Latest Posts December 7, 2018 2:32 pm
Pack your swim suits and flip flops and bring the whole family to North America’s largest indoor waterpark and resort this holiday season! Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is 3 acres of family fun with something for everyone and now for a limited-time only, Falls Avenue Resort is offering a special Holiday Waterpark Package! Book your holiday getaway from December 21st – January 5th and receive $300 free in first-rate dining, exciting attractions, and entertainment. Find this all under one roof and just steps away from the amazing Niagara Falls and Clifton Hill!
Book your hotel waterpark package at one of our four great hotels:
Holiday Waterpark Package
- Sheraton on the Falls
- Crowne Plaza Fallsview
- Skyline Hotel & Waterpark
- Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls
Your Package Includes:
- 4 two-day Waterpark passes where you can enjoy:
- 16 thrilling waterslides
- Full-sized wave pool
- 1,000 gallon tipping bucket
- Plunge bowl
- Year-round outdoor activity pool and sundeck
- Hot springs
- Adult only Jacuzzis
- Children’s play area
Kids Eat Free Dinner at Fallsview Buffet
Kids Eat Free Lunch & Dinner at Perkins Family Restaurant
Free Gift at Rainforest Cafe
4 Passes to Mega Magic Show
4 passes to Adventure Heroes Laser Ride, Wild Safari Mini Golf, and Traffic Slam Bumper Cars!
4D Motion Theatre
Free Custom Family Postcard
Free Gift at Hershey’s Chocolate World
For more information or to book your Fallsview Indoor Waterpark holiday package, click here. November 27, 2018 12:49 pm
Fireworks over Niagara Falls
If you’re looking for the ultimate way to welcome in 2019, then look no further than Niagara Falls. As a premier travel and tourism destination, you’ll be sure to have a memorable experience that will wow you.
Here are some exciting highlights to consider when planning your NYE getaway:
New Year’s Eve Packages
Falls Avenue Resort is offering multiple packages for guests to enjoy, including the Fallsview Buffet. This package includes accommodations at the luxurious Sheraton on the Falls, conveniently located in the heart of the Fallsview Tourist Area, as well as the option to upgrade to a delicious buffet dinner.
Choose from two of the following options:
Early Seating Dinner
Seating time from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at the Fallsview Buffet. Reservations offer a one hour dining time.
Later Seating Dinner
Seating time from 9:00pm to 9:30pm at the Fallsview Buffet. This seating also includes a bottle of wine, sparkling wine toast at midnight, DJ & dancing.
Or if you would like to dine only, please call the reservations department at 1-866-431-5231 to book an early or late dinner seating.
Enjoy an evening full of outdoor musical entertainment in the beautiful Queen Victoria park, located across from the spectacular Falls and the Sheraton on the Falls. This free New Year’s Eve concert is sure to be a fun filled night consisting of an all-Canadian lineup. Musical guests include:
- Burton Cummings
- The Sheepdogs
- Walk off the Earth
- Niagara’s very own Avenue Inn
Beginning at 8pm, this celebration also features a variety of food and drink vendors, in addition to an outdoor licensed area.
Fireworks over the Falls
To start 2019 off with a bang, you won’t want to miss the magnificent fireworks display that will be launched from the Niagara Gorge. The two fireworks shows, which are also part of the Queen Victoria Park festivities, will be displayed at 9pm and midnight. This highlight of the evening is a magical way to experience the beauty of the Falls on New Years Eve.
Beer and Live Music
Whether you’re looking to cheers to the year past or to the new year to come, Niagara Brewing Company has you covered. This innovative craft brewery is situated only 200 meters from the Falls on the corner of Clifton Hill and Falls Avenue. Here visitors can expect unique beers that have been brewed in a way that represents Canada’s brewing heritage, tasty food, and live music from local musicians.
Niagara Falls is home to numerous other attractions and entertainment options that provide something for everyone. Test your luck at Casino Niagara, explore Clifton Hill’s world famous Street of Fun, or splash around at Fallsview Indoor Waterpark for the ultimate New Years Eve experience that you won’t forget. November 15, 2018 11:01 am
The Tomahawk Steak at Prime Steakhouse
Prime Steakhouse is currently the #1 Steakhouse in Niagara Falls on Trip Advisor. Located inside the Crowne Plaza Fallsview hotel, Prime offers a modern dining experience with stunning views of Niagara Falls.
Dinner & Dessert
From light salads to signature steaks, Prime’s dinner menu has something for everyone. Not to be missed is the Canadian AAA Reserved Filet Mignon, Pan Seared Wild Scallops, and the 40 oz. Tomahawk Steak. And why not end the meal on a sweet note with Prime’s 10-Storey Chocolate Cake or Baked Alaska for two.
Wine & Hand-Crafted Cocktails
One of the highlights of a Prime Steakhouse dining experience is the exceptional service. The restaurant’s knowledgeable team of servers will help you pair your meal with the perfect drink from Prime’s bar menu, which includes:
- Niagara wines from Inniskillin, 13th Street, Jackson Triggs, Tawse, and more
- Signature cocktails like the Prime Bloody Caesar and Marilyn Sparkling Wine Cocktail
- Spirits like Wayne Gretzky’s No. 99 Whisky and Dillon’s Dry Gin
Fallsview Dining Room
Prime’s location on the tenth floor of the Crowne Plaza Fallsview hotel provides spectacular views of Niagara Falls from the dining room’s floor to ceiling windows. The breathtaking views can be experienced from every seat in the dining room and create an amazing backdrop for romantic dinners, business meetings, family get-togethers, and more.
Make a Reservation
Come and see for yourself what makes Prime the #1 Steakhouse in Niagara Falls and book your reservation today! November 7, 2018 12:14 pm
Experience winter in Niagara Falls
While summer is the most popular season for people to visit Niagara Falls, there’s definitely something to be said for a winter getaway to the city. Here’s a list of 5 great things to do while you’re in Niagara Falls during winter.
Visit the Falls
A breathtaking frozen spectacle
The sub-zero temperatures Niagara Falls experiences every winter transform the world-famous waterfalls into icy natural wonders. The icy mist from the falls also transforms the surrounding trees and parklands into a winter wonderland that is truly breathtaking.
So pack your warmest clothes and don’t forget your camera when you come to see the spectacular Niagara Falls this winter!
Experience the Winter Festival of Lights
Magical illuminations all around the city
One of the highlights of winter in Niagara Falls is the city’s annual Winter Festival of Lights. The festival features beautiful illumination displays placed along an 8km route and millions of sparkling lights in the city’s parklands.
This year’s festival runs from November 3rd to January 31st and features:
- Illumination displays and exhibits – the Passage light tunnel, 3D Canadian wildlife displays, Prismatica illuminated art exhibit, and many more.
- Events – Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tours, Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition, New Year’s Eve Outdoor Concert in Queen Victoria Park, and weekend fireworks shows over Niagara Falls.
Learn more about this year’s Winter Festival of Lights here.
Splash Around at Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
Indoor fun for the whole family
Niagara Falls often experiences sub-zero temperatures in winter, so if you want to take a break from the cold and experience family-friendly fun, look no further than Fallsview Indoor Waterpark.
The 3-acre Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is home to:
- Thrilling waterslides and plunge bowl
- Full-size wave pool
- 1,000 gallon tipping bucket
- Year-round outdoor activity pool
- Adult-only Jacuzzis
- Children’s play area
And the waterpark offers special Hotel & Waterpark Packages that make it easy to plan a Niagara Falls family vacation.
Niagara’s famous liquid gold
Niagara Icewine is a treasured Canadian product made from grapes that have frozen while still on the vine. Every winter, the Niagara Region celebrates this unique dessert wine with special festivals and events, including the beloved Niagara Icewine Festival.
The 24th annual Niagara Icewine Festival will be taking place over three weekends in January and will feature more than 30 participating wineries, incredible wine and food pairings, delicious treats like roasted chestnuts and Icewine Marshmallows, and the elegant Niagara Icewine Gala at Fallsview Casino Resort.
Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind winter celebration.
Dine in Style
Extraordinary meals overlooking Niagara Falls
Some of the most incredible views of Niagara Falls can be found from the dining rooms of Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant, Prime Steakhouse, and Fallsview Buffet Restaurant.
Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant offers authentic Italian cuisine inspired by Chef Massimo Capra’s unique connection to both Italy and Niagara, while Prime Steakhouse offers contemporary steakhouse dining unlike anywhere else in the city. And for unbeatable variety that the whole family will love, make sure to check out Fallsview Buffet Restaurant.
Enjoy breathtaking views of Niagara Falls and delicious food from all three of these Fallsview restaurants. November 2, 2018 3:21 pm
Niagara Falls Outdoor New Year’s Eve Concert
The musical lineup for this year’s Niagara Falls New Year’s Eve celebration in Queen Victoria Park has just been revealed! The all-Canadian lineup features Burton Cummings, The Sheepdogs, Walk Off the Earth, and Niagara’s very own Avenue Inn.
This totally free event begins at 8pm and in addition to an amazing outdoor concert, it will feature two fireworks shows at 9pm and midnight, along with an outdoor licensed area and food and beverage vendors.
And now, get to know a little bit more about this year’s Canadian performers:
Celebrated Canadian musician Burton Cummings is widely known as the lead singer and songwriter of The Guess Who and for legendary solo hits like “Stand Tall” and “My Own Way to Rock”. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2016 and continues to tour around Canada and the United States.
The Sheepdogs are a multi Juno Award-winning retro rock band from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. In 2011, they became the first unsigned band to make the cover of Rolling Stone magazine and went on to release six studio albums and a number of popular songs like “I Don’t Know”, “Feeling Good”, and “The Way It Is”.
Walk Off the Earth
Walk Off the Earth is a Burlington-based indie pop band known for their creative music videos of covers and original songs, one of which features all five members of the band simultaneously playing one guitar. The band won the 2016 Juno Award for Group of the Year, has appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and has gone on to release a string of successful original songs.
Avenue Inn is a Niagara Falls based alternative rock band that was named Band of the Year at the Niagara Music Awards and released a brand new album called “Tonight”.
Don’t miss out on one of the most exciting New Year’s Eve celebrations in the country and start planning your Niagara Falls getaway today! October 24, 2018 11:48 am
Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour.
Winter will be here before you know it and with the new season come a lot of exciting things to do in Niagara Falls. The Winter Festival of Lights, which runs from November 3rd to January 31st, is a staple of winter in Niagara Falls and is a must-do event for people of all ages visiting the city.
One of the highlights of the Winter Festival of Lights is the Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour. This popular event takes place over three weekends in December and is a self-guided tour that takes visitors to a number of festive destinations throughout the Niagara Falls tourist district for one-of-a-kind holiday experiences.
Here’s a guide to this year’s Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tours.
What is it?
Deck the Falls is a self-guided walking tour throughout the Niagara Falls tourist district. Participating venues are beautifully decorated for the holidays and offer ticket holders a variety of festive experiences including gourmet food sampling, holiday beverages, photo opportunities, live musical entertainment, craft workshops, pop-up carolers, and more.
Some of this year’s participating venues are the Scotiabank Convention Centre, Marriott on the Falls, Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa, Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse, Sheraton on the Falls, Casino Niagara, and Crowne Plaza Fallsview. Download the Deck the Falls Tour Map to see a complete list of this year’s venues.
When is it?
This year’s Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tours are taking place over three weekends in December, on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5pm – 10pm.
- November 30th & December 1st
- December 7th & December 8th
- December 14th & December 15th
Tickets are valid for all six of the nights.
How much is it?
Tickets are $46.99 plus taxes and can be purchased online. Group rates are also available for groups of 10 people or more.
Ticket holders will receive a Deck the Falls Tour Pass, which includes tickets to be redeemed at participating venues along the tour route, a 48-hour WEGO bus pass, and an Incline Railway pass.
Tickets are valid for all 6 nights and can be used all in one night or spread out over two weekends. October 17, 2018 12:49 pm
Niagara Falls fireworks.
Get ready for a spectacular November in Niagara Falls as the city gears up to host the Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition as part of this year’s Winter Festival of Lights.
The competition will feature six 18-minute fireworks shows over the Horseshoe Falls, synchronized to music that can be heard on Star 102.5. A panel of judges will rate each show and awards will be presented to the winners at the event’s closing ceremonies on November 18.
If you’re planning on being in Niagara Falls while this one-of-a-kind event is happening, here’s everything you need to know:
- Cascades of Fire is taking place over two weekends (November 9 – 11 and November 16 – 18).
- Six international teams will be competing including China, Finland, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy, and Canada.
- All shows start at 9pm.
- Awards will be presented by the Mayor of Niagara Falls at the closing ceremony on November 18.
- Team Canada will be hosting the competition’s finale on November 18.
You can find some of the best views of the fireworks shows from a Fallsview guestroom at a Niagara Falls hotel and experience an unforgettable spectacle over one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders. October 15, 2018 3:15 pm
Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights.
Winter is a spectacular time to plan a getaway to Niagara Falls as the city transforms into a winter wonderland during the annual Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights.
From November 3 to January 31, the parklands surrounding the beautiful Niagara Falls are illuminated in millions of lights and spectacular illumination displays placed along an 8km route. There’s also a number of events taking place as part of the festival including Deck the Falls, Cascades of Fire, and New Year’s Eve in Queen Victoria Park.
November 3, Queen Victoria Park
The Winter Festival of Lights will kick off with a celebration in Queen Victoria Park featuring:
- Live entertainment
- Lighting displays
- Free admission
- Fireworks over Niagara Falls
And after the ceremonies, make sure to check out the spectacular lights set up along the festival’s 8km illumination route.
November 3 – January 31, Various spots in Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is transformed into a sparkling winter wonderland during the Winter Festival of Lights with amazing illumination displays set up all around the city. Here are some of the most beautiful areas to check out:
- Clifton Hill featuring Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles light displays.
- Dufferin Islands featuring 3-D Canadian wildlife displays, Inukshuk displays, and an illuminated water fountain.
- Fallsview District featuring the Passage light tunnel, Prismatica art exhibit, and the Fallsview Sound & Light Show.
Cascades of Fire
November 9-11 & 16-18, Niagara Falls
Team China – Cascades of Fire Fireworks Competition.
This November, Niagara Falls will be hosting the 2018 Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition as part of the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights. Teams from countries all over the world present 18-minute pyrotechnic shows synchronized to music, which are then reviewed by a panel of judges. Awards will be presented at the event’s closing ceremonies scheduled for Sunday November 18th.
Here’s everything you need to know about the event:
- Cascades of Fire takes place over two weekends (November 9-11 & November 16-18)
- Six international teams will be competing including China, Finland, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy, and Canada
- All shows start at 9pm.
- At the end of each show, a judging panel will rate the performance and awards will be presented by the Mayor of Niagara Falls at the closing ceremony on November 18th.
- Team Canada will be hosting the competition’s finale on November 18th.
- Shows can be viewed from along the Niagara Parkway, at Table Rock Welcome Centre, or from a beautiful Fallsview room at a Niagara Falls hotel.
The annual Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights is an exciting holiday tradition that also includes popular events like the New Year’s Eve celebration in Queen Victoria Park and the Deck the Falls holiday walking tour. Experience all of the wonder and magic of Niagara Falls in winter and start planning your getaway today! September 18, 2018 12:17 pm
Halloween in Niagara Falls
There’s plenty of Niagara Halloween fun to be had throughout the month of October, so whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly celebration or an extra spooky spectacle, Niagara has just the event for you.
Boo at the Zoo
October 5th-8th, Safari Niagara
Boo at the Zoo is the family-friendly Halloween party you don’t want to miss. Put on your favourite costume and head to Safari Niagara to celebrate Halloween early with exciting activities like:
- Costume contests
- Find the Gold Pumpkin Contest
- Fun House and inflatables
- Trick or treating around the zoo
Admission for this event is free for children 12 and under in costume and $17 for adults with the donation of a non-perishable food item.
All Hallows’ Eve
October 20th, Old Fort Erie
Located on the edge of the Niagara River in the town of Fort Erie, Old Fort Erie was the sight of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield and played a pivotal role in the War of 1812. Travel to the Fort this October to listen to ghost stories, learn about old Halloween traditions, and watch the burning of a Guy Fawkes effigy.
There are three available tour times throughout the night, followed by the Guy Fawkes finale at 8:30pm and a classic Halloween movie screening at the fort’s theatre.
Rocky Horror Show Live
October 26th-November 3rd, Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Theatre
The cult-classic Rocky Horror Show is coming back to Niagara Falls with performances from October 26th to November 3rd at the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Theatre on Lundy’s Lane. This adult-only performance brings a Halloween favourite to life and raises money for community-based non-profit, Positive Living Niagara.
Tickets for the show start at $29.95 and can be purchased online.
Niagara Brewing Company
Year-round, Clifton Hill
Get a taste of fall at Niagara Brewing Company with their seasonal Pumpkin Spiced Ale, coming soon to the brewery’s rotating taps. And while you’re there, make sure to try the brewery’s Irish Ale, which just won gold in the Irish Ale category at the 2018 Ontario Brewing Awards.
Other limited-time beers currently on tap on Niagara Brewing Company include:
- Clockwork Berliner Weisse – 3.5% Alc./3 IBU
- Hennepin Stout – 4.4% Alc./32 IBU
- Cream Ale – 5% Alc./5 IBU
You can also experience Niagara Brewing Company beers at Oktoberfest on October 5th and 6th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Admission is free and the event will feature live music, great beer, and delicious German fare.
Experience Niagara Halloween fun throughout the month of October at any of these great events and destinations! August 23, 2018 2:39 pm
A wine getaway in Niagara Falls.
Looking to make the most of these last few weeks of summer with a getaway to Niagara Falls? We offer a number of amazing Niagara Falls packages, which will connect you to the city’s best hotel stays, attractions, dining, entertainment, and more! Find the one that’s right for you and get ready for an end-of-summer getaway that you won’t forget.
Niagara Winery Experience Package
Discover the very best of Niagara’s world-famous wine region with our Niagara Winery Experience Package, which gives you:
- Accommodations at Sheraton on the Falls or Crowne Plaza Fallsview
- 2 Wine Tour and Tasting Passes with stops at Konzelmann Estates Winery, Pillitteri Estates Winery, Reif Estates Winery, and Between the Lines Winery – includes transportation and guided tour with Magnificent Tours
- 3 Fallsview dining gift cards
- $20 spa credit at Christienne Fallsview Spa
Splash & Save Waterpark Package
Fallsview Indoor Waterpark’s Splash & Save Waterpark Package is available now for a limited time! This package is perfect for families looking for an exciting Niagara Falls vacation and includes:
- Hotel accommodations at one of four Falls Avenue Resort hotels
- Four two-day Fallsview Indoor Waterpark passes
- One-hour early access to the waterpark
Ultimate Spa Experience Package
If a little relaxation and pampering is what you’re after then check out our Ultimate Spa Experience Package. It provides a relaxing retreat to Niagara Falls and includes:
- Hotel accommodations at the Sheraton on the Falls or Crowne Plaza Fallsview
- 55-minutes Couples Relaxation Massage, 20-minutes private use of Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub, sparkling water infused with cherry lane elixir, and chocolate truffles at Christienne Fallsview Spa
- 3 Fallsview dining gift cards
- 2 cocktails at Hard Rock Café or Niagara Vines Wine Bar
- 2 Winery Tasting Passes
We offer Niagara Falls packages for every type of end-of-summer getaway, so book yours today to discover the beauty and wonder of Niagara Falls!