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!