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Program & Event Participation for Members

Downtown Kingston! BIA is well-known for hosting successful events in the downtown core. As a BIA member you can participate in events of your choice. Please see below for our event sign up forms for downtown businesses.

Do you have questions about our programs?

Contact the events department at or call the office at 613-542-8677.

Only Downtown Kingston! member businesses (those who own/operate a commercial space within the Downtown Kingston! BIA boundary are eligible to participate in Downtown Kingston! programs. 

Programs Currently running:

Our full summer events schedule is underway! Check out the amazing sign-up and sponsorship opportunities available. Your business can be front and centre at some of our signature events!


Ways you can get involved: 

DD Confed June 17

Downtown Dollars

Downtown Dollars are a great way to make it an easy choice for people to choose shop downtown. Sign up below and start accepting Downtown Dollars as payment right away.

Princess Street Promenade- Downtown Kingston

Princess Street Promenade

Princess Street Promenade is back! Saturday, July 30th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm! 

Let's promote active living and community involvement in the downtown.


Movies in the Square 

Interested in being a single-night sponsor for this popular program? We invite you to follow the link and fill out the short form.


Rainbow Registered Guide Downtown Kingston

Rainbow Registered Guide

Downtown Kingston BIA is on the map. Put your Business on the LGBT+ map of safe spaces across Canada. Get Rainbow Registered.

Grabngo SMS

Grab'n Go at SMS

Do you have a delicious grab'n go food or beverage item that you would like to feature at the Saturday Market in Springer Market Square?

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Do you need Staff? 

As we enter the busiest ten weeks of summer, we know you continue to struggle with workforce challenges to meet the demand of visitors to our city.

Looking for workshops and webinars?

Programs not running at the moment...                                                    but take place throughout the year:

Extended Patio

TEMPLATE MEMBER WEBSITE (1)Closed for 2022. Extended patios typically run beginning of May to the end of October.     




Spring Stop & Shop

Spring Stop & Shop Downtown KingstonYou won't want to miss our brand new event!! We've partnered with Kingston Trolley Tours, for an exciting day of customer appreciation.      


Art After Dark

Art after Dark downtown Kingston

This beloved event offers art enthusiasts the opportunity to tour downtown galleries and art-loving businesses, enjoy great conversation and see beautiful, compelling pieces.


Toast to Tapas

Toast to Tapas Downtown Kingston

NEW this year is Toast to Tapas is now under the umbrella of Kingstonlicious, a Tourism Kingston program that Downtown Kingston is collaborating with. This partnership will open up a much wider audience for Toast to Tapas!

Visa Campaign

Visa Downtown Kingston

Find out more about The Tourism Kingston Prepaid Visa Card. Learn how to activate cards and how to spend the funds.


Chef Demos

TEMPLATE MEMBER  11 E-NEWS (38)Local chefs demonstrate and prepare a dish of their choosing using locally sourced ingredients



Kingston Buskers Rendezvous

TEMPLATE MEMBER  11 E-NEWS (3)Now known as one of the preeminent festivals of its kind in Canada, audiences can expect to see a phenomenal roster of global talent on multiple pitches on the streets and street corners all over downtown.


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