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!

February Schedule:

  • February 5
  • February 19 (Pajama Party!)

March Schedule:

  • March 5
  • March 12 (March Break!)
  • March 19

April Schedule:

  • April 9
  • April 23

May Schedule:

  • May 7
  • May 21 

June Schedule:

  • June 4 
  • June 18

July Schedule:

  • July 2 
  • July 16
  • July 30 

August Schedule:

  • August 13 
  • August 27

September Schedule:

  • September 10 
  • September 24 

October Schedule:

  • October 8
  • October 22

November Schedule:

  • November 5
  • November 19

December Schedule:

  • December 3
  • December 17

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.