Directions

Please note that parking is available outside Waterloo Park on Seagram Drive and at The Waterloo Recreation Centre on Fr. David Bauer Drive. After you have parked, please follow the signs leading from the parking lot into the Waterloo Park. Vendors/Merchants, please go here for directions.

To get to Seagram Drive parking lot & Waterloo Park from out-of-town:

  • Take Hwy 401 to Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Exit Hwy 8 (Exit #278) to Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Take Hwy 8 West (turn right) to Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Take Hwy 8 to Hwy 7 Guelph/Hwy 85 to Waterloo exit
  • Follow Hwy 7 watching for Hwy 85 North to Waterloo signs
  • Follow Hwy 85 North to Waterloo
  • Take second University Ave. exit (West)
  • Follow University Ave. until you see the University of Waterloo sign on your right. It is 8 traffic lights away after taking the University exit
  • Turn left onto Seagram Drive
  • As you turn the bend at the railway tracks, there is a parking lot with a big open field. Excellent! You have made it to the outside of Waterloo Park. Welcome to Waterloo!

To get to the Waterloo Recreation Centre on Fr. David Bauer Drive & Waterloo Park from out of town:

  • Take Hwy 401 to Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Exit Hwy 8 (Exit #278) to Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Take Hwy 8 West (turn right) to Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Take Hwy 8 to Hwy 7 Guelph/Hwy 85 to Waterloo exit
  • Follow Hwy 7 watching for Hwy 85 North to Waterloo signs
  • Follow Hwy 85 North to Waterloo
  • Take the Bridgeport Street Exit
  • Follow Bridgeport Street past King Street (landmark to look out for: Paddy Flaherty's on the corner of Bridgeport Street & King Street)
  • Stay on Bridgeport Street for 2 more sets of traffic lights (Bridgeport Street becomes Caroline Street)
  • Turn right onto Erb Street (landmark to look out for: The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery on the corner of Caroline Street & Erb Street)
  • Turn right on the very next street onto Fr. David Bauer Drive (There will be a large sign advertising the Waterloo Recreation Complex) Waterloo Recreation Complex is on your left, Waterloo Park is on your right Waterloo Park is located across from the Waterloo Recreation Complex
  • Please park and come join the festivities in Waterloo Park!

Vendors are kindly asked to utilize the Westmount Road entrance into Waterloo Park. Upon your arrival, volunteers will be available to escort you on-site to your location.

To get to the Westmount Road entrance of Waterloo Park from out of town:

  • Take Hwy 401 to Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Exit Hwy 8 (Exit #278) to Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Take Hwy 8 West (turn right) to Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Take Hwy 8 to Hwy 7 Guelph/Hwy 85 to Waterloo exit
  • Follow Hwy 7 watching for Hwy 85 North to Waterloo signs
  • Follow Hwy 85 North to Waterloo
  • Take the Bridgeport Street Exit
  • Follow Bridgeport Street past King Street (landmark to look out for: Paddy Flaherty's on the corner of Bridgeport Street & King Street)
  • Stay on Bridgeport Street for 2 more sets of traffic lights (Bridgeport Street becomes Caroline Street)
  • Turn right onto Erb Street (landmark to look out for: The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery on the corner of Caroline Street & Erb Street)
  • Turn right on the very next street onto Fr. David Bauer Drive (There will be a large sign advertising the Waterloo Recreation Complex)
  • Follow Fr. David Bauer Drive until you meet Westmount Road at the next set of traffic lights (landmark to look for: MarkWorks Warehouse store on your left)
  • Turn right on to Westmount Road Waterloo Park is on your right.
  • Please turn into the entrance indicated by the Faire's signage and volunteers