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Embrace Winter’s Gifts in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Winter in Niagara-on-the-Lake is a magical time of the year. The stillness and deep sense of wonder resonate with our very souls. Nature hits the pause button and quietly seduces us to relax, restore and reflect. Contrary to popular belief, winter is never the time for setting goals. Not yet. Save that for spring, when… Read more

Raise a Glass at the 2024 Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival

December 21 marks a special time when Earth and the Sun align with the heart of our solar system and the surrounding constellations. Solstice means “sun stands still.”  The December Solstice is the longest night in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest day in the Southern Hemisphere. This is a symbolic turning point in the… Read more

Celebrate the Holiday Magic of Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you missed the Santa Clause Parade and the Candlelight Stroll on December 10, don’t worry… There are plenty more opportunities — and reasons — to celebrate the magic of the Holiday Season in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  Stay in one of STAY Niagara-on-the-Lake’s member bed and breakfasts, cottages, villas or apartments. Sip Icewine in one of 38 wineries that dot… Read more

The Shaw Festival Reveals its 2024 Season

Nestled in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Shaw is one of North America’s finest cultural attractions. Featuring some of the best theatre ever created, the Shaw’s 2024 calendar is filled with an eclectic array of quirky comedies, bold dramas, entertaining musicals and favourite classics.  Perhaps a “well-behaved” someone on your list would love to see… Read more

Holiday Shopping in Niagara-on-the-Lake

If there is one thing Niagara-on-the-Lake knows how to do well, it’s celebrate and honour each season with grace, elegance and fanfare. And the Christmas Season is the crown jewel in its cap as the historic town turns into an old-fashioned Christmas Wonderland.  By mid-November, storefront windows along Queen Street in Old Town are all… Read more

Spooked by Canada’s Most Haunted Town

In ancient times, there were holidays during which everyone believed the veil between this world and the next one grew thin. Spirits could commune with us, and humans could visit the spirit world. Halloween still has some echoes of those lost times — especially in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada’s most haunted town!  October is a time for… Read more

Fall in Love with Niagara-on-the-Lake

Fall is for lovers. It’s also the ideal time to fall in love with Niagara-on-the-Lake with those you cherish by your side. In order to live happy and prosperous lives, we are meant to go through every season differently and align with the energy of the season. In Chinese Medicine, autumn is the season of:… Read more

7 Unforgettable Wine-Tasting Experiences

Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to some of the oldest and most established wine producing vineyards in Canada. Unforgettable wine-tasting experiences await you at Niagara-on-the-Lake wineries where expertly trained staff are always on hand to introduce you to unique winemaking techniques and flavourful wines. Some go out of their way to make your visit memorable. Your hosts… Read more

Chill Out in Niagara-on-the-Lake!

The final four weeks of summer gift us with an optimal time to bring some order back to our chaotic areas of life. It’s time to ease off the “extreme” energy, and instead, microdose on self-care and duties. Small moves done daily add up to mega improvements and advancements.  The perfect motto for this time… Read more