LINK Picnic Festival


Events to get you involved:
Festival begins with Free Drumming Workshops
Dates & LocationsTBA

Mas Camp & workshops
Aug.19-21, Drop-in 11am-5pm: Create costumes, workshops
Victoria Park Pavilion, Kitchener

LINK Picnic Festival's First Carnival Queen costumeKing & Queen of the Parade Costume Show
August 21; 7:30 - 9:30pm
See costumes up close and learn about its creation

In the Park: Saturday Aug. 23, 12-9pm: Drumming Village, Mainstage, Workshops, Children's Village, Vendors.
In the Park: Sunday Aug. 24, 12-7pm: Drumming Village, Steelpan Yard, Mainstage, Children's Village, Carnival Costume Parade, Workshops, Demonstrations, Vendors

















Our Sponsors

The LINK Picnic Festival could not happen without the generous support of our sponsors.

Thank You!!

**Check back often for updates**
Contact us for Sponsorship Opportunities

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

City of Kitchener
Ontario Arts Council Waterloo Region Arts Fund
Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Peak Realty - Ian Guerra
Scotiabank Group




Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine

The Caribbean Kitchen -- Upstairs Kitchener Farmer's Market

Waterloo Auto Collision

All Care Services -- 519-572-3071

Ben Amoako, WLU
First United Church Waterloo, 16 William Street, West, Waterloo, (519) 745-8487
Greg's Food Basics,
841 Fischer -Hallman Rd. Kitchener
Hilton Management Inc.

Paul Moran, The Co-operaters Insurance Group Inc., 519-763-2667
Tomkar Trophies & Gifts, 52 Francis St. N, Kitchener
Cut N' Style Unisex, 265 King St. E., Kitchener
Proexpress Movers, 519-572-0127

To Victoria Park (Courtland & David Street Entrance)

From Highway 401 (east or west)

  • Take Exit #278 at Highway 8 West towards Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Follow Highway 8 for five minutes until it becomes (in the far left lane) King Street
  • Take King Street to Downtown Kitchener
  • Turn left at Benton St . (Delta Hotel on corner. Frederick St. on right)
  • Turn right at Courtland Avenue W
  • Cross Queen St. S. and pProceed to Victoria Park entrance at the corner of Courtland and David St.

See map here


To Downtown Kitchener