Kingston Entertainment

Kingston offers such a wide variety of things to do for all ages. With such a vibrant downtown and so many tourist sites and activities, we are nothing short of being very entertaining!!


Agnes Etherington Art Gallery and Museum
Built over the past half-century the  Art Centre’s permanent collection is one of the most notable in Canada, and is the broadest and most diverse among Canadian university art galleries.

Lumina Borealis
Celebrate winter at Fort Henry’s Lumina Borealis, Find your path into another world, across a frozen landscape

 


Thousand Islands Playhouse
The Thousand Islands Playhouse is a highly successful summer theatre company located in  Gananoque, Ontario. The beautiful waterfront performing arts venue homes 2 theatres for plays & musicals, and has a boat dock for those who prefer to travel by water!
Rogers K-Rock Center
Rogers K-Rock Centre is a 6,700 seat arena in downtown Kingston at the intersection of Ontario Street and Place d’Armes. The arena is the home of the Kingston Frontenacs ice hockey team of the Ontario Hockey League, and our local spot for sports events and live entertainment!
Grande Theatre
The Grande theatre is known for the very best in touring music, dance and theatre performances, and the talented work of  local producers.

Kingston Buskers Rendezvous
What started as a fun addition to DowntownKingston’s July Sidewalk Sale is now in its 29th year and is known as one of the preeminent festivals of its kind in Canada.
The Isabel Bader Center for the Performing Arts
The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts is home for the creative arts at Queen’s and a hub of vibrant artistic study, creation and exhibition in our community. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, the Centre brings together exceptional spaces and programs with a captivating sense of place to create a dynamic venue for students and the community to learn, discover, think, do, and experience, together.    -MORE-

Frontenac Arch Biosphere
The Frontenac Arch Biosphere is a 2,700 sq. km. central section of the Arch, bounded on the south by the international border and reaching inland between the City of Brockville and the Town of Gananoque, to Westport and beyond the villages of Sydenham and Verona.
Skywood
Canada’s largest aerial adventure and zip line park. Set in the scenic 1000 Islands, Skywood offers outdoor enthusiasts a wide range of experiences.

Limestone City Blues Festival
Kingston has been bringing the blues to the end of summer for more than 20 years in this city-wide music festival. New acts take to the stage every year.

Bellevue House – A National Historic Site
Located at 35 Centre St. between Union and King streets, is one of the first and finest examples of Italian Villa architecture in Canada, and home Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John Alexander Macdonald from 1848 to 1849.

RMC Museum
The RMC Museum is located in Fort Frederick on the campus of the Royal Military College of Canada. It serves to collect, conserve, research and display material relating to the history of the College, its former cadets and its site.

Kingston’s Haunted Walk
Haunting locals and newcomers alike, this tour takes you through Kingston’s old Sydenham Ward. It features haunted hotels, hidden burial grounds, grave robbings, hangings at the old courthouse, and Kingston’s famous haunted courtyard. A tried and true favourite for all ages.

1000 Islands Cruises
Cruising among the 1000 Islands aboard a guided boat tour is among the most popular reasons why visitors come to Kingston. Cruises include trips past dozens of islands, fairytale castles, lighthouses, island mansions and wildlife all accompanied by true tales of pirates, bootleggers and the Gilded Age rich and famous who all spent time here.

Fort Henry
Once used to monitor maritime traffic from a possible American attack, Fort Henry now hosts concerts, events, tours, accommodations, dining, and shopping experiences.

Fort Fright
Fort Henry will turn dark during the fall season as ghosts, ghouls, zombies and more take over the Fort’s garrison. The interior ditch, dark hallways and tunnels are filled with live actors out to test your goosebumps’ reaction. All-new terrifying animatronics and special effects are sure to get you screaming.

Queen’s University
Queen’s University at Kingston is a public research university with an international reputation for scholarship, social purpose, spirit, and diversity. Founded on 16 October 1841 via a royal charter issued by Queen Victoria, the university predates Canada’s founding by 26 years.