Location

The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning is a City of Kingston-owned heritage building on the Lake Ontario waterfront. It originally formed part of the Morton Brewery and Distillery Company, which was built in the mid-19th century. 

The Tett is home to eight arts organizations, artists’ studios, and a variety of rental spaces, including the Malting Tower, rehearsal and multipurpose studios, and a community gallery. If you are considering a beautiful wedding near Kingston, Ontario, the Malting Tower is sure to impress and please both you and your guests. The Maling Tower boasts a soaring, natural light filled space with picture perfect framed views of the lake, a cozy gas fireplace, and audio visual equipment to dazzle your guests at your wedding. No matter what the season is in Ontario, The Tett Centre's view of Lake Ontario and the surrounding environment is both beautiful and inspiring.

If you are visiting Kingston or live nearby, such as in Inverary, Bath, Napanee, Belleville or Gananoque, The Tett Centre offers lots of activites to keep you entertained and enriched.

Getting Here

Here are some guidelines around getting to the Tett and enjoying your visit!

Public Transit and Active Transportation

The Kingston Xpress bus stops right in front of the Tett. Plan your bus trip. There are also a number of bicycle racks on site and a special pedestrian crossing located on King Street.

Weekday Parking: Monday to Friday 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.

If you are visiting the Tett Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. there are parking spots available in the lower lot at a cost of $1.50 per hour. Use the Pay and Display machine to purchase your time. *Please keep in mind Tett tenant parking signage and numbered spots are for Tett tenants only.

Weeknight Parking: Monday to Friday after 5 p.m.

Parking is free after 5 p.m. in the lower parking lot unless there is an event taking place on site. Signs will be posted outside the main entrance of either facility or visit the event calendars at theisabel.ca or tettcentre.org

Weekend Parking: Saturday and Sunday

Parking is free all day Saturday and Sunday in the lower parking lot unless there is an event taking place on site. Signs will be posted outside the main entrance of either facility or visit the event calendars at theisabel.ca or tettcentre.org.

Event Parking: Important

During an event at The Isabel, a flat rate of $5.00 will be enforced and tickets must be purchased using the Pay and Display machines in both the upper and lower lots.

Accessible Parking

There are a number of accessible parking spaces available in the in both the lower parking lot and the upper lot across from the Tett. Please ensure your accessible parking permit is visible and follow the signage requirements as indicated.

Drop-off and Pick-up

There are three drop-off spots in front of the Tett. Please note these spots can only be used for up to 5 minutes. There is also a drop-off area available in the turn-around but cars cannot be left unattended as this is also a fire route.

Off-site Parking

Parking is also available on some of the *side streets located close to the Tett but make sure to note restrictions and please do not block driveways. St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital (Providence Continuing Care) has a parking lot that can be accessed from Union Street at a cost of $2 per hour ($6/day maximum) and is about a 10 minute walk from the Tett.

*Ellerbeck Street, Livingston Ave. and Pembrook Street