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Voices of Freedom Park Official Opening

(Version française)   Voices of Freedom Park officially opens November 2, 2018, 2 pm at 244 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Voices of Freedom Park gives expression to the silenced and forgotten stories of people of African descent, enslaved, freed, and free, whose sacrifices, labour, skills, and talents contributed to the development of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This significant art… Read more

Taste the Season this November

(Version française) Visit the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake for Taste the Season – the Holiday-inspired wine and food tasting event held every weekend in November. This is when we celebrate the season’s bounty with exceptional VQA wines and locally inspired food pairings. The Taste the Season pass entitles you to one VQA wine tasting and food pairing at each of our 26… Read more

Harvest Season is Here!

(version française) Perfect time to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake Wine Country Fall is a very exciting time of year in Niagara when harvest is underway and wine country is buzzing with activity. This year has been an amazing year for grape growing and the local wineries are busy picking the fruits of their labour to transform the… Read more

Leading Classical and Jazz Artists in the Niagara Region

(Version française) Bravo Niagara!’s fifth season will bring the world’s leading classical and jazz artists to the Niagara Region. James Ehnes The new season launches October 12, 2018 as Bravo Niagara! welcomes back Grammy and 11-time JUNO Award-winning violinist James Ehnes and acclaimed pianist Andrew Armstrong. Hailed as “a violinist in a class of his… Read more

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