Welcome to This Month in Kingston – May 2023! As the weather warms up, the city is buzzing with exciting events and activities for everyone to enjoy. Take advantage of these amazing opportunities to have fun, learn, and make lasting memories. Read on to discover more about these fantastic events happening in Kingston this May!
Spring Metal Rocks Show + Sale: May 4th to May 7th – Tett Centre
Discover the beauty of metalworking and rockhounding at the Spring Metal & Rocks Festival. This is a unique celebration of local artisans and vendors who showcase their handmade jewelry, sculptures, and other metal and rock creations. Watch live demonstrations, participate in hands-on workshops, and browse one-of-a-kind pieces. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. Visit the website here for more information. Don’t miss this exceptional event that will inspire and amaze you!
Mini Pop Kids Live: May 6th at 2 PM – Kingston Grand Theatre
Experience the ultimate family entertainment with Mini Pop Kids Live 2023! This high-energy concert features catchy covers, fun choreography, and state-of-the-art effects that will make the stage come alive. Get your tickets now for an unforgettable event that will create lasting memories for the whole family! Click here for more information and to get your tickets.
1000 Islands Treetop Trekking: Opening May 6th for the season
TreeTop Trekking is an outdoor adventure park in the 1000 Islands region of Ontario, Canada. The park features a variety of aerial adventure courses, ziplines, and other activities for visitors of all ages and skill levels. Visitors can climb, swing, and zip through the forest canopy, enjoying scenic views of the nearby St. Lawrence River and surrounding islands. The park also offers guided night treks, team-building programs, and special events throughout the year. The website provides information about the park’s hours, rates, safety guidelines, and details about the various courses and activities available. Check it out here.
Kingston Botanical Market: May 13th from 10 AM TO 3 PM – Tett Centre
Come and explore the wonders of nature at the Kingston Botanical Market! This extraordinary event is a paradise for garden enthusiasts and nature lovers, featuring various vendors offering everything from blooming flowers to premium gardening supplies. Discover new techniques, learn about the latest trends, and get tips from the pros to create the garden of your dreams. Find out more about this event here.
Science Rendezvous Kingston: May 13th from 10 AM to 3 PM – Leon’s Centre
Prepare to embark on an extraordinary scientific journey at the upcoming Science Rendezvous Kingston! Explore the fascinating process of scientific discovery and knowledge generation through a variety of engaging exhibits and demonstrations. Plus, take-home activity books, swag bags, and unique displays. Best of all, this event is free to the public. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to experience the wonders of science! Learn more about this event and buy your tickets here.
Fort Henry: Opening May 20th for the season
Discover Canada’s largest living history site and step back in time to experience the sights and sounds of the 1860s. Immerse yourself in the daily routines of the past and gain a deeper understanding of what life was like during that era. For an even more authentic experience, consider spending the night in one of the two charming houses on the site. Get ready to travel back in time as the main season programming reopens on Saturday, May 20th. Click here for more information.
Monster Spectacular: May 28th at 2:30 PM – Leon’s Centre
Get ready to be blown away by the electrifying action at Monster Spectacular! The world’s most popular monster trucks will compete in heart-pumping side-by-side racing, freestyle competitions, and unique wheelie contests, all guaranteed to leave you on the edge of your seat. This year’s lineup boasts some of the biggest names in the circuit. Click here for more information and to get your tickets.
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny: May 29th at 7:30 PM – Leon’s Centre
Due to high demand, UK comedy superstar Jimmy Carr is adding additional cities for his new show, Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny. He’ll make his first appearance in Kingston on May 29th at the Leon’s Centre as part of his national Terribly Funny tour. This tour features new material and is expected to be his most successful yet, with ticket sales exceeding 500,000 by year-end. Jimmy’s show takes on all sorts of topics, even ones that may have hit close to home- but rest assured, they are just jokes and not meant to be taken seriously. Read more and get your tickets here.
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