May 20th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Opening Day
Bellevue House celebrates 50 years as a national historic site during Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. New exhibits, hands on programs and Canadian Indigenous works of art invite visitors to experience Canada’s past, present and future.  

Free admission for the 2017 season, Canada 150!

May – October

Guided Tours

Discover the historical intrigue of Bellevue House, from its playful Italianate design features to its place as a former home of Canada’s influential first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Your costumed guide connects the legacy of 1867 with today’s Canada.  Tours offered Daily. 

June 6th

Macdonald’s Death

June 18th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Doors Open Kingston

June 21st, 2:00 p.m.

“Many Voices” Indigenous Community Art Exhibit Launch Event and Visitor Centre Exhibit Imagine a Country launch
Parks Canada will officially unveil Many Voices: Indigenous art installations, along with a new suite of programs, and exhibits at Bellevue House that explore the many viewpoints related to Sir John A Macdonald’s legacy.

June 29th, July 13th August 3rd and 17th, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Whisky Tasting

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July 1st, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Canada Day 
Celebrate Canada Day 150 at Bellevue House. Family fun activities and live entertainment. 

July 6, July 20, August 10 & 24th

Alternative Facts: Not Your High School History Lesson

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July 16th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Parks Day
Celebrate Parks Canada with special heritage activities throughout the day.

September - Thanksgiving (October 9th), 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall Colours
Fall is much quieter at Bellevue House and it’s a good time to admire the fall garden harvest and the changing color of the leaves.

December 9th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Deck the halls!

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