This years films will playing at the The Gig Theatre, 157 Ontario Street North, Kitchener, Ontario, located just outside of the Kitchener downtown core 100KM from downtown Toronto.

From Toronto by Car

  1. Head west on Hwy. 401 towards Kitchener-Waterloo
    -go 64.0KM (from Hwy. 400/401)
  2. Take the Hwy. 8 exit (exit 278) to Cambridge/Kitchener
    -go 1.0KM
  3. Merge into Hwy. 8 west
    -go 7.4KM
  4. Continue on King St. East
    -go 2.9KM
  5. Turn right at Ontario St. North
    -go 0.2KM
  6. The Gig Theatre will be on your left. Parking is available nearby (as marked).


The official hotel of the WFAC 2006 is the elegant Walper Terrace Hotel. Located conveniently just steps away from the Festival venue, this landmark heritage building has hosted artists from Duke Ellington to David Copperfield, and personages from all of Canada's prime ministers to the Queen Mother. The hotel features two restaurants on-site, conference rooms, and 79 guest rooms and suites.

The hotel is offering a special discount rate to all WFAC attendees, from $109 for rooms with two doubles or a queen, to $124 for full Bachelor suites. Rates are for the evenings of Nov. 16, 17 or 18. Please call 1 (800) 265-8749 to reserve, and mention that you want a room from the Waterloo Festival / WFAC block.

Rates are guaranteed until Nov. 5th, so book your room soon!