Located in downtown Kitchener, City Hall has spaces for small meetings, large conventions and outdoor performances.

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. Rotunda
  3. Meeting rooms
  4. Carl Zehr Square
  5. Rental quotes
  6. About City Hall

COVID-19 updates

Most City of Kitchener facilities and all libraries are closed for public use

Ontario is in a state of emergency and under a stay-at-home order. This is in addition to the current provincewide shutdown.

Residents are encouraged to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.

Visit our COVID-19 updates page to learn what's open and closed as well as how city services are affected.


Our open-concept rotunda is the perfect venue for:

  • receptions
  • corporate functions
  • performances
  • vendor markets

Stop by City Hall to get a feel for the space and contact our events staff to rent the space.

Capacity: 220 guests

Meeting rooms

If you need a meeting room in downtown Kitchener, look no further than City Hall.

We have meeting rooms for groups of 12 or more guests. Meeting rooms are usually available on weekends or from 5 to 9 p.m. on weekdays. For larger groups, our city council chamber can host up to 150 people in theatre-style seating.

Equipment, staffing and cleaning may increase your room fee.

Contact our events staff to learn more.

Carl Zehr Square

The public square in front of City Hall, Carl Zehr Square, is closed for construction. Subscribe to this page to get updates when it reopens.

Rental quotes

Send us an email or call 519-741-2200 ext. 7488 to get a rental quote.

About City Hall


City Hall’s address is 200 King Street West in downtown Kitchener.


Kitchener City Hall is open to the public:

  • Monday to Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday and holidays: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Parking and transit

Our underground parking garage is accessible from Young Street.

These Grand River Transit (GRT) routes stop near City Hall:

Use GRT’s trip planner to plan your route to City Hall.

Wireless internet

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout City Hall, including in Carl Zehr Square.