City of Kitchener


Festivals and Events

Kitchener's annual line-up of special events and family friendly festivals is a key component of our rich and diverse arts and culture scene.  Our events draw hundreds of thousands of people from across the province and beyond each year to downtown Kitchener.

Whether you're looking to sample tastes and traditions from across the globe - without the airfare, or in search of fun new ways to make memories with family and friends - we have it all!

Kitchener's events and festivals offer fun, new experiences for you to try, as well as a variety of learning opportunities - in every season, for every age.

City of Kitchener's signature events:

For information about these events and other events we partner with, visit