The Annual Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights
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The first Winter Festival of Lights was first held in 1983 by the Ontario Power Generation and it has slowly built up a following, filled with newcomers and returning visitors. The Winter Festival of Lights is now Canada’s largest illumination festival attracting over 1.5 million visitors yearly. On the international scale, it has been ranked in the Top 100 Internationally Known Events in North America by the America Bus Association in years past.
This 90 day event starts in November and ends in January, the Winter Festival of Lights Opening Ceremonies typically kicks on the event that features lights exhibits, laserlight shows, fireworks, 3D animation, holiday walk tours and so much more.
If you want the best seat in the house for viewing these astonishing fireworks, then come enjoy dinner at our Revolving Dining Room. When you combine flavourful food such as our signature Surf and Turf, a view that overlooks the Niagara Falls skyline and a fireworks show to boot, you can capture pictures and memories that will last a lifetime.
As for the main attraction, there are over three million sparkling tree lights and over 120 animated displays spanning 5 kilometres along the Niagara Parkway lighting area! The Winter Festival of Lights is an attraction suitable for families, couples, friends and anybody who just loves winter.
There is no admission fee to view the displays, but donations are accepted at the exit of Dufferin Islands. All proceeds are used to support the festival.
The Winter Festival of Lights ends January 31, 2014 so don’t miss out on this visual spectacle.