Special Events 2017

Join Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises for over twenty guest performances and other events in 2017, from Jazz in June to Blues in August. Our 2017 season is filled with live music and special events in Kingston; we're looking forward to seeing you on board!

Mother's Day Lunch Cruise

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

A celebration for moms on the Island Queen.  Kids (ages 12 and under) join the lunch cruise for free on Mother's Day!

Sunday

May 14th

Victoria Day Fireworks Cruise

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

8:00pm 

Kick off your summer with a 2h cocktail cruise to Lake Ontario Park for a spectacular view of the Victoria Day fireworks.

 

Monday

May 22nd

Pop - Classic R&B and Soul Review Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Friday, May 26th, 2017

6:30pm Dinner

Join Spencer Evans for a classic R&B and Soul musical review on the Island Star.

Friday

May 26th

Margaritaville and Beach Country Tribute Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

6:30pm Dinner

Kick back on the Island Star and let the versatile and talented Billy Bridger take you to the beach with a tribute to Jummy Buffet and the music of Margaritaville.

Thurs/Fri

June 1st - June 2nd

Wine Tasting Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Every Wednesday in June, July, Aug & Sept 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

Sample a selection of wines along with paired appetizers and a gourmet menu on every Wednesday in June, July, Aug & Sept.

Wednesday

June 7, 14, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Sept 6, 13, 20, 27

Remembering Hank & Patsy Lunch Cruise

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

Enjoy country classics with the renowned Cliff Edwards band in a rousing tribute to Hank and Patsy on the Island Star.

Thursday

June 8th

Mardi Gras Music Lunch & Dinner Cruise

The sound and scent of New Orleans music and cuisine come to the 1000 Islands featuring Jazz, Cajun, Zydeco and R&B with Spencer Evans.

Thursday

June 15th

Father's Day Lunch Cruise

Saturday, June 18th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

Take Dad out on the river for the afternoon on the triple-deck paddlewheeler the Island Queen.  Kids (ages 12 and under) join the lunch cruise for free on Father's Day!

Sunday

June 18th

How Sweet It Is- James Taylor, John Denver, Jimmy Buffet

Thursday June 22, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

 

Celebrate the music of James Taylor, John Denver and Jimmy Buffet wth the Cliff Edwards band.

Thursday/ Friday

June 22nd- June 23rd

Great Canadian Song Book Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

Enjoy Canadian classics with the renowned Cliff Edwards band.

Thursday

June 29th

Canada Day Fireworks Cruise

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

8:00pm

There's no better place to enjoy Kingston's largest fireworks display than from the water. Take a sightseeing cruise at 8:00 pm for a front-row view from the fully liscenced top deck of one of Kingston's 1000 Islands Sightseeing Ships.

Saturday

July 1st

Big Band Music Lunch and Dinner Cruise

Thursday, July 6th

Thursday, August 3rd


12:30pm Lunch
6:30pm Dinner

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

Thursday

July 6th, August 3rd

Going Down East- Maritime and Celtic Country

Thursday July 13th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

Hits from Ron Rynes, Anne Murray, Rita McNeil and more are featured in Cliff Edward's tribute to Maritime music. Let's have some fun and not say "Farewell to Nova Scotia".

Thursday

July 13th

Kenny & Shania Twain Tribute Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

Enjoy country classics with the renowned Cliff Edwards band in a rousing tribute to Shania Twain and Kenny Rogers.

Thursday

July 20th

Sleeman Beer Tasting Dinner Cruise

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

6:30pm Dinner

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.

Thursday

July 27th

Down East Lobsterfest Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

Maritime music and Atlantic lobster are on the menu for the best East Coast experience west of the great big sea.

Thursday

August 10th

Benny Goodman Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday August 17th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

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

Thursday

August 17th

Blues Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch
6:30pm Dinner

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

Thursday

August 24th

Latin Music Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday August 31st, 2017

12:30pm Lunch

6:30pm Dinner

Join Mauricio, folk-classical and pop flamenco guitarist extraordinaire, for an infectious blend of Latin flair and World Fusion rhythms.

Thursday

August 31st

The Bobby Show- Lunch Cruise

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

12:30pm Lunch 

Michael K. Myers presents the best of the crooners from the '50s and '60s, including hits from the famous 'Bobbys': Darin, Vee, Helms and more. 

Thursday

Sept 7th

Jack Thompson and the ToneKats Dinner Cruise

Friday, September 8th, 2017
6:30pm Dinner

Radio legend Jack Thompson presents the ToneKats, featuring classic rock and a tribute to Rock and Roll pioneer Buddy Holly.

Friday

Sept 8th

The Beatles Tribute Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday, September 14th, 2017
12:30pm Lunch

Friday, September 15th, 2017
6:30pm Dinner

The River Cats band present the classic hits of the fab four and the British Invasion in a rocking musical review.

Thurs/Fri

September 15th - September 16th

Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash & June Carter Cruise

Thursday September 21st, 2017
12:30pm Lunch

Friday Sept 22nd, 2017
6:30pm Dinner

Enjoy country classics with the reknown Cliff Edwards band in a rousing tribute to Johnny Cash and June Carter on the Island Star.

Thursday/ Friday

Sept 21st, Sept 22nd

Beautiful Noise- Neil Diamond & Karen Carpenter Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Lunch 12:30pm

Friday, Sept 29th, 2017

Dinner 6:30pm

A show filled with music you'll know and love: join Cliff Edwards and his guest vocalist for a musical revue of two pop icons.

Thursday

Sept 28th/ Sept 29th

Thanksgiving Lunch & Dinner Cruises

October 6, 7, 8, 9th
12:30pm Lunch
5:30pm Dinner


 

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

Friday- Saturday

Oct 6th- 9th