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THE DAYS OF #KWAWESOME 2015 | SIGHTS & SOUNDS

Year 2 of The Days of #KWAwesome were bigger and better than 2014, with 19 amazing festivals in 7 weeks.  here are some of the best sights. 

Canada Day in DTK

Canada Day rocked!  We amped it up this year with three headliners - Hollerado, Fefe Dobson & Treble Charger - and the always epic fireworks spectacle.  

Canada Day Downtown Kitchener

Canada Day Downtown Kitchener

Canada Day Downtown Kitchener

Canada Day Downtown Kitchener

Canada Day Downtown Kitchener

Cruising on King Street

The biggest street party in Waterloo Region had it's 25th anniversary!  

Cruising on King Downtown Kitchener

Night Art Market & Pop-Up City

DTK hosted its biggest Night Market ever, with more than 40 artist and artisan vendors, live music under the stars at Roos Island, live drawing with James Nye, lantern building with Michelle Purchase and even an epic dragon!  

Photo of Night Art Market Crowd

Night Art Market

Night Art Market

Night Art Market

Night Art Market 

Night Art Market

Night Art Market

Night Art Market

Downtown Kitchener Night Art Market

Tame the Lane II

DTK's best summmer networking party took over Hall's Lane again, hosted by Perimeter Developments, Thalmic Labs & Vidyard

Tame the Lane Downtown Kitchener

Summer Lights Festival

The community "Ignited the Night" with dance parties on King Street (top left), board game parties (top right), live music everywhere, a see of people (bottom left) and engaging art installations (bottom right). 

Photo fo summer Lights dance party outside McCabes Downtown kitchener

Photo of guys playing board games under lights on King Street

SUmmer Lights Festival street

Summer Lighrts Festival Installation

 

King Streatery Food Truck Festival

KW's biggest food truck fest was an all day culinary celebration featuring everything from Wild Boar and Bacon Poutine to Korean Pork Tacos

King Streatery

King Streatery

King Streatery Downtown Kitchener

Big Music Fest Week

Big Music Fest broght four days of action to King Street, including live performances by Jully Black & LEe HARVeY OsMOND, Family Day with illusionist Scott Hammell and local silly guy Phil LeConte, plus Breaking Films with a late night orchestral screening of Night of the Living Dead

Big Music Fest Downtown Kitchener

Big Music Fest Downtown Kitchener

Big Music Fest Downtown Kitchener

Big Music Fest Downtown Kitchener

Big Music Fest Downtown Kitchener

Twilight Grand Prix

King Street was transformed into a legit velodrome as hundreds of elite speed racers wound their way through the core in our own Tour de DTK.

Photo of cycling racers on King Street part of the Twilight Grand Prix

 

Pan Am Games Torch Relay

Mandy Bujold lit the caldron as KW officially welcomed the Pan Am Games.

Photo of Pan Am Torch Relay, lighting the torch