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Ho! Ho! Ho! After an amazing Santa Parade, Santa is looking forward to visiting the boys and girls of Kingston every Saturday in December in Springer Market Square.

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On Friday, November 30th, the holiday shopping season will kick off with the first annual Festive Friday in Downtown Kingston!

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At Wednesday night’s Downtown Kingston! BIA Annual General Meeting, Downtown Kingston! BIA members elected the new Board of Management of the BIA.

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At Wednesday night’s Downtown Kingston! BIA Annual General Meeting, annual Awards were presented to outstanding businesses in the downtown Kingston community.

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the awards for the 2018 Nighttime Santa Parade!

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Get your snowboots out and your wish lists ready! Santa Claus is coming to town for the 15th annual Nighttime Santa Parade next Saturday, November 17th!

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Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area is pleased to announce the official launch of the 25th annual Limited Edition Pewter Collectibles on Monday, November 19th.

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Pumpkin Parade logo

Calling all pumpkins! Downtown Kingston! wants YOU to bring your pumpkin down for the first Pumpkin Parade in Confederation Park! All pumpkins are welcome!

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Celebrate Halloween with some fun in Downtown Kingston! Boys and gouls are invited to dress up in costume and join us this Friday, October 26 to trick or treat at participating downtown stores!

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Downtown Kingston! is pleased to announce the First Annual Pumpkin Parade in Confederation Park on November 1st! Starting at 6pm, members of the public are invited to bring their pumpkins to (or just join us at) the park and see beautifully lit pumpkins from all over Kingston get another chance at glory.

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The students are back, warm pumpkin beverages are available and the heat has finally given way to some crisper air! Fall is here and with it comes our favourite fall event, Princess Street Promenade!

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Art After Dark logo

This Friday, September 28th, art galleries and art loving businesses will once again open their doors for Art After Dark. This biannual event has been running for over 10 years and is always met with a great reception by art enthusiasts.

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Bracelets are on sale as of today at several locations. The $15 bracelet is good for all the outdoor concerts and participating venues over the four-day festival.

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Princess St Promenade logo

Downtown Kingston! would like to invite everyone to take a stroll down Princess Street this Saturday, August 4th for the Princess Street Promenade!

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The 30th edition of the Kingston Buskers Rendezvous wrapped up last evening with an entertaining grand finale where the People’s Choice Winner was announced.

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Canada Day logo

When it comes to looking for something to do on Canada Day, look no further than downtown Kingston and Confederation Park. There are many great events planned to entertain the whole family!

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Chef Demo logo

Starting this Saturday, June 30th and running every Saturday in July and August, there will be free chef cooking demos at the Kingston Public Market.

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What started as a fun addition to Downtown Kingston!’s July Sidewalk Sale is now in its 30th (wow!) year and is known as one of the preeminent festivals of its kind in Canada.

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Summer will officially arrive in Downtown Kingston! this Thursday evening with the start of the 2018 Movies in the Square season!

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Movies in the Square will be back and better than ever this summer as it celebrates its 12th season! Check out the great movie lineup, featuring a mix of classic favourites and popular new films.

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On Thursday May 31st, Kingston will host Advantage Watertown, for a day of information sharing and a walking tour of some of the highlights in Kingston’s downtown.

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At the Downtown Kingston! Board of Directors annual Spring General Meeting, the George Muirhead Heritage Awards will be presented. These awards, formerly known as the Heritage Week Awards, honour the best historically sensitive renovations and developments of properties in the downtown core.

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Downtown Kingston!’s Board of Directors will host the annual Spring General Meeting for downtown business members and members of the community on Wednesday, May 30 at 7pm at the Residence Inn by Marriott.

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Art After Dark logo

This Friday, art galleries and art loving stores will once again open their doors for Art After Dark. This biannual event has been running for 10 years and is always met with great reception by art enthusiasts.

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It's time to vote for the movies that you want to see during the 2018 Movies in the Square season!

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The Limestone City Blues Festival will once again bring downtown Kingston alive with the sounds of the blues August 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2018.

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Feb Fest logo

Feb Fest learned recently that Hockey Legend and Hall of Famer Frank Mahovlich will be unable to attend...another #27 will take his place!

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This weekend is Family Day Weekend so come on downtown and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Feb Fest is in full swing with lots of exciting continuing and new events this week!

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It’s almost here! Now in its 14th year, Feb Fest begins this weekend with events happening all month long!

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The warm weather over the last two weekends has played havoc with our Winter Park plans. But never fear, there is a plan B!

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This year’s festival will see a ‘new and improved’ – version 4.0! - of Feb Fest with events happening all month long.

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