Santa in the Square

Santa in the Square

Bring your friends, family, wish list and camera to the square every Saturday in December (3, 10, 17, 24), 11am -2pm!

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Downtown Kingston! Elves

You can win over $1000 in gift cards to amazing downtown businesses - all you have to do is find the elves from Dec. 2-23!

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Window Wonderland

Window Wonderland

Vote for your favourite holiday window for your chance to win! Vote in store and online starting Nov. 21 until Dec. 5!

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Holiday Night Hours

Holiday Night Hours

Participating stores are open late until at least 8pm Monday to Friday for the two weeks leading up to Christmas Dec. 12-23, 2016!

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Pewter Collectibles

Pewter Collectibles 2016

Collect all 5 limited addition ornaments! $10 each with $25 of downtown receipts. New ornament released on Mondays!

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Snow Bucks 2017

Save $10 on purchases of $50 or more Jan. 1 - Feb. 14, 2017 at participating downtown businesses!

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#mydowntownktown

Share your downtown experience! Check out our video and use the hashtag #mydowntownktown

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Shop, Dine and Enjoy your Downtown!

Check out our Shop and Dine sections for your favourite downtown Kingston shops and restaurants. Click on Enjoy to find out about exciting events happening in downtown Kingston.

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Shop

Indulge in the offerings of our many independent specialty shops, gift and fashion boutiques, major chain stores, and art galleries.

Dine

With more dining choices per capita than anywhere in Ontario, downtown is sure to have something to satisfy even the most discerning palate! And, many of our restaurants feature a variety of local food options too!

Enjoy

From street performing, live music, and cooking demonstrations, to boats and fireworks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at downtown Kingston’s many events and festivals.

About Us

The Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA) is an association of more than 700 businesses located in the core commercial area of the City of Kingston. The BIA promotes Downtown Kingston! as the vibrant and healthy commercial, retail, residential, and entertainment centre of our region, attracting more people to live, shop, work and gather.

Business and Development

We encourage, support, and initiate projects that benefit our downtown. From providing training and networking for existing businesses to conducting research and projects that encourages new businesses to open, we strive to keep our downtown strong and vibrant.

Latest News

December 3, 2016 | General
22 days and counting!Follow us as we take you from store to store downtown to help you find the best gifts for friends, family and yourself! Read More...
December 2, 2016 | General
23 days and counting! Follow us as we take you from store to store downtown to help you find the best gifts for friends, family and yourself! Read More...
December 1, 2016 | General
24 days and counting! Follow us as we take you from store to store downtown to help you find the best gifts for friends, family and yourself! Join us daily for a new holiday deal, gift idea or treat! Read More...

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Downtown Kingston! partners with the many organizations to help us make Downtown Kingston! the best that it can be. Our major partners include, the City of Kingston, Kingston Accommodation Partners (KAP), KEDCO, The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce, and the Rogers K-Rock Centre.

Nestled at the junction of Lake Ontario, the Cataraqui River and St. Lawrence River, Kingston is conveniently located approximately half way between Montreal and Toronto, and just a short drive from the 1000 Islands International Bridge.