True North Festival

June 1 - 7 | Waterloo Region

You’re coming, right? With more than 50 events and 25,000 of your closest friends. True North is a community-wide celebration of tech, arts, culture and you.

Feed your brain

Head to True North Centre Stage to listen as keynote speakers discuss and debate tech’s moral compass. Looking to connect with the UX community? Check out Fluxible for a cheeky, ironic and playful celebration of user experience.

Nourish your soul

Searching for creative inspiration? We got you. True North Festival will have a wild array of art exhibits to explore. Attendees can also enjoy performances at Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound or experience interactive art and music at the Summer Lights Festival.

Meet the community

The whole family can hop on the iON (our new light rail transit system!) to check out everything Uptown Waterloo and Downtown Kitchener has to offer. Satisfy your tech-based curiosity at Startup Open House. Put hands to heart and watch as Communitech hosts a citizenship ceremony for the True North strong and free.

Ready for more? Head to the Festival Events page for info on the 50+ events taking place during True North.


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