Posts Tagged "festivals"

Niagara Icewine Festival? Yes please!

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013

Now I’m not sure if growing up in Niagara Falls had anything to do with my love of wine but I know one thing.. icewine is the nectar from the gods! And luckily.. there is a full festival celebrating Niagara’s expertise in this category! If you have never tried icewine , you need to. Plain and simple. Then you’ll understand. The opening weekend of the Niagara Icewine Festival has come and gone, starting on January 11th, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy all that this festival has to offer.  Opening weekend saw Xerox’s Icewine Gala complete with wines from 30 of Niagara’s...

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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 on the Lake Walking Tour

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012

When you go to a new city, you often wander around and wonder what it’s all about. The answer to these questions can usually be found with a walking tour! Luckily, in Niagara on the Lake, there is a walking tour available every weekend October through April. When I travelled to Europe in the summer I found that the walking tours gave me a new appreciation for each city that I was in because not only was I able to take in the beauty, I understood more about what the city truly meant. I think it’s wonderful that Niagara on the Lake offers this to tourists and even locals. Niagara on the...

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Winter Festival of Lights Opening Ceremonies

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011

For anyone who has never been given the opportunity to visit Niagara Falls in the winter season you must check out the Winter Festival of Lights beginning on November 5. The CAA Winter Festival of Lights turns the Falls into a beautiful winter wonderland complete with entertainment and fun. Some of the entertainment features include “TD Rink and the Brink,” a Christmas Concert series with Daniel O’Donnell, and beautiful fireworks displays. The opening ceremonies is definately one of the most exciting Niagara Falls attractions. Be sure to check out the Winter Magic Passes,...

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