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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

Kingston residents are invited to "Pay What You Want" at the Grand Theatre's 3, 2, 1 Dance! event

February 9, 2018 - Grand OnStage invites the public to experience an evening of contemporary dance by some of Ontario's most prominent dancers and choreographers at 3, 2, 1 Dance! on Feb. 15,...

Experience spring at City's greenhouse

February 7, 2018 - Spring is in full bloom at the City of Kingston's greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons. The greenhouse at 111 Norman Rogers Dr. (across from...

Kingston Transit-school board partnership wins FCM Award

February 1, 2018 - An innovative partnership between Kingston Transit and the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has won a Sustainable Communities Award for Transportation from the...

K-Town Countdown wraps up Sesquicentennial year celebrations

December 13, 2017 - Join the City in celebrating Canada 150 at K-Town Countdown! Skate to the DJ's "coolest" rhythms or try a variety of all-ages' activities inside and outside of the Rogers...

Get inspired at the Kingston Climate Change Symposium

December 11, 2017 - Sustainable Kingston and the City of Kingston are partnering to host the Kingston Climate Change Symposium at the Grand Theatre on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. "This...

"…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.