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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2020

This long weekend is all about spending time with family – it says so right in the name! But there’s nothing worse than planning a make-your-own-pizza party or cocktail hour with extended family and friends, only to find one of the places you need to go shopping isn’t open. Worse

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Hockey Week lineup for Feb Fest 2020 announced

If you’ve been downtown at all lately, you’ve likely noticed an abundance of activity and excitement as Feb Fest has taken over the downtown core. The 16th annual Feb Fest kicked off at the start of February for a month full of festivities – not the least of which is

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Feb Fest 2020

Feb Fest invigorates downtown Kingston every February. When the winter starts to feel long, the Downtown Kingston! BIA bolsters spirits with a month’s worth of events. This year marks 16 winters enlivened with outdoor activities in and around Springer Market Square. “As much as I am a summer person, I

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Spotlight YGK: February 15 edition

The sun is staying out a little longer. It’s not a snow globe outside. Go out; you won’t regret it. This Week… TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Playtrium: Valentine’s Dance (7pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/985147555023703/ Something Else Records: Cold Tea and Marshall Veroni (7pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/293826641203258/ The Grand Theatre: John Pizzarelli (7:30pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/456724308096050/ Musiikki Café: JV’s

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Get ready for Feb Fest 2019

Downtown Kingston comes alive every February for its annual Feb Fest. Each weekend during the month of February will see fun and exciting events taking place in and around Market Square. This fabulous winter celebration is put on by the Downtown Kingston! BIA and has been a February staple for

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Family-friendly winter activities in Kingston

Christmas has almost come and gone, and the new year brings long, cold nights and dreary, cold days.  Winter isn’t my favourite season – but there are still a lot of ways to have fun here in Kingston. The beauty of winter can’t be denied.  Pristine, fresh-fallen snow, frozen expanses

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Scenes from Feb Fest 2017

Kingston’s winter festival, Feb Fest, took place last weekend in downtown Kingston. While snow was in short supply, there was still plenty to see and do over the four day event. Things kicked off with a public skate set to all Tragically Hip music last Thursday, with the day ending

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Top Five Things to See and Do in February 2017

February is here and Wiarton Willie says we’ll have an early spring, but there is still tons of winter fun to be had. This month’s list of the Top Five Things to See and Do kicks off with Feb Fest, Kingston’s annual winter festival centered around Market Square. If you

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#ygkChallenge: Celebrate FebFest 2016!

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Top Five Things to See and Do in February 2016

Thus far, Kingstonians have been spoiled (in a good way) by Winter 2016.  There’s been just enough spurts of snow for outdoor enthusiasts to get in a bit of skiing and snowshoeing, while conditions haven’t been so bad that the rest of us have had to go into hibernation.  Groundhog

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Guide to Feb Fest 2016

Kingston’s winter festival, Feb Fest is back for another year starting next Thursday in downtown Kingston. Events will take place at Market Square and in Confederation Park. Winter lovers can get out and enjoy a snow maze and ice slide, public skating, figure skating, hockey games and live music. The

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