One can never go without experiencing wintertime in Niagara. Whether your favourite event was cancelled or scaled back, there are still events and areas you can visit in a safe way to celebrate the season. 

OPG Winter Festival of Lights
November 14th, 2020 - January 10th, 2021

The most enchanting of Niagara Falls attractions, the 38th annual Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights is Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival. Experience the spectacular displays with 3 million lights along the Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and across Niagara Falls.

Learn more about OPG's Winter Festival of Lights

Glow Gardens Niagara
November 18th, 2020 - January 2nd, 2021

Glow Gardens is transforming the outdoor park space of Safari Niagara into a 45-minute, 3-kilometer, twinkling Christmas landscape with over a million lights. It’s a drive-through, touchless light journey, creating a wonderful, warm and safe experience for the young and the young-at-heart. Take a leisurely cruise and enjoy larger-than-life reindeer, teddy bears, ornaments and a delightful 30+ foot tree!  

Learn more about Glow Gardens Niagara

Grimsby Holiday of Hope
December 5th, 2020

The Grimsby Santa Claus Parade committee is excited to announce the “Holiday of Hope” on Saturday December 5th 2020. The Holiday of Hope will be a day to experience the spirit of the Santa Claus Parade, while also providing residents the opportunity to support local businesses and those in need in our community.


  • Grimsby Santa Claus Reverse Parade
  • Firefighters Association Food Drive in support of GBF
  • Holiday Hope for local business

Learn more about Grimsby Holiday of Hope

Niagara Falls Christmas Market
November 14th - December 20th, 2020

The Niagara Falls Christmas Market will feature a large selection of local vendors; from handmade goods, local artists, food, and more. Downtown Niagara Falls will also feature a magical display of Christmas decorations and lighting to enchant your holiday experience at the market.

Learn more about the Niagara Falls Christmas Market

St. Catharines Winter at the Market
November 5th - December 17th, 2020

The 2020 Winter at the Market series features local artists, crafters and other small local businesses. For the holidays, buy local and support local!

Learn more about Winter at the Market



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