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Slush Puppie Place

1 The Tragically Hip Way Kingston Ontario
since 2008
Slush Puppie Place (formerly 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, Slush Puppie Plac 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. Slush Puppie Plac 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
Fully Accessible

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
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.

Community Events

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venue Articles

Kingston comedy showcase brings laughter to Slush Puppie Place next weekend
Come and experience the hidden gem of Kingston's comedy scene on June 28
Author: Hayden Major
Pop royalty alert: Paula Abdul, Taylor Dayne, and Tiffany together at Slush Puppie Place!
Tickets for the Paula Abdul's Straight Up Canada tour stop in Kingston go on sale Friday, June 7
Author: Hayden Major


Address1 The Tragically Hip Way

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