Elmira Maple Syrup Festival
The world's largest 1-day Maple Syrup Festival, held in neighbouring Elmira. Huge street mall, sugar bush tours, pancake tent, entertainers and more!
Saturday April 7, 2018
Quilt & Fibre Art Festival
A dazzling array of events in the Village of St. Jacobs and across Waterloo Region, celebrating the art of quilting & textiles!
May 22 - 26, 2018
Mennonite Relief Sale & Quilt Auction
in New Hamburg
A gigantic 2-day long sale of food and crafts, plus a reknowned Saturday quilt auction, all to raise funds for MCC's work around the world.
May 26, 2018
Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival
A 3-day free music festival of all things jazz, held in nearby City of Waterloo.
July 20-22, 2018
Kitchener Blues Festival
August 9-12, 2018
Waterloo Buskers Carnival
See street performances by buskers from across Canada and around the world, in nearby Waterloo!
August 23-26, 2018
Doors Open Waterloo Region
Free tours of heritage and architecture (occasionally "secret") places of note in the region.
September 15, 2018
Wellesley Apple Butter & Cheese Festival
A 1-day Festival jam-packed with family fun!
September 29, 2018
Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest
A 9-day Bavarian Festival celebrating local Canadian-German heritage.
October 5-13, 2018
Optimist Club of St. Jacobs Breakfast with Santa
Enjoy a full breakfast, face painting, entertainment by the Chord Spinners, silent auction, penny auction for the kids and a visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus. At Calvary United Church, Hawkesville Rd., St. Jacobs. Cost: $5 per person
Saturday December 8, 2018
20th Annual traditional Festival of German Christmas!
December 6-9, 2018