Great Pumpkin Hunt

Click on the pumpkin below to go to the form you will use  to enter the codeword for each shop. If you cannot use a smartphone, the store has a sheet which will record that you found the pumpkin. See instructions below.


Click on the pumpkin above to go to the online form for The Great Pumpkin Hunt.


Great Pumpkin

Join us for a spooktacular adventure in the heart of downtown Kingston! It's time for "The Great Pumpkin Hunt," a free, family-friendly scavenger hunt that promises a day of fun and exploration for all ages. Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 28th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, as we embark on a thrilling quest to discover hidden treasures in our vibrant downtown district.

Twelve of your favorite downtown stores have come together to create a memorable experience, with each one contributing to a grand prize pack valued at an astounding $400. The excitement and anticipation are palpable as participants chase the elusive pumpkin symbols tucked away in each shop, crossing them off their lists with the help of friendly store employees. But the real treat comes at the end, as successful hunters are entered into a free draw for a chance to take home the prize pack.

Beyond the thrill of the hunt, "The Great Pumpkin Hunt" is a unique opportunity to explore the diverse offerings of our downtown stores. Whether you're a regular patron of these businesses or a newcomer looking to discover hidden gems, this event encourages you to explore, experience, and appreciate the vibrant community of shops that call downtown Kingston home.

So, gather your family and friends and get ready for a day filled with laughter, surprises, and the joy of discovery. "The Great Pumpkin Hunt" is the perfect way to celebrate the season and connect with the heart of our city. Don't miss out on this enchanting adventure – see you on October 28th, ready to hunt for pumpkins and make unforgettable memories!


Participating Businesses:

  1. Amanda's House of Elegance—70 Princess St
  2. Chit Chat Café—172 Ontario St
  3. Cooke's Fine Foods and Coffee—61 Brock St
  4. General Brock's Commissary—55 Brock St
  5. Kingston Community Arts + Design (KCAD) - 75 Princess St
  6. Kingston Gaming Nexus - 270 Bagot St
  7. Martello Alley - 203 B Wellington St
  8. Martello on Brock—66 Brock St
  9. Moxie & Mine X Thrifty Girl - 95 Clarence St
  10. Tara Natural Foods - 81 Princess St
  11. The Keep Refillery: Kingston—206 Princess St
  12. Verde—123 Princess St