15 Sep

1860s Fall Fair Weekend & Quilt Show Returns to Upper Canada Village September 17-18, 2022

Farmers, Crafters and Artists Bring Their Wares to the Fair to Be Judged While Everyone Wins with Old-Fashioned Fun! Morrisburg, ON — On Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2022, Upper Canada Village presents its 1860s Fall Fair & Quilt Show. A wonderfully re-created 1860s Fall Fair with exhibits, livestock, live entertainment and fun for the whole family, the Fall Fair is another annual favourite making its return this season. Agricultural and dairy products, heirloom vegetables, flowers, quilts and fine arts will be on display all weekend long. Livestock…

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13 Sep

Kingston Pen Tours Premieres New Experience: Movie Night at Kingston Penitentiary

Tickets on sale now for outdoor movie screening series at Kingston Pen after dark Kingston, ON – Kingston Pen Tours is no stranger to the movie biz. Frequently featured as a location in both film and television, Kingston Pen Tours offers a Film Tour, which takes guest through some of these locations they can see on the big and small screen. Today, Kingston Pen Tours is pleased to announce it is now taking its movie experience to the front of house as it premieres Movie Night at Kingston Penitentiary, an…

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06 Sep
Glowing pumpkins with carved faces.

Double Pumpkinferno is Back: Two Unique Experiences Running at Fort Henry and Upper Canada Village This Fall

Tickets on sale now for both Kingston and Morrisburg events Morrisburg, ON — As leaves begin to turn and kids head back to school, it can only mean one thing… the pumpkins are coming! St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is excited to welcome back the fan-favourite Pumpkinferno event to both historic Fort Henry in Kingston and Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, beginning September 30, 2022. Starting today, September 6, 2022, guests can book their tickets for either (or both) experiences online. Pumpkinferno is a luminary experience for all ages, a…

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06 Sep
Wizard with staff and stars.

Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village Enters its Second Decade

Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village runs nightly from Friday, September 30 until Sunday, October 30. Morrisburg, ON — Upper Canada Village is excited to bring back fan-favourite, family-friendly Pumpkinferno for its 11th season in Morrisburg, beginning September 30, 2022. This festive fall event will feature multiple brand-new exhibits of hand-carved artificial pumpkins and many fan favourites from years past. When the sun goes down, the daily toil of 19th century village life fades away and Upper Canada Village is transformed into an enchanted wonderland with 21 brilliant pumpkin sculpture exhibits…

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06 Sep

Pumpkinferno Returns to Kingston for 2022

Pumpkinferno at Fort Henry, Kingston runs nightly from Friday, September 30 until Monday, October 31 Kingston, ON — After a successful debut last year, Fort Henry is excited to announce the return of the award-winning, family-friendly Pumpkinferno event to Kingston for its second annual season beginning September 30, 2022. When the sun goes down, the regimentation of daily 19th century military life fades away and Fort Henry National Historic Site is transformed into an enchanted wonderland of brilliant pumpkin sculptures ablaze inside the limestone walls under the night sky. This…

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01 Sep
Top view of the Long Sault Parkway during fall

Summer Doesn’t Have to Be Over Just Because It’s Fall

St. Lawrence Parks Commission Keeps That Summer Feeling Alive with Fall Programming Running to the End of October Morrisburg, ON — As kids head back to school it may seem like summer is over, but that doesn’t have to mean the end of cultural and recreational experiences or family fun in Eastern Ontario. St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) properties remain open after Labour Day with modified hours and programming. Upper Canada Village Open for regular programming Wednesday-Sunday, September 7-18 from 9:30-5:00 p.m. Walking tours only daily September 12, 13, 19-30…

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31 Aug
Parks of the St. Lawrence student followed by a Fort Henry Guard drum major.

Summer’s Out for School: SLPC Students Wrapping Up the Season

Students Are a Vital Part of the Workforce Across St. Lawrence Parks Commission Parks and Attractions Morrisburg, ON — As the school bell tolls for students everywhere, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is preparing to say goodbye to a vital part of its seasonal workforce. Each summer season, SLPC proudly welcomes more than 300 students from across Eastern Ontario to work as retail associates, groundskeepers, fishing instructors, historic interpreters and many more positions that are critical to operations at its 10 campgrounds, six beach and day-use areas, three historic sites,…

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26 Aug
Upper Canada Village interpreter driving horse wagon

Celebrating All Things Horses at Upper Canada Village

Horse Lovers Weekend runs September 3-5, 2022 with special presentation September 4: RCMP Musical Ride From Saturday, September 3 until Monday, September 5, Upper Canada Village celebrates the integral role horses have played in Canada’s history since the 1600s with its Horse Lovers Weekend. All weekend long there will be demonstrations of horse-powered jobs performed by working horses, including the opportunity for horse-drawn rides around the Village by wagon, carryall or by boat. To make it a proper celebration, there will also be music and dancing. On Sunday afternoon (Sept…

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18 Aug
Fort Henry Massed Bands at Tattoo event.

Fort Henry Ready to Strike Up the Band

Tattoo Returns This Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Fort Henry’s annual Tattoo performance returns this Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Only a limited number of tickets are still available. Where military and musical discipline intersect, the show is a precise depiction of the tattoo tradition inside the iconic limestone walls of Fort Henry National Historic Site. Brass, drums, pipes and fife played by leaders in military music from across Ontario, will fill the Fort’s Parade Square, complete with a massed band ensemble and firework grand finale….

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28 Jul
Fort Henry Guard Firing Cannon.

Sunset Ceremonies Return to Fort Henry for Limited Run

Ticket sales open July 28 for two performances of the popular military precision demonstration on August 24 and 31, 2022 Sunset Ceremonies are making their return to Fort Henry with a limited run for the 2022 season, with two Wednesday shows scheduled: August 24 and 31. Rich with pageantry and performance and set against an awe-inspiring sunset, Fort Henry’s Sunset Ceremonies have become a must-see for both Kingston residents and visitors. Tickets for both shows are on sale as of July 28, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Sunset Ceremonies are an…

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