31 May

Pints and Performances: YGK Craft Beer Fest Epic Band List

Fort Henry Announces Entertainment Line-Up for June 10 Some well-known Kingston- and Ontario-based bands will play the Canadian Tire stage at YGK Craft Beer Fest when the festival returns to Fort Henry on Saturday, June 10, 2023. Bands begin at 12:00 p.m. and play all day. Indie-pop Kingstonian Lauren Carson plays at noon, and a mix of genres and bands play until Toronto-based alternative rock powerhouse Augusta wraps the day with their set beginning at 6:45 p.m. Important to the event is showcasing hometown talent; this year, about half the…

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30 May

Tattoo Returns to Fort Henry Saturday, July 22, 2023

Ticket sales now open for the summer celebration of music and dance at Fort Henry National Historic Site Kingston, ON — The iconic Fort Henry Tattoo showcase returns in 2023 as a renewed celebration of performance, incorporating music and dance. Honouring military tradition while celebrating the diversity of the cultural arts, performers and acts from Ontario and Québec will fill the Parade Square at Fort Henry National Historic Site on Saturday, July 22, 2023 for a one-night only production. An explosive fireworks show is the grand finale of the evening….

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26 May

Top-Shelf Bevy Selection for YGK Craft Beer Fest

Craft beer, spirits, ciders and artisanal sodas will be poured June 10 at Fort Henry Nearly 30 breweries will be showcasing their best brews of summer on Saturday, June 10 at YGK Craft Beer Fest at Fort Henry. The outdoor waterfront festival, presented by Luca Andolfatto Real Estate Group, will have a range of beer, spirit cider and soda makers pouring a selection of their wares. Hometown YGK favourites include Daft Brewing, Fine Balance Brewing Company, Something In The Water Brewing, Skeleton Park Brewery, Spearhead Brewing Company and Hardway Cider….

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26 Apr

YGK Craft Beer Fest on Tap at Fort Henry June 10, 2023

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 Local beers and bands will again be celebrated at Fort Henry this year when YGK Craft Beer Fest returns on June 10, 2023 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Starting April 26, 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 Beer Fest is…

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15 Feb

Cannonball Crush Races Through More of Fort Henry Than Ever Before!

Early-bird registration for Cannonball Crush opens February 15, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is excited to welcome Cannonball Crush back to Fort Henry on Saturday, June 10, 2023. This year, Cannonball Crush racers will experience more of the race’s historic backdrop with five new obstacles and a revamped course that runs through more of the Fort than ever before. Cannonball Crush is an exciting and limit-testing 5 km race with more than 15 formidable obstacles which take strength, determination, and team spirit to overcome. Only…

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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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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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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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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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