Special Events 2016

Join Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises for over twenty guest performances and other events in 2016, from Jazz in June to Blues in August. Our 2016 season is filled with live music and special events in Kingston; we're looking forward to seeing you on board!


Wine Tasting Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Sample a selection of local wines from Prince Edward County along with paired appetizers and a gourmet menu on every Wednesday through July and August.


July 6, 13, 20, 27 August 10, 17, 24, 31

Big Band Music Lunch and Dinner Cruise

Chris Alfano and his band bring the swinging sounds of the big band era to the Island Star for a lunch and dinner cruise.


July 21st

Sleeman Beer Tasting Dinner Cruise

Sleeman Brewery has been brewing its golden draught in Ontario since 1834.  Experience a sampling of their selection on a 1000 Islands Cruise on the Island Star. A different complementary glass of beer is paired with each dinner course.


July 28th


Broadway - Female Leads Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Join Chris Alfano and his band for a night of live music and dancing. 


August 4th

Down East Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Live maritime music is on the menu for the best East Coast experience west of the great big sea.


August 11th


Benny Goodman Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Join Chris Alfano and his band for a night of live music and dancing, featuring the swinging sounds of jazz visionary Benny Goodman.


August 18th

Blues Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Join Kim Pollard and her band for a musical revue of the 20th century's greatest soulful Blues hits


Aug. 25th

The Comedy Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Pan-Canadian International Comedy troop The Yuk Yuks comes to the Island Star for a stand up comedy cruise sure to have you laughing out loud.


September 1st


The Bobby Show Lunch Cruise

Mike Myers presents the best of the crooners from the 1950`s and 1960`s, including your favourite hits from the famous `Bobbys`- Darin, Vee, Helms and more.


Sept. 8th


Jack Thompson and the ToneKats Dinner Cruise

Radio legend Jack Thompson presents Hat Trick, featuring 60's inspired classic pub rock.


Sept. 9th

The Beatles Tribute Dinner Cruise

The River Cats band present the classic hits of the fab four on a dinner cruise revue.


September 15th - September 16th


Ray, Fats and Jerry Lee Lunch and Dinner Cruise

Music of Jerry Lee, Fats Domino and Ray Charles comes alive in the hands of Spencer Evans and his band as a tribute to three great piano legends.


September 22nd - September 23rd

Kenny & Shania Tribute Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Enjoy country music classics with the renowned Cliff Edwards band in a rousing tribute to Shania Twain and Kenny Rogers on the Island Star


September 29th - September 30th

Thanksgiving Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Experience the fall colours of the 1000 Islands while enjoying a traditional turkey and ham Thanksgiving menu, all weekend long.

Saturday - Monday

Oct. 8th - October 10th