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Since 1969, Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest has developed its own traditions, becoming the largest Bavarian festival in North America with the greatest Thanksgiving Day Parade in Canada. Thousands of visitors celebrate annually in the many Festhallen, and by attending one or more of the 40 family and cultural events. Through the celebration of this Spirit of Gemuetlichkeit, the local economy is stimulated and over 70 charities and not-for-profit organizations raise funds to support the high quality of life enjoyed in Kitchener-Waterloo. Willkommen to you, your family and friends.

For more information on this years Oktoberfest festivities visit the K-W Oktoberfest official website.

Volunteer

It takes a team to make an event a success. Join ours as a volunteer! To learn more connect with us at: volunteer@kitchener.ca or call 519-741-2200 ext. 7564.