Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Kingston Spring Art Tour 2011

April 30th, 2011 to May 1st, 2011 from 10:00am to 5:00pm 

Don't miss Kingston's premier artists all in one great spot 

 Admission: Free 

Explore local art in Kingston, which offers a large, diverse art community from local talents. This marks the 19th annual art tour, displaying a wide range of artwork. Ranging from pottery, jewelery, photography, painting and much more.

Spend the weekend soaking up the art in Kingston. The Tymparon Inn, a lovely restored heritage accommodations, offers a “Leap into Spring” package special with $99 to $120 per night. Find out more details on staying in Kingston Click here.

Embrace the artistic vibe of Kingston this weekend. Hope to see you there!

Visit: Kingston Artists for more information

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Burton Cummings... to Kingston

Catch this rock and roll veteran live Friday, May 13th, 2011 @ 8:00pm

 The K-Rock will open its doors to Canadian native and national legend, Burton Cummings, who is touring by himself for the first time in ten years. The 64 year old musician will perform a variety of his work, ranging from his classics to his latest musical accomplishments.

This highly celebrated rockstar is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canadian Walk of fame and the list goes on and on!

Burton has not slowed down since he was the lead singer and songwriter with the Guess Who back in the 1960s since then he has been busy writing, recording, and touring. In 2008 Burton relased a critically-acclaimed album called Above the Ground, proving that he still has the magic touch. The album received both fan and critically recognition, saying it was his best work in decades.

Expect to hear Burton's classics such as;

“These Eyes”
“No Time,”
“American Woman”
“Share The Land”
“Hang On To Your Life”
“Stand Tall”

Don't miss out on this opportunity, book your tickets today!

For ticket information visit: K-Rock Centre Events 

Need a place to Stay In Kingston? Click here

Monday, April 18, 2011

Weekly Spotlight: Best Western Fireside Inn

Best Western Fireside Inn is conveniently located at the city centre, just minutes away from Highway 401, and shopping. This Inn is known well for their fireplace guest rooms and incredible suites for any occasion.Best Western prides itself on excellent customer service and attention to detail. All guestrooms have been outfitted with beautiful ceramic tile and marble bathrooms that include unique European double shower heads, backlit make-up mirrors and pedestal sinks. 

Each room is equipped with a 37″ Flat Screen TV, free high-speed Internet access, electronic safe, complimentary in room coffee, iron and ironing board, and an un-stocked mini fridge.

Experience gourmet dining with the Inns very own Bistro Stefan... Take it easy and have dinner prepared from a gourmet menu, complimented with a large selection of the finest wines locally as well as from around the world.

Check out one of Best Western's packages:

Deluxe Dinner For Two

includes choice of any two; 
  • Appetizers, Entrees, and Desserts, Specialty Coffees, Champagne Chocolate Covered Strawberries,
  • Perfect night in one of our cozy fireplace guestrooms.
  • Choose your room type then for an additional $99.50, include this package (based on double occupancy)

Visit Stay In Kingston for more details on the Best Western in Kingston, Ontario and plan your outing today!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Time for Kingston's Farmer's Market

Experience Kingston by checking out the Farmer's Market....

Located directly behind City Hall. This market has been in operation since 1801, changing over the years to cater to the needs of the community. The City of Kingston and its citizens are committed to maintaining the Market Square as the focal point for the thriving community all year round.

Vendors offer such items as;
  • Fresh produce
  • Flowers/Plants
  • Baked Goods
  • Maple syrup
  • Arts/Crafts
  • Sunday Antique show
  • And much more!
Visit Kingston's Farmer's Market this summer and experience the history.

Open Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Holiday Mondays from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

1000 Islands 3 Hour Sunset Dinner Cruise

Take a Cruise this summer without breaking the bank
Available May 7th th
rough October 10th, 2011

Cruise around the 1000 Islands on an evening of great food, music, laughter, dancing and of course the spectacular view. This cruise tours into the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group featuring Napoleon's Hat, Wanderer's Channel, the Bateau Channel, Mandalay Mansion and the historic sights of Kingston.

Green Woods Inn offers The Sunset Cruise Package,
which includes;
  • One night luxurious accommodation

  • 1000 Islands 3 hour Dinner Cruise tickets

  • Two gourmet breakfast meals

  • Package cost $295 (based on double occupancy)

Find out more at 1000 Islands Sunset Dinner Cruise and plan your adventure today!

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Easter Bunny is coming late

Easter lands on April 24th this year

The last time Easter fell on this date was back in 1859 and the next time will be 2095! Late Easter means more time planning the fun festivities.

What are you doing this Easter weekend?

Friday, April 8, 2011

Weekly Spotlight: The Queen's Inn

Visit one of Canada's oldest operating Inns located
in the heart of
downtown Kingston, Ontario.

This charming Inn is central to all the action whether you are catching a musical at the Grand Theatre, going to see a K-Rock concert, exploring the unique shopping boutiques or enjoying some savory downtown dining. Everything is right at your fingertips when you stay at The Queen's Inn.

If you feel like staying in to eat Queen' Inn offers Coppers, a full service restaurant and pub for your traveling convenience.

Coppers Pub
  • Offers a authentic 19th century dining experience
  • Side patio in summer months
  • Menu features many items such as burgers, steaks, wings, and a great selection of appetizers

The Sport Tap and Grill
  • 42" flat screens – sporting events shown live!
  • Pool Table
  • 10 brands of the coldest beer

Spring Specials
  • Rooms starting at $85.00
  • Call or Book Online
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Visit The Queen's Inn for more details and book your Kingston trip!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Times Are A Changin'

Remember when you had to type in "www." in order to view a website? Well now all you need is a cell phone with a camera or a bar code reader. They are called QR codes (for Quick Response). The bar code acts as a portal to your Website and they are very easy to generate!

Have a QR code reader? Use it to visit Stay in Kingston to be kept informed on latest events, attractions, accommodations and much more.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Be Spontaneous...In Kingston!


1. The act of a natural impulse or tendency; without effort or premeditation; natural and unconstrained; unplanned

Be spontaneous this weekend and get out of your winter rut! Kingston is located midway between Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, creating the perfect destination for people looking to escape the big city for a night or two. Surprise your loved one with a getaway to Canada's most charming city this weekend.

Whether you make it a spa weekend, hockey game, Fort Henry excursion, concert at the K-Rock Centre, or other various events, you will be coming back for more. Kingston has many accommodations that fit your needs. In the mood for a historical inn experience? How about a bed and breakfast? What ever you want Kingston has got it all.

Take a look at these featured accommodations;

Green Acres Inn
Two Night Pamper Package:
  • One of our Whirlpool Rooms for two nights
  • Room Service Continental Breakfast for two one of the mornings
  • $279.00 - $439.00
  • $289.00 - $459.00

Secret Garden Inn
Sense-Sational Escape includes:
  • Two nights accommodation in the room of your choice
  • Gourmet Style breakfast each morning
  • A gastronomical adventure for two at the critically acclaimed Luke's Gastronomy (3 course dinner)
  • A full body massage for two with a perfect finale of Champagne in the Serenity Spa fireplace lounge
  • $240 - $270 per person depending on room choice

Visit Stay in Kingston and getaway this weekend!

Fun Attractions. Nightlife. Fine Dining. Historical Accommodations. Kingston, Ontario.

Monday, April 4, 2011

April Fool's Comedy Festival

Time for Kingston to LOL

Starting Thursday, April 7th and ending Sunday, April 10th 2011

Find your funny bone this weekend at the first ever April Fool's Comedy Festival presented by Downtown Kingston! The festival will feature Large Laugh shows each night plus many other hilarious comedians in participating downtown locations. Purchasing a ticket to one of the Large Laughs performances, “giggle getters” will receive a bracelet to see the various comedians at the downtown locations.

The festival kicks into high gear with the Just for Laughs Road Show performance at The Grand Theatre on Saturday evening. Don't miss your host Tim Nutt along with Ryan Hamilton, Ralph Harris and Orny Adams for the biggest night of the festival!

Large Laugh Event Schedule

Thursday, April 7th:
Time to Laugh Comedy Club – 7:30pm ($25)
Featuring: Elvira Kurt (MC), Derek Edwards, Glen Foster (That Canadian Guy) & Doug Funk

Friday, April 8th:
Time to Laugh Comedy Club – 7:30pm ($25)
Featuring: Mike Bullard (MC), Glen Foster (That Canadian Guy) & Doug Funk.

Saturday, April 9th: The Grand Theatre – 7:30pm ($45)
Just for Laughs Road Show featuring: Tim Nutt (MC), Ryan Hamilton, Ralph Harris & Orny Adams.

For more details visit April Fool's Comedy Festival

Get the last laugh this weekend!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Love Kingston on Facebook!

Follow us on Facebook @ Stay in Kingston! Stay up to date with Kingston's latest events, attractions, accomodations, packages and much more! For even more information on visiting Kingston click here

Don't be an April's Fool!

Check out what is going down at The Grand Theatre this month in Kingston!