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30 Jun
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ASD Sensory Friendly Sunday Mornings

Experience Upper Canada Village in a comfortable and welcoming environment beginning Sunday, July 3. Beginning this Sunday, July 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. guests on the autism spectrum and their families can experience Upper Canada Village in a gentle, sensory-friendly environment every Sunday morning throughout the summer. ASD Sensory-Friendly Sundays offer the traditional sights, sounds and scents of 1860s life complete with working horses, fresh bread baking, homespun wool and more at a comfortable level and pace for those with sensory sensitivities. The program, which was originally introduced…

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22 Jun
Three female dressed in 1860s dresses wearing hats sitting and painting

School’s Out!

Celebrate Summer at Upper Canada Village with Even More Family Friendly Activities Starting June 25 School’s out for summer and Upper Canada Village is launching additional programming just in time to address what parents everywhere want to know most: what to do with kids for all those long days ahead. And even better, the answer is both entertaining and educational! Starting Saturday, June 25 and running until Sunday, August 28 Upper Canada Village has daily interactive activities for kids at its Family Activity Centre. Here, guests of all ages can…

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15 Jun
Military band in black uniform performing

Tattoo Returns to Fort Henry Saturday, August 20, 2022

Ticket sales open June 16 for the annual military music showcase at Fort Henry National Historic Site 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, August 20, 2022, sees Fort Henry hosting leaders in military music from across Ontario. Tickets are on sale as of Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Guests will…

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08 Jun
Colourful blanket with beer filled mug and personal belongings

YGK Craft Beer Fest Now Featuring 20+ Breweries

Fort Henry showcases Southern Ontario Beers at YGK Craft Beer Fest, Saturday, June 11, 2022 This Saturday, June 11, Fort Henry is hosting more than 20 favourite or soon-to-be favourite Ontario craft breweries showcasing their best brews of Summer 2022 at YGK Craft Beer Fest. Breweries are from all over Southern Ontario, from London to Picton, up to Creemore and Ottawa. Guests can purchase sampling tokens for $2.50 (taxes included). Coloured wristbands will be used to indicate guests who are 19+. In addition to craft breweries, the event will feature…

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20 May

It’s Opening Weekend!

Now in Season: Campgrounds and Beaches, Historic Sites, Golf Course and Marina As of this weekend, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is welcoming guests back to all its properties. With campgrounds, beaches, the marina and historic sites opening and Upper Canada Golf Course already operational, 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 Campgrounds open Friday, May 20 and reservations…

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05 May
Aerial image of Upper Canada Golf Course

Upper Canada Golf Course Open for 2022 Season

Upper Canada Golf Course Tees Off Thursday, May 5 Another season on one of Canada’s most scenic links, Upper Canada Golf Course, opens on Thursday, May 5, 2022. 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 May 5 for food and beverage service, starting with basic pub fare and expanding offerings throughout the season. For more information visit www.uppercanadagolf.com Located in one of Canada’s most…

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05 May

Tickets for 2022 Kingston Pen Tours Now on Sale

Explore life behind the doors of one of Canada’s oldest maximum-security prisons Kingston, ON – Kingston Pen Tours return for the 2022 season, giving guests the opportunity to step behind the iron bars of Canada’s oldest prison. Starting today, May 5, guests can book tickets for tours between May 21 and June 30 at kingstonpentour.com, with additional dates released monthly. Explore Kingston Penitentiary’s past through guided tours and first-hand accounts from retired corrections staff that provide guests with an inside look at what daily life was like at the Pen,…

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04 May

YGK Craft Beer Fest Bands Announced

Fort Henry releases band line-up for the YGK Craft Beer Festival, Saturday June 11, 2022 YGK Craft Beer Fest headliners, The Wilderness, Live at Rock the River. Fort Henry is bringing some well-known Kingston and Ontario-based bands to the Canadian Tire stage at its YGK Craft Beer Fest when the festival returns on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Bands begin at 12:00pm and play all day. Indie-rock band The Wilderness, beloved by Kingston locals, wraps up the night with their headlining set kicking off at 6:30pm. Bands include: Julia Finnegan (12pm)*…

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28 Apr
Two girls in black dressing holding white branded cups

YGK Craft Beer Fest Beers Announced

Fort Henry releases confirmed beer vendors for YGK Craft Beer Fest, Saturday, June 11, 2022! Photo by @rach_marie12 via Instagram Highlighting the best local breweries in the Kingston area and across Ontario, Fort Henry is bringing a super sudsy line-up of favourite brews to the hill this summer. Black Lab Brewing Creemore Springs Daft Brewing* Fine Balance Brewing Company Hard Way Cider Co.* Harrowsmith Brewing Co.* Hop Valley Brewing Karbon Brewing Co. MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co.* Riverhead Brewing Company* Skeleton Park Brewery* Westport Brewing Company Prince Eddy’s Brewing Co. *…

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