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With a growing population, innovative technology sector, and urban revitalization, Kitchener-Waterloo has made its imprint on the global scale.

Barra on Queen is the ideal location for those seeking downtown urban living away from the rush, traffic and noise. At Barra residents will enjoy calm, serene surroundings without sacrificing the ultimate in urban living.

Barra on Queen earns an impressive Walk Score of 87*. Designated as a walkers paradise, daily errands are at your doorstep and do not require a car.  *

Steps from the LRT and Victoria Park
and a multitude of other
amenities, Barra On Queen is a
jewel in the crown of an eclectic
and urban environment

Downtown Kitchener is home to many boutique shops and restaurants with a strong focus on contemporary culture, health and well-being. Shop for in-season local fare at the Saturday market or grab a latte from any one of the seasoned coffee spots on your way to a yoga class in the park.


  • Victoria Park
  • The Boat House
  • Iron Horse Trail
  • The Kitchener Market
  • The Museum
  • Kitchener City Hall
  • University Waterloo School of Pharmacy
  • McMaster University Waterloo Region Campus
  • Google
  • Igloo Software
  • Thalmic Labs
  • Vidyard
  • Downtown Kitchener BIA
  • Goodlife Fitness
  • Joseph Schneider Haus

Barra is for everyone who wants the
energy of downtown with the
sense of community forged by a
small neighbourhood.

Bits + Bites

  • Legacy Greens Produce
  • J&P Grocery
  • Rich Uncle Tavern
  • Balzac’s Coffee Roasters
  • Bread Heads
  • Cafe Pyrus
  • B @ The Museum
  • Ellison’s Bistro
  • Full Circle Foods
  • Gilt Restaurant Bar Lounge
  • Goodvibes Juice Co.
  • The Grand Trunk Saloon
  • New City Supermarket
  • Pho Dau Bo
  • Pupuseria Latinos Restaurant
  • Unity Bake Shop
  • Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters
  • The Yeti Cafe

A year round host to a variety
of eclectic gatherings and festivals
Victoria Park is Kitchener’s cultural center.

Local Events

Downtown Kitchener and Victoria Park are the cultural centre of Waterloo Region. With dozens of festivals, community events and activities at your doorstep, life at Barra is never dull.

  • Ever After Music Fest
  • Tri-Pride Festival
  • King Streatery Food Truck Festival
  • Summer Lights Festival
  • K-W Multicultural Festival
  • Canada Day DTK
  • Kitchener Blues Festival
  • Cruising On King
  • Ribfest and Craft Beer Show
  • DTK Patio Crawl
  • Yoga In The Park
  • Summer Solstice
  • Couldies Lane People-Only Pocket
  • Our World Festival Of Music
  • Blackball Comedy