Explore Kingston

 

Kingstonians embrace creativity and celebrate diversity. Three centuries of history and architecture serve as both backdrop and inspiration for creative types – whether they’re writing award-winning novels, penning hit songs or concocting delicious menus. Beautifully situated and surrounded by lakes, hiking trails and bike paths, Kingston offers an amazing variety of activities for people of all ages. Whether you are a recreational pickleball enthusiast or a sailor with Olympic ambitions, Kingston has you covered.

Public Parks

Restaurants

Talent & Creativity

Immerse yourself in our thriving performing arts scene – we’re home to many beautiful theatre venues and performing arts facilities.

A World of Culture


Cultural attractions in Kingston come in many forms – from historic Fort Henry to the wonderfully unique Woodworking Museum and a fine art collection featuring works by Rembrandt, we have it all here!

Musical Pairings


Food is its own art form in Kingston with talented chefs blending flavours from around the world using local ingredients at our 300+ restaurants. Pubs serve up delicious brews and feature local bands. Kingston’s knack for nurturing talent means that the band you are watching at the Merchant Tap House on a quiet Tuesday night might be filling up arenas in a year or two.

Play On


Kingston has over 200 active sports leagues that cater to athletes across skill levels. Organizations like the Kingston Sports and Social Club organize co-ed adult sports leagues and social events. Nature enthusiasts love Kingston's scenic hiking trails and pristine waterways, many of which are accessible year-round.

Green Spaces


Whether you are taking a stroll along the waterfront trail on a gorgeous summer morning or spending a winter afternoon cross country skiing in Lemoine Point, Kingston’s natural beauty is spellbinding year-round.

Best Kept Secrets


Kingston may seem quaint but we have a lot going on. From coffee shops that double as galleries to incredible sandy beaches off the beaten path, there’s so much to enjoy in Kingston once you start exploring.