. Luckily, the area is a multicultural community, and there are people living here from all corners of the globe. Settlement services are offered by many different local organizations in order to help newcomers adapt to life in […]
Uptown Waterloo is quickly becoming a foodie hotspot as more restaurants and bars turn their attention towards quality and local food. As such, the huge success of White Rabbit is certainly no surprise. The self-described “Spirit House” has the largest selection of spirits in Waterloo Region, and offers a wide variety of tasting paddles on […]
Sometimes, a “staycation” is just what you need to recover from a particularly long or stressful week. If you’re looking to get out of Waterloo Region, there are plenty of fantastic and exciting day trips you can take! However, if you want a fun and relaxing day close to home, this itinerary is the perfect […]
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.
What’s the best way to enjoy yourself without driving out of town? We’re so glad you asked! There are tons of amazing and exciting events, festivals, restaurants, and other things to do in Kitchener. In fact, there are so many things we love, we decided to make you a full day itinerary. Sample delicious food, […]
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, […]
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. […]
The Kitchener Ribfest and Craft Beer Show – July 14-16, 2017 Don’t miss this year’s annual Ribfest & Craft Beer Show in Victoria Park.
Solstice Sampling Festival Enjoy all your favourite food at once! The annual Solstice Sampling in Uptown Waterloo is back, and we couldn’t be happier. This June 17th, restaurants from across Waterloo will be serving up their best culinary creations! If you’ve participated before, you can simply mark the date in your calendar. For those who […]
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 […]
First of all… welcome! If you’re here, that means you’re considering moving to Waterloo Region. We can’t blame you! The real estate market in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and the adjacent area has recently exploded as more and more people have flocked to this desirable region. But what makes K-W so amazing? Read on to discover the […]