Kitchener council celebrates Oktoberfest downtown with council’s Grillefest. Councillors and city staff will serve you a traditional sausage on a bun, with all proceeds going to support the Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

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  1. Time and location
  2. Lunch
  3. Thank you
  4. Sponsors

Time and location

  • date: Friday, October 7
  • time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • location: King Street West between College and Frederick Streets


Piller’s Fine Foods and Chef D will cook up some traditional sausage for Councillors and volunteers to serve on a fresh bun provided by local bakery, Grainharvest Breadhouse. Cold drinks and cookies, provided by Zehrs Stanley Park and Costco, will accompany this meal, all for a minimum donation of $5.

All proceeds will go to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region

We will be collecting dry and canned food donations at Grillefest.

Piller's sausages are gluten free.

There will be a limited supply of veggie dogs available.

Thank you

Thank you to the community for joining us at our 2022 Grillefest, and to our staff, volunteers and sponsors!


  • Food Bank of Waterloo Region
  • Pillers Fine Foods
  • Grainharvest Breadhouse
  • Zehr’s Stanley Park
  • Costco Kitchener
  • Flanagan Food Service Inc
  • Civilian Printing