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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

HRC Lecture Series to celebrate 2019 heritage property grant recipients

July 17, 2019 - The next event in the City's HRC (Heritage Resource Centre) Lecture Series will begin by recognizing this year's heritage property grant recipients. The City of Kingston is...

Power up, faster: Level 3 EV fast charging stations coming to downtown Kingston

July 11, 2019 - The City is making it easier than ever to be an electric vehicle driver in Kingston – and help meet the city's carbon reduction target – by installing two Level 3 fast...

City launches Street Art Wall Pilot Project

July 10, 2019 - The City has officially launched its Street Art Wall pilot project that establishes the Rideaucrest retaining wall adjacent to Douglas Fluhrer Park as a temporary legal wall...

Discover the delights of Brewers, Bakers and Boilermakers at Ontario Street On Tap

July 8, 2019 - Ontario Street On Tap, an event from the After Hours series at the PumpHouse, will bring this year's exhibition "Ontario Street: Brewers, Bakers and Boilermakers, 1830-1970"...

Paved Paradise exhibition explores Kingston's imagined future through the lens of climate change

July 8, 2019 - This year's Paved Paradise, a temporary outdoor public art exhibition, features seven original photo-based works by Kingston artists Noah Scheinman and Adam Biehler that...