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December is a big month with a lot of holiday-focused events taking place in Kingston. So I’ll do a little bit of a different format, listing holiday shows, holiday markets and events, and then just any non-related events. As a big comedy fan, I also want to give a shoutout to the Yuk Yuk’s Stand Up Comedy Show which takes place this Saturday at Spearhead.
Hopefully we get some nice weather for it all!
I also want to mention that there is a Kingston Family Puppet Show on December 10th and I am giving away free tickets for it. To participate in the contest, visit our Facebook.
Here are the featured events this month and remember to visit YGKEvents.com to see the full listing of events taking place in December. As always, check with the venue before going etc as dates and plans can change, especially with the weather!
Miracle on 34th Street: This performance takes place at the Davies Foundation Auditorium on Thursdays through Saturdays.
Mimi’s Merry Mariah Carey Christmas Celebration: At Something in the Water Brewing Co. on December 1st.
Christmas with the Ennis Sisters: At the Grand Theatre on December 2nd.
The Nutcracker: It wouldn’t be Christmas without it. At the Grand Theatre.
Good Lovelies: Performing at The Spire.
Snow Much Fun: From December 9th through the 11th. Story time with the Mayor, DJ Skate, caroling, wagon rides, trolley rides, the Thirsty Elf outdoor lounge experience and so much more. This event is aptly named as it really is going to be snow much fun!
Kingston Chamber Choir: As Winter Unfolds: December 10th at the Isabel.
Winter Gala Performance: December 10th at the Grand Theatre.
The Holiday Sweater – Orchestra Kingston 2022 Concert: This great show takes place December 11th. Going to be a lot of fun!!!
The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas: December 12th at the Grand Theatre.
Cantabile Concerts: Winter Song: December 16-18 at the Spire.
Molly Johnson – This Holiday Season: At the Grand Theatre this month.
Loreena McKennitt – Under A Winter’s Moon: December 16th at the Isabel!
O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy: I’m really looking forward to this event. It’s for fans of Monty Python and Mr. Bean and it is like a British panto!
An Evening of Haunted Holiday Stories: At the Screening Room on December 17th.
Candlelight Christmas: December 19-21 at the Isabel.
Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Present: A Celtic Family Christmas: At the Grand Theatre on December 20th.
Paint Nite: Ho Ho Gnome: At the Legion on Bath Road.
Holiday Markets & Misc:
German Christmas Market: At the wonderful Amadeus Cafe in their outdoor Biergarten.
Harbour Community Kitchen Holiday Market: On December 2nd at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.
Kingston Holiday Market: At the Tett Centre on select dates.
Fat Goose Craft Fair: At Grant Hall on December 3rd.
MacKinnon Brothers Holiday Market: At the MacKinnon Brothers Brewery on Dec 3-4.
The Jolly Christmas Market: December 11th at the Legion on Montreal St.
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings: At the Grand Theatre on December 3rd.
Cats Live Tour: The Cats Live Tour hits the Leons Centre on Saturday.
Raine Maida & Chantal Kreviazuk: December 17th at the Isabel.
In this section each month I pick a local fundraiser, business, website, or event to support.
Chumleighs – Sponsor a Child: Chumleighs is doing a lovely event this year where you can sponsor a child, and purchase gifts off their wishlist. The list keeps geting bigger so any support is much appreciated!!!
Event plans can change at any time. If looking to attend an event, please always verify with the linked source to make sure times and dates are still accurate.