Come visit Uptown Waterloo!
UpTown Waterloo – the urban heart of the City of Waterloo – is a vibrant core area that boasts more than 400 businesses and a bustling public square.
With world-class dining opportunities, cultural amenities and distinctive, independent shops and services, this is a great area to live and visit. Whether travelling by car, foot or even the LRT, you will find this a very accessible core. It is also a place of learning, with the Perimeter Institute, Centre for International Governance Innovation and Balsillie School of International Affairs within its borders.
UpTown Waterloo offers a wide variety of housing options. Condominiums are plentiful and a great option for residents who don’t own (or need) a car. Mass transit is readily available or residents can easily get around on foot or bicycle.
Most homes in UpTown Waterloo are typically more than 50 years old and feature charming architectural details. Front porches provide the perfect spot to relax and
get better acquainted with your neighbours. Quaint cafes, upscale restaurants and boutiques are all within easy walking distance. This is urban living at its finest!
There is so much to see and do! Throughout the year UpTown Waterloo plays host to a wide variety of festivals and special events. Some of the highlights include the Jazz Festival, Busker Carnival, Comedy Festival, Oktoberfest, Winterloo and much more. There’s always something to do Uptown.
For a comprehensive list of festivals and special events go to: http://uptownwaterloobia.com/annual-festivals-events/ or check out the City of Waterloo’s website at http://www.waterloo.ca/en/visiting/uptownwaterloo.asp for more information about UpTown Waterloo.
Looking for a casual café to grab a cup of coffee or an upscale restaurant to celebrate a special occasion? Need a haircut or a new suit? The UpTown Waterloo’s Business Directory (http://uptownwaterloobia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/UpTown-Waterloo-Business-Directory-2017-19.pdf) is the go-to guide for all UpTown Waterloo businesses.