Centre in the Square

Centre in the Square

101 Queen St N., Kitchener, ON

www.centreinthesquare.com

This concert hall seats 1,800 people and is widely acknowledged as an acoustical gem. Professional front-of-house and box office staff provide an exceptional experience. This fully accessible venue has facilities for the hard of hearing. Seats are reserved.

Where to park:

There is underground parking at Kitchener Public Library nearby and a surface lot in front of the hall, accessible from Otto Street. The Centre also offers valet parking for a premium. Or arrive early and get a free spot on a residential street nearby.

Best route:

Approach the Centre from Queen Street in either direction or from Frederick Street if coming from the expressway. There is a drop-off area in front of the box office on Ellen Street.

Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist

Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist

23 Water St. North, Kitchener, ON

This small, red-brick church is filled with beautiful carved wood and has a lovely warm acoustic. Come early for a good spot: some of the seats have sightline issues. There is reserved seating for patrons in wheelchairs.

Where to park:

There is no parking on the church site, but the underground parking garage at City Hall is very close, and accessible from King Street.

Best route:

If parking at City Hall, approach from Queen or Water streets and turn onto King Street, then turn onto Young street to reach the ramp to the parking garage. Exit the garage from the main doors of City Hall. Walk up King to Water and turn right to arrive at the church.

The church is a short walk from the Charles St. bus terminal.

St. John's Luteran Church

St. John's Luteran Church

22 Willow St., Waterloo, ON

This beautiful stone church is located east of Uptown Waterloo, in the bend where William Street turns into Willow Street.

Where to park:

There is ample parking near the church.

Best route:

Approach from Erb St. to Willow, or from King Street to William, which turns into Willow.

iXpress route 200 takes you near, as do routes 7 and 5

Knox Presbyterian Church

Knox Presbyterian Church

50 Erb St. West, Waterloo, ON

This bright, airy church is located in Uptown Waterloo.

Where to park:

There is ample parking at the church, and you can find overflow parking across the street at Waterloo Town Square.

Best route:

From Bridgeport, keep to the leftmost lane after crossing King Street and proceed around a bend in the road (Bridgeport becomes Caroline Street North at this point). Just around the bend, turn left onto Dupont Street West.

It can be reached by bus via iXpress route 200, or routes 5, 7, and 12.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

49 Queen St. N., Kitchener, ON

This church is located right in downtown Kitchener.

Where to park:

There is parking available for approximately 30 cars in St. Peter’s parking garage located at the front right-hand side of the church on Queen Street. Please honour the signed reserved spaces for the pastors (24,7). There is also a 5-car designated wheelchair parking area on the north side (Weber Street side) of the church building directly off of Queen Street that accesses directly into the church narthex (foyer).

Downtown parking is free on Sundays in the City along the streets and in the following parking areas: the parking lot off of Queen Street between Duke & King Streets, the Duke & Ontario Streets Parking Garage, and the Market Square Parking Garage (first 2 hours are free).

Best route:

Approach from Queen, King or Park St.

Any bus that goes to the Charles Street Terminal will take you within an easy walk.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

54 Benton St., Kitchener

This church is located right in downtown Kitchener.

Where to park:

Parking is available in the church lot on the corner of Benton and Charles (adjacent to the building) and in an additional lot across Benton at Church Street.

Accessible on-street parking is available along Church Street.

The City of Kitchener parking garage at Charles and Benton is right across the road from our building and offers free parking on Sundays.

Best route:

Approach from Park Street or Charles St.

Any bus that goes to the Charles Street Terminal will take you within an easy walk.