Winter Festival of Lights
Escape this winter to Niagara Falls for the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights, presented by Niagara Falls Tourism, Canada’s largest free outdoor light festival. Experience the spectacular displays with 3 million lights along the Niagara Parkway, from Queen Victoria Park through Dufferin Islands and across Niagara Falls.
Explore this year's festival theme of "connection" along an 8-kilometre route filled with dazzling lights, interactive displays, and more. Whether by car or on foot, the wide open spaces and trails let you bundle up and keep your distance while enjoying this year's incredible exhibits.
The Gateway at Oakes Garden Theatre & Grand View Marketplace
Constructed to serve as a grand gateway for those arriving and to provide the optimal panoramic view of the mighty Niagara Falls, the beautiful architecture and landscape of this parkland is accentuated by numerous illuminations displays throughout the grounds.
Queen Victoria Park
Explore a winter wonderland in Queen Victoria Park. Play amongst the giant illuminated moose and polar bears or meander through our fanciful winter sets, all with the illuminated falls in the background.
Table Rock Centre
Set against the backdrop of the majestic Canadian Horseshoe Falls is Table Rock Centre, filled with a number of displays you can walk through for the perfect selfie. Don’t miss the joy of this enchanting stop along the route.
Step into the warmth of Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse for the annual Poinsettia Show. Elements from traditional Victorian to the modern meet in a kaleidoscope of colour and festooned lights as part of this year’s exhibit. Whimsical and inviting, guests will find Cyclamen, Amaryllis, Orchids and at the centre of attention Poinsettias! This tradition should not be missed, and hours have been extended into the evening during the festival.
Explore 10 acres of nature-themed displays inspired by this natural paradise. Whether you drive through or decide to park your car and explore by foot, this magical area is a key highlight for the whole family.
We hope you enjoy this year’s festival and members of our staff and volunteers look forward to wishing you a Happy Holidays. During the festival, if you enjoyed the show, consider a donation to help keep this annual tradition alive for years to come. Donations are voluntary and collected in Dufferin Islands.
Make it your winter tradition
Learn more about other Winter Festival of Lights activations throughout the city of Niagara Falls.