Events and Activities
Join us as we Celebrate Kingston’s Military Community and their Families at our 4th Annual Garrison Kingston Family Fun Fest, CFB Kingston.
With so many activities and great shows this year’s event will be a Two Day Event.
Saturday September 9th
Activities: 11-4:00 PM
Invictus Games Relay: 11:30
Base Commander Address: 12:00
Kingston Trolley Tours: 12:00-2:00 PM
Prize Draws 12:15-1:30 PM
Air Show 2:00-3:00 PM
Concert 5:00 PM* (Tickets to be purchased)
Sunday September 10th
Activities 10:00-4:00 PM
Kingston Trolley Tours: 10:00-2:00 PM
Prize Draws 12:30-1:30 PM
Air Show 2:00-3:00 PM
There will be something for everyone at this year’s Garrison Kingston Family Fun Fest.
FREE Activities and Events will be taking place at the following locations:
Sports Dome– 50,000 sq ft. facility featuring a Sponsorship Zone and a large kids’ activities and entertainment area
The Field House– Clubs, Exhibitors, Multicultural Events and Displays, The Elite Power Lifting Competition, Demonstrations and more!
Midway and Military Displays– Food and Drink, Corvette Show, Displays and Activities.
The Sam Gym – RMCC Demonstrations , Fencing, Rock Climbing and Archery tag
Pool – Activities and Free swim. 1:30-4:00 PM
Event Tent– The Great Canadian Rock Show on Saturday September 9th. (For more information and tickets please visit the Rock Show Page)
Fort Henry Hill-Saturday September 9th and Sunday September 10th: 2:00 pm-3:00 pm. The main viewing area to watch the Air Show.
HMCS Cataraqui –Boat Displays, Boat rides and More!
RMCC Sports Field – We encourage you to come out and support RMC as they participate in OUA competition.
Games will be played at RMCC during the following times
Please see map for field locations
09-Sep-17 1:00 PM Ottawa @ RMC Navy Bay 4 Women’s Soccer
09-Sep-17 3:00 PM Brock @ RMC Inner Field Men’s Rugby
10-Sep-17 1:00 PM Carleton @ RMC Navy Bay 4 Women’s Soccer
10-Sep-17 3:15 PM Carleton @ RMC Navy Bay 5 Men’s Soccer
Military Display Provided By: 1 Wing Headquarters Kingston
A fully operational Griffon Helicopter will be landing on site at 0900hrs on Saturday 9 September. It will then be made available for photos, sitting in the cockpit, and chatting with our crew about this tactical helicopters many roles from army training to search and rescue, and international missions.
The CH-146 Griffon is a Utility Tactical Transport Helicopter (UTTH), and has been in service since 1995
The Sherman Tank
A completely refurbished Sherman Tank will be on hand at the #GFFF2017 firing blanks on Sunday. The tank will only be on site on September 10th.
The Sherman tank’s primary role was infantry support, spearheading attacks as well as bolstering defensive positions.
Operating hours 9:30am – 4:45pm
General admissions of $10.00 / person
Fall Guided Tours 2017Tours are approximately 1-1/2 hours in length and start from the Garrison Store.
Public English Guided Tours 10:00 am, 11:00 am , 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm
Will there be food Trucks or Food Vendors available during the event?
Yes, there will be a variety of food truck on site offering many options. There will also be a Multi Cultural Festival/ Demonstration taking place where they will have food samplings available. Confirmed Vendors are: Gabriel’s Pizza, Smokin Carnivor, Juicy Kiks, You Found us HDC, Scoops, Mio Gelato and our Military Kitchen serving Hamburgers and Hot Dogs .
Can we refill our Water bottles anywhere on site?
Yes, you are able to re-fill water bottles at the refill station located just outside the Sports Dome located on the main Event Footprint.