Events


Jul
12
Thu
Movies In The Park @ Waterloo Park
Jul 12 – Aug 23 all-day
Movies In The Park @ Waterloo Park

Enjoy Movies In The Park this summer! Free entry with a non-perishable donation of food or cash to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Bring your family all summer long and enjoy these movies…

July 12th – Despicable Me 3

July 26th – Jaws

August 9th – Coco

August 23rd – Black Panther

Aug
19
Sun
Waterloo Park’s 125th birthday @ Waterloo Park
Aug 19 @ 12:00:00 PM – 09:00:00 PM
Waterloo Park’s 125th birthday @ Waterloo Park

Come celebrate a fun, family event on Sunday, August 19, 2018!

From noon to 5 p.m.
Open Streets Uptown Waterloo is presenting Day of Play – Instruments. Live music, giant instruments, interactive activities, workshops and more are happening along the park’s central promenade (the portion of the Trans Canada Trail that runs adjacent to the ION track through the park).

From 5 to 9 p.m.
Bring a picnic or pick up something to eat at the food trucks and meet at Waterloo Park’s band shell (Westmount Road and Father David Bauer Drive entrances). Along with food trucks, there will be live music and fun activities for the family including a scavenger hunt, face-painting, art workshops with the artists in residence, bouncy castles and more followed by a sing-a-long movie in the park, Grease!

Aug
23
Thu
2018 Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival @ Waterloo City Hall
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day
2018 Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival @ Waterloo City Hall | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada

Come down and join in on all of Waterloo’s “Fan Favourite” buskers from around the world at the 30th Annual Sun Life Financial Waterloo Buskers Festival! This FREE event runs August 23-26 in UpTown Waterloo (Waterloo City Hall)!

The Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival is a not-for-profit, volunteer operated busker festival in Waterloo, Ontario where families from Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, Cambridge, and communities in the Region of Waterloo are treated to street performances by buskers from Canada and around the world. Started in 1989, the carnival is now considered to be one of the premier busker carnivals not just in Canada but around the world. Today, nearly 80 thousand people attend the 4-day event held during the 3rd week in August.

Aug
25
Sat
4th Annual Aviation Fun Day @ Region of Waterloo International Airport
Aug 25 @ 10:00:00 AM – 04:00:00 PM
4th Annual Aviation Fun Day @ Region of Waterloo International Airport | Breslau | Ontario | Canada

Grab your walking shoes and explore the airport on foot at this free family event. Learn how the aviation industry works, get up close to airport equipment, vintage aircraft and classic cars. Talk to the people behind the scenes and learn about career opportunities at your local airport.

4th Annual Aviation Fun Day @ Region Of Waterloo International Airport
Aug 25 @ 10:00:00 AM – 04:00:00 PM
4th Annual Aviation Fun Day @ Region Of Waterloo International Airport  | Breslau | Ontario | Canada

Get up close and personal with awe-inspiring aircrafts! Aviation Fun Day takes flight at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. Explore your local airport on foot and meet the people behind-the-scenes, August 25th from 10 to 4. Talk to pilots, fly simulators, and view demonstrations! Get inside a fire truck or vintage aircraft. Plus, Star Wars characters on-site all day!

Admission is free, but donations to the Food Bank are greatly appreciated!

Click here for more details!

Sep
8
Sat
WALK-IT For Parkinson’s @ Resurrection Catholic Secondary School
Sep 8 @ 10:00:00 AM – 12:00:00 PM
WALK-IT For Parkinson's @ Resurrection Catholic Secondary School | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

Who will you WALK-IT for? Think about someone you know who has been touched by Parkinson’s and dedicate your participation in WALK-IT For Parkinson’s to them! This event provides much needed funds for support services, education, advocacy and research. Register today!

Sep
16
Sun
St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation – Hike For Heart @ Laurel Creek Conservation Area
Sep 16 @ 10:00:00 AM – 01:00:00 PM
St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation - Hike For Heart @ Laurel Creek Conservation Area | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada

Proceeds support the heart health services provided by St. Mary’s General Hospital, this regions Cardiac Care Centre.

This year’s walk will once again include 1KM, 3KM and 5KM options.  

A complementary picnic lunch will follow the walk!

Registration is free, however donations and fundraising efforts are appreciated. All proceeds from this annual event directly support priority projects for the Cardiac Centre at St. Mary’s.

Click for details! 

Sep
20
Thu
12th Annual Inspiring Women Event @ Bingemans
Sep 20 @ 08:00:00 AM – 04:00:00 PM
12th Annual Inspiring Women Event @ Bingemans | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

Seek empowerment and inspiration at this year’s Inspiring Women Event, Thursday September 20th at Bingemans! This year they have an amazing speaker line-up of leading Canadian Women: Sarah Richardson, host of Sarah Off the Grid on HGTV Canada, Elizabeth Heald, President & CEO, KW Community Foundation, Jody O’Malley & Kirstie Herbstreit, Co-Owners of The Culinary Studio & The Well, and Zahra Al-Harazi, Entrepreneur and Transformative Leadership Expert.

Support the “Dress for Success” clothing drive with a donation of business-appropriate clothing to help women entering the workforce. Over 500 items of clothing were collected last year including dozens of shoes, purses and accessories! Click here for more information on the Dress for Success drive!

Sep
23
Sun
2018 Kidney Walk @ Waterloo Park
Sep 23 @ 09:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM
2018 Kidney Walk @ Waterloo Park

This September walk for someone you love and help raise funds to support research and services to help those living with kidney disease. The Kidney Foundation of Canada invites you to take step and inspire HOPE at the 2018 Kidney Walk!! Register a team online & participate in the walk on September 23rd at Waterloo Park! Registration begins at 9:00am with the walks starting at 10:00am. For information and online registration, visit kidneywalk.ca