City of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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City of Kitchener, Canada
The City of Kitchener is in Southern Ontario, Canada. Kitchener is the largest city situated within the Grand River watershed. A dominant glacial feature is the Waterloo Moraine, which snakes its way through the region and holds a significant quantity of artesian wells, from which the city derives most of its drinking water.
Kitchener's Oktoberfest celebration is an annual nine-day event. Based on the original German Oktoberfest, it is billed as Canada's Greatest Bavarian Festival. It is held every October, starting on the Friday before Canadian Thanksgiving and running until the Saturday after. It is the largest Bavarian festival in the world outside of Germany.