There is a municipal airport  serving charter flights and private pilots.
There is a busy marina  serving mainly recreational boaters.
In the winter, blowing and drifting snow frequently causes dangerous driving conditions. Occasionally conditions require the highway to be closed to traffic. Check the weather forecast , road conditions  and road closures  before leaving. Make sure your car tires are in good condition, and travel with clothes appropriate to the weather.
The icon for the town is the Lighthouse, which is painted on the watertower seen from the highways, as you come into town. The Lighthouse is located one block west of Queen Street (the main street). Inside the Lighthouse is a Maritine Museum . Across the street is the Paddy Walker House Museum . A Phantom Piper  plays from the top of the lighthouse at sunset.
Kincardine is a very popular tourist destination in the summer. There are events such as the Kincardine Summer Music Festival , the Kincardine Scottish Festival , Cruise Nights  (Classic Cars) and Fishing Derbies  planned almost every weekend.
Unique to the town, is the Saturday night pipeband parade. The Kincardine Scottish  assemble at Victoria Park and parade down Queen Street, playing bagpipes and drums, followed by a crowd. At the end of the street, they take a brief break, and parade back to the park (followed by the crowd). Some nights, they are joined by visiting pipebands.
During July and August the Bluewater Summer Theatre  presents plays. During the winter the amateur Kincardine Theatre Guild  presents plays using the same facilities. The Kincardine Legion  organizes regular bingos, dances and community dinners.
Most people come here to enjoy the lake. The water is clean and there are lengthy stretches of easily accessible beach for swimming or sitting in the sun and the fresh lake air.
There are four golf courses nearby:
Ainsdale Golf Course
Somerhill Golf Club
Kincardine Golf & Country Club
Black Horse Golf Course
Kincardine has an extensive network of walking trails .
Kincardine tourism information can be found at Kincardine Tourist Info  or the Bruce County Tourism  pages. Remnants of the wreck of the ship "Anna Maria" can be seen at Station Beach.
Pine River Cheese & Butter Cooperative, south of Kincardine on highway 21, ☎ 519-395-2638 (fax: 519-395-4066), . Fresh cheese and discount "trim ends" are available for purchase from the factory store which is open every day during the summer.edit
the new Bean's Bistro, 728 Queen Street, Kincardine, ☎ 519-396-4777. Great local coffeehouse without the franchise-feel of big chain coffeehouses. This one's been here for a while, and was recently updated/ decorated (choose your own cosy and spacious nook inside!). Offering light breakfast and lunch fare as well as great, individually hand-prepared regular and specialty coffees, teas, fair trade... too many great offerings to list. Check them out for yourself, and discover a taste of Bruce-Grey County that you'll want to visit again and again! edit
The Erie Belle, 259 Harbour Street, ☎ 519-396-4331. Regular visitors to Kincardine always stop in the Erie Belle for deep fried fish and lots and lots of chips.edit
Bruce Bar and Grill, 750 Queen St, ☎ 519-396-5100. Every town in Ontario used to have a "hotel". This was Kincardine's, which is why local people occasionally refer to it as "The Bruce Inn". The Canada South Blues Society  puts on regular concerts here.edit