Kingston is brimming with activities that will fill your heart and belly! From cozy local cafés, where you can savor artisanal cuisine and sip on your favourite warm drink, to a romantic evening strolling through the city’s beautiful downtown- Kingston is filled with so many opportunities to enjoy some time with those you love. You can explore eclectic eateries, pamper yourself with spa treatments or relax over dinner at some of the many restaurants across the city. Put some love back into your life this month and make time for yourself and each other. Immerse yourself in this month’s events- here is a list of the top things to do this month in Kingston, February 2023.
Optik – Running until February 10th next to Springer Market Square
Introducing an interactive installation of sound and lights on Market Street next to Springer Market Square. The interactive display creates a colourful symphony of music with the spin of a wheel. This is a fun activity and is great for the whole family! Check out Kingston’s newest attraction, go for a skate in the square, grab a warm beverage from Kingston Coffee House, and finish off with a tasty Beavertail. Click here for more information
Cabin Fever: The Kingston Winter Antiques Show – February 4th and 5th at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour
The Cabin Fever antique show features some of the best antique dealers from Ontario and Quebec. Pieces include country and formal furniture, academic and folk art, fine china, glass, jewelry, textiles, collectibles, and more- there is something for every taste and budget! Click here for more information on this event.
Jann Arden Live – February 7th at the Grande Theatre
The award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter is coming to the Grande Theatre on February 7th for an intimate performance. Enjoy a nice dinner downtown before heading to the show at 7:30. Click here for more information.
For the Love of Cheese – February 22nd at AquaTerra
Head over to AquaTerra on February 22nd for a ‘cheese boutique pop-up’ with the world’s youngest Maitre Fromager (cheese master). Afrim Pristine has over 25 years of experience in cheese making and will join Chef Brent McAllister to create a mouth-watering menu using Afrim’s favourite cheeses. Enjoy storytelling, fine cheese, paired wines, and an exclusive dessert from Mio Gelato. You will also receive a signed copy of the cookbook For the Love of Cheese, written by Afrim himself! Various seating times are available. Click here for more information.
Five Course Fondue at the Secret Garden Inn
For the love of fondue! Enjoy an evening of classic European fondue with a hint of new world twists- a perfect fusion of elegance and comfort. Click here for the menu and to book your spot.
Enjoy mouth-watering prix fixe specials from a collection of some of Kingston’s favourite restaurants. For information on this event and what restaurants are participating, click here.
What a great way to spend a chilly day with someone you love! This outdoor guided sauna experience will leave you feeling calm and rejuvenated. Once you have completed your Stoked and Chill session, you can continue your experience in the dining room of The Frontenac Club, where they will be serving a ‘Nordic-inspired menu.’ Talk about a romantic and unforgettable Valentine’s celebration! For more details and to book your experience, click here.
Glow’s Spa Retreat
February is the perfect time to enjoy some R&R at Glow’s Spa Retreat. Their exceptional indoor facility offers hydrotherapy and cold plunge pools, a sauna, and a eucalyptus steam room. A perfect way to relax and rejuvenate after a busy week! Click here for more details.
Skating at Springer Market Square
The public rink remains open until 10 PM every night but is temperature dependant. For live footage and to see how busy the rink is before you head down, you can visit the live webcam here.
That’s it for this month’s edition of This Month in Kingston. Visit our blog for more ‘This Month in Kingston’ each month, along with other great real estate buying, selling, and owning tips!