Experience the best of the winter season by checking out any of these amazing Niagara Falls winter activities, events and festivals happening all throughout the city.
The spectacular Horseshoe Falls in wintertime.
Grand View Winter Marketplace
Get some of your holiday shopping done early this year at Niagara Parks’ Grand View Winter Marketplace. Located at the bottom of Clifton Hill on the Niagara Parkway, the marketplace will feature a variety of local vendors selling handmade gifts, Niagara food and beverage stalls, family-friendly games and activities, performances, and workshops.
It will be open on November 23rd from 12:00-6:30pm, November 24th from 4:00-9:00pm, November 25th from 12:00-6:30pm, and November 26th from 12:00-6:30pm, so stop by with the family for one-of-a-kind shopping and winter activities.
Floral Showhouse Christmas Display
The Floral Showhouse Christmas Display is an annual holiday tradition in Niagara Falls that showcases beautiful plants and flowers like poinsettias, cyclamen, azaleas, Christmas Cactus, and Paperwhite Narcissus. Visit the Floral Showhouse located on the Niagara Parkway to take in the beauty of this year’s display and also experience amazing tropical songbirds flying throughout and many other Christmas surprises.
Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour
Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tours are back in Niagara Falls for the first three weekends in December, offering the chance to visit a number of spectacular venues throughout Niagara Falls’ tourist district to experience culinary and gourmet food sampling, live entertainment, holiday beverages, craft workshops, desserts and treats, photo opportunities, and more. There are 18 venues participating in this year’s tours including the Sheraton on the Falls where you can enjoy live music, spiked spiced apple cider and a Market Fresh cinnamon bun, the Crowne Plaza Fallsview where there will be joyful singing and delicious Hershey’s samples, and the Scotiabank Convention Centre where you’ll receive an official 360° photo and a pair of Deck the Falls gloves.
The tours will run on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5:00pm-10:00pm, so get your tickets today.
Winter Festival of Lights
Fallsview dining at Windows by Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar.
The Winter Festival of Lights, Niagara’s most beloved winter tradition, is back to light up the city for another spectacular season. With weekly fireworks shows over the Falls and an 8km festival route that features dazzling illumination displays like the world’s largest Canadian-American flag, 3D Canadian wildlife, and beautifully wrapped trees all throughout Dufferin Islands, it’s a wonderful winter experience that shouldn’t be missed.
A Farmhouse Christmas Dinner
Experience a farmhouse Christmas feast more like your great great grandmother used to make at A Farmhouse Christmas Dinner at Windows by Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar on December 1st. This Niagara Culinary Experiences dinner will feature 5 courses of delicious farm-fresh cuisine, wine pairings from Niagara’s Bechelder, and breathtaking evening views of Niagara Falls. And you can upgrade your dinner to include a Fallsview hotel stay at the award-winning Sheraton on the Falls for an unforgettable Niagara Falls getaway you won’t soon forget.
There are so many amazing Niagara Falls winter activities to check out with family and friends this season, so book your getaway today and be a part of the fun!