Niagara Festivals

Niagara Falls International Marathon

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012

It’s back! One of the largest events in the area, the Niagara Falls International Marathon is happening this year October 21st. This marathon is one of the only marathons in the world that start in one country and finish in another; start line in Buffalo, NY and finish in Niagara Falls, ON. The marathon originally started in 1974 and was relaunched in 1996, going strong now for the last 16 years. There are a variety of race options: 5k, 10k, half marathon, full marathon and marathon relay. There are also ‘Pace Bunnies’ available for the half and full marathon to help keep the runners on...

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Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012

From Friday October 5th until 8th you can visit over 125 selected vendors at Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival. You will find pottery, paintings, hand crafted jewellery, gardening tips and tools as well as one of my personal favourites the birds of prey demonstration. This festival is going on its 38th year and has always been an autumn favourite! With the cooler breeze blowing in, everyone bundles in their sweaters and heads out to the beautiful Ball’s Falls for the day. It is a wonderful trip for the family or a perfect way to spend the day with your sweet heart. Admission is $6/person...

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Niagara Wine Festival

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012

Of course we all know that Niagara is known for the amazing wine that comes from this region and what better way to celebrate that than with a Niagara Wine Festival!  From September 21st-30th, the Niagara region will be filled with different events and activities, with the main hub of the celebrations in Montebello Park in St. Catharines. There are Pre-Festival Events such as the Grape Growers of Ontario Celebrity Luncheon with Steve Smith, a.k.a. Red Green as special guest, as well as a Grape King Installation. Throughout the festival, Montebello Park will have FREE admission and FREE...

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Niagara Food Festival

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012

The Niagara Food Festival, sponsored by Niagara College, has been voted one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals and it is not one to miss! Running from September 7th-9th, Niagara Food Festival will be hosting These Kids Wear Crowns at Niagara College campus downtown Welland on Friday night, along with a local band Street Pharmacy.  On Saturday the venue switches it up and offers something for all ages to enjoy, the Rolling Stones tribute band Hot Rocks. There will be a ton of delicious food and drink vendors; Above And Beyond Cup Cakes, Beaver Tails, Crystal beach Candy Co., Grouchy’s...

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