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Niagara Falls Events & Entertainment
Niagara Flower and Garden ShowNiagara Parks Botanical Gardens
Together with Master Gardeners of Niagara. The Niagara Parks Commission School
of Horticulture hosts a three-day garden extravaganza, entitled The Niagara
Flower and Garden Show - "Visions from the Gardens". Visitors will have the
opportunity to hear first-rate speakers, see "hands-on" demonstrations, and buy
garden-related items, plants and other "must have" from the over 100 vendors who
will be in attendance. Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. Visitors will be able to
walk the paths and take in the beauty of the Rose Garden, the Annual Display
Garden, The Vegetable Garden, the Herb Garden and the Arboretum. A highlight of
the show will be a botanical and contemporary art show.
Fort Erie Celtic FestivalOld Fort Erie
Formerly known as the Loch Sloy Highland Games, the Fort Erie Celtic Festival
has returned to its roots in Old Fort Erie. The Celtic Festival features pipe
bands, demonstrations of all forms of Celtic dancing, music, and athletic
events. Traditional Celtic foods and merchants are on site.
Cruise the Falls Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada
PT Cruisers from 35 States and Canada, and even from Kent England, drive an
estimated 100,000 miles collectively, for a three day meet & greet/ show &
shine. Events included fireworks over the falls Friday evening, a police
escorted tour through Niagara Falls, the LARGE show on Saturday followed by a
500+ PT Cruiser cruise to a private BBQ down Niagara Falls Blvd, passing both
the American and Canadian falls. Awards given for "PTs of DISCTINCTION",
"FURTHEST DRIVEN", "BEST NEONS", "BEST OF SHOW". There is also a PT Cruiser
Concept display by Daimler Chrysler Canada, as well as a free lunch. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Niagara Falls-Annual Canada Day Celebration Optimist Park, Morrison St.
& Dorchester Rd. Niagara Falls, ON
FREE ADMISSION, Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. from the Delta Bingo Hall on
Drummond Rd. to Optimist Park on Morrison St. across the street from Zehrs
Supermarket. 3 stages of entertainment for everyone; The Crowning of Miss
Niagara, Lumberjack Show, The Annual Rod and Classic Car Show and much, much
more!! ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND FESTIVITIES GALORE (11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Contact: Vito Scaringi, Community Development Coordinator, City of Niagara
Falls, Parks, Recreation & Culture 905-356-7521 Ext. 4326
of Lundy`s Lane and Chippawa (Centennial Event)Don Johnson Park, Spring Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Come witness the Battles that decided the fate of a Nation and forged the
destiny of two Countries. See period camps, merchants, artisans, and battle
re-enactments. Hourly tours of Drummond Hill Cemetary, tour the Lundy`s Lane
Historical Museum, the Battle Ground Hotel Museum and much more!
Contact: Lundy`s Lane Historical Museum at Phone: (905) 358-5082
Niagara Bigga Tomatafest
The main Sunday Family Day event includes entertainment at the Queenston Heights
Band Shell, a food Fair in the two Pavilions- a bocce tournament in the Park-
children`s activities with inflatable air bounce rides- ballons and games-
special interest groups such as the Niagara Nutritionists Healthy Living
Programs- Master Gardeners of Niagara- a prize wheel- a giant tomato weight-off
competitiion- and the highly celebrated tomato stomping contest.
Contact: Carol Stewart-Kirkby at the Niagara Falls United Way Office
Blues in the Park
Fireman`s Park, Mountain Rd, Niagara Falls
An outdoor blues festival where all profits go towards the many charities of the
Stamford Centre Volunteer Firemans Association. Children under 12 years of age
are free. Runs Friday 5:00pm to 11:00pm and Saturday 3:00pm to 11:00pm.
Discounts available for tickets purchased in advance.
Email: email@example.com Niagara Wine & Food
Victoria Park, Niagara Falls ON
Join us in Niagara for a spectacular wine and culinary event held during the
autumn wine harvest. Your luxurious weekend registration includes premium Grand
Tasting receptions, food and wine pairing events, celebrity chef cooking
demonstrations and a passport tour of the Niagara Wine Route...all set against
the breathtaking backdrop of Niagara Falls. To request a complimentary
information and registration kit for the next Niagara Wine and Food Classic,
please call Niagara Falls Tourism at 1-800-563-2557 (1-800-56FALLS)
Contact: 1-800-563-2557 or 905-356-6061 Fax: 905-356-5567
the Falls -Annual Falls Festival Art & Craft ShowOptimist Hall & Park, Morrison St. & Dorchester Rd, Niagara Falls Ontario
Over 100 juried designers and craftspeople from across Ontario participate in
this two day event. Entertainment for both children & adults. Time: 10:00am to
5:00pm Admission Price: $3.00
Contact: Cathy Henderson 905-227-7248
Niagara International MarathonBuffalo N.Y. , Niagara Falls On.
Starting in Buffalo N.Y. the marathon runs for five miles in the USA before
crossing the Peace Bridge to the Historic town of Fort Erie, then heads north on
the beautiful Niagara River Parkway to finish at the magnificent Niagara Falls.
Contact: Jim Ralston, Race Director 905-356-9460
`Festival of Lights` Cheerleading ChampionshipNiagara Falls Memorial Arena, 5145 Centre Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Friday from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00
P.M. Times are subject to change. Contact: Nick Nero, 24 Grove Street ,
Welland, Ontario L3B 4B4 at 1-905-734-9518 (905-734-3444 Fax)
Art by the Falls Annual
Christmas Art & Craft ShowOptimist Hall, Dorchester and Morrison Street in Niagara
Juried designers and craftspeople from across Ontario participate in this two
day event - last minute Christmas shopping at its best! Admission price: $2,
Seniors & Students over 12: $2, Wheelchair access and washrooms. 10am - 4pm
Contact: Cathy Henderson 905-227-7248 or fax 905-227-8037
Niagara/Niagara Falls Ice FestivalCity of Niagara Falls & Niagara, Stage at Holiday Inn
Ice and Snow carvings on display at the Holiday Inn by the Falls. Also, we
invite the community to participate with their children and friends of all ages
to make their own snowman to win prizes. Enter at Website or by mail. Admission:
New Years Eve in the Park
Welcome in the New Year 2005 with the Winter Festival of Lights New Year`s Eve
Outdoor Concert Extravaganza in Queen Victoria Park!!
Contact: 1-800-563-2557 or 905-374-1616
horticultural floral displays occur throughout the year, including:
Mid January to
Easter. Primula, Calceolaria, Cyclamen, Cineraria, Schizanthus, Forced bulbs and
All dates are
approximate and include set-up times. For show completion dates please call the
Toll Free in
local calling area dial 371-0254
Niagara Falls Destination Overview
majestic rumble of the falls can be heard from miles away, but the sight itself
never fails to cause the viewer to pause and gaze in wonder at the 600,000
gallon per second mass of hissing, frothing water crashing over a 170 foot cliff
amid huge clouds of spray and mist.
Canadian Falls, is also called the Horseshoe Falls (because of its shape). A
small body of land known as Goat Island divides the river into two channels. On
one side is the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, and on the far side across the border
is the smaller, American Falls. On sunny days rainbows rise just above the
Rainbow Bridge, the Queenston Bridge and the Bridge Street Bridge each span the
distance between the cities of Niagara Falls, New York, USA and Niagara Falls,
Ontario, Canada: two totally different worlds. Across the Canadian border in
New York State, the area beyond Niagara Falls is filled with the charm and
beauty of small rural towns. A State Park and a large industrial area of
Niagara Falls, New York border the American Falls.
City of Niagara Falls, Ontario (the Canadian side) can be found acre after acre
of meticulously landscaped lawns and a profusion of colorful flower beds, all
open at no charge to the public. There has been a tremendous building boom in
recent years especially in the Oakes Drive and Fallsview area. Hotels have been
constructed, existing facilities modernized, and emphasis placed on esthetically
pleasing architecture that blends with the incredibly beautiful natural
features. One street, Clifton Avenue, retains a carnival midway atmosphere, but
there is a definite advantage to having all of the congestion and glitz confined
to one minute area. Controlled and planned growth has prevented the
proliferation of this type of attraction elsewhere.
the area, historical sites have been preserved. The Oakes mansion now serves as
the headquarters of the Niagara Parks Commission, but its first floor remains as
it was in the lifetime of philanthropist Sir Harry Oakes. Fort Erie has been
restored and welcomes visitors to reenactments of military life in the early
Niagara Parks Commission operates a School of Horticulture on the grounds of its
Botanical Gardens. Established in 1936, this is one of the few residential
schools for apprentice gardeners. A greenhouse that is second to none is open
year round with free admission and outstanding floral exhibits that change with
the seasons. A family oriented vacation destination, Niagara Falls Ontario
offers hundreds of acres of parks with broad lawns and shade trees; free boat
launching areas; covered pavilions with picnic tables along the Niagara Parkway.
recreation trail runs parallel to the Niagara River from Lake Erie ( site of
Historic Fort Erie) in the south, to Lake Ontario (Fort George) and
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. This popular trail is used for jogging, biking,
and walking, and has historic interpretative plaques placed along its length.
The Falls are illuminated year round as an international project. The beautiful
display of the various colors lighting the Falls is viewed nightly by many
visitors. Friday night fireworks at the Falls are also a favorite.
Niagara has become popular with thousands. Its attractive interior, excellent
restaurants and interesting shops, combined with a wide variety of games of
chance and a comedy club, have attracted patrons from the United States, Canada,
and from other countries as well. June, 2004 marked the eagerly anticipated
opening of a second casino in the Fallsview area. Named Niagara Fallsview, the
casino is part of a luxury Resort complex which is lavishly appointed. The huge
entry courtyard features three bridges to the front door, representing the three
local bridges connecting Canada with the United States. An extensive Galleria
showcases a street-long expanse of exclusive boutiques. The casino portion of
Niagara Fallsview spans 200,000 square feet on one floor. A 1500 seat theater
adjoins the gaming area, where top name entertainment is scheduled throughout
musical offerings span the tastes of a broad spectrum of visitors. The Hard Rock
Café is usually filled to capacity with guests who enter along the "sidewalk of
the stars" in which one finds personalized paving stones from many well known
stage and screen personalities. Niagara Concerts offers world class ballet,
instrumental concerts, and symphony.
Niagara-on-the Lake is a delightfully picturesque town of 13,000 at the northern
end of the Falls, on the shores of Lake Ontario. It is graced with lovely 19th
century homes set in beautiful gardens. There are many shops and boutiques to
delight the visitor. The town has three theaters and is especially famous for
its annual George Bernard Shaw festival. Vineyards and wine tasting tours are
another popular attraction.
Niagara Falls area is known for both winter and summer sports. Golf, hockey,
skiing, fishing and boating are among these. Experience the magic of the Niagara
region soon. It is an unforgettable travel destination: home of the famous
Falls, and so much more!