June 22, 2017
Best Bites takes it Back to the Future at Shade’s Mills
Hospital -Rotary Fundraiser features local Fare with a look at the Past, Present and Future!
Cambridge This year’s Best Bites - Taste of the Region will transform you from the past to the present, and on to the future.
June 22, 2017
Bingemans Big Splash to Host
World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Bingemans Big Splash will be an official host location for the 2017 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Local WLSL events take place at hundreds of locations in more than 20 different countries on five continents over the course of 24 hours.
June 22, 2017
Ike Van Soelen to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Guelph - On June 22, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will join leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the achievements of outstanding local businesses, organizations and individuals at the 2017 Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala. In partnership with Timberworx Custom Homes, Ike Van Soelen, an accomplished business and community leader, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guelph Chamber of Commerce at this gala event.
June 24 - June 25
50th Annual KW Multicultural Festival Set for June
The 50th Annual KW Multicultural Festival, one of the largest multicultural festivals in Ontario, will take place in Victoria Park on Saturday, June 24th and Sunday June 25th. The Festival, which has grown significantly over the last fifty years, draws upwards of 50,000 people to downtown Kitchener and represents a significant opportunity for local artisans and craft vendors to showcase their work, for community groups to raise money by selling food from their traditional cultures and for dozens of community groups to perform music and dance from around the world.
June 25 - Candada Day Kick-Off
Summerfest Kicks Off Canada 150 Celebrations at U of G
The University of Guelph will celebrate Canada 150 with Summerfest on the Green, a community-wide event taking place June 25. The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes live music, food trucks, a beer garden and activities that highlight U of G and Canadian achievements. Admission and parking are free.
June 28, 2017 - Canada Day Event
Community invited to a free Canada150 performance of The Dream Catchers - a musical that dares you to dream!
Community invited to a free Canada150 performance of The Dream Catchers a musical that dares you to dream!
On June 28 Wilfrid Laurier University and the City of Waterloo are hosting a free community performance of The Dream Catchers, a brand new Canadian musical. The performance at Wilfrid Laurier University is one of eight stops in Ontario during the show’s cross-Canada tour.
Conference - July 4-8
Laurier conference to explore the hidden world of plants
Waterloo The Canadian Botanical Association/l’Association Botanique du Canada is holding its annual conference at Wilfrid Laurier University for the first time in its 53-year history.
The stage is set for an extraordinary 29th Beaches International Jazz Festival
Toronto’s beloved summer mainstay, the ever-popular Beaches International Jazz Festival will be taking place from July 7 30, 2017. In celebration of its 29th year, the Festival will feature an unparalleled musical roster, multiple stages, venues and the return of renowned and adored festival favourites.
July 15, 2017
Jennifer Jonas to have book launch at Chapters on July 15th
Conestogo raised Jennifer Jonas has recently published a book in the United States entitled "Touching Lives, One Song at a Time", but many of the stories are from her work in Toronto. Jennifer will be coming up to Waterloo on July 15 for her first book signing.
Waterloo Region wears red on June 9 th in support of the women they love!
Heart disease is a leading cause of death among Canadian Women; most are unaware.
Waterloo Region - When it originated in partnership with the Manulife LPGA Classic in 2013, Red Day aimed to elevate awareness of the serious risk of heart disease in women by having LPGA players, spectators and volunteers dress in red on sit e on the Friday of the tournament. But in recent years, Red Day has stretched beyond the course, rallying individuals, workplaces and community leaders from across Waterloo Region to celebrate Red Day by wearing red and sharing images on social media whi ch tag #RedDayFriday.
Transit RFQ for Designers
Region of Waterloo launches RFQ for game changing mixed-use transit hub
Waterloo Region The Region of Waterloo has launched phase 1 of its bidding process to select the private developer who will build the large mixed-use transit hub on Victoria and King Street in Kitchener. This high profile project is predicted to change the way people think about Waterloo Region.
Nominations Accepted unitl August 11
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Jack Young Civic Award
Region of Waterloo - Nominations are now open for the 2017 Jack Young Civic Award. Nominations will be accepted by the Region up to 4 pm. on Friday, August 11, 2017.
August 21-23, 2017
Vastly-Expanded Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada to Unveil Innovations in Smart Apparel and Textiles in First-of-its-Kind Showcase
Anticipation mounting for Toronto-based show, August 21-23, with exhibits already 95 percent sold, attendee registration exponentially higher than 2016
Toronto - Self-heating winter coats and boot insoles, t-shirts that monitor a person’s heart and breathing, leg bands that measure muscle performance and help prevent injuries, LED-backlit apparel and socks that improve balance.
Hacking the Future Waterloo Innovation Summit 2017
Canadian futurist Nikolas Badminton will serve as strategic curator for the summit.
The Waterloo Innovation Summit 2017 will bring together some of the world’s top private and public sector leaders to tackle the disruptive and defining trends that are driving innovation in Canada and globally.
Vote for Your Oktoberfest Beer
Craft Beers at Bingemans Oktoberfest
Online craft beer contest launches Bingemans’ 49th annual Bavarian celebration!
Kitchener Summer may be just beginning, but planning is well underway for the most exciting Oktoberfest festhalle experience in Waterloo Region. With the launch of a brand new Oktoberfest website and a call out to have the people choose the beer that will be poured, Bingemans is putting together its most exciting Oktoberfest program in the 49 years it has been celebrating Bavarian culture in Waterloo Region.
Ontario Food Festivals
Top 12 Food and Food Themed Summer Festivals
Pack up the family and your appetite and savour the season’s culinary delights
Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) is thrilled to announce this year’s mouth-watering top 100 festivals that will delight your taste buds! Tickle your taste buds at any one of the delicious award-wining festivals and events this year!