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From pop-up shops and farmers’ markets to live music and special excursions, we’re constantly inspired by what’s happening in The County and right here at The Royal.

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Global News Kingston

Picton's historic Royal Hotel officially opens after a massive restoration 2022

Massive restoration breathes new life into Picton’s historic Royal Hotel.

Belleville Intelligencer

Picton’s historic ‘The Royal Hotel’ re-opens after nine-year restoration 2022

Picton has reclaimed a major centerpiece of its historic downtown.

Sharp Magazine

The Royal Hotel Has a Storied Past and a Promising Future 2022

A landmark of Picton, Ontario, The Royal Hotel fell on hard times before undergoing a grand revival.

Toronto Star

Royal revival in PEC 2022

Picton’s chic, new boutique hotel pays tribute to history.

 

– Wing Sze Tang

Toronto Life

"I didn't know this part of my life was missing" 2022

Chef Albert Ponzo on how a move to P.E.C. and an unexpected hiatus from the kitchen reordered his priorities. 

 

– Toronto Life

Globe and Mail

A stay at Prince Edward County's revamped Royal  hotels is a journey in local details 2022

The ‘Royal contrast’ of tensions between the genteel and the real come alive in the hotel’s 28 rooms, cade, bar, bakery and restaurant.

 

– Nathalie Atkinson

Toronto Life

What's on the menu at the Royal, Prince Edward County's Swanky New Hotel 2022

If the location alone doesn’t hook you, the food will.

 

– Liza Agrba

Globe and Mail

How Prince Edward County's new hotels are designed for locals and visitors 2022

Over the past five years, the Royal has been rebuilt and restored to its former glory.

 

– Alyssa Shwartz

 

County Live

History renewed as re-imagined Royal Hotel opens 2022

“Following years of restoration, The Royal Hotel has re-emerged in downtown Picton, with a grand opening slated for May.”

 

– County Live

Travel Week

Prince Edward County’s historic gem The Royal Hotel now open 2022

“The grand opening in May 2022 will also mark the debut of a new outdoor pool and garden.”

 

– Travel Week

Taste Toronto

Now Open 2022

“Now open, The Royal Hotel is a gorgeously-revived piece of Prince Edward County’s history.”

 

– Christine Peddie, Taste Toronto

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May 15 Oct 30

Farmers Market Picton Town Hall Market

The Picton Town Hall has hosted a Farmers Market as far back as 1866 when it was built. It has been a community gathering place for County residents to meet, share stories, sell their wares, and shop for local fare, all in the heart of Picton.

Every Sunday from May 15 – October 30, from 10 am to 2 pm. At the corner of Ross & King St in Picton.

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May 15 Oct 30

Farmers Market Picton Town Hall Market

The Picton Town Hall has hosted a Farmers Market as far back as 1866 when it was built. It has been a community gathering place for County residents to meet, share stories, sell their wares, and shop for local fare, all in the heart of Picton.

Every Sunday from May 15 – October 30, from 10 am to 2 pm. At the corner of Ross & King St in Picton.

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Aug 20 Aug 17

ALVAR an ecologically inspired arts festival

The Department of Illumination presents ALVAR: an ecologically inspired arts festival at Picton’s Base 31.
 
Admissions are free, donations are welcome.
 
August 20-21 from 8 am to 4 pm.
Aug 18 Aug 18

Paul and Goats Thursday, August 18

Join us on the patio Thursday, September 1 from 6 pm to 8 pm to listen to local blues and folk artists, Paul & Goats.

Aug 21 Aug 21

Free Yoga Sundays Sunday, August 21

You’re All Invited to The Royal’s Free Yoga Sundays

Join us in Benson Park at 56 King St., Picton from 9 am to 10 am.

Instructor: Angela Caliendo

The series is being provided in partnership with The Messina Movement as a thank you to our guests and community for all your love and support.

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Aug 25 Aug 25

Chris Bonham-Carter Thursday, August 25

Join us on the patio Thursday, August 25 from 6 pm to 8 pm to listen to local favourite, Chris Bonham-Carter.

Aug 28 Aug 28

Free Yoga Sundays Sunday, August 28

You’re All Invited to The Royal’s Free Yoga Sundays

Join us in Benson Park at 56 King St., Picton from 9 am to 10 am.

Instructor: Janice Duffy

The series is being provided in partnership with The Messina Movement as a thank you to our guests and community for all your love and support.

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May 1 Aug 31

The Picton Apothecary May 2022

 

The Picton Apothecary is a Wellness Boutique that specializes in high-quality superfoods, herbs, tinctures, teas, skincare and lifestyle items.

Their founder, Dr. Kate Hunter, is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and opened her stores with the vision to offer complimentary care and exclusively carry Canadian lines focusing primarily on Female, Black, Indigenous + Racialized creators and makers.

The Picton Apothecary is located in the Barlow Room of The Royal’s Annex building.

Store Hours

Monday 11 am to 4 pm
Tuesday 11 am to 4 pm
Wednesday 11 am to 4 pm
Thursday 11 am to 4 pm
Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday 10 am to 4 pm

 
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Sep 1 Sep 1

Paul and Goats Thursday, September 1

Join us on the patio Thursday, September 1 from 6 pm to 8 pm to listen to local blues and folk artists, Paul & Goats.