Open Streets is a global initiative inspired by the Central and South Americas “Ciclovias” and Seattle’s “Car Free Sundays.” Open Streets advance the livable cities movement by temporarily closing streets to automobile traffic for walking, dancing, playing and socializing. There are over 100 initiatives in North America, including Hamilton, Toronto, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Chicago, New York City and San Francisco.

Open Streets Uptown Waterloo is a publically led, publically funded initiative.  The community is invited to the uptown core to enjoy live music, impromptu parks, art, activities, community booths, businesses and eateries.  Local vendors, artists, not-for-profit organizations, and other performers gain the opportunity to share their product and services to thousands of people.

The 2015 dates are:

  • Sunday, June 21 | 1-5pm
  • Saturday, July 18 | 6-11pm
  • Sunday, August 16 | 1-5pm
  • Sunday, September 20 | 1-5pm

Get involved as a volunteer, participate as an organization or sponsor as a  business. Have a question? Contact a member of the volunteer board.