Plan Your Visit

Planning a trip to Waterloo Region to attend BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival? We're here to help.

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Find out everything you need to know about local transportation, accommodation, local attractions, and more on the Waterloo Regional Tourism's information site at

All Festival events (except for Science in the Club) are held at:

Perimeter Institute
31 Caroline Street N.
Waterloo ON  N2L 2Y5

Please NOTE that BRIDGEPORT Road exit off of Highway #85 is CLOSED and roads are under construction.  The DETOUR route is as follows:

  • Go on Highway #85 and take University Avenue WEST Exit to King Street,  
  • Go LEFT on King Street until Bridgeport Road.  
  • Turn RIGHT onto Bridgeport Road.  NOTE that Bridgeport is a four-lane one-way road. It becomes Caroline Street at Albert Street. Continue straight ahead.
  • As you go down a hill and around a curve, look for the Perimeter Institute sign on the right hand side.

There is NO parking on site at Perimeter Institute for the Festival.  Please refer to the parking information sheet for nearby parking.

Science in the Club events are held at the Starlight Lounge, 47 King St. N., Waterloo, just a short walk from Perimeter.