#ExploreWRMistletoe Trail

Pucker Up – the #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail Returns!

Get ready to Explore Waterloo Region this holiday season by heading out on the #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail – a trail of 7 Instagrammable locations where the mistletoe has been hung, and visitors are invited to stop by to share a kiss – and a picture – for the chance to win a prize!

Share your Mistletoe Trail pictures using the hashtag #ExploreWRMistletoe, and follow the fun on Instagram at @explorewaterlooregion !

NEW THIS YEAR: BYOM – Bring Your Own Mistletoe!

Do you have a favourite instagrammable outdoor holiday location in Waterloo Region? Share it with us!  Bring Your Own Mistletoe to the location, then share a kiss and a picture! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ExploreWRMistletoe!

Win the #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail Date Night Package! 

Once again, Explore Waterloo Region will award one lucky participant with a romantic #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail Date Night Package! This package includes a gift certificate for dinner at The Rich Uncle Tavern in downtown Kitchener, a one-night stay at the Delta Hotel in UpTown Waterloo, and a VIP experience at a KW Titans Basketball game (package valued at $600.00). For each picture you share showing you under the mistletoe and using the hashtag #ExploreWRMistletoe, your name will be entered to win. Pictures must be posted by midnight on January 5th, 2020 to be eligible for the prize.

2019 #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail Locations

Cambridge: above the front doors of the Cambridge Fire Hall Museum

Kitchener: next to the Christmas Tree in front of Kitchener City Hall

Waterloo: at the Seagram Drive entrance to Wonders of Winter in Waterloo Park

Woolwich Township: above the new mural on the Old Post Office building in St. Jacobs

Wilmot Township: in the Court Yard behind The Imperial Market & Eatery in New Hamburg

Wellesley Township: at the entrance to ErbHaven Trails in Wellesley (behind the Wellesley fire hall)

North Dumfries Township: at the Detweiler Meeting House in Ayr


Is a mistletoe missing from one of our locations? Let us know by contacting

  • 2018 #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail Video (courtesy of Explore Now or Never)

Check out some of last year’s #ExploreWRMistletoe Trail posts…
After you snap your photo, see how else you can #ExploreWR at each location!