K-Pass Winter is your all-inclusive ticket to explore Kingston, Ontario as the city transforms for the winter season. Kingston is a vibrant city of 123,000 located only a 2.5 hours drive from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Syracuse. The city charms visitors with authentic Canadian hospitality and historical significance. The best way to explore Kingston during the winter months is with a Winter K-Pass.This 3-day pass includes admissions to attractions and experiences including Lumina Borealis, Kingston Trolley Tours, a Kingston Frontenacs hockey game and more, as well as offers discounts at restaurants, and bonus offers! Pick up your pass at Waterfront Gifts & Apparel, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Kingston. Once it has been activated, K-Pass Winter will be valid for three days and your itinerary for what to see and do while you visit is completely customizable.
Find the Spirit of Winter
In historic Fort Henry, the spirit of winter has found a place to live. Lumina Borealis is an immersive multi-media, multi-sensory experience that you won’t want to miss this winter. Find your path through an enchanted land and across a frozen landscape, to reignite your winter spirit. This attraction is family friendly and enjoyable for all ages! Stay warm with hot snacks, freshly baked on site by Fort Henry’s baker, and create lasting memories with family and friends on this night walk.
Experience the Outdoors
One of the best ways to embrace the chilly winter temperatures is to get outside and get moving! A skate rental from Trailhead Kingston, located just a few blocks away from Springer Market Square, is included in K-Pass Winter. Take in the fresh air and spectacular views from beautiful downtown Kingston. Looking to explore this walkable city but not sure where to begin? Let our expert guides lead the way on a Kingston Walking Tour and explore historic Kingston’s 19th century golden age.
Sightseeing in Kingston
Let our experienced storytellers and tour guides tell the story of Kingston, rich in history, aboard a Kingston Trolley Tour. Hop on a heated Trolley on a 1 hour Historic Tour of Kingston. Key points of the tour include City Hall, Fort Henry, Kingston Penitentiary, Kingston’s Martello Towers, and Queens University.
Get in on the Local Action
For the first time, K-Pass Winter includes the chance to see a Kingston Frontenacs hockey game at the Leon’s Centre in downtown Kingston. The Leon’s Centre is Kingston’s very own sports and entertainment venue and home to the Kingston Frontenacs OHL Hockey Team where locals and visitors alike come out on game days to cheer on their teams.
Activities for Everyone
Kingston has something new to offer everyone at any age! The VR Hut is Kingston’s first Virtual Reality Experience Centre and it provides access to premium, high-end Virtual Reality systems. A 30 minute VR experience is included in K-Pass Winter, which offers an indoor escape with six Pods, each with 81 square feet of space, and its own HTC Vive VR system. Located just 500 metres from the VR Hut is Improbable Escapes, also included in K-Pass Winter! Use creative thinking with a group to solve your way out of a “locked” room before times up. Fun puzzles and adventures create a team building experience for friends and families.
Kingston has one of the highest restaurants per capita in Canada than any other city, so why not take advantage of the discounts K-Pass Winter has to offer? Your $10 off $50 value can be used once per day at a variety of Kingston’s best restaurants, including Aqua Terra, Atomica, Chien Noir, Dianne’s Fish Shack & Smokehouse, Harper’s Burger Bar, The Works, Windmills, and Kingston Food Tours! From waterfront views to gourmet burgers, Kingston is the ultimate destination for your taste buds to explore.