Kitchener is often referred to a K-W (Kitchener-Waterloo) as these two cities are located right next to one another. It is also part of the “tri-cities”; Waterloo to the north, Kitchener in the middle and Cambridge to the south. Kitchener is the largest city located within the Grand River watershed covering an area of about 137 square kilometres. The area in which this city is situated has a humid continental climate of the warm summer subtype. Summers can be very warm and humid with daytime average highs around 25°C and the winters can get quite cold with significant snowfall and daytime highs average -2°C.
This city is best known for its annual Oktoberfest celebrations; in fact the Oktoberfest festival here is recognized worldwide. Kitchener (and surrounding area) has many breweries and wineries and perhaps you can get a better taste for local fare by touring a brewing facility. There is no shortage of fine dining along with a huge selection of various eateries, restaurants, bars, pubs and of course, great nightlife. If you want to take in some of the local culture there are museums and art galleries to enjoy. There is a year round market that attracts people from all over that provides unique shopping opportunities, culturally diverse cuisine, fresh produce and more. For those who enjoy golfing there are great courses that can challenge you and there are many parks and conservation areas nearby to get out and just get some fresh air. There are plenty of community centres that offer pay-as-you play activities such as swimming, fitness classes, and other recreational activities. No matter what your interests are there is always something to see and do in Kitchener.
Find a Gourmet Candy Store in Kitchener
Posted October 14th, 2016
If you are hosting a party for your friends, or contributing to the office festivities, and you want to impress them, we recommend stepping it up from the usual grocery store classics. Buy a few gourmet or vintage treats from one of these candy stores; they will appreciate the quality over quantity. Read More
Top 10 Things To Do at Oktoberfest 2016
Posted September 30th, 2016
The Festival runs from Friday, October 7th through Saturday, October 15th, and there are literally dozens of events to choose from, so we have made it a little easier by listing our picks for the Top 10 Things To Do at Oktoberfest 2016. Read More
Kitchener’s Indoor Public Pools Offer a Variety of Programs for City Residents
Posted September 16th, 2016
Whether you’re looking to swim, learn to swim, train, rehabilitate or just have fun, there is a community pool in a neighbourhood near you in Kitchener. Read More
DIY at a Coin Op Car Wash in Kitchener
Posted August 11th, 2015
Kitchener has several coin-op car washes with multiple bays so that you can wash your car by hand and vacuum the interior to ensure that your car is spotless and scratch free every time. Read More
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