Kitchener Market


Kids' Hop

Bring your little ones to the Kitchener Market every other Tuesday from 11a.m.-noon for a fabulous, fun-filled morning! Be prepared for a high-energy, hopping good time at these FREE weekly children's events as our performers entertain your tots!

Erick Traplin, a popular local musician, performs some of kids' favourite songs on alternate Tuesdays.

Afterwards, stop by one of our international food court vendors for a healthy and kid-friendly lunch with plenty of options for adults too!

November schedule:

  • November 7th
  • November 21st

December schedule:

  • December 5th
  • December 19th - Special Santa Kids Hop! Bring a donation to the Waterloo Region Food Bank

January schedule:

  • January 9th
  • January 23rd

February schedule:

  • February 6th
  • February 20th


About our Kids' Hop performers:

Erick Traplin with guitar and mic 

Erick Traplin

Erick is an award winning musician, singer/songwriter and author. He has released seven CDs and three children's books. He has been entertaining children at schools, libraries, fairs, and community events throughout Ontario and eastern Canada for over 20 years with his fun-filled, high energy, interactive musical show. With a mixture of original and traditional songs, he captivates young audiences wherever he goes!

Visit Erick Traplin's website.

* Performers are subject to change

Breastfeeding friendly. Anytime. Anywhere. The City of Kitchener operates family friendly facilities and supports breastfeeding mothers.