History is alive in Kingston, known for being Canada’s first capital and home to its first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.
Our limestone city’s charms include its lively and lovely downtown – jammed with excellent shops and restaurants – and its many museums
and historical sites. Kingston also boasts an exciting arts community, family-friendly spaces and activities, and a number of innovative businesses generated by its fine learning institutions – including Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College and the Royal Military College.
Doors Open Kingston provides a once-a-year opportunity for residents and visitors alike to experience a deeper look at Kingston’s storied past, vibrant present and promising future.
We are proud of our smart and livable 21st-century city and want to share it with you!