Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area
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Hallowe'en Concert for Kids!

See The Arrogant Worms live in Springer Market Square! Oct. 31 at 2:00 PM


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Hallowe'en Costume Contest 2021

Staff Hallowe'en Costume Contest for downtown businesses! Sign up by Oct. 27, submit a photo by Nov. 1, and you could win ad space and a pizza party for your staff!

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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 Events to find out about exciting events happening in downtown Kingston.
Photo © David Simon Sandbox Photovideo

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Downtown Kingston! Events Calendar


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


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!


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.

Better Together in Downtown Kingston!

Video by: Tanya Trombetta (Creative Nest Videography).
Original Song by: Bea Keeler (Reckless and Banded).

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Downtown Kingston BIA - Shop. Dine. Enjoy

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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), Kingston Economic Development Corporation, Tourism Kingston, The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce, and the Leon's 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.