Hubs and Happenings 2014 - Le Village

Princess Street is illuminated like a small village in Europe and closed to traffic for everyone to enjoy the music and dance along the street. Dupont is also closed and has some cool surprises like pools of sand. Check out up and down Dupont and Princess Streets for all the amazing  happenings!



Le Village

Princess Illuminated

Relaxed ambiance, old world charm of a beautifully it up street with café tables, great music and dancing. If nothing else come be part of this illuminated Street!


Le Village

Dupont Pools of Surprises

Pools of surprises. Period. The End. On Dupont Street:  the place to jump in and be one with the pools.


Civic Polis, Art Parc, Corners, Le Village, Square 2.0

The LUXE Bus

CHC Realty | @LuxeWaterloo | Facebook

Jump on The Luxe Bus for a free ride between Kitchener and Waterloo! Sit back, relax, and listen to some live music while you're transported between the Summer Lights Festival Hubs! Brought to you by CHC Student Housing, the owners of Waterloo's premier student housing buildings, Luxe I & II. Bus leaves Civic Polis (at King and College in Kitchener) and Square 2.0 (King at Willis Way in Waterloo) every half an hour starting at 8:30pm. Last pick-up is at 1:30am. *Last bus leaving for Art Parc/KWAG departs at 12:30am.

Stops include:

  • Civic Polis (King and College)
  • Art Parc (KWAG)
  • Le Village (Princess at Regina)
  • Corners (Erb and Carolyn)
  • Square 2.0 (King at Willis Way)

Click here to download a map of the Luxe Bus route (PDF)



Art Parc, Le Village

Birch - Classic Rock, Reimagined

Birch | @birchtheband | Facebook

Birch makes old favourites new again through powerfully elegant female vocals and an energized acoustic sound.

Discover Birch at Summer Lights Festival - they'll ignite the night, your heart, and your pants with classic rock. Trust us.

View the Stages Schedule


The District, Le Village

The Ragged Suits

The Ragged Suits | Facebook

Live Rock and Blues Music

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Le Village

Swing Dance Music

Hep Cat 7 Swing Jazz Band | @hepcathoppers | Facebook

Share in the joy of danceable swing and blues music with local jazz musicans and dancers. 

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Le Village

David and Andriy Present... An Intro To Jazz

The Jazz Room | @KWJazz | Facebook

Are you new to jazz? Stop in at the Jazz Room and hear David Rodenburg and Andriy Tykhonov, two of KW's finest musicians, perform all-time classics with piano, sax and voice, as they talk about the music, their performance, and all that jazz. Drop in for a song, or stay for the night!


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Summer Lights Festival Radio

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Respecting the Process

Respecting the Process aims to honour the personal progression of motivating people & inspire with their stories. Check out RtP produced video content showcasing SLF participants.


Chalkthoughts is striving to provide high quality chalk art photos and to inspire people of all ages to “create art anywhere”. Look for Chalkthoughts during the festival and don't forget to submit your Chalkthoughts.

PictureThis App

Participate in interactive photo challenges during SLF and beyond.


Tweet your pics to #SLFKW and check them out on the live Eventpeeks wall, also projected on real walls during the festival both UpTown and Downtown.

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