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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrate Indigenous culture and community! Enjoy Indigenous market vendors, a community services fair, child and youth activities and delicious food vendors at City Park. Then, head over to Springer Market Square for an amazing concert by 2nd Line Bluegrass!

Let's come together to honour and celebrate the resilience and richness of Indigenous cultures.  

This event is organized by the Kingston Native Centre and Language Nest with support from the City of Kingston.

When and where? 

On Friday June 21, 2024 at City Park and Springer Market Square.

For your convenience:

    • Kingston Transit is offering FREE bus service between City Park and Springer Market Square/downtown on June 21.
      • City Park to Springer Market Square: Route 3 departs from King Street at Maitland Street starting at 4 p.m.
      • Downtown Transfer Point to City Park: Routes 1, 2 and 18 are free starting at 6 p.m.


At City Park enjoy from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

  • Rock climbing wall 
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Market vendors selling handmade artisan crafts and much more
  • Children and youth activities
  • Splash pad
  • Food vendors 

At Springer Market Square:

  • 6:30 p.m.: Dance performance by the Ward Brothers
  • 7 p.m.: Concert by 2nd Line Bluegrass

 Accessibility information 

  • City Park is located on King St. East, between Barrie Street and West Street.
  • Springer Market Square is located at the corner of King St. East and Brock Street.
  • Both locations are fully accessible.
  • Accessible restrooms are available in City Hall, featuring one non-gendered family restroom.  

The City of Kingston acknowledges that we are on the traditional homeland of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat, and thanks these nations for their care and stewardship over this shared land.

Today, the City is committed to working with Indigenous peoples and all residents to pursue a united path of reconciliation.

Learn more about the City's reconciliation initiatives.

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