As we get full on into the holiday time of year, the list of things to do locally in the niagara region  is long and offers something for everyone!

 

Winter Festival of Lights

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Visit the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls! As Canada’s foremost illumination festival in spectacular Niagara Falls, it is on now and continues until January 31st, 2019.

The Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights turns Niagara Falls into a winter wonderland, with over three million sparkling lights along a 8+km route, grand holiday displays throughout the city, and unique Niagara Falls events. This is the most enchanting of Niagara attractions and has become a tradition for over one million people from around the globe on winter getaways.  MORE INFORMATION

 

Deck the Falls Walking Tour

A popular winter activity in the Falls, this features a self-guided tour of the most decked out venues in the Niagara Falls tourist area. Spanning over 3 weekends in December, it can be enjoyed at your own pace on foot, or you can take the WEGO bus for quicker pacing. This tour features three venues in the Clifton Hill area.

Dates/times are as follows:

Fri, December 7 & Sat, December 8 : 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fri, December 14 & Sat, December 15 : 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m

 

Christmas In Pelham – See the Information Below 

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Still lots to do in the upcoming weeks in Pelham!

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McFarland House

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Niagara Parks’ oldest heritage property, the McFarland House, will be dressed in traditional holiday splendor with handmade decorations by the Garden Club of Niagara, allowing visitors to take a step back in time to experience an authentic Victorian Christmas, during the first two weekends of December.

Dec 8, 2018 – Dec 9, 2018

Visitors will have another opportunity to experience an authentic Victorian Christmas at McFarland House, as the entire property will be open to the public throughout the weekend for this holiday event. Niagara Parks Heritage will be featuring a variety of demonstrations throughout the weekend, including workshop and craft stations, historic caroling and homemade refreshments.

Admission: $9.95/ADULT (13+ YEARS) | $7.95/CHILD (6 + 12 YEARS)

Niagara Parks’ oldest heritage property, the McFarland House, will be dressed in traditional holiday splendor with handmade decorations by the Garden Club of Niagara, allowing visitors to take a step back in time to experience an authentic Victorian Christmas, during the first two weekends of December.

Dec 8, 2018 – Dec 9, 2018

Visitors will have another opportunity to experience an authentic Victorian Christmas at McFarland House, as the entire property will be open to the public throughout the weekend for this holiday event. Niagara Parks Heritage will be featuring a variety of demonstrations throughout the weekend, including workshop and craft stations, historic caroling and homemade refreshments.

Admission: $9.95/ADULT (13+ YEARS) | $7.95/CHILD (6 + 12 YEARS)

 

Port Dalhousie Christmas Market

December 7-9th, be sure to attend Port Dalhousie Christmas Market located at 57 Lakeport Road, Saint Catharines, Ontario L2N 4P6, Canada. This is an outdoor festival where everyone of all ages in welcome to celebrate the tradition and romance of Christmas. Get some Christmas shopping done, all while enjoying the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of the tradition of Christmas! Admission is free but they kindly ask that you bring a non-perishable food item for Community Care. Bins will be located at the Christmas Market entrance.

Friday, December 7h – 4PM – 9PM
Saturday, December 8th – 10AM – 9PM
Sunday, December 9th – 10AM – 5PM

 

Fort George Garrison Christmas

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A Regency Christmas  awaits you during Fort George National Historic Site’s weekend-long Garrison Christmas program on December 8-9th.

The Officers’ Quarters will be decorated festive, and you may play games with the soldiers and their families in the barracks. Do a little Christmas shopping while browsing through the Friends of Fort George Gift Shop. Finish your afternoon with a bang at a musket demonstration. Regular admission rates apply, which include activities, crafts and games for all to enjoy! Enjoy some hot beverages and treats while you are there.

For more information, call Parks Canada at 905-468-6614.

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