Welcome to UpTown Waterloo.
Live, work, learn, play and shop!
Welcome to UpTown Waterloo, the urban heart of Waterloo. We are home to over 470 businesses offering a vibrant lifestyle that includes living, working and enjoying the exceptional services we have to offer. We boast critically acclaimed dining, exceptional and unique shopping experiences and cultural amenities that must be seen and in many cases, attended! UpTown Waterloo has the world renown Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and The Balsillie School of International Affairs to name just a few.
We invite you to enjoy all that UpTown Waterloo has to offer; shopping, dining, multiple services or a visit to Waterloo Public Square where there is always something exciting happening.
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“I Choose Local” Lawn Signs
Show your support for local businesses by displaying an “I Choose Local” sign on your lawn. Check out the list of businesses where you can pick one up.
Looking for the latest news about construction of the new LRT system, ION?
Visit the ION website for updates.
Support your locals!
Help us mitigate the challenges of construction by continuing to support UpTown Waterloo businesses.
There’s space for everyone!
Take a look at a map and details on all your parking options.
UpTown Waterloo hosts a variety of events that are fun for the whole family!
See What’s Coming Up!