Kingston is full of winners! This page celebrates the citizens – and projects – that deserve recognition for improving the quality of life.
Explore the pride of Kingston through the links below:
Celebrating AccessibilityThese awards are given to those that have made Kingston more accessible. View the past winners.
Civic AwardsThese awards honour individuals who have made a significant contribution to our community through volunteerism. Submit a nomination.
Livable Cities AwardsThese awards celebrate Kingston's long tradition of architectural excellence and creative urban management. View the past winners.
Awards and designations
2016 Municipality of the Year – Festivals & Events Ontario
FEO's Municipality of the Year award recognizes cities that have worked, through concentrated efforts, to provide a supportive atmosphere beneficial to the achievement of successful festivals and events.
2016 Top 100 – Festivals & Events Ontario
The Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival – to be held in Grass Creek Park this year on Aug. 5 to 7 – was again named as an Ontario Top 100 Festival by the FEO. This is the ninth year in a row this event has received this honour.
Youth-Friendly Community designation – Play Works
Kingston was recognized as a Youth-Friendly Community by Play Works, the Ontario Partnership for Active and Engaged Youth. It gives the Youth-Friendly Community designation to communities that actively support and provide opportunities for growth and development of youth ages 13 to 19 through play.