Where to observe Remembrance Day in Waterloo region and area

Remembrance Day is on Saturday. This is a list of places in Waterloo region, Guelph and Stratford where you can observe the day.
There are several Remembrance Day services taking place in Waterloo region on Saturday. This file photo shows cadets at the Kitchener Cenotaph in 2014. (Andrea Bellemare/CBC News)

Waterloo parade and service

Start: 10:15 a.m.

Location: Waterloo Cenotaph, 25 Regina St. S.

The parade will begin at St. John's Lutheran Church at 22 Willow Street and will travel down William Street E. to the Cenotaph on Regina Street S. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Kitchener parade and service

Start: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Kitchener Cenotaph, at the corner of Duke Street and Frederick Street

The parade will run from Ontario Street (between King and Duke Streets) to the Cenotaph and the service will begin at 10:45 a.m.

LAV Memorial Dedication

Start: 2 p.m.

Location: Armouries of the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 350 East Ave. Kitchener

Waterloo Region Museum tours

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: 10 Huron Rd., Kitchener

The museum will observe the day with hourly tours that highlight various war and peacekeeping efforts by local men and women. This will be included with regular paid admission.

Cambridge parade and service

There are three parades and services taking place in Cambridge.


Start: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Galt Cenotaph, 82 Ainslie St.

The parade will run from the Royal Canadian Legion Galt Branch 121 at 4 Veteran's Way starting at 10:15 a.m. The ceremony will begin with wreath laying at 10:30 a.m.


Start: 10:15 a.m.

Location: Preston Cenotaph, located at King Street and Argyle Street

The parade will run from the Royal Canadian Legion Preston Branch 126 at 334 Westminster Dr. N., at 10:15 a.m. and will move down King Street to the cenotaph. There service will begin at 10:30 a.m.


Start: 10:15 a.m.

Location: Hespeler Cenotaph, corner of Queen Street and Tannery Street E.

The parade will run from Royal Canadian Legion Hespeler Branch 272 at 26 Schofield St., at 10:15 a.m. down Queen and Tannery to the cenotaph. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m.

New Hamburg parade and service

Start: 10:45 a.m.

Location: New Hamburg Community Centre, 251 Jacob Street

The parade will leave from the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home at 291 Huron Street and travel to the New Hamburg Community Centre for the service at 11 a.m.

Guelph service and parade

Start: 10:15 a.m.

Location: Sleeman Centre, 50 Woolwich St., followed by Guelph Cenotaph, corner of Woolwich Street and Eramosa Road/Wyndham Street

The doors will open at 9 a.m. for a service at the Sleeman Centre, which gets underway at 10:15 a.m. The parade will then leave the Sleeman Centre, march to the Cenotaph, then back to Wyndham Street and St. George's Square. There will also be a laying of wreaths at the Guelph Central Station at 9:30 a.m.

Woodlawn Memorial Park service

Start: 10:45 a.m.

Location: Woodlawn Memorial Park, 762 Woolwich St., Guelph

Service to be held in the veterans area under the Canada flag.

Remembrance Day at McCrae House

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: McCrae House, 108 Water Street, Guelph

There will be a Remembrance Day service at 9 a.m. by the Royal Canadian Legion Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 234. The museum - the birthplace of Lt.-Col. John McCrae, author of In Flanders Fields - will remain open following the service. Admission is by donation.


Start: 11 a.m.

Location: Corner of Metcalfe Street and Geddes Street.


Start: 9:30 a.m.

Location: Veteran's Park, off William Street. Salem is just west of Elora.

Brantford ceremony

Start: 11 a.m.

Location: Brantford Cenotaph, 6 Dalhousie St., Brantford

Stratford parade and ceremony

Start: 10:45 a.m.

Location: Stratford Cenotaph, Erie Street

Parade to begin at the Armoury at 80 Waterloo St., at 10 a.m. and travel to the Cenotaph.

Can't make it out? The ceremony at Queen's Park in Toronto will be streamed online starting at 10:45 a.m.

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