Explore everything Belleville has to offer for summer 2023

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Downtown at Dusk is a popular event every summer in downtown Belleville. Photo via Bay of Quinte.

Summer is a busy time in Belleville and the Bay of Quinte, and hotels are already booking up!

Those hoping to take part in Belleville’s happening summer events — from concerts to street parties, festivals, dining and waterfront activities — are encouraged to plan their stay now to avoid disappointment.

“Summers have become so popular that for the last two years, between July and August, we were at 93 per cent occupancy,” said Blair Gamble, General Manager of Hampton Inn & Suites Belleville. “The message is: if you want to enjoy all of Belleville’s festivities and activities during the warm weather months, then book well in advance.”

Belleville is a fantastic destination for families, couples, and solo travellers. Here are a few highlights and new experiences you won’t want to miss!

Diners enjoying L’Auberge de France patio in downtown Belleville. Photo by Christopher Gentile.

Endless patios offer an al fresco dining experience.

Music lovers can take in the Belleville Jazz Festival downtown from July 28 to 30, 2023. Organized by Canadian Jazz musician Howard Rees, the weekend event will put some sizzle in your summer with the sounds of New Orleans, New York, and Havana.

“It’s amazing how many well-established festivities there are here year-round. Downtown at Dusk, which takes place on June 23, is our signature summer event with buskers, live entertainment, and plenty of activities for kids,” said Danielle Hanoman, Executive Director of the Belleville Downtown District.

In addition to the excitement downtown, other outdoor events and experiences to enjoy this summer include:

Make sure you plan to stay a few days to take in all that historic Belleville has to offer. Grab a room now so you don’t miss out!

Visit bayofquinte.ca/vacation to start planning your trip.

This article is sponsored by the Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board. Interested in a Business Feature on Kingstonist? Contact [email protected]

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