LINK Picnic Festival


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

Mas Camp & workshops
Aug.19-21, Drop-in Tuesday & Wednesday: 6pm - 9pm
Thursday: 11am-4pm.
Create costumes, workshops

LINK Picnic Festival's First Carnival Queen costumeKing & Queen of the Parade Costume Show
August 21; 7:30 - 9:30pm
See 2014's costumes up close and learn about their creation

In the Park: Saturday Aug. 23, 12-8pm: 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




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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