19 Jun

Experience The Intersection of Military Precision and Musical Majestry: Fort Henry’s Annual Tattoo Returns July 27, 2024

Ticket sales open June 19 for the annual military music showcase at Kingston’s Fort Henry National Historic Site Kingston, ON — Where military and musical discipline intersect, Tattoo at Fort Henry encompasses an array of impressive military music and pageantry, showcasing the heart-pounding musical performances and precision military demonstrations that are at the core of the Fort Henry experience. The annual event, returning on Saturday, July 27, 2024, sees Fort Henry hosting leaders in military music from across Ontario. Tickets are on sale today Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 11…

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14 Jun

St. Lawrence Parks Commission Celebrates Grand Reopening of Revitalized Brown’s Bay Beach and Picnic Area

New park infrastructure offers accessibility and inclusion features for enhanced guest experience Mallorytown, ON – The patio is set, the perched beach is ready for sandcastles, the accessible water access points beckon and now, the ribbon has been cut. Though guests have been enjoying the newly renovated park for a few months already, Brown’s Bay Beach and Picnic Area has now been declared officially open. The honours were conducted this morning at a grand re-opening ceremony, celebrating St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC’s) oldest and most iconic park, and marking the…

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12 Jun

Free Admission Weekend for Brown’s Bay Beach & Picnic Area Grand Re-Opening

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is celebrating the grand re-opening of Brown’s Bay Beach and Picnic Area, with free admission for all from Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16.   Guests can look forward to a range of new amenities, including a beautiful new bayfront building featuring areas for food and beverage service, changing rooms, and comfort stations. The renovated park also offers accessible water access points, outdoor showers on both sides of the building, and a water fountain and bottle refill station. Families can enjoy a new seating…

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09 Jun

Grand Reopening of Brown’s Bay Beach and Picnic Area on June 14, 2024

All are invited to experience the revitalized park with ribbon cutting ceremony, dignitary guest speakers and free admission Mallorytown, ON – St. Lawrence Parks Commission is proud to present the newly revitalized Brown’s Bay Beach and Picnic Area to guests and the local community as it is officially re-opened. Friday, June 14, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., all are invited to a grand reopening celebration and ribbon cutting, including guest speakers, tours, activities, and live music. The celebration will continue with free admission all weekend, Friday, June 14…

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03 Jun

Two Events, One Historic Venue: Get Ready for Hops and Hurdles at Kingston’s Fort Henry on June 8, 2024.

Cannonball Crush & YGK Craft Beer Fest This Weekend! Join St. Lawrence Parks Commission’s Fort Henry Saturday, June 8 for a day of adventure at Cannonball Crush, a thrilling 5K race with 20 obstacles throughout historic grounds. Then, indulge in Kingston’s finest food, drink, and entertainment at YGK Craft Beer Fest, celebrating local flavours and live music against the backdrop of Fort Henry’s iconic heritage site. Presented by Subaru of Kingston, Cannonball Crush has been designed for all fitness levels. Anyone 18 or over, from novice to advanced competitors, can…

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24 May

Beers & Bands Confirmed for YGK Craft Beer Fest

Savour Craft Beer, Spirits, Ciders, and Sodas Paired with Live Music at Fort Henry, June 8th Fort Henry’s YGK Craft Beer Fest returns on Saturday, June 8, 2024, with breweries and bands from the Kingston area and across Ontario showcase their best brews and tunes all day long. 2024 Beer Vendors Include: Ace Beverage Group Black Fly Beverage Co. Broadhead Brewing Calabogie Brewing Cameron’s Brewing Company Daft Brewing Fine Balance Brewing Company Fluid Influence – SIP Caesar Bar and Coldstream Clear Fogorig Brewing Kick and Push Brewing Company King’s Lock…

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21 May

Upper Canada Village Unveils New Permanent Black History Exhibit

Honouring and sharing stories of Black history in 1860s Upper Canada. Morrisburg, ON – Upper Canada Village is officially opening a new permanent exhibit that focuses on local Black history of what was then Upper Canada in the 1860s. The exhibit shares the context of the area’s Black population and tells the personal stories of some of the prominent Black figures who helped shape the Upper Canada region. It is a celebration of Black History, Black Heritage, and Black Achievement. Admission to the Black History Exhibit is included in Upper…

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15 May

It’s Opening Weekend!

Now Open for the Season: Campgrounds, Beaches, Historic Sites, Golf and Marina As of this weekend, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is welcoming guests back to all its properties. With campgrounds, beaches, marina, golf course and historic sites open for business, it promises to be a busy long weekend, followed by another summer of historical, recreational and memorable experiences for people of all ages. For those looking to get out and get a taste of summer: Campgrounds and Beaches All campgrounds are now open as of Friday, May 17. Reservations…

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02 May

Upper Canada Village Opens This Weekend

Every visit to the 1860s Village is a different experience Morrisburg, Ontario – Upper Canada Village opens May 4 for the 2024 season and runs 7-days-a-week until September 15. Every day, Upper Canada Village is brought to life by historical interpreters who use their unique skills to demonstrate daily life in the 1860s with activities like blacksmithing, tinsmithing, cabinet-making, printing, weaving, spinning, dressmaking and traditional food preparation and cooking. Farmers raise heritage breeds of livestock and run horse-powered machinery. Harnessing water and steam power, the Woolen Mill, Grist Mill and…

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01 May

Upper Canada Golf Course Opening for 2024 Season

Upper Canada Golf Course Tees Off Thursday, May 2 Morriburg, ON — Another season on one of Canada’s most scenic links, Upper Canada Golf Course, opens on Thursday, May 2, 2024. This 6,922-yard, 18-hole public golf course is challenging for both beginners and skilled golfers alike. Reservations are open now, with online tee times and seasonal memberships available. The golf course restaurant also opens on May 2. For more information visit www.uppercanadagolf.com Located in one of Canada’s most picturesque settings, Upper Canada Golf Course is conveniently situated close to other…

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