What to do around Waterloo Region in December

November 29, 2018

There is so much to do in Waterloo Region in the month of December! Here is a snapshot of just a few of the events coming up!

Santa Claus Parade

  • Elmira will be hosting their Santa Claus Parade on December 1. Click here for more information.
  • Baden will also be hosting their Santa Claus Parade on December 1. If you’ve never been it is worth going! Click here for more information.
  • Can’t make it on Saturday? New Hamburg will be hosting their parade on Sunday, December 2 at 6pm.
  • Clements parade is slightly later on December 15. Click here for more information.
  • New Dundee parade is the following day on December 16. Click here for more information.

Events for kids

  • The Kitchener Market will be hosting a special Christmas themed Kidshop on Tuesday, December 18. Click here for more details.
  • Visit with Santa at the Kitchener Public Library on December 15.
  • Decorate cookies with Santa at the Kitchener Market on December 15.
  • Breakfast with Santa in St. Jacobs! Click here for more information.

Holiday Lights

  • Waterloo ParkWonders of Winter! An annual event that is free for the whole family. There is over 100 colourful and fun displays with over 100,000 light bulbs. Opening night is Saturday, December 1! Click here for more information
  • Victoria ParkChristmas Fantasy! Another family friendly event that is free for everyone. Opening night is Saturday, December 8! Click here for more information.
  • BingemansGift of lights. Don’t want to walk? No problem! Visit the gift of lights. A 2km stretch of beautiful lights including a 200+ foot tunnel.

Shows and plays

  • The Nutcracker at Centre in the Square – a must see show if you haven’t. Often featuring local dancers it is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit.
  • Swan Lake another classic that will be at Centre in the Square later in the month.

Other fun events!

  • Descendants – Elf Trivia for kids and beer for the adults J
  • Royal LePage Wolle Christmas Classic – SOLD OUT!

Do you have an event you love that we missed above? We want to know about it! Message us with more details.