Winter Festival of Lights
Escape this winter to Niagara Falls for the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights, Canada’s largest free outdoor light festival, presented by Niagara Falls Tourism. 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 "energy" 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. Visit these locations at Niagara Parks for our special lighting exhibits, part of the OPG Winter Festival of Lights:
Every evening beginning at dusk, Niagara Falls is transformed into an incredible, multi-coloured water and light masterpiece.Learn More
A family holiday tradition for over 65 years featuring over 1,400 poinsettias along with cyclamen, azaleas and colourful lighting installations.Learn More
Currents: Niagara's Power Transformed
This one-of-a-kind sensory experience reawakens the machinery of this iconic power plant through imagery, colour, lights, sound, and a breathtaking musical score.Learn More
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. Whimsical and inviting, you’ll find beautiful cyclamen, amaryllis, orchids and at the centre of attention, poinsettias! Don’t miss experiencing this Niagara tradition!
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.
Niagara Parks Power Station
New this year, visit the Sandie Bellows Plaza in front of the Niagara Parks Power Station for some festive photo opportunities and must-see interactive exhibits. Make it a night to remember with Currents: Niagara’s Power Transformed, an incredible sound and light show inside the heart of the station.
Make it your winter tradition
Learn more about other Winter Festival of Lights activations throughout the city of Niagara Falls.