No KITING at 2019 UofW Canada Day Event 
This year it is only a Fireworks display at dusk

uWaterloo's 34th Annual Canada Day Celebrations
July 1, 2018
Note: Event starts later this year
Starts at 4pm Fireworks at 10pm till 10:30pm
University Of Waterloo web site
Warrior Field near Columbia Ice Fields 
and Columbia Lake, Waterloo Ontario
  • Lots of family activites to participate in
  • Live Music & clowns are part of the entertainment
  • Plenty of crafters booths will be present
  • Food vendors will be there
  • Loads of room for everyone to kite fly
  • A huge fireworks display that also features simulcast music by a local radio station
    Two children enjoy chasing 15 ft high
    windsock baskets. Many of the best known
    fliers from across Ontario come to this event.
    The display of colour in the sky truly makes
    this event worth attending. An entire day of
    scheduled events for the entire family has
    been set up for you by the University
    Of Waterloo. See below for more details.

    Baskets made by Carlos Simoes
    and Ed Hummel.


      Map & Directions

     - Traveling west on the 401 from the Toronto Area
    From the 401 West take Exit #278 Highway #8 Expressway, Kitchener. Keep to the right lane to follow the expressway to Kitchener-Waterloo. Drive about 5 km move over to the very right lane and Exit "to #86 Waterloo" also known as the Conestoga Expressway. After traveling several kms(maybe 5km?) on the Conestoga expressway Exit onto University Ave West . Go about 1km and turn right onto King St. Go several blocks then turn left (or west) onto Columbia Street. Follow Columbia all the way to the University grounds. Turn right onto Hagey Blvd. The security people will be on Hagey Blvd. Tell them that you are with the Wind Climbers Kite Club and that you will turn into the Nursery Parking Lot. Proceed on Hagey turn left onto South Service Road. The first driveway on your left is known as the Nursery parking lot. Turn left into the nursery parking lot. You should see the flying field as soon as you are in the Nursery Parking lot at the end or back of the parking lot you will see an open gate. Proceed through the gate and follow the laneway all the way down to the Ice Rink. Please Park in a group near the other kitefliers cars.
    Contact us for more info 

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