Festival of Neighbourhoods

March E-Neighbour Released

Mar 6 2013

The new E-Neighbour is out, introducing this year's theme "20 Years of Celebrating Neighbours!". We wish to share our pride in what we have accomplished together, and to take a look ahead into the year, announcing exciting initiatives and activities. Expecting your Early Bird registrations before the next deadline on March 31st for all the activities organized since October 2012!

Alpine Neighbourhood wins Early Bird Prize

Feb 25 2013

Kitchener Festival of Neighbourhoods 20th season has awarded it's first Early Bird, Alpine Community Neighbourhood, who has registered a Free Skate Day activity in December 2012. This winter activity has brought the summer time prize from Grand River Inflatables and Games, our new year round sponsor. Register often and you will bring fun to your neighbourhood gatherings!

Meet your Neighbours this Winter

Feb 5 2013

It is simple... Just get started with an invitation. Bringing your neighbours together can be quite simple.
Decide if it will be the neighbours on your street, or a larger area, and invite them all. Check out this useful invitation card in PDF & Word document. It is full of ideas for winter activities. Fill it out and deliver it to everyone in your neighbourhood!

2012 Festival of Neighbourhoods wraps up with the Finale

Nov 18 2012

Everyone wins when they come together with their neighbours!

Neighbourhood heroes from all over the city gathered on Sunday, October 21st, to celebrate and share their experience to inspire us all to come together with our neighbours. This year we received 77 registrations, with participation from 47 neighbourhoods.

2012 Kitchener's Festival of Neighbourhoods Finale

Oct 18 2012

Join us this Sunday, October 21, 2012, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kitchener City Hall for the 19th Annual Kitchener's Festival of Neighbourhoods Finale.

Festival of Neighbourhoods Registration Now Online!

Sep 27 2012

There is still time to register for the Festival of Neighbourhoods finale! To register your event for the 2011-2012 Festival of Neighbourhoods, it must have taken place any time between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012. Visit the Festival of Neighbourhoods page.

July Edition of the E-Neighbour Festival of Neighbourhoods Newsletter

Aug 1 2012

The end of this years run at the Festival of Neighbourhoods is quickly approaching. Register your event before August 31 and you could win a special prize donated by our sponsors! Please read over the E-neighbour for more details.

Festival of Neighbourhoods Early Bird Draw Deadline - Jan. 31

Jan 23 2012

We are encouraging neighbourhoods to register early with the Festival of Neighbourhoods by offering a series of prize draws throughout the year. The first draw will take place on February 6, 2012 at the Kitchener City Council meeting (7pm, Council Chambers, Kitchener City Hall). The deadline to register for this draw is January 31, 2012. (Any neighbourhood that registers early will also be eligible for the $10,000 Capital Improvement Grant draw in October 2012.) If you have questions or would like to register, contact Valerie at 519-579-1096 x 3005 or email entries@festivalofneighbourhoods.ca. Visit the Festival of Neighbourhoods web page for more information.