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Leon's Centre

1 The Tragically Hip Way Kingston Ontario
since 2008
The Leon’s Centre is a 6,700 seat sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Canada, at the intersection of Ontario Street and The Tragically Hip Way. Kingston’s ‘The Tragically Hip’ performed the inaugural concert in the arena the next night on Saturday, February 23, 2008.

Since opening, Leon’s Centre has hosted hundreds of sporting events, concerts, special events, and community activities. World-renowned artists, athletes, and performers have come to Kingston through this facility. Leon’s Centre has been recognized at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry awards by being named “Major Venue of the Year” for facilities under 8,000 capacity 8 times over the past 10 years.

Past concerts include:

  • Elton John

  • Neil Young

  • Bryan Adams

  • Luke Combs

  • Bob Dylan

  • Carrie Underwood

  • The Glorious Sons

  • Willie Nelson

  • Brooks & Dunn

  • Leonard Cohen

  • Reba McEntire

  • Arkells

  • Jeff Dunham

  • Florida Georgia Line

  • Sting

  • City and Colour

  • And many many more!

Open / Operational
Music Venue

Venue Specs

Venue FormatArena
Liquor LicenseLicensed (minors allowed)
Capacity Notes/DetailsOur facility is a modern event venue that can host concerts up to a capacity of 6,700 along with conferences, trade shows and gala dinners for up to 1000 on our arena floor.
Has StageYes
Wheelchair Accessible?Yes
Venue StaffingProvided (Included in Rental)
Staffing NotesOur turn-key experience, including in-house ticketing, marketing, and event team will assist you while preparing your event to ensure your private event is a memorable one. Our staff will be your partner and consultant throughout the planning process all the way to the execution.

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City looks to rename Leon's Centre
The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Published by: Kingston Live
Author: Rob Howard


Address1 The Tragically Hip Way

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