Kitchener's rich and diverse arts and culture scene, complemented by a wide range of annual special events and festivals, draws hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors from across the province and beyond each year.

Whether you're a young professional looking to sample tastes and traditions from across the globe - without the airfare, or a parent - or grandparent - in search of fun new ways to make memories with your young ones - we have it all!

On top of enhancing our already vibrant quality of life, our special events and festivals offer fun, new experiences for you to try, as well as a variety of learning opportunities.

You'll soon see that we offer a never-ending list of things to see and do, no matter the season - or how old you are.

For more information on all of our special events and festivals, please choose from the links below:

The city also supports the following special events and festivals: