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Celebrate the Uptown Waterloo BIA’s 50th Anniversary by submitting your favourite photos

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Welcome to Uptown Waterloo!

We’re so pleased to have you visit!

From our fantastic Festivals and programming in Waterloo Public Square to the over 475 amazing businesses including  90+ unique shops, award winning architecture, live music venues, vibrant night life, a diverse food scene with everything from cafés and bakeries, to casual and critically acclaimed fine dining  with summer patios to enjoy a view of everything Uptown has to offer – we have something fabulous for everyone.

There’s an exciting vibe in Uptown that you need to experience! Our new streetscape – complete with segregated bike lanes, sidewalks, benches and thematic LED lighting with two hours of free parking – is unlike any other city core around and augments our active, urban ambiance and lifestyle.

We encourage you to re-discover Uptown Waterloo. Thank you for making your community a priority and being a #chooselocal hero!

Your friends at the Uptown Waterloo BIA

Event Schedule


19jul(jul 19)11:00 am18sep(sep 18)11:00 amExhibit: Relationship and Emotion

17aug(aug 17)10:00 am(aug 17)10:00 amBeginners Guide to Video Production and Content Marketing

18aug(aug 18)7:00 pm(aug 18)7:00 pmUptown Night Market

18aug(aug 18)7:00 pm(aug 18)7:00 pmSalsa in the Square

18aug(aug 18)8:30 pm(aug 18)8:30 pmMovies in the Park

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