Niagara Falls offers more than majestic waterfalls, beautiful parks, Canada’s largest casino and access to Canada’s wine capital. If you’re a sports fan then you’re in luck; world class sporting events take place within a short drive of the Falls. The schedule over the next few months of the 2016-17 season has some great games in store for Football and Hockey Fans.
2016-2017 Niagara Region Sporting Events
Buffalo Bills National Football League (NFL)
Based in the Buffalo–Niagara Falls area, Buffalo Bills fans have a chance to catch their favourite team in action from September 2016 onwards. Watch the home games on Sundays at the New Era Field (formerly Ralph Wilson Stadium) and cheer for the Buffalo Bills. The stadium in Buffalo is just 30 minutes away from Niagara Falls, Ontario. You can take the Rainbow Bridge Border Crossing to go over to the other side and watch the matches. There are several games lined up from September to December.
Buffalo Sabres National Hockey League (NHL)
The 2015-16 season saw the Buffalo Sabres focus on rebuilding efforts that resulted in better performances as compared to the previous season. Fans of this professional ice hockey team can root for them during the 2016-17 season which has some fabulous games coming up from October 2016 onwards. You can catch the action at the First Niagara Center located on Buffalo’s waterfront. It is popular as the home of the Buffalo Sabres and is a great place to watch this action-packed sport. All ice-hockey fans from Niagara Falls, Ontario can travel the short distance to Buffalo to watch the games.
Niagara IceDogs Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
You can watch OHL hockey team Niagara IceDogs based in St Catharines, Ontario in action during the 2016-17 season. The team has had an amazing run recently in the playoffs winning the Eastern Conference Championship. The Meridian Centre in St Catharines will host some exciting games of the IceDogs in the coming months. Whenever the IceDogs play at this centre, it usually results in sold-out games due to the popularity of the team. You can be a part of this thrilling event by cheering for the team as they play for the OHL and Memorial Cup Championship. The Meridian Centre is just a short drive away from Niagara Falls, so you can easily watch the IceDogs in action.
Catch an amazing game and then spend the remainder of your day in beautiful Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Stay at the Closest Hotel to Niagara Falls, the Marriott on the Falls. View our: Niagara Falls Hotel Packages