Find Culture Here
Whatever it is that you’re looking for… you’ll find it here.
Downtown Kitchener is a city that feels authentic on every level. Boasting an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs, a multi-faceted arts and culture community, and a tightly-knit supportive structure, everything a thriving community needs is here.
With a diverse and unique grassroots community and urban attractions, Kitchener has a relaxed small town feel… but not THAT small. We are home to some of the tastiest eateries and top-notch amenities you could dream-up. DTK Condos has an ideal location to call home. Get to know your neighbourhood a bit better here.
Things to do here
From the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony to the renowned Centre in the Square Performance Centre, from polka-ing at the world’s second largest Bavarian Festival, Oktoberfest, to crooning at Kitchener’s lively Blues Festival, from taking it all in at the Contemporary Art Forum to taking to the hills at Chicopee Ski Resort, arts, entertainment, recreation and most importantly opportunity are all here, around DTK Condos.
Centre In The Square
101 queen st. n. 8 minute walk
The region’s largest performing arts centre. Showcasing the best local and international performing arts for over 30 years.
10 king st. w. 4 minute walk
Presenting fresh, relevant cultural content from around the globe. Five floors and 55,000 square feet of interactive exhibitions.
36 king st. w. 4 minute walk
Over a 70-year history, the Kitchener-Waterloo symphony has grown from a community orchestra into the third largest in Ontario.
Kitchener Public Library
85 queen st. n. 5 minute walk
In 2015, the library won the prestigious OAL award for library architectural and design transformation.
Craft Beer and Rib Festival
Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival
Festival of Lights
Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival
Places to shop here
8 Queen St. N. 3 minute walk
Focusing on everyday items and unique grocery selections from local farmers, makers and growers.
Your Kitchener Market
300 King St E. 7 minute walk
Today’s Kitchener Market is an urban market that is both modern and inviting. For more than 140 years, residents have enjoyed the bounty of the Saturday farmers’ market. Get fresh meat, produce, dairy and more. Market vendors offer unsurpassed variety, quality and freshness to their many customers.
More than 89 businesses and 100 dining options are here.
Smile Tiger Coffee
100 Ahrens St. W. 13 minute walk
Roaster of seasonal coffees that people love. All coffee is direct trade, transparently sourced, and roasted in small batches.
16 Charles St. W. 7 minute walk
Vegan cafe dedicated to using fair organic ingredients and sustainable packaging while offering organic light bites.
1 Victoria St. S. 14 minute walk
Eatery, meeting place, coffee roaster. Casual, relaxed atmosphere encouraging togetherness, community and conversation.
Golden Hearth Bakery
343 King St. E. 6 minute walk
Scratch-made baked goods using only the finest quality local and organic ingredients. Zero preservatives. Ever.
Have dinner here
45 King St. W. 4 minute walk
A delicious menu of carefully crafted dishes in a casual and inviting atmosphere.
Grand Trunk Saloon
30 Ontario St. S. 6 minute walk
Modern takes on southern grub & creative cocktails served in a hip, laid-back place with live bands.
102-305 King St. W. 10 minute walk
Owned by two women who love food, people and wine. Sharing menu; social atmosphere.
Kink Aku Izak Aya
217 King St. W. 8 minute walk
Contemporary Japanese sushi-bar offering fresh ingredients, impressive presentation and impeccable taste.
Abe & Erb
151 Charles St. W. 13 minute walk
Local brews crafted in-house in a unique ambiance. A perfect combination of beer, food and live entertainment.
271 King St. W. 10 minute walk
Handmade pastas, bread, local produce and regional meats. Committed to quality.
B @ The Museum
10 King st. w. 4 minute walk
Rotating taps featuring Ontario craft brews and a locally sourced menu.
Rhapsody Barrel Bar
179 King St. W. 7 minute walk
Rhapsody barrel bar provides a unique entertainment experience based on an emotional connection with its customers.