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!

Margaritaville and Beach Country Tribute Lunch & Dinner Cruise

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.

Thursday/Friday

June 2nd - June 3rd

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Wine Tasting Dinner Cruise

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

Wednesday

June 8th, June 15th, June 22nd, June 29th

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Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash & June Carter Cruise

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

Thursday

June 9th

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Country - Hank & Patsy Lunch and Dinner Cruise

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

Thursday/Friday

June 16th - June 17th

Father's Day Lunch Cruise

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 19th

Mardi Gras Music Lunch 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 23rd

Great Canadian Song Book Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Enjoy Canadian classics with the reknown Cliff Edwards band

Thursday

June 30th

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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.

Wednesday

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

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Jazz Lunch and Dinner Cruise

Join Spencer Evans and his Trio for a musical of the 20th century`s greatest Jazz sounds, timed to coincide withe the Kingston Jazz Festival.

Thursday

July 7th 2016

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Broadway - Cole Porter Lunch & Dinner Cruise

Enjoy broadway classics with the reknown Cliff Edwards band in a tribute to Cole Porter on the Island Star.

Thursday

July 14th

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.

Thursday

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.

Thursday

July 28th

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Broadway - Female Leads Lunch & Dinner Cruise

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

Thursday

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.

Thursday

August 11th

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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.

Thursday

August 18th

Gospel Blues Lunch & Dinner Cruise

A cruise with the 'Man with the Velvet Voice', Harlem-raised Sam Hopkins and his band featuring gospel blues and meal on the Island Star.

Thursday

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.

Thursday

September 1st

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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.

Thursday

Sept. 8th

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Jack Thompson and the ToneKats Dinner Cruise

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

Friday

Sept. 9th

The Beatles Tribute Dinner Cruise

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

Thursday/Friday

September 15th - September 16th

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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.

Thursday/Friday

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

Thursday/Friday

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