Kitchener-Waterloo Performance and Entertainment Venues

These are the main venues for Kitchener-Waterloo area performance and entertainment (Kitchener-Waterloo Cultural Venues & Theatres maps by area):. FoundLocally provides information or links to listings of Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph area entertainment events.

Centre in the Square
101 Queen St.
Kitchener ON
(519)578-1570 Toll Free (800)265-8977 Fax (519)578-9230
The Centre In The Square is one of North America's most expansive, acoustically-superior performance halls, with 2,047 seats each with unobstructed views of the stage, one of the largest in North America. It has state-of-the-art sound, lights and theatrical systems and entertains 150,000 audience members each year attending events that include dance, opera, symphony, international stars, children's performers, mega-musicals, comedians, to magic and more. Past performances include: Chicago, Cats, Lily Tomlin, Bill Cosby and many more.

The Church Theatre
1376 King St. North
St. Jacobs ON
no phone number provided

Drayton Entertainment / Drayton Festival Theatre
33 Wellington St. S., Box 10
Drayton, Ontario, N0G 1P0
(519)638-5555 Toll Free (888)449-4463 Fax (519)638-5575
Professional theatre at an affordable price at 3 area venues: Drayton Festival Theatre;

King Street Theatre
36 King Street West
Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3
This 2002-opened theatrical entertainment facility houses everything under one roof and features a 383-seat changeable performance space popular with dance, theatre or music performances.

Kitchener Public Library
85 Queen Street North
Kitchener, ON
Serving this community for well over 100 years, and houses a diverse collection of more than 300,000 materials and circulates over 800,000 items each year.

Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex
400 East Ave.
Kitchener ON
(519)741-2544 Toll Free (800)265-8977 Fax (519)741-2649
Location for ice & sports events as well as concerts, trade and consumer shows, exhibitions, training sessions, and religious gatherings.

Registry Theatre
122 Frederick, Kitchener, ON N2H 2L9
The theatre seats 143 in its standard set-up but it can accommodate up to 159 people. Risers help provide good sightlines for all patrons. The space is a traditional black box. It features a modified sprung-floor stage. Recent users include J.M. Drama, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Silly People, Numus, Waterloo Dance Frontier and Nash the Slash.

River Run Centre
35 Woolwich Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3V1
519-837-5662 toll-free 1-877-520-2408
Along the picturesque Speed River in downtown Guelph, this world-class performing arts facility that has three adaptable multi-purpose spaces: Main Stage capacity 785, Co-operators Hall capacity 225, Canada Company Hall.

Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie St.,
Brantford ON
(519)752-9910 Toll-Free (800)265-0710 Fax (519)752-1866
The 1919 Sanderson Centre features a fully-restored 1,133-seat theatre used for Broadway, Concerts, Musicals & children's shows.

St Jacobs Country Playhouse /Schoolhouse Theatre
519-747-7788 Admin 519-747-0688 Toll Free: 1-888-449-4463
11 Albert Street, St Jacobs
This historic 1867 schoolhouse provides a versatile performance space and reception facility.

Stratford Festival of Canada
55 Queen St., P.O. Box 520
Stratford ON
(519)271-4040 Toll Free (800)567-1600 Fax (519)273-3731
World-class theatre running in repertory with productions on 4 stages. Shakespearean drama, contemporary drama, comedies, musicals.

The Walters Family Dinner Theatre
R.R. #3, Bright ON
20 Minutes west of Cambridge
(519)463-5559 Fax (519)463-5559
The picturesque Walters Family Ranch provides a country dinner buffet and a first rate show!

Waterloo Entertainment Center
519-883-0300 Fax: 519-653-1747
24 King N, Waterloo, ON N2J 2W7
This facility has a 236 Seat theatre, with thetrical lighting, sound system and a licensed bar.

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