Niagara Falls Christmas and New Year Celebrations

Niagara Falls New Year CelebrationsChristmas & New Year is a wonderful time to visit Niagara Falls. The Niagara Parkway and Dufferin Islands is lit up compliments of the Winter Festival of Lights, so don your warm clothes and go for a stroll, you wont be disappointed. Niagara Falls looks spectacular in the evening as all the Nightlights twinkle and glow. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, why not go ice skating at the Rink at the Brink, skate while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Falls! Afterwards you have an amazing choice of eateries to warm up in, order a heart warming hot chocolate or a spiked egg nog! Don’t forget Clifton Hill, the Niagara Skywheel has heated gondola’s so it keeps going all year round, and there’s also the world renowned Niagara Wineries, take them up on a special winery tour and you’ll get to learn all about how they are made, the variety of tastes and the best pairings!

Nov. 15th: Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade on Queen Street (FREE)

Niagara Falls Santa Claus ParadeThe Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Downtown Niagara Falls! The Pre-Parade will begin at 10:45 a.m.

The Parade begins at Victoria Avenue and Armoury Street and travels north along Victoria Avenue to Valley Way, turning east (right) onto Valley Way, east (right) onto Queen Street and ending at Niagara Falls City Hall (4310 Queen Street). Read more …

Dec 31st: Niagara Falls New Years Eve Concert 2014 in Niagara Parks (FREE)

Ring in 2014 at Canada’s largest FREE new year’s eve extravaganza! Every year, Niagara Parks rings in the new year in Queen Victoria Park with great performers, fireworks, and more.
Always an exciting roster of musical talent for Canada’s largest televised live New Year’s Eve event the free concert begins at 7:30 pm in Queen Victoria Park overlooking mighty Niagara Falls.

The nationally televised free concert draws draws more than 40,000 people to Queen Victoria Park. Come and celebrate in Niagara Falls and enjoy the show which also includes two spectacular fireworks displays. This outdoor celebration also features food and beverage vendors, as well as an outdoor licensed area. As always, the presence of security and policing will be on-site to ensure everyone’s safety throughout the night. Read more …

Jan 10th to 26th: Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival

Niagara Ice Wine Festival

The 19th Annual Niagara Icewine Festival kicks off with the Xerox Icewine Gala. A magical evening of Icewine and Revelry and the largest showcase of icewine and award winning VQA wines are celebrated. Enjoy the Icewine harvest time as you travel the wine route experiencing perfectly pairings with a Discovery Pass. Enjoy 8 unique cellar door experiences as you visit wineries around the Niagara Region. With more events in Jordan Village and Niagara on the Lake, Niagara is the place to be this coming January! Read more …