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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.

The Culture Map of Kingston shows where to find public art, event venues, museums, places of worship, libraries, heritage properties, arenas, educational facilities and National historic sites.


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See the Residents, Business and City Hall menus for more City services.


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

Improve your swing: Belle Park Driving Range opens April 30

April 18, 2018 - Belle Park Driving Range – on the shores of the Cataraqui River at 731 Montreal St. – opens for the season on Monday, April 30! "The opening of Belle Park's Driving Range...

Try free activities during Kingston Gets Active in April

March 28, 2018 - The City of Kingston is one of many community organizations offering FREE activities in April as part of Kingston Gets Active Month. "Finding a new, fun way to get active...

Kingstonians invited to become City Hall tour guides

The City is seeking history enthusiasts to help share the many fascinating stories of Kingston City Hall as City Hall tour guides.

City of Kingston Mayors Get A Facelift: Kingston City Hall mayoral portrait collection restored by conservation efforts

March 15, 2018 - When guided City Hall tours begin on May 22 this year visitors will experience one of the finest collections of mayoral portraits in North America. The portraits, dating from...

City's Leisure Guide helps plan your spring and summer fun

March 13, 2018 - Find great ways to stay active this spring and summer in the City of Kingston's Recreation and Leisure Guide. Find it inside this week's Kingston This Week or download it by...

"…Each stone
older than human life. Our lives, that blow through
brief as weather, on the surface of these streets,
these rock shelves,
this old mountain…"

 – From the poem "Limestone" by Helen Humphreys, Kingston's
Poet Laureate.