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Movies in the Square

Movies in the Square

Springer Market Square will once again be transformed into an open-air theatre for free movies every Thursday.
Princess St. Promenade

Princess St. Promenade

July 20. Take a stroll down Princess Street for the ultimate outdoor street festival! Giveaways, live music, FREE samples, and the best shopping of the year! 
Live 365: Summer Music Series

Live 365: Summer Music Series

Enjoy over 50 free outdoor concerts with us this summer! Our Live 365: Summer Music Series is showcasing live music from your favourite local artists.

Celebrate Summer Downtown Kingston

Free Summer Activities Every Day of The Week!

Celebrate Summer

Things to do downtown this summer!

Discover downtown Kingston's signature summer events, weekly series and daily experiences. Come downtown for the best things to do in Kingston this summer!

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The Downtown Kingston Gift Card

The Downtown Kingston Gift Card is your passport to an extraordinary shopping, dining and personal care experience!

Accepted in more than 130 businesses!

From fashion boutiques to cozy cafes, from unique artisanal shops to fine dining restaurants and luxurious spas, the card allows you to indulge in the best our downtown offers.

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Gift & Specialty

Gift & Specialty

In downtown Kingston Specialty stores are our specialty! 
Sporting & Outdoor

Sporting & Outdoor

Suit up for your next adventure with quality gear that’s just right for you!
Jewelry

Jewelry

No matter your style you can find a gorgeous piece to accessorize any look or the perfect gift for your special someone.
Technology

Technology

Whether you consider yourself tech-savvy or a complete novice you can find the products and services you need downtown from people who really know their stuff.
Gift & Specialty

Gift & Specialty

In downtown Kingston Specialty stores are our specialty! 
Sporting & Outdoor

Sporting & Outdoor

Suit up for your next adventure with quality gear that’s just right for you!
Jewelry

Jewelry

No matter your style you can find a gorgeous piece to accessorize any look or the perfect gift for your special someone.
Technology

Technology

Whether you consider yourself tech-savvy or a complete novice you can find the products and services you need downtown from people who really know their stuff.

Over 130 places to choose from!

Food and Drink.

The incredible chefs, providers and restaurateurs that call Kingston home constantly elevate the Kingston culinary scene providing us with endless tasty opportunities.

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Buskers After Dark

Buskers After Dark

July 6. See the Kingston Buskers Rendezvous like never before! Saturday night Springer Market Square will be filled with fun with live art, an out-of-this-world DJ and one-night-only fire show!
Celebrate Summer: 17 Things to do in July in Downtown Kingston

Celebrate Summer: 17 Things to do in July in Downtown Kingston

Buskers, fireworks, festivals, live music, dancing, shopping and so much more are filling the streets of downtown Kingston this July!     
Sustainable Summer Style: Kingston's Must-Visit Thrift Shops

Sustainable Summer Style: Kingston's Must-Visit Thrift Shops

Check out this curated list of thrift, vintage and consignment shops in the heart of downtown Kingston and experience the thrill of falling in love with a thrifted item that fits perfectly.

Food & Drink

12 Hidden Patios You Didn't Know Existed in Downtown Kingston

12 Hidden Patios You Didn't Know Existed in Downtown Kingston

Downtown Kingston comes alive during patio season! Discover these 12 hidden gems for delicious summer vibes.
Kingston food tours captures culinary scene

Kingston food tours captures culinary scene

Kingston food tours captures culinary scene By Tianna Edwards ...
The Sweet Story of Mio Gelato and Churn Small Batch Ice Cream

The Sweet Story of Mio Gelato and Churn Small Batch Ice Cream

Mio Gelato & Churn Small Batch Ice Cream have woven their frozen delights into the fabric of downtown Kingston's dessert scene. Lets dive into their sweet story.

Q&As

Montreal Street Collective Celebrates Three Years

Montreal Street Collective Celebrates Three Years

This July Montreal Street Collective will be celebrating their third birthday! Co-owner (and local artist), Vanessa Martin answers five questions about the thrift shop with endless goodies.
A Q&A with The Refinery rem wellness + Social House

A Q&A with The Refinery rem wellness + Social House

Co-owners Heidi and Lesley share the details behind starting their business, and what they love about being downtown.
In honour of the past: A Q&A with General Brock's Commissary

In honour of the past: A Q&A with General Brock's Commissary

Chris and Cindy's focus is on providing locally sourced as General Brock once brought in supplies from local artisans.
Great atmosphere, wonderful restaurants, nice open spaces and love the history and architecture.

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A new experience can be found around every corner of downtown Kingston. Discover one-of-a-kind art, food, live music, shopping and much more!

Respectfully acknowledging that downtown Kingston resides on land which is the traditional territory of the Huron Wendat, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee, we work towards deeper understanding by engaging in relationship and teaching.

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