Explore the links at left for an overview of some of the City (or City-supported) programs, facilities and services that make Kingston one of the best places to live or visit in Canada.

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Shoot a movie in our hometown!

Producers are discovering Kingston's heritage buildings, variety of scenic settings – and fantastic restaurants and hotels – make it a great place to shoot a movie or TV show.

Visit Tourism Kingston's Film Office set up to support filmmakers seeking locations and hospitality in Kingston. The Film Office helps coordinate the permits needed for filming on City property and offers contact information for a number of Kingston sites. See a list of the movies that have filmed in Kingston, pictures of possible filming locations and download the Film Permit application from the Film office webpage

Latest News

All ages welcome at annual Winterlight event

November 15, 2019 - Celebrate the change in seasons with the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum at Winterlight, our 8th annual celebration of nature at the museum. The event takes place Saturday,...

Come have Snow Much Fun with us on Dec. 6

November 12, 2019 - Herald in the holidays and all the wintry fun the season brings with Snow Much Fun from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 in Springer Market Square. Weather may impact some...

HRC Lecture Series to explore 1932 riot at Kingston Penitentiary

November 7, 2019 - The City's Heritage Resource Centre (HRC) will welcome Cameron Willis from Canada's Penitentiary Museum for the next event in the HRC Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 21...

HonkMobile now available for accessible, on-street parking

October 21, 2019 - The City of Kingston is continuing a partnership with HonkMobile to offer a new way to pay for accessible, on-street parking spaces in the downtown area. Users parking in...

Bike box being installed at Princess and Division

October 18, 2019 - Kingston's first bike box is being installed at the intersection of Princess and Division streets. A bike box is a green road marking that indicates the bike-designated...