Sketches of Martello Alley - July 2021

Martello Alley and Martello on Brock

In This Issue - a Few Updates:

  • We are Fully Open!

  • Enjoy a Kingston Cultural Experience

  • Rosalyn Insley - Featured Artist at Martello Alley

  • Win 2K from the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses

  • Matterport Featured Us

  • Send a Free ePost Card to a Friend or Family Member

  • Swag & Tag is Back!

  • Shop, Sip & Stroll

We are Fully Open!

Martello Alley

Both Martello Alley and Martello on Brock are fully open and operating 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. As per Ontario’s Stage Three Reopening Plan, please observe a 2 metre distance between you and other shoppers. It is recommended that you contact us before you come to Kingston so that we can help you plan your visit. However, you don’t have to come in to find something special. You can shop us online virtually in our new 360 shop. All you need is a PC, tablet or smart phone. Just go to and click on virtual shop on the menu at the top. We offer curbside pick up and free local delivery. We will even gift wrap for free too! To experience our virtual shops go here.

Enjoy a Kingston Cultural Experience

Martello Alley

The Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront is happy to partner with Martello Alley to offer you the Kingston Cultural Experience. Throughout the summer, an artist from Martello Alley will be painting live on the patio at the Wharf & Feather. Also, they are offering a special overnight package which includes: - 2 coins of $20 redeemable at face value at Martello Alley shop. - $25 food credit redeemable at the hotel restaurant Wharf & Feather or at the hotel marketplace. This offer is per night. Taxes and gratuities are not included. Unused portions of this package are non-refundable. This offer is valid until September 30, 2021. To book your experience go to

Rosalyn Insley - Featured Artist at Martello Alley

Rosalyn Insley

You can almost picture yourself relaxing in cottage country! Come to Martello Alley and see the latest works from featured artist Rosalyn Insley.
If you are not able to shop in person, be sure to check out our Virtual 360 shops. You can find them here. Note: the virtual shops have not been updated with this month's art. But stay tuned - they will be there later this month!

Win 2K from the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses

Win 2K

Today and everyday until July 25th could be your lucky day!
You could win $2000.00 + gift cards just for sending us a thank you note through The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses.
In return, we are entered to receive funds to provide you with a better shopping experience and ensure a safe re-opening for all! It’s FREE & FUN.
On the entry form you can use@martelloalley as the social media link, and as the email. To enter go here.

Matterport Featured Us 


We were featured on Matterport’s Blog. Matterport is a company based in California. The standard for 3D space capture and collaboration, Matterport makes it easy and fast to create immersive 3D digital twins ideal for back-to-work planning, listing or appraising properties, documenting makeover projects, and more. To see our story as told by Matterport go here.

Send a Free ePost Card to a Friend or Family Member

Send a Free ePost Card

Help spread the love! Send a free ePost Card to your friends and family! We just launched this new service. There is a selection of images to choose from, and more will be added. Give it a try! Click here.

Swag & Tag is Back!

Swag & Tag is Back!

Downtown Kingston! is spreading joy this summer and thanking YOU for supporting local! Every Wednesday starting May 12th, you have a chance to win a $100 gift card to the downtown business of your choice! Take a picture of your recent purchase from Martello Alley or Martello on Brock. Tag @downtownkingston on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, and don’t forget to tag us! Multiple purchases + multiple posts = multiple entries. ALL ENTRIES WILL BE ENTERED IN THE GRAND PRIZE DRAW AT THE END OF THE SUMMER FOR $500 TO SPEND IN OUR STORE!

Shop, Sip & Stroll


Join us from 10 am - 5 pm on July 31, 2021 for a fun & safe shopping experience. Downtown businesses will take to the street for this day-long event. Come out to enjoy the day and support local! Princess Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Division Street to Ontario Street. This will also allow businesses more room to operate with physical distancing and help residents to shop locally in a safe way. Participating businesses will have hand sanitization available. Patrons and stores are encouraged but not required to wear a mask outside. Patrons are required to wear a mask inside. Always maintain physical distancing based on KFL&A Public Health guidelines.


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