The Niagara Falls New Year’s Eve Party is one of Canada’s longest running New year’s Eve celebrations, and is often a choice destination. This year is no exception, with headliner Burton Cummings, Canadian rock legend and founding member of The Guess Who. The concert is out in the open air of Queen Victoria Park and is free to the public. The outdoor celebration also features a variety of food and beverage options, as well as an outdoor licensed area. As always, the presence of security and policing will be on-site to ensure everyone’s safety throughout the night.
The festivities begin at 8PM and run past midnight, until about 12:30. This year’s line up is packed with Canadian musical talent!
- 8 pm: Avenue Inn – Niagara Falls-based band and winner of band of the year at the Niagara Music Awards
- 9 pm: The Sheepdogs – triple Juno Award-winning Saskatoon-based quintet
- 10 pm: Walk Off the Earth – Juno Award-winning, multi-platinum musical phenomenon based in Burlington, Ontario
- 11 pm: Burton Cummings – one of the most celebrated rock artists in Canadian music history
Celebrate the arrival of 2019 with two magnificent fireworks displays, launched from the Niagara Gorge and the Skylon Tower, at 9PM and midnight! Cabs and parking will be limited, so please plan ahead!
3. Niagara Falls Icewine Festival
The last weekend in January, the 25th through 27th, the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Canada transforms into the Niagara Falls Icewine Festival! Cozy-up with friends, loved ones, or even just a drinking buddy and sip your way through premium VQA Wines and Icewines from over 20 of Niagara’s exceptional wineries. Of course they will be serving perfectly paired savoury dishes offered by Niagara’s Top Culinary Chefs. Dance along to live local music and feel free to take a stroll through the outdoor Icewine Winter Wonderland, complete with ice sculptures and lights, if the party gets a little too toasty inside, .
The Festival kick offs January 11th at Niagara’s Fallsview Casino Resort in the Grand Hall, where attendees will sip and savour the best of Canadian wine and culinary from the world class Fallsview Casino Resort Chefs and over 100 VQA Icewines, as well as Late Harvest, Sparkling wine, and premium reds and whites.