Monthly Archives: December 2013

Where to find one-of-a-kind holiday gifts in Kitchener

apartments for rent in Kitchener, holidays, shopping, local hotspotsSometimes it’s tough to find the perfect item for everyone on your holiday shopping list. This year, surprise your family and friends with a selection of beautiful one-of-a-kind crafts and homemade gifts. To help you find something for everyone, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel , has put together some places near your Kitchener apartment to visit where you can find one-of-a-kind treasures to put under the tree.


St. Jacobs’ Market

Situated in the Waterloo region in the quaint village of St. Jacobs, St. Jacobs’ Market is full of unique, handcrafted items. On a daily basis, the market is filled with a variety of vendors and their unique creations. This makes it an ideal location to pick up those last-minute Christmas gifts. Visitors can purchase everything from angel figurines, ornaments, authentic moccasins, paintings, blankets, scarves and even hand-blown glass. If you’d like to look over the vendors and stores in St. Jacobs Market before you visit, check out their one-of-a-kind shop directory. Located at 878 Weber Street North, the St. Jacobs Market is a 17-minute drive away from the Newport Towers Apartments.


Christkindl Market

With over 70 outdoor and indoor vendors at the Christkindl Market, visitors can enjoy an assortment of baked goodies and one-of-a-kind gifts that include handmade Christmas ornaments, nutcrackers and wooden figurines. The market runs from December 5th to the 8th and takes place in Kitchener City Hall located at 200 King Street West. The apartments at 550 Strasburg Road are only 11 minutes away by car. For additional information on the market’s vendors, take a look at the Christkindl Market brochure.  While shopping, visitors can also enjoy free entertainment from local bands, dancers and choirs.


Head Downtown

Support local businesses and find great discounts in Downtown Kitchener. Pick up the Downtown Card for savings at these participating businesses, where you’ll find something for everyone in no time. Newport Towers Apartments are a few minutes south of Downtown Kitchener, and best of all, downtown parking is free every Saturday in November and December.


This year give your friends and family some unique gifts they can’t get anywhere else by buying one-of-a-kind. Set in the charming city of Kitchener, Williams and McDaniel’s apartments offer current and prospective residents the highest quality of service and rental amenities.