Tag Archives: Welland

2014-06-14 (to 2014-06-22) Welland Rose Festival – One of Niagara’s longest running festivals

The Welland Rose Festival began 53 years ago in 1961 and endeavours to bring home the people of Welland, past and present, to celebrate our city; it’s people, young and old, it’s history, it’s heritage, and it’s ethnic diversity, particularly through arts and culture, as well as sports festivities through traditional events such as our Juried Art Show, Rose Queen Coronation, Days in the Park, and Grande Parade. The City … Read more »

Welland Canal Lock 3 (FREE Admission, FREE Parking) – The largest canal observation deck in Niagara

The Welland Canals Centre’s elevated observation platform lets visitors see ships from around the world as they navigate Lock 3 on their way through the St. Lawrence Seaway System. See the ships climb the mountain from this observation platform. Ships transit the canal from April to December. Our observation deck is always free to use. Read more »

2013-09-06 (to 2013-09-08) Niagara Food Festival in Historic Downtown Welland (FREE)

The Niagara Food Festival is an annual event that takes place in historic Downtown Welland. It offers fantastic food from local restaurants and food producers, celebrity chefs on the Mobile Culinary Theatre, live entertainment for all ages and much, much more. With more than 70 food, artisan, community and market vendors, major Canadian touring acts and high-profile celebrity chefs, the 20th edition of the Niagara Food Festival promises to take … Read more »

Niagara Region Overview – An important centre for agriculture and tourism in Canada

About Niagara Region The Niagara region is located in southern Ontario, Canada, between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. Niagara has a total area of 1,852 km2 with a population of 427,421. As a municipal government, the Niagara Region is made up of 30 representatives from the 12 area municipalities.   NIAGARA FALLS Niagara Falls best known for the majestic falls and all the surrounding beauty of the parks and its manicured gardens … Read more »