Newcomers can get information about festivals and special events in Kingston from community calendars. A number of groups and organizations maintain online event calendars that list concerts, dance performances, theatre and art shows, sports competitions, community festivals and organized drop-ins and activities for parents and young children.
You can also learn about events in Kingston from community newspapers, public service announcements on radio and TV stations, flyers, bulletin boards, and individuals groups and organizations.
See also the Arts, Activities & Entertainment section of the site.
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A list of special events hosted by the city of Kingston. Includes date, time, location and a brief description. Also lists City council and committee meetings.
A calendar of community events, including shopping and dining, in Kingston. Includes separate listings of winter and summer festivals.
A comprehensive list of LGBTQ resources in Kingston, including a community events calendar.
Links to community event calendars for sporting events, festivals, concerts, tourist activities and WhatsonKingston.
A guide to arts organizations in Kingston with links to activities, shows, projects, performances, calendars and committees.
An events calendar for parents that lists drop-in programs and special events for children from birth to the age of six in Kingston.
A guide to the exhibits, collections and programs at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, a community facility located on the Queen’s University campus.
A monthly list of French activities in Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. Downloadable PDF document is in French and English.
Kingston Information Radio is a recurring 10-minute loop of information about road closures, traffic conditions, weather, changes to recycling and garage collections, holiday closures and event listings. Public meeting announcements and important police messages are also broadcast on this commercial-free radio service.
A listing of news and upcoming events for the Kingston Immigration Partnership (KIP), including local events that would be of interest for newcomers to Kingston. This information is also available through a mailing list or Twitter.
The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has programs and events for adults, children and families with babies and older children and teens. View details and register for the programs.
Association with events, services and other Islamic-related activities. Non-students may also participate.
A calendar of major festivals and celebrations as well as community events held in downtown Kingston. Includes anything from street performing, live music, and food tasting, to sailing and boat competitions, and fireworks. This site also includes links to the event calendars for the K-Rock Centre and the Grand Theatre.
Find out what’s happening locally on the Kingston Community Health Centre (KCHC) calendar. Includes Immigrant Services Kingston and Area (ISKA) and Kingston Immigration Partnership (KIP) events.