We're working with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest to bring exciting entertainment to Christkindl Market! Join us in downtown Kitchener from December 1 to 4 to check these performers out.

On this page:

  1. Entertainment locations
  2. Photo spots
  3. Thursday
  4. Friday
  5. Saturday
  6. Sunday

Entertainment locations

These locations will host entertainment during Christkindl Market:


Photo spots

Check out the Tannenbaum (Christmas tree) on Gaukel Street near Charles Street to get a photo and see the lights. Visit our history, folklore and traditions page to learn about the Tannenbaum.

We'll also have firepits set up with Muskoka chairs on Gaukel Street in case you want to warm up or get a photo.


Thursday

On Thursday, December 1, there will be performers in these locations:

All performance times are approximate and subject to change.

Carl Zehr Square Stage

  • 5 to 5:45 p.m. - Accordionist - Alf Schroth
  • 6 to 6:30 p.m. - Opening Ceremony featuring the Grand Philharmonic Choir
  • 6:30 to 7 p.m. - Accordionist - Alf Schroth

Bobby O'Brien's Outdoor Stage

  • 6 to 8 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers

Roaming performers

  • 5 to 6 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers

Friday

On Friday, December 2, there will be performers in these locations:

All performance times are approximate and subject to change.

Carl Zehr Square Stage

  • noon to 12:45 p.m. - Marko Kecskemeti
  • 1 to 1:45 p.m. - Kobbler Jay
  • 5 to 5:45 p.m. - Mixology
  • 6 to 6:45 p.m. - Mixology
  • 7 to 7:45 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers

Carl Zehr Square

  • noon to 4 p.m. - live ice sculpting

Bobby O'Brien's Outdoor Stage

  • 4 to 7 p.m. - The Golden Keys

Roaming performers

  • various times between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. - Kobbler Jay
  • 5 to 8 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers

King Street

  • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. - blacksmith demonstration

Saturday

On Saturday, December 3, there will be performers in these locations:

All performance times are approximate and subject to change.

Carl Zehr Square Stage

  • 9:45  to 10:15 a.m. - Kitchener Schwaben Club: Kindergruppe
  • 10:30 to 11 a.m. - Grand Philharmonic Children
  • 11 to 11:45 a.m. - Grand Philharmonic
  • noon to 12:45 p.m. - Grand Harmony Chorus
  • 1 to 1:45 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers
  • 2 to 2:45 p.m. - Marko Kecskemeti
  • 4 to 4:45 p.m. - Girlfriends
  • 5 to 5:45 p.m. - Concordia Club Choir

Carl Zehr Square

  • noon to 4 p.m. - live ice sculpting

Bobby O'Brien's Outdoor Stage

  • noon to 3 p.m. - Mixology
  • 4 to 7 p.m. - The Golden Keys

Roaming performers

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers
  • 4 to 7 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers

Ice rink

  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Skating Characters

Gaukel Street

  • noon to 3 p.m. - DJ Caroll, magician
  • 1 to 3 p.m. - Artshine inside 44 Gaukel

King Street

  • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. - blacksmith demonstration

Sunday

On Sunday, December 4, there will be performers in these locations:

All performance times are approximate and subject to change.

Carl Zehr Square Stage

  • noon to 12:45 p.m. - Kobbler Jay
  • 2 to 2:45 p.m. - Grand River Voices
  • 3 to 3:45 p.m. - Concordian Enzian Schuhplatter Verein

Bobby O'Brien's Outdoor Stage

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Mixology

Roaming performers

  • various times between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. - Kobbler Jay
  • 1 to 4 p.m. - Waterloo County Carollers

Gaukel Street

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - DJ Carroll, magician

King Street

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - blacksmith demonstration