30 Apr
Two beer filled glasses being held in the air.

Excitement Brewing for YGK Craft Beer Fest at Fort Henry June 8, 2024

Tickets on sale now for annual waterfront festival celebrating local and Ontario craft beer, music and the scenic views at Fort Henry National Historic Site in Kingston Kingston, ON — Local beers and bands will again be celebrated at Fort Henry this year when YGK Craft Beer Fest returns on June 8, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Starting April 30, guests can book their tickets online for this summer waterfront festival which pairs the impressive heritage and history of Fort Henry with Kingston’s dynamic cultural life. YGK Craft…

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04 Apr

History-in-the Making This Weekend at St. Lawrence Parks Commission Heritage Sites

Solar Eclipse Weekend: Programming Updates and Safety Tips Morrisburg and Kingston, ON – On April 8, 2024, parts of North America will experience a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse event. St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) historic sites, Upper Canada Village, Fort Henry and Kingston Pen Tours, fall along the path of totality which will experience two to three minutes of total darkness at the height of the event. To celebrate this history-in-the-making, SLPC’s historic sites are running weekend programming and eclipse viewing opportunities from Friday, April 5 to Monday, April 8, 2024….

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02 Apr

Counting Down to Totality with the Esteemed Bob McDonald

Fort Henry Presents Perspectives on a Planet with Bob McDonald, Sunday, April 7 at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a captivating exploration of the upcoming total solar eclipse as Bob and Dr. Richardson take us on a journey unravelling the mysteries of this awe-inspiring celestial phenomenon. Date: Sunday, April 7, 2024 Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Fort Henry, Great Hall Admission Cost: $5 + HST Book & Admission: $34.99 + HST On the eve of the solar eclipse, Sunday, April 7, 2024, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.,…

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15 Feb

Cannonball Crush in Kingston Challenges Racers with More Obstacles Than Ever Before!

Early-bird registration for Fort Henry’s Cannonball Crush obstacle course opens February 15, 2024, at 11:00 A.M. Kingston, Ontario – St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is excited to welcome Cannonball Crush back to Fort Henry in Kingston on Saturday, June 8, 2024. This year, Cannonball Crush racers will be challenged to a brand-new course route and new historic-themed obstacles, making for the most obstacles the race has seen before. Cannonball Crush is an exciting and limit-testing 5-km race with 20 formidable obstacles which take strength, determination, and team spirit to overcome….

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27 Nov

Trio of Halloween Events Scares Up More than 75,000 Guests in Eastern Ontario

St. Lawrence Parks Commission’s Three Thrilling Halloween Experiences Boost Local Economies This Fall Morrisburg, Ontario — St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) ushered in the fall season with a thrilling trio of Halloween experiences, offering guests a range of options to celebrate autumn in Eastern Ontario. From pumpkin delights to terrifying frights, SLPC’s fall experiences in Kingston and Morrisburg attracted more than 75,000 guests, casting a spell of excitement and economic impact across the region. Pumpkinferno, a mesmerizing luminary experience featuring thousands of handcrafted, glowing pumpkins continues to be a family-friendly…

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29 Sep

Chills and Thrills!

Trio of Must-Experience Halloween Events Open September 29 With a legacy of crafting unforgettable Halloween experiences for over a decade, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is set to deliver three Halloween experiences this year with something for everyone. Beginning September 29, SLPC presents: the original Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Kingston’s newest Pumpkinferno by Kingston Pen Tours and the return of Fort Fright at Fort Henry in Kingston. The fan-favourite and family-friendly fall festive Pumpkinferno event returns this year to its hometown in Morrisburg at Upper Canada Village…

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