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!!

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

City of Kitchener
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-Adu, WLU
Cut N' Style Unisex, 265 King St. E., Kitchener
Duke Corner Store, 519-574-2870
Michael Haughton, WLU
National Home Health Care, 519-578-3188
Proexpress Movers, 519-572-0127
Tomkar Trophies & Gifts
, 52 Francis St. N, Kitchener

Contact us for Sponsorship Opportunities

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