A frequent refrain I’ve heard living in Cambridge is that there isn’t anything to do in town, necessitating traveling to K-W, Guelph or Toronto to have some fun. Cambridge has recently seen a boom in new businesses offering fun entertainment options to do in town. During these Winter months you may not want to stray too far from home while still being able to have a good time. With some great new and existing places in town we’ve put together a list of some great options for your next date night, night out with friends or work function.
Entertainment In Cambridge Ontario
Opened at the end of 2017, Ctrl-V is a virtual reality arcade right here in Cambridge. Offering a variety of games that can be played solo or multiplayer, it’s an immersive 3D experience. Located in the brand new building across from Galt Country Club, I’ve been told it features stalls larger than the location in Waterloo, so this now the premiere VR spot to check out in Waterloo Region.
Address: 745 Coronation Blvd Unit #202, Cambridge, ON N1R 0B6
Hours: Monday – Friday: 3:30pm – 10:30pm, Saturday: 11:00am – 11:30pm, Sunday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Pretty exciting to see Cambridge entering the world of axe throwing! You don’t need to travel to Kitchener or Burlington if you want to blow off some steam by throwing sharp objects as hard as you can at a target. Lumberjacks Axe Throwing is nestled in behind the located at the busy Bishop and King Street intersection and offers axe throwing, knife throwing and archery ranges.
Address: 11-1453 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3R3
Phone: (519) 222-0189
Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 12:30pm – 9:30pm, Friday: 12:30pm – 11pm, Saturday: 12pm – 11pm, Sunday: 12pm – 9pm
Nothing screams adventure quite like being locked in a room with a group of people having to find clues to get out. The time keeps ticking down as you search the room for clues. With your heart racing and adrenaline pumping, there is nothing quite like going in an escape room. Geared for ages 8 and up, this is a great opportunity to find a fun night out in the Downtown Galt area of Cambridge.
Address: 114 Main Street, Cambridge, ON
Phone: (519) 623-LOCK (Reservations are strongly recommended)
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 6:30pm-11:30pm, Saturday 12:00-12:00, Sunday 12:00-8:30pm
Links: Web * Instagram * Facebook * Twitter
Looking to get your heart pumping in a different way? Why don’t you gather up some friends and head on over to Core Climbing Gym in the Hespeler area of Cambridge. For beginners up to seasoned climbers, Core has something for everyone.
Address: 500 Jamieson Parkway, Cambridge ON
Phone: (519) 651-2906
Hours: Monday-Friday: 12pm – 11pm, Saturday: 9am – 10pm, Sunday: 9am – 8pm
There’s something for all ages when you make the trek up the stairs into iBowl. In it’s location at the top floor of an industrial building, you will find several different types of bowling including 5-pin, 10-pin and even duck bowling. With a fun jukebox, glow in the dark mini-golf course and arcade, you are sure to find something to make you smile.
Address: 10 Park Hill Road East, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1P2
Phone: (519) 624-PLAY (7529)
Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 11am to 11pm, Thursday-Friday 11am to 1am, Saturday-Sunday 9:30am to 1am
Friday night is a great night to put your game face on and head over to Trillium United Church in Preston. For those 18 and up, you and your friends can try out some new and classic games. With only a $5 admission, you can have a night full of fun and competition that is an escape from the bar scene.
Address: 450 King Street East, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1P2
Hours: Friday Nights only – 8pm to 1am