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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

Are you Getting Married in Niagara-on-the-Lake?

(Version française) If you are getting married in Niagara-on-the-Lake, why not have your guests stay at one the local bed and breakfasts, inns or cottages while they celebrate with you? The Niagara-on-the-Lake Bed and Breakfast Association has over 100 bed and breakfasts, inns and cottages all listed in one convenient website.  Each with its own… Read more

2018 Shaw Festival – Got Your Tickets Yet?

(Version française) Get your tickets early to get the dates and seats you love.  Tickets are going fast for the world-class Shaw Festival — in blissful Niagara wine country. 14 plays on 3 stages, April to October.  Whether you love mystery, history or a good song, the 2018 season has something for you. “A blockbuster musical. The… Read more

Cuvee 2018 – Celebrating Ontario Winemaking

(Version française) Love wine? The premier Ontario wine and culinary experience is on March 23-25, 2018 in Niagara.  Kick it off with the Grand Tasting night at the Scotiabank Centre in Niagara Falls, with over 100 VQA wines to taste and 12 live cooking stations to savour. How will you pick a favourite? Continue all… Read more

Romance in the Air

(Version française) Looking for your perfect Valentine getaway? Niagara-on-the-Lake is filled with romance and no better time than Valentine’s to visit.  Hike or snowshoe along the Niagara Parkway, take in a wine tasting or winery tour (including the wonderful Days of Wine and Chocolate), indulge in fabulous restaurants.  Or maybe a stroll along Queen Street and… Read more