Final Fridays is an event in Waterloo that takes place the last Friday of each month. The purpose of the event is to promote the culture, cuisine and art that exist in Uptown Waterloo.
The Irish Real Life Festival aims to celebrate and bring attention to the rich and vibrant Irish history that is thriving in the region. Ireland has a cultural tapestry that not only reflects a deep and beloved traditional past, but one that is equally as powerful in its modern day interpretations.
Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival was founded in 1969 and is the largest Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich, Germany. The community-owned festival takes pride in maintaining their traditions, while representing the interests of the newest generations of “festers.”
Nationally acclaimed, the KWS is the cultural centrepiece of the Waterloo Region. Comprehensive school programs, free concerts at hospitals, soup kitchens, seniors’ homes and an annual free concert in Waterloo Park are offered every year to the community.
A charming stone cottage featuring heritage gardens that showcases Scottish culture. Unique trompe l'oeil friezes, monthly Celidhs, Tartan Teas, 'Kids in Kilts' craft shows and more. Open from the first Thursday in March to mid-December.
A National Historic Site and the farm home of one of the area's early settlers. Costumed staff, special events and summer theme weeks. Changing exhibitions in the galleries. Open from mid-February to December 24.
People of all ages can enjoy a wide variety of country tours including Mennonite farm tours, maple sugar bush tours, educational tours, buggy rides, private bookings and winter sleigh rides.