Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls

Winter Festival of Lights

Capturing the magic of the holiday season, the Winter Festival of Lights features millions of dazzling lights in Queen Victoria Park and throughout Niagara Parks.
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Winter Festival of Lights

Canada’s largest illumination festival begins November 16!

The Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights transforms Niagara Falls into a palette of breathtaking colour with millions of sparkling lights and animated displays throughout Niagara Parks. Founded in 1982, the Winter Festival of Lights is Canada’s largest illumination festival attracting over 1.8 million visitors annually. Experience the brilliance of the holidays with the Winter Festival of Lights!


Explore unique lighting nodes across Queen Victoria Park, Oakes Garden Theatre, the Floral Showhouse, Table Rock Centre and more. Explore some of the featured displays from Aura and the Winter Festival of Lights below.


Transportation within Niagara Parks and around the tourist areas of Niagara Falls is made simple with a number of available options. From the fully accessible WEGO bus system to park and ride shuttles, transportation throughout Niagara Parks has never been easier. Choose from several options to enjoy the Winter Festival of Lights at your convenience:


Paid parking is available across from Table Rock Centre and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Entry includes in and out access all day. Paid parking is also available at the Floral Showhouse, Queen Victoria Place and Rapidsview parking lots.


The fully accessible, hop-on, hop-off WEGO transportation system is your ticket to easily getting around the Winter Festival of Lights. With stops at major display areas and lines that connect to other key destinations in Niagara, it all comes together at the brink of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and Table Rock Centre.


Take advantage of Niagara Parks’ free shuttle service to get around the Winter Festival of Lights with ease and convenience. Shuttles run on Fridays and Saturdays starting November 22 until January 11 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Daily shuttles run from December 22 until January 5, excluding December 24, 25 and 31.