The Festival of Neighbourhoods supports inclusive and accessible gatherings across Kitchener. We provide resources, prizes and awards to encourage everyone to come together and celebrate their neighbourhoods.

Visit the festival website

On this page:

  1. Connected neighbourhoods
  2. Festival resources

Connected neighbourhoods

The festival raises awareness about the importance of living and growing in connected neighbourhoods. We support the festival along with:

The festival recognizes and rewards events that embrace a neighbourhood's diversity and encourages people to do more. Each year at the Festival of Neighbourhood celebration, registered neighbourhoods have a chance at a $20,000 capital grant from the City of Kitchener to help to fund neighbourhood-led improvements.

The registered gatherings can also be nominated for an annual social development project or other prestigious awards.

Visit the Festival of Neighbourhoods website for more information.

Festival resources

Additional resources are available:

The Neighbourhood Activity Trunk offers affordable access to event supplies and equipment.