- 9:15 a.m. – Community wreath-laying ceremony
- 10:15 a.m. – Military/veterans groups wreath-laying ceremony
- 10:45 a.m. – Civic Service of Remembrance (lasts about 40 minutes)
- View the event map for both the Civic and RHCA ceremonies
Order of service
- Parade marches on
- O Canada
- The Last Post
- Two minutes of silence
- Wreath-laying (with local dignitaries)
- Recitation of In Flanders Fields
- God Save the Queen
- Parade marches off
Notes for spectators
- Ceremonies will take place rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather.
- The general public is invited to attend any of the above-mentioned ceremonies. School groups are also welcome to attend.
- There will be an American Sign Language Interpreter on-site for the civic service only.
- Spectators generally stand for these services, however, accessible seating is available at the Cenotaph, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Other local ceremonies
- RCHA Remembrance Day Service: at 10:45 a.m. (same time as the civic service) in the southeast corner of City Park, at the intersection of King and Barrie streets opposite to the Murney Tower.
- Princess of Wales Own Regiment’s Service: Following the civic service, Regiment marches to the PWOR Monument in City Park (at King and Sydenham streets).
- HMCS Cataraqui/Naval Service: At noon. Following the civic service, Regiment marches to the Naval monument in Navy Memorial Park (on Ontario Street between Lower Union and Gore St.)
- Royal Canadian Legion Service: At 12:30 p.m. at Branch 560 at 734 Montreal St.
There are many other ceremonies being held in Kingston on November 11. Contact your Veterans’ organization or local Legion directly for information. For Kingston-area Royal Canadian Legion contact numbers go here: Kingston and Area Legion Branches. The Legion’s poppy office can be contacted by calling 613-544-5522.