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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.


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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

City to install bike lane bollards

May 21, 2019 The City of Kingston is installing bike land bollards on Johnson Street, Brock Street,John Counter Boulevard and Taylor Kidd Boulevard starting this week to create an added...

Guided tours of historic City Hall open for the season

May 21, 2019 - Kingston residents and visitors can learn the stories behind the artifacts, portraits and architecture within City Hall, a working National Historic Site, from knowledgeable...

Kingston's splash pads open for the season May 18

May 17, 2019 - Kick off summer fun with a visit to one of the City of Kingston's splash pads, opening for the season tomorrow, Saturday, May 18! Family-friendly and accessible, find your...

Belle Park driving range and pickleball courts now open for the season

May 7, 2019 - Belle Park Driving Range and Waterfront Park opens for the outdoor sports season on Tuesday, May 7. The park is open daily, from 8 a.m. to dusk. Located on the shores of...

Youth Week celebrated with free activities at City recreation facilities

May 1, 2019 - The City of Kingston and community partners are hosting free activities – including swimming, skating, Zumba and more – aimed at young people aged 13-24 for National Youth Week,...

"…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.