Thanksgiving: municipal closures and service changes on October 10

Community members: learn how the Monday, Oct. 10 Thanksgiving holiday impacts services, programs and facility hours for the City of Kingston, Utilities Kingston and other community organizations: 

  • Garbage, green bin and recycling: There is no collection Monday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick up day for the rest of the week. Sign up to be reminded of what to put out when at

  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed on Monday. 

  • Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit:

  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service on Monday. Call 613-542-2512 for schedules and more information. 

  • Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences, are closed on Monday.  

  • Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the west and east ends can call 1-800-434-1235. Enbridge customers can call 1-866-763-5427. A reminder that consumers on time-of-use electricity pricing: for electricity used on weekends and holidays – like Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 10 – prices are off-peak. 

  • INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Rideau Heights Community Centre, Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, Kingston East Community Centre, and CaraCo Home Field and arenas: Closed on Monday.   

  • Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed on Monday. 

  • Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas: The Confederation Basin Marina office is open. The fueling stations are open at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, but the office will be closed on Monday. 

  • Kingston Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed on Monday. 

  • PumpHouse Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Closed on Sunday and Monday. 

  • Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning: Closed Monday. 

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