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What’s for Supper on Wednesday?

(Version française) What’s for supper on a Wednesday? Have a seat at the one and only the Niagara-on-the-Lake Supper Market. Gourmet food trucks, wine and beer all with local flavour!  There is usually live music as well. Located in the field across the street from Jackson-Triggs Winery at 411 Niagara Stone Road – look for the big… Read more

“The Sport of Kings” on the Commons

(Version française) SATURDAY, SEPT 8, 2018 | 12:00 – 4:00 pm | Gates open – 11:00 am Presented by the Niagara Historical Society and Museum Discover the power and passion of polo on the historic commons – the land on which officers and gentleman played polo over 100 years ago during military training at Niagara Camp. Niagara Polo… Read more

Art at the Pumphouse

(Version française) The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre welcomes you to its 13th annual juried, original art show and sale. Sixty professional artists from across Ontario, exhibiting a wide range of original, hand-crafted works including paintings, photography, sculpture, jewellery and more.  FREE Admission. Rain or shine the show goes on! We welcome back returning artists and… Read more

A History Lesson by Walking Around

(Version française) Experience history first hand with the Historic Walking Tours put on by the Niagara Historical Society Museum.  Tours leave every Saturday and Sunday from Queen’s Royal Park Gazebo at 11 AM.  Only $10 per person and it includes admission to the museum.  The trained guides will take you on a walk thru history… Read more

Summer Exhibitions at Niagara Pumphouse

  Paintings from the North Shore by Sylvia Simpson, May 1-30, 2018 Recent work from Sicily, Italy by Cosmo Condina, June 11-29, 2018 Nature’s Jewels by Marilyn Cochrane, July 1-30, 2018. (Version française) Join us at the Niagara Pumphouse for these fabulous exhibitions this summer.  Get all the details here.  Why not stay at one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s beautiful… Read more

Humor with Heart – The Foster Festival

(Version française) Back for its third season, the Foster Festival will keep you laughing all summer long! “This season explores the meaning of family. What makes us love and laugh together? What gets us through the good times and the bad? Family does.” says Artistic Director, Patricia Vanstone.  The festival runs from June 27th to August… Read more

For the Love of Gardening!

(Version française) Mark June 9th on your calendars! It’s the Shaw Guild Garden Tour. Eight beautiful gardens and only one day to see them.  Each year the Shaw Guild helps Niagara-on-the-Lake show off our wonderful gardens and support the Shaw Festival with this lovely event.  Check out the secrets behind the fences, learn some new… Read more

Grape Meets Grill at Sip and Sizzle

(Version française) Grape meets grill with Sip & Sizzle, a month-long wine and food pairing event taking place at more than 25 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake in May. Not only will this flavour extravaganza inspire your summer wine and menu planning, but you will also get to taste great wine and food pairings and decide for… Read more

Love Spring in Niagara-on-the-Lake

(Version française) There is nothing like Spring in Niagara-on-the-Lake and the town does it up beautifully with bed after bed of tulips, up and down Queen Street.  Each one unique and all together spectacular!  The residential gardens come to life as well after the long rest of winter.  Stroll along our streets, step into some shops… Read more

We Dig Wine in Niagara-on-the-Lake

(Version française) Do you love wine?  Want to understand it better? Come out to a very special weekend event at the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake, April 7th and 8th, Dig Our Roots.  Each winery is hosting an in depth look at the sub-appellations of Niagara-on-the-Lake and how it affects the way grapes are grown and the… Read more