Here’s our list of what to do in Niagara Falls Ontario while being able to self-distance and stay safe.



The Winter Festival of Lights runs from November 15th, 2020 to January 10th, 2021. The displays are set up in wide open spaces, where it’s easy to walk or drive around and enjoy the lights while still maintaining a safe distance from those around you. Image credit: Winter Festival of Lights

Winter Festival of Lights display
Winter Festival of Lights display

Dufferin Islands

Dufferin Islands is an extension of the Winter Festival of Lights that is drive through only once the snowy weather hits. Image credit: Winter Festival of Lights


The Niagara Falls Illumination Board presents “Inspired by Nature”, a new illumination display showcasing colours and movements found in nature. The display features the breathtaking colours of a sunrise, the aurora borealis, a rainbow and a sunset. It will be a five-minute lighting display playing through three times on the half hour, beginning at 7:30 each evening, with additional displays at 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30pm.



A family LED Light Show open Dec 9-Feb. 28 with all safety COVID protocols in place. This larger than life exhibit is like nothing you have ever seen before with over 30 magical LED light exhibits experienced on a 1.5-hour outdoor walking trail. Image credit: Seasky International

SeaSky Internationaal Event
SeaSky Internationaal Event

Last modified: November 16, 2020