Kingston is the portal for the Washington State Ferry Edmonds to Kingston route. It's a beautiful and scenic 30-minute ferry ride, perfect for a walk-on ferry adventure in eitehr direction but especially during the summer months. Kingston's charming Main Street is lined with shops, pubs with local brews, and assorted restaurants. The Kingston Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, located directly in front of the WA State Kingston-Edmonds ferry terminal, offers travelers to the Kitsap Peninsula region and beyond a wealth of information. While you are there, take time to enjoy a leisure tour of the town and enjoy the natural beauty of the Kingston and the Kitsap Peninsula.
Kingston hosts a number of family friendly events all year and many are held at The Mike Wallace Waterfront Park next to the Edmonds-Kingston Ferry Terminal including Kites Over Kingston, Paws Fest, Fourth of July, North Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival and a Country Christmas, all free and open to the public. Starting in late spring, the Kingston Farmer's Market is open every Saturday from 9am to 2pm through mid October. Click on the quick links below for more information.
On Saturday nights in July and August, the Port of Kingston co-sponsors "Concerts on the Cove". Musicians from around the state put on free, family oriented performances for the public from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Kingston Rotary Club sponsors a no host beer and wine garden, and a variety of food vendors each week are present for your enjoyment. Free two hour parking is available for visitors and a pay lot is available for those who staying for the day.
The Port of Kingston Marina is also a favorite stop on the Kitsap Peninsula National Water Trails offering a wide-range of boating and kayaking amenities and services.