The Winter Festival of Lights is an iconic season long attraction that takes place along the Niagara Parkway, within Dufferin Islands and the other major tourism cores such as the Clifton Hill district, Lundy’s Lane and Fallsview Boulevard in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Every year the Winter Festival of Lights works with partners to bring new lighting and programming to animate the destination and this year is no exception.

NEW ILLUMINATIONS FOR NIAGARA FALLS

This Winter, Niagara Falls will be lit up like never before. A new LED technology will replace the old lights creating brilliant effects never seen before. This is will be an extraordinary start to a season as we are not likely to see another big development with Falls Illumination technology for decades. If you live in another continent, and plan to visit Canada during the Winter time, then Niagara Falls should be on your bucket list.

OPENING CEREMONIES

It’s the ‘flip the switch’ ceremony to commemorate the beginning of the festival. The show features incredible entertainment in the middle of the Niagara Parks Queen Victoria Parks, just steps from Niagara Falls. With captivating performances, spectacular costumes, astounding music and stunning fireworks above the Falls, the opening ceremonies is not to be missed.

BOREALIS LASERLIGHT & SOUND SHOW

Developed and shown for the first time the Borealis Laserlight & Sound Show toured around Niagara Falls two weeks at a time offering 14 minute free shows to visitors and locals. People started in amazement as the lights morphed into spectacular shapes in the night sky, the technique was breathtaking.

NIAGARA FALLS CHRISTMAS GIFT SHOW

The Scotiabank Convention Centre is host to a fun and seasonal marketplace celebration called the Niagara Falls Christmas Gift Show. Be sure to celebrate the holiday season in style – enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas! Over 100 vendors bringing great gift shopping ideas all under one roof; featuring artisans, crafters, jewelry, décor, body & wellness products, tasty treats and much more.

SPIRIT OF NIAGARA SOUND & LIGHT SHOW

The Spirit of Niagara Sound & Light show event is an amazing 12 minute digital show displayed across an entire Hotel (Oaks Hotel). You'll be mezmorized as the story of Niagara unfolds in front of you and morphs into mythical dragon creatures and crackling ice! You won't want to miss this award wining show that runs the entire Winter Festival of Lights season.

OTHER RELATED ARTICLES

1. Holidays In Niagara Falls

2. Niagara Falls Illuminations & Fireworks

3. Dufferin Islands - Free Things to do in Niagara Falls

Wishing you a great Winter holiday, from Clifton Hill District, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Last modified: February 1, 2018