Holiday Shopping in Kingston

Wow! Have you seen our calendar lately? It’s packed full to the brim with holiday parties, concerts, artsy workshops and shopping galore!

Where to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts…

1. Kingston Pop-Up Holiday Market

Support local artists and artisans this holiday season at this exclusive pop-up market at the corner of Wellington St. & Brock St.!

Only open Sunday, Dec 16 @ 11am to 3pm, then Friday, Dec 21 @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm & finally Saturday, Dec 22 @ 11am to 5pm!

2. Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market

Where the farmers you meet grow the food you eat! Everything you’ll find at MCFM is produced within 100km of Kingston. Hot foods, live music & arts activities weekly.

Open every Sunday from 10am to 2pm in the barns beside the Memorial Centre, 303 York Street.

3. Art Exhibition & Sale

Shop a selection of one-of-a-kind local goods, including: paintings, digital art, fibre art installations, knitwear, prints, drawings, embroidery, hand-dyed books and so much more!

Sunday, Dec. 16 is the last day of the sale, so don’t hesitate! Free admission, open 9am to 5pm in the 1st floor community room.

4. Holiday Evening Market

  • Hot Apple Cider & Cookies for all!
  • Outdoor fire to warm up
  • Live music by The Goodnight Irenes 4-6pm, the Celtic Bards 6-8pm
  • Kids’ Story Nook
  • Special Samples!

Open Thursday, Dec. 20th for one-night-only, 4pm to 8pm at the Memorial Centre!

5. Shop Local @ Downtown Kingston shops

Participating stores are open until 8pm Monday to Friday leading up to Christmas! Shout-out to The Rocking Horse for making us want all-of-the-things!

6. DIY Holiday Craft-making Workshop

Want to deck the halls with crafts you’ve made yourself? Join the Modern Fuel team for a fun-filled day of DIY holiday craft-making on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 2pm-5pm in the Tett Centre, 3rd floor. $10-$15 covers materials and snacks.

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