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Can you believe that summer is coming to an end? Neither can we. That means you need to take advantage of the last few weekends and indulge in some of KW’s best summer spots! Let’s go on an adventure together – we have created the perfect Saturday for you to enjoy with friends and family this weekend!

Explore your summer itinerary in the KWC:

10:00 AM: Brunch with friends and family!

12:00 PM: Ice cream with a stroll in the park

3:00 PM: The Buskers Carnival – The Street Circus starting at 3:00 PM!

Now, it’s time to pick your favourite local spots in the KWC:

Indulge in a TASTY brunch!

Cambridge Mill @cambridge_mill

The Cambridge Mill

Nestled in the heart of Ontario, the Cambridge Mill stands as a timeless symbol of rustic elegance and culinary excellence.

Prepare for a brunch experience at the Cambridge Mill in Ontario that’s not just about the food—it’s a lively rendezvous that’s all about catching up and creating unforgettable memories with the girls!

Want more on our FAVOURITE local brunch spots in The KWC?! 

  2. The Bauer Kitchen
  3. Korner Kitchen Breakfast and Lunch Eatery

  4. Café Pyrus

  5. Darlise Café

Choose the sweetest spot for an afternoon treat


Four All Ice Cream

Four All Ice Cream

Visit Four All Ice Cream in Uptown Waterloo. They even have plant based options, like their Chocolate Jasmine Sorbet. This fudgy chocolate sorbet with a hint of delicate jasmine is next-level!

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Absorb the outdoors on a lovely stroll 

Parks in KW

Victoria Park

Visit Victoria Park in Kitchener and take a leisurely stroll through it’s serene parks, trails, and explore tranquil ponds, vibrant gardens that create a peaceful retreat from the city’s bustle.

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Unwind with THIS WEEKEND’S annual event

Come out and enjoy the annual Sun Life Waterloo Busker Carnival. From August 24th – 27th experience international performers, delicious food vendors, and more! For more details on this event, click here.

PLUS, a sneak peek of what’s coming in next week’s Local Spotlight blog…

Anticipating Autumn Adventures in The KWC?

Downey's Apple Farm @downeysapplefarm

Downey’s Apple Farm – September – mid October 2023 OPEN every day but Tuesday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Downey’s Apple Orchard is a picturesque haven nestled amidst rolling hills and lush landscapes. Renowned for its bountiful harvests and a delightful ambiance, this orchard offers a quintessential apple-picking experience for visitors of all ages.

Get social with us

Are you ready to explore the Region? Let us know! Send us a direct message or a photo of you at one of the summer spots we recommended to @builtbyactiva on Instagram or Facebook for a chance to be featured on our social pages.

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