City of Kitchener


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 It's fun.  It's free.  It's amazing!

Kidspark is an exciting day full of activities, entertainment, music, art, crafts and more!  Join us on Sunday, August 18th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in  Victoria Park for a day packed of fun for the whole family.

Rogers TV Kidspark Birthday Party Zone

Kidspark is celebrating it's 25th birthday!  Stop by the Rogers TV birthday party zone to create a make and take birthday party hat, decorate a cookie and have a turn at one of our carnival games.  Cookies and birthday party hats available while quantities last.  Happy birthday Kidspark!

 Kichener Public Library Stage

Hosted by Erick Traplin, join us for a ton of fun at the KPL main stage with music, a magic performance, story time, an amazing stunt dog show and get up and moving with Drum Fit!

  • 11 a.m                    Drum Fit
  • 12 p.m.                   Erick Traplin
  • 1 p.m.                     Ryan Brown
  • 1:30 p.m.               Erick Traplin
  • 2 p.m.                     Story Time
  • 2:30 p.m.                Ultimutts
  • 3:30 p.m.                Erick Traplin
  • 4 p.m.                     Story Time
  • 4:30 p.m.                Drum Fit

 Sam's Steps Dance Centre

Here's your chance to try a number of different styles of dance all in one place!  Workshops and live performance's courtesy of Sam's Steps Dance Centre in Kitchener. 

  • 12 p.m.                    Dance performance
  • 12:45 p.m.               Workshop
  • 1:30 p.m.                 Workshop
  • 2:15 p.m.                 Workshop
  • 3 p.m.                       Dance performance
  • 3:45 p.m.                 Workshop

 Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery with special guest The KW Symphony

Add your mark to KW|AG's ever-growing graffiti wall!  Draw, doodle, and paint using stencils and poster paint dabbers, then check back later to see how the graffiti wall has grown.

The KW Symphony will host an Exploration Zone for kids of all ages to try different musical instruments. Drop by their information table to find out about their camps and concerts they offer for each season.

Kitchener Wilmot Hydro Community Train Station

Did you know that Kitchener was the first city in Ontario to receive hydro in homes?  Stop by and learn more from our friends at Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro.  Plus, all aboard the community train!  Take a train ride around the commons.

 Active Kitchener

Become a "try-athlete" for the day and learn about local sport groups in the Active Kitchener Zone.  Try out a sport you've never played before, learn how to get involved and get information on how to sign up for one of the many minor sports groups in the area.

 Kitchener Radio Group

96.7 Chym FM, Kix FM and 570 News have partnered with Game Asylum this summer!  Stop by their booth and have a try the latest video games.

 The Waterloo Region Record

Look on site for the Region's most read local paper.  The Waterloo Region Record staff will be providing face painting in support of their Kids To Camp program. 


  • Giant sport themed inflatables.
  • Tasty treats sold on site or bring a picnic lunch.
  • Bring your re-usable water bottle - the Region of Waterloo will be on site with their water wagon. 
  • Dozens of local organizations throughout the park will be offering make and take crafts, games, demonstrations and activities. 

 Program subject to change

 Check back soon for a list of our 2013 festival exhibitors!

2013 Kidspark Exhibitor Application Form

 Make the Day.....volunteer!

Kidspark could not happen without the help of our exceptional volunteers and we are always looking for more!  Call 519.743.0271  ext. 275 

2013 Kidspark Volunteer Application Form

A special thank you to our partners:

  • Kitchener Public Library
  • Kitchener Wilmot Hydro
  • The Waterloo Region Record
  • The Waterloo Region Record Kids To Camp Program
  • Rogers TV
  • 96.7 Chym FM
  • Kix FM
  • 570 News
  • Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery