Press Release Archive: 2016

Hip ornament

We are sad to say that Purolator has let us down. Delivery was guaranteed for today so that the balance of The Tragically Hip ornaments ordered would be at outlets first thing tomorrow morning.

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Well, we tried. We really, really tried. But as it turns out the windows downtown were just too merry and too loved to select one winner! Read More...
The cheeky #DKElves are coming back to Downtown Kingston for another month of festive fun! The Elf on the Shelf dolls, Queenie, Princess, Brock and Clarence will be visiting a new downtown business every day from December 2 to 23. Read More...
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This Friday, December 2nd break out your best winter shopping boots and join us for Shop After Dark! Read More...
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Every year the businesses in Downtown Kingston! take great care to make sure their windows sparkle for the holidays. Read More...
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The Santa Parade Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the awards for the 2016 Nighttime Santa Parade. "It’s always hard to pick out the ‘best’ from the parade.

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At the Downtown Kingston! BIA 2016 Annual General Meeting, Downtown Kingston! BIA presented awards for Environmental Sustainability, Exceptional Sidewalk Presence, Marketing & Communications. Read More...
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Santa Claus is coming to town for the 13th annual Nighttime Santa Parade Saturday, November 19th!

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Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area is pleased to announce the official launch of the 23rd annual Limited Edition Pewter Collectibles.

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Change of plans! Sydenham Street Scare to move to Clergy Street! Instead of setting the screen up amongst the back hoes and pavers, Goosebumps and Beetlejuice will now be seen on Clergy Street (between Princess and Queen) – only a block away from Sydenham. Read More...
Sydenham Street Scare
Join us as we celebrate the newly finished Sydenham Street with a night of spooky fun in Downtown Kingston! On Friday, October 28! Read More...
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Downtown Kingston! is excited to announce the return of Pop-Up Country Kingston! This Thursday, October 13th, country bands will pop-up in a number of venues around Downtown Kingston following the Doc Walker concert at the Grand Theatre and Kip Moore at the Rogers K-Rock Centre. Read More...

Don’t forget! The Princess Street Promenade is happening this Saturday, October 1 from 10am to 5pm!

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Princess Street Promenade is taking it to the streets again! Downtown Kingston! would like to invite everyone to take a stroll down the centre of Princess Street next Saturday, October 1st from 10am to 5pm. Read More...
Downtown art galleries are once again opening their doors for the fall Art After Dark. This bi-annual event has been running for eight years and is always met with great reception by Kingston art enthusiasts. Read More...
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The 28th edition of the Kingston Buskers Rendezvous wrapped up last evening with an entertaining grand finale where the People’s Choice Winner was announced. Wacky Chad from Boston Massachusetts was this year’s worthy recipient. Read More...
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From July 7–10, stop into one of the 11 participating restaurants to enjoy locally sourced summer fun skewers paired with local wine or beer. This is sure to bring out some wacky local food stunts by local chefs! Read More...
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What started as a fun addition to Downtown Kingston’s July Sidewalk Sale is now in its 28th year and is known as one of the preeminent festivals of its kind in Canada.

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Celebrate the re-opening of Princess Street with great sales this Saturday July 2nd during the second annual #DKShopFest! #DKShopFest is the evolution of downtown’s traditional sidewalk sale.

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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! Read More...
Movies in the Square
To celebrate its 10th year, Movies in the Square is bringing back four fan favourites (Big Fish, Finding Nemo, The Wizard of Oz and Hook) in addition to an exciting line up of films that haven’t yet been shown in the Square! Read More...
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The Limestone City Blues Festival will once again bring downtown Kingston alive with the sounds of the blues August 25, 26, 27 & 28, 2016.

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Movies in the Square
Summer will officially arrive in Downtown Kingston! this Thursday evening with the premiere of the 2016 Movies in the Square season! Read More...
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The warm weather is here – and what better way to spend a warm summer evening than strolling around the streets of downtown while checking out some amazing art!

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Summer is on its way to Downtown Kingston – and what better way to spend a warm summer evening than strolling around the streets of downtown while checking out some amazing art? Read More...
Movies in the Square

Movies in the Square will be back and better than ever this summer as it celebrates its 10th season!

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Downtown Kingston! is excited to announce a new event and new festival concept to its roster.

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This afternoon, the Downtown Kingston! BIA will be hosting nine Downtown Management Specialists from the Atlantic Provinces. Read More...
Time to vote for the movies that you want to see during the 2016 Movies in the Square season! Read More...
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Feb Fest kicks off tomorrow and runs through to Sunday, February 7th. But - the lack of snow is causing organizers to change some of the plans for Feb Fest this year. Read More...
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Downtown Kingston! is gearing up for its 12th annual winter celebration, Feb Fest!New this year, is a demonstration of Ice Stock, a European ice sport which has recently become very popular in Canada. Read More...
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February is just around the corner so Downtown Kingston! is gearing up for its 12th annual winter celebration, Feb Fest! Read More...