Enjoy local artisans, live music, street buskers, food trucks, lawn games, a pop-up vendor market, complimentary coffee and hot apple cider, and much more at this family-friendly event.
The Fall Harvest Alumni Gathering is an outdoor event and will be held rain or shine. Don’t forget to dress for the weather! This time of year, in Kingston, you can expect the temperature to be between 8 C and 14 C. We recommend that you dress in layers, wear comfortable walking shoes, and pack rain gear.
- Local food and beverage trucks
- The Tragically Hip's Memory Lane Project
- Street buskers
- Complimentary coffee and hot apple cider
- Live music
- Pop-up vendor market
- Lawn games
- and more!
The Fall Harvest Alumni Gathering is free to attend. Food, beverages, and local fare are available for purchase and the responsibility of attendees. No alcohol will be served or permitted onsite for this event. This event is accessible for all mobility types.
Although we’re excited to welcome alumni back to campus, Homecoming 2022 celebrations will be subject to change or modification depending on public-health guidelines. Read more about health and safety information.
Meet the local vendors
Flint and Maple Beadwork
Flint and Maple Beadwork is a small Indigenous owned business in Katarokwi. Liv Rondeau (Kanyen'kehá:ka, Wolf Clan) as the beadwork artist behind Flint and Maple believes in the importance of bringing in contemporary and traditional beadwork methods and styles to create art that everyone can be proud to wear. Each piece is hand-made with peace, strength, and a good mind.
Found and Lost Art
Owner and artist Christine Jamieson runs her design and illustration company full-time from her home-based studio in Kingston, Ontario. The Found and Lost Art product line includes illustrated art prints, greeting cards, stickers, and a growing collection of original mixed media art pieces.
Established in 2008, Rhicreations offers timeless products that are not only conversation starters but also usable in every day life. Each candle created is inspired by nature, and based on real life. The brand is focused on creating quality goods using as local, ethical, and sustainable materials and methods as possible.
Tricolour Outlet strives to foster a sense of school spirit amongst students, alumni and their families by providing affordable products and services for all customers. Tricolour is a student-run retail service committed to serving the Queen’s community by providing students the opportunity to work part-time in inclusive and professional environment. We work with different organizations on campus and in the Kingston community to help them create custom goods to be used for conferences, staff appreciation, mementos, and more.
Connect with Tricolour Outlet on Instagram.
Connect with W.C Creatives on Instagram.
Meet the local talent
Jay Goddard, Artsci'20
Jay Goddard is a singer, guitarist, and producer who started playing guitar at about 11 years old. While at Queen’s University, Jay performed at local bars and charity concerts while writing and producing his own music. Jay’s unique sound is a fusion of R'n'B, blues, and classic rock.
Connect with Jay on Instagram.
Michelle en Rose, Artsci'13, Artsci'21
Michelle en Rose is an award-winning Jazz and Pop singer. Enjoyed by audiences for her on-stage charm and smooth vocals, Michelle is passionate about sharing her love of music, fashion, and sustainability through her journey as an entertainer and songwriter. Michelle is currently working on her first album of original music in over 10 years. With Taylor Swift-like storytelling and an old-school Jazz standard sound, she is passionate about creating ‘new classics’ for her audiences and music-lovers alike to enjoy for years to come.
CFRC 101.9 FM
CFRC 101.9 FM will be on-site at this event playing the soundtrack to your afternoon while celebrating their centennial anniversary.
Be sure to check out
The Tragically Hip's Memory Lane Project
An upcoming documentary for Amazon Prime by Director Mike Downie, Artsci’86, will take the audience through the lives and careers of The Hip – and they want you to be a part of the narrative! Visit the Memory Lane booth and share with them photos and videos of:
- Queen’s social gatherings in the 80s
- Iconic Queen’s student life in the 80s
- Memorabilia featuring any of The Hip members
- Concert images from Queen’s from the mid to late 80s
The Memory Lane team will be set up on site with hard drives, scanners, and more.