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Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo

Explore Kitchener

Things To Do

Things To Do

The Museum

10 King St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A3

We are THEMUSEUM – oneword, UPPERCASE.We are a new kind of museum – one of ideas and experiences. No dusty objects, no collections, and no velvet ropes here. We are dedicated to presenting fresh, relevant cultural content from around the globe in unique and interactive ways that intersect art, science, culture and technology. We are a premier cultural destination and a hub for creative thinking and inspired play.

The Kitchener Auditorium

400 East Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2H1Z6

Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex

Centre in the Square

101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON N2H6P7

African Lion Safari

Kitchener Market

300 King Street E, Kitchener, Ontario N2G2L3

The Kitchener Farmer's Market is one of the oldest continuous local farmer's markets in Canada. The market is located in Kitchener, Ontario and reflects the continued relationship of Kitchener with the Mennonite community (especially with vendors selling meats and baked goods) and farmers that continues to exist in the area. The market is open weekly on Saturdays year-round and has more than 80 farmer/vendors. Different stalls sell a variety of wares, including fresh produce, raw & cured meats

Schneider Haus National Historic Site

466 Queen St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2G1W7

Schneider Haus National Historic Site is a dynamic community museum located in downtown Kitchener. A local landmark, and Kitchener's oldest dwelling, the 1816 homestead was restored and furnished, then opened as a living history museum in 1981.The heart of the complex is a fine Georgian-frame farmhouse that was built and was home to the area's earliest non-Aboriginal settlers, Joseph and Barbara Schneider, Pennsylvania-German Mennonites.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

2500 Kossuth Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R7

Tropical gardens fluttering with around 2,000 butterflies & exotic birds with a café & gift shop. Situated on a 107 acre site which includes the environmental sensitive Kossuth Bog, the 25,000 square foot facility includes a 10,800 square foot indoor tropical garden featuring 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world, over 100 different varieties of tropical plants, waterfalls, streams, reflecting pools, tropical finches, Chinese painted quails and red-eared slider turtles.

Waterloo Central Railway

50 Isabella St, St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0

It is a non-profit heritage railway that is owned and operated by the Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society. In May 2007, SOLRS received joint approval from the Region of Waterloo and the City of Waterloo to run trains from Waterloo to St Jacobs and potentially as far north as Elmira. The train runs three times a day on Tuesdays (June to August), Thursdays (May to October) and Saturday (April to October).

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Waterloo Park, Victoria Park, The Museum, Waterloo Region Museum, St Jacob's Farmers Market, Kitchener Farmers Market, African Lion Safari, Bingemans Big Splash (seasonal),Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Grand River Rocks, Oktoberfest - October, Elmira Maple Syrup Festival - March, Manulife LPGA Classic – June TD Kitchener Blues Festival – August Christkindl Market - Decem

What's New

Kitchener Blues Fest, Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show, Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest!


Located in heart of downtown Kitchener and easily accessible from highway 401, you are minutes away from neighboring cities of Waterloo and Cambridge. Enjoy nearby landmarks and facilities such as Victoria Park, Farmer's market, The Auditorium, The Museum, Conestoga college, St Mary & Grand River hospitals, Universities, Centre in the square located within walking distance from the hotel.

Must Do

For a touch of culture, catch a show at one of our many theatres or galleries; or immerse yourself in the action by attending one of our many festivals and special events; many of them being outdoors. If you're looking for a more relaxed atmosphere, consider exploring our many parks, trails and natural areas. Kitchener is also home some memorable attractions, offering a glimpse into our heritage.

Don't Go Home Without

Visiting Hans Haus (Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Headquarters), strolling through Victoria Park, Skating outdoors at City Hall, Wonders of Lights at Waterloo Park, step back in time with the Joseph Schneider Haus, Canoe the Grand River or take to the slopes with Chicopee Ski Resort and Chicopee Tube Park