What to do this February in Waterloo Region Show a little love to the community this winter season


Bake for the Animals 

Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

Until March 31

This all-ages event allows the community to come together in support of our local animals. The Humane Society will be holding a competition where you can register and sell your baked goods to raise funds. If you’re not a baker, purchase 50/50 draw tickets to show your support and enter to win a prize. Give back this loving season and support our local animals.

More information is available at kwsphumane.ca.

Skate Night Date Night

Waterloo Public Square

Every Wednesday of February from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Do you love winter activities and listening to your favourite music? Check out Waterloo’s free Skate Night Date Night this Valentine’s season. Each week will bring food and hot drinks from the Funnel Cloud food truck and feature a different decade of music.

More information is available at explorewaterloo.ca.

Waterloo Region Black History Month Launch 2023

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

Feb. 5 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To kick off Black History Month, join the Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region and the Region of Waterloo Museums & Archives in celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of Black Canadians for free at this year’s Black History Month Launch. With diverse food, music, artists, history, workshops, and performances, this event will radiate a love for diversity.

Tickets and more information are available at waterlooregionmuseum.ca.

PWHPA Showcase

Kitchener Memorial Auditorium

Feb. 11 at 6:00 p.m.

In support of the world’s best female hockey players, attend the PWHPA Showcase presented by the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA). Featuring Team Sonnet against Team Scotiabank, this event highlights some of the best players in the league in their regular season Secret® Dream Gap Tour games. With tickets starting at $15.75, this is not an event you’ll want to miss.

Tickets and more information are available at pwhpa.com.

A Hockey Weekend in Kitchener


Feb. 11 and 12 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Are you looking for a family-friendly event to spread the love this February? Join THEMUSEUM for a hockey-themed weekend with games, NHL trophies, and unique exhibits. Admission is free for infants under three and ranges from $12 to $20 for children and adults.

Tickets and more information are available at themuseum.ca.

Mac & Cheese Festival


Feb. 24 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Do you like eating your favourite food while also supporting local businesses? Then, attend THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival! With tickets costing $39.99, this event provides every participant with 4 oz. beer samples from local breweries and 4 oz. samples of mac & cheese from participating restaurants. While this event is 19+, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drink tickets are available.

Tickets and more information are available at themuseum.ca.

The Magical World of Harry Potter

Centre In the Square

Feb. 17 and 18 at 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a magical night with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, featuring songs from the monumental film series of Harry Potter. This event will urge you to travel from the life of a simple muggle to the world of magic only seen in your dreams. Tickets range from $13 to $94, with a discount for students with valid student IDs.

Tickets and more information are available at kwsymphony.ca.