CTV has been our official broadcast partner for over XX years! This partnership engages our local audience and increases the economic impact we have on our community AND it brings awareness to our festival to a national level! Every year, CTV broadcasts our Waterloo Region tradition into the homes of folks all over Ontario, sharing the Spirit of Gemütlichkeit across the country.
Piller’s is the proud sponsor of the Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade Broadcast on CTV. They are also a massive contributor to the Onkel Hans Food Drive, which has donated over 1 million meals for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region since its inception. The Piller’s truck is a parade icon each year – it's the big-tractor trailer collecting all the donations! Have you packed your donation bag yet?
The Heffner team is a major contributor to arts and culture in the region, actively participating in several local fundraisers and events through the year. As a family-driven business, the team at Heffner understand the importance of community and tradition. The continuous support from Heffner ensures that Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is able to successfully deliver a great festival every year. They are the proud sponsors of Onkel Hans!
As a national company that started right here in Waterloo Region, community roots are central to the corporate values at Home Hardware. As a longtime supporter of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, our haus wouldn’t be the same without them.
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is lucky to be rooted in such an inclusive and thriving community. The Region of Waterloo has supported the festival as a cherished gathering point for all its constituents from the three cities of Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo, as well as the four surrounding townships of Wilmot, Wellesley, Woolwich, and North Dumfries.