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.
Something magical is coming our way! Visit Queen Victoria Park on November 25 and 26 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. when Coke Canada Bottling delivers the magic to Niagara Parks with their first-ever Holiday Truck Tour! Capture a photo with the iconic Coca-Cola Holiday truck, driven by none other than Santa himself.
Within the heart of the park lies a gingerbread wonderland and a new lit heart that is perfect for capturing photos with the 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.
Red and white warm the entrance to Table Rock Centre, with fun photo opportunities and lit displays. Inside Table Rock, see the large engagement ring in the Grand Hall and picture frame to surround your next great photo.
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.
Enjoy the artistry of love in this red and white design that features the Niagara waterfall.
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.
There are no displays at Dufferin Islands for the second portion of the festival.
Niagara Parks Power Station
New this year, visit Power 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 all-new sound and light show inside the heart of the station.
This fun, energy-themed design mirrors the concept of waterfalls with the slyma display, turbine through the tunnel and pure energy from the pulsating exciter.
Make it your winter tradition
Learn more about other Winter Festival of Lights activations throughout the city of Niagara Falls.