The 38th annual Winter Festival of Lights transforms Niagara Falls into a magical wonderland from November 14, 2020 – January 10, 2021.
Brightly lit displays, two dimensional installations, and a brilliant light displays are just a few of the reasons why this festival is ranked among the best in North America and is a winter tradition for many guests.
The Festival can be viewed from the comfort of your car, or by foot in some areas where you get up close to see how the displays come to life. This outdoor event features wide-open spaces making it a safe option where physical distancing can be achieved.
While the festival’s LED displays are featured throughout the tourist district, there are key viewing areas.
New This Year, the Festival is welcoming 10 new installations including mammoth polar bears, Rudolph the Red Nosed reindeer, an outstanding gingerbread house, and the Misty Kids village.
Niagara Parkway – 8km’s of the famed Niagara Parkway has been decked out with lights, trees are wrapped with bright LED in a rainbow of colour.
Dufferin Islands – Home to Canadian wildlife displays featuring larger than life displays of Moose, Deer, Polar Bears-some standing as tall as 11 feet high. Dufferin also includes two-dimensional displays like the ever popular wolves howling at the moon, and bear climbing a tree.
Queen Victoria Park – the historic greenspace shines with a collection of spiraling trees, Zimmerman fountain decked in blue and white lights, and trees dripping in lights to resemble Spanish moss trees.