Want to take a vacation in a winter wonderland? Looking for Niagara Falls events that brighten up the season? The Niagara Falls Festival of Lights is one of the top Niagara Falls Canada attractions because it transports visitors to a mesmerizing winter paradise, one that the whole family will love.
Spreading out from an 8 kilometer route that hugs the Niagara Parkway providing gorgeous views of Niagara Falls for its entire length, the Festival is a palette of breathtaking colour with millions of sparkling lights and animated displays. At the Festival of Lights, you can see landmarks dressed up in lights for the occasion, as well as special displays created just for the event.
Dufferin Islands is transformed into an illuminated passage featuring Canada’s wildlife, showcasing larger than life Moose, Deer, Polar Bears and more. Drive through the winter wonderland of nature-themed displays or park your car and explore on foot to get up close and personal with the brilliant displays.
The Toronto Power Generating Station becomes the backdrop to a spectacular sound and lights show. Watch dancing colours and patterns move in time with the holiday music from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra broadcast on a local radio station.
Queen Victoria Park is the Festival’s main illumination venue, and is a dazzling winter wonderland. The park is situated directly across the street from the thundering Niagara Falls and at the bottom of the bustling Clifton Hill tourist area.
Winter is a magical time in Niagara Falls, especially because of unique events like the Winter Festival of Lights. If you are planning a getaway during the holidays, be sure to book your stay at the Marriott on the Falls Hotel. With ultra-comfortable rooms and great views of Niagara Falls, it is the ideal hotel for your holiday festivities.