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Winter Festival of Lights Set to Light Up the Night

A Winter tradition enjoyed by guests from near and far is about to get underway.  In just a few days, the Winter Festival of LightsWinter Festival of Lights will begin it’s 37th season of transforming Niagara Falls into a palette of breathtaking colour.  More than 3 million sparkling lights and animated displays will be located throughout Dufferin Islands, Niagara Parks and the surrounding touring districts.  Visitors from all over the world travel to see the parklands lit up in spectacular displays and witness brilliant winter fireworks. The Festival runs from November 16th, 2019 – January 12th, 2020 and begins with an opening ceremony featuring live entertainment, and the official lighting of the 8km route.

Niagara Falls fully transforms into a winter paradise, with no spot being untouched by the joyous dazzling lights. Key viewing areas and displays include:

Dufferin Islands:Winter Festival of Lights in Dufferin Islands

Dufferin Islands is home to the Festival’s Canadian Wildlife display including three-dimensional Moose, Deer, Polar Bears, Bison and Geese and can be up to 11’ tall!  Drive through the winter wonderland of nature-themed displays or park your car and explore on foot to get up close and personal with Canada’s wildlife.

Toronto Power Generating Station:

A building that dates back to 1906 is fully transformed into a spectacular sound and lights show. Dancing colours and patterns move in time with holiday music by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra broadcasted on a local radio station. It is an incredible experience that surrounds you with blissful holiday spirit.

Queen Victoria Park:

Take a walk through the Festival’s main illumination displays, including larger-than-life guardian angels that are always keeping watch. The park is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland, situated right across the street from the thundering Niagara Falls and next to the bustling Clifton Hill.

Fireworks Displays:Fireworks over the Falls

Guests will also enjoy stunning fireworks displays throughout the festival.

Saturday, November 16th – Opening Ceremonies fireworks at  8:00PM & 10:00PM
Fridays: November 22, 29 December 6, 13, 20, 27, January 3 & 10
Nightly: Dec. 21 to Dec 30 & Jan. 1 to 5
New Year’s Eve: Tuesday, December 31st at 9:15PM & Midnight
Saturday, January 11, 2020

The Winter Festival of Lights is an amazing Niagara Falls tradition for families.  Plan your Niagara Falls getaway to see the magical displays in person and book a Hotel Waterpark Package to make your experience even more special.

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