During the holidays, Niagara Falls is transformed into a spectacular winter wonderland and there are a number of festive events to check out that will get you into the spirit of the season while on a winter getaway to Niagara Falls.
A Christmas Carol at the Shaw
From now until December 23rd, you can catch Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol at the Shaw’s famous Royal George Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and experience world-class theatre in a historic Victorian atmosphere. A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come who visit him one Christmas Eve, which people of all ages will enjoy and love. It is a great activity for a holiday party or just a festive family outing, so make sure to get your tickets today.
Crazy for Christmas at Oh Canada Eh! Dinner Theatre
Crazy for Christmas at the Oh Canada Eh! Dinner Theatre tells the story of an odd married couple who deals with the holiday in two very different ways. It’s a warm and funny show that will get you into the spirit of the holidays and offers a ton of laughs and Christmas carols, along with a delicious family-style meal served by the cast throughout the show. Crazy for Christmas is running now until December 23rd, and both Show-Only and Dinner & Show tickets are available to purchase.
Floral Showhouse Christmas Display
The Floral Showhouse is a beautiful greenhouse style destination that features displays of rare and exotic tropical plants and flowers, just a short walk away from the magnificent Horseshoe Falls. You can experience the Showhouse’s Christmas Display now until January 1st, and walk through a lush oasis that features poinsettias, cyclamen, Paperwhite Narcissus, and Christmas Cactus, free flying tropical songbirds, and other beautiful Christmas surprises.
Winter Festival of Lights & Fireworks
Niagara’s annual Winter Festival of Lights illuminates the parklands and tourist district of Niagara Falls in millions of sparkling lights and unique displays from now until January 31st. This year’s festival features 3-D Canadian Wildlife displays and over 50 beautifully-wrapped trees in Dufferin Islands, the illumination of the iconic Skylon Tower and Zimmerman Fountain, the world’s largest Canadian-American flag, and much more. The festival also features amazing laser light shows and fireworks shows every Friday until December 26th, and special shows nightly from December 23rd-29th and on New Year’s Eve.