With attractions all over the region, filling your spare-time in KW is no challenge. Check out some of our favourite live music venues and museums in the area!


The Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

KWAG is Waterloo Region's leading public art gallery, connecting people and ideas through art, with a focus on the best of contemporary culture.  For the benefit of current and future generations, the Gallery collects, preserves, researches, interprets, and exhibits the visual arts and offers dynamic public programming relating to the visual arts, all with a view to inspiring creativity and an appreciation of the visual arts in the Region.


The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery

Visit the Gallery Shop to find handmade, one-of-a-kind works by artists from across Canada.

In the Gallery Shop you will find something to please every taste – from fine production pieces to magnificent and unique sculptures made by Canada’s finest artists. Find treasures for collectors or great birthday, wedding, and anniversary gift ideas.



The Jazz Room

The Jazz Room is a sizzling night club dedicated to the best in jazz music presentation. Home to the Grand River Jazz Society (GRJS), the club has a dual mandate—to support exceptional musicians from our own community and to invite talent from elsewhere for local audiences to hear.



The Kitchener Waterloo Symphony

The KWS is one of Canada’s outstanding orchestras, presenting a diverse and rich concert season and garnering national and international attention for its artistry and musicianship as well as for its innovative programming. Its education and outreach programs serve its evolving community and a continuum of ages. The KWS continues to be the largest employer of artists and cultural workers and a significant cultural asset for Waterloo Region.


The Boathouse

Live music venue and restaurant in the heart of Kitchener in Victoria Park.




Centre in the Square

Centre In The Square is the region’s largest and busiest performing arts centre. Last year, we staged more than 158 events to more than 150,000 people. For more than 30 years, we have played a leading role in showcasing the best local and international performing arts.