Kitchener-Waterloo is located 100km west of Toronto and 300km east of Windsor. Its proximity to the GTA makes Kitchener-Waterloo a great option for GTA commuters. Home to Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo and Conestoga College, the community is buzzing with all ages. The technology industry and start-ups are thriving here. The Centre in the Square is the Region's largest performing arts centre, holding more than 150 events last year. The Region is also filled with museums and art galleries including the Homer Watson Art Gallery, KWAG, and Waterloo Region Museum. Just north of Waterloo you can experience the wonders of the St. Jacobs Farmers'' Market and local furniture stores inspired by Mennonite tradition.