Princess Street Reconstruction

Big Dig 3 is underway!

All downtown businesses are open and ready to serve you during construction! Check out our Big Dig Deals page for deals and promos from businesses within the construction zone.

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People of the Big Dig: Wade from the Works

Meet the people of the Big Dig! Watch for weekly features of downtown businesses as they work through the Big Dig 3!

 

 

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People of the Big Dig: Miranda, Talia & Max from Alchemy House

Meet the people of the Big Dig! Watch for weekly features of downtown businesses as they work through the Big Dig 3!

 

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People of the Big Dig: Cyndy from Agent 99

Meet the people of the Big Dig! Watch for weekly features of downtown businesses as they work through the Big Dig 3!

 

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People of the Big Dig - Tina from Midori Gifts

Meet the people of the Big Dig! Watch for weekly features of downtown businesses as they work through the Big Dig 3!

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Princess Street Reconstruction

It's a Really Big Dig!

Check out our new video showcasing downtown Kingston during construction! All downtown businesses are open and ready to serve you!

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Market Square at night

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

April 28, 2016 | General
The name says it all. You can literally get “the works” on your burger. Peanut butter, KD, pineapple... anything! They also have some pretty amazing floats and shakes to top it off! Stop by and say hey to Wade and the crew! Read More...
April 26, 2016 | General
Meet Miranda, Talia & the shop dog, Max! This amazing store not only has the friendliest (and furriest) staff, it also has amazing one of a kind jewellery that makes the best gift for someone special... or for you because you are special! Read More...
April 21, 2016 | General
"My favourite thing about downtown is the never ending energy of people that enjoy it." 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.