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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20 Jul
8 Wing Pipes and Drums Military Band Performing at Fort Henry.

Additional Performers Added to Fort Henry Tattoo

Bands from Trenton and Windsor join annual military music showcase line-up on Saturday, August 20, 2022 Fort Henry has announced additional bands to the line-up for its Tattoo performance when it returns on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The Windsor Regiment Band from Windsor and 8 Wings Pipes and Drums from Trenton joining the previously announced line-up: Fort Henry Guard, host performers Rob Roy Pipe Band & Highland Dancers (Kingston) Princess of Wales Own Regiment Foundation Pipes & Drums (Kingston) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Band (Hamilton) 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group…

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13 Jul
Fort Henry Guard in red military uniforms marching on the Parade Square.

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

Reviews from millions of TripAdvisor travellers place Fort Henry and Kingston Pen Tours in the top 10% worldwide again! St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is proud to celebrate Kingston Pen Tours’ and Fort Henry National Historic Site’s newly awarded 2022 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. This is the second year running that each site has received the guest feedback-based award. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travellers around the globe, having earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the last 12 months. These awards are made even…

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06 Jul
Female holding lantern dressed in black clothing and clock

Ghosts of Upper Canada Village Walking Tours

Explore Upper Canada Village’s Haunted Past Friday and Saturday Evenings in July and August Ghosts of Upper Canada Village Walking Tours by The Haunted Walk return to Upper Canada Village Friday and Saturday evenings in July and August. These after-hour experiences take guests on an outdoor journey through Upper Canada Village’s darker past, exploring whether ghosts may still linger there today. Operated by ghost tour and paranormal adventure experts, The Haunted Walk, tours must be booked through The Haunted Walk and online ticket purchases prior to arrival are recommended. For…

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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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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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