25 things to do in October in Kingston 2021

By Lexy Correa

For the most recent 25 things to do list for October, please visit this list. 

It’s beginning to feel a lot like… autumn! And you know what that means. Check out new fall festivities like Pumpkinferno at Fort Henry and weekly Indigenous programming in Springer Market Square along with the return of fan-favourites like corn mazes, Haunted Walks, and Ghost and Mystery Trolley Tours. Enjoy the harvest, Kingston!

Do you have a Kingston event you’d like featured on our monthly list? Add it to our events calendar for consideration!

1. Indigenous programming, Sundays until October 24

Indigenous programming

2. Pumpkinferno, October 1-31


3. Kingston Penitentiary Tours, Wednesday-Sunday

Kingston Penitentiary Tours

4. Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, October 1-24

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

5. The Isabel fall season performances, October

The Isabel fall season performances

6. CRCA Hike Challenge, October 1-31

CRCA Hike Challenge

7. Kingston Canadian Film Festival: On Screen Outdoors, October 2

Kingston Canadian Film Festival: On Screen Outdoors

8. Book a sip & stay package with County Sips Wine Adventures, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday

Book a sip & stay package with County Sips Wine Adventures

9. Thursday Tour: Superradiance, October 7

Thursday Tour: Superradiance

10. Live music: Futura Free, October 9

Live music: Futura Free

11. Original Haunted Walk of Kingston, Nightly

Original Haunted Walk of Kingston

12. Ghost and Mystery Trolley Tour, Various Nights

13. Kingston Square Foot Show, October 13-17

Kingston Square Foot Show

14. Deep Looking: Humour Me, October 19

Deep Looking: Humour Me

15. Live music: Oakridge Ave, October 23

Live music: Oakridge Ave

16. The Kingston Fibre Artists Exhibition, October 23-November 4

The Kingston Fibre Artists Exhibition

17. Escape Room Games, Book directly online

Escape Room Games

18. Refuge Canada Exhibit, October

19. Pumpkinferno, Ghost Trolley, and Fall Fare package, October

Pumpkinferno, ghost trolley, and fall fare package

20. Catch a Kingston Frontenacs game, Various Days

Catch a Kingston Frontenacs game

21. Theatre Kingston’s 30th Anniversary, Various Events

Theatre Kingston's 30th Anniversary

22. Try Axe Throwing, Booking Monday-Sunday

Try Axe Throwing

23. Catch a new film, Daily shows

Catch a new film

24. Frontenac County Schools Museum, Tuesday – Saturday

Frontenac County Schools Museum

25. Corn Maze Adventure, October

Corn maze adventure

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