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  • KWFamous Events and Collabs

  • We’re on a mission to bring pride and a sense of belonging to the community through merch, events, and other shenanigans. See our current and past events and collaborations.

KWFamous Events and Collabs

We’re on a mission to bring pride and a sense of belonging to the community through merch, events, and other shenanigans. See our current and past events and collaborations. Let's create something — contact us

Past Events and collabs

Holiday Pop Up Shoppe - Nov-Dec 2022

Get your holiday shopping done conveniently and locally while supporting 70+ local artists and makers. All vendors are local which means 100% of the sale from each purchase is being invested directly back into our community.

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Adult Spelling Bee - November 2022

How do you spell F-U-N. The KWFamous Adult Spelling Bee was in collaboration with Waterloo Brewing. 

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Willow River Park T-shirt - November 2022

In collaboration with O:se Kenhionhata:tie. Designed by the incredible Western Sky Designs. We’re proud to stand with the Indigenous community, and push for change.

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R+T Park Disc-o Golf Tournament - Sept 2022

Celebrating the R+T park community all in support of SASC. A Disc Golf Tournament, Beer Garden, DJ, Lawn Games and a *coveted* Disc-o Golf Trophy.

See R+T Park Blog

Art Hop - Sept 2022

Over 100 artists celebrated art and music in Kitchener-Waterloo with over 10 events. Art Hop is an ode to why we love KW - the wonderful community and artists, and their dedication to keeping it weird. We’re re-celebrating the new wave of creativity, and keeping it close to home.

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Comedy in the Green - Summer 2022

Everyone deserves to laugh. We worked with Downtown Kitchener, Rusty Nail Comedy, Crazy Canuck and Short Finger Brewing to bring 3 free comedy shows to Downtown Kitchener.

KWFamous Roller Disco - June 2022

This weekly pop-up featured retro vibes, roller skate rentals, vendors, and more in a parking garage in Kitchener.

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The Art of Drag - May 12, 2022

A one-of-a-kind drag, burlesque, and art experience in partnership with the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

Video Recap

Winter Patio Party - February 26, 2022

Over 1000 people bundled up in their winter gear to support local for a text message scavenger hunt that spanned 12 stops in Uptown Waterloo and Downtown Kitchener.

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Boozy Brunch - Sept-Oct 2021

We created 5-sold out Boozy Brunches that brought life to the community during the pandemic. Brunches included themes, games, DJs, performances, and more.

KWFamous Blackberry Sour IPA with edible glitter - September 2021

A limited-edition growler design and beer at Waterloo Brewery.

KWFamous Tea Towel - February 2021

This first-ever design collab with artist @briepointer featured hand drawn illustrations of people, places and things we ❤️ in Waterloo region - even Cambridge.

KW Snack Pack - January 2021

@thecrumbycookiedoughco worked with us to create a yummy KW history lesson features 6 new cookie dough flavours celebrating the quirky and amazing parts of Kitchener-Waterloo.

KWAmazing Race - November 2020

It's like an Amazing Race, but in a Pandemic. We partnered with 15+ small businesses in Uptown Waterloo in a socially-distanced outdoor race using text message.

Video Recap

Sweat Crawl - September 2018 and May 2019

It was like a pub crawl, but for fitness. We worked with 5 fitness studios and ended with a party in Downtown Kitchener.

Collab with us

We're always looking for partners that want to bring fun to the community. See our Values and submit a collaboration request.

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We love KW

We’re on a mission to bring pride and a sense of belonging to the community through merch and events that foster belonging and connection by highlighting creatives and small businesses in KW. Let’s make meaningful community happen. For the latest details, follow us on Instagram.

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Have an event idea?

We've worked with over 100 partners on our events and collaborations. We love to learn about artists, creators, community organizations and small businesses in our Region and how we can work together - don't hesitate to contact us, we want to hear from you!

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