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Winter Festival of Lights

November 3, 2018 - January 31, 2019 @ Queen Victoria Park
young child gazing in wonder at the lights
Queen Victoria Park
6075 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada, L2G 3N4
Festival / Family

Be sure you explore the amazing glowing light displaus that make up the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Canada – November 3, 2018 to January 31, 2098. Each winter we capture the magic of the holiday season, be sure to attend our brightest season yet!

Tour our 8km long route that travels through the beautiful landscapes of the Niagara Parks, Dufferin Islands and surrounding tourist districts. As a treasured holiday tradition for people from around the world the Winter Festival of Lights is attended by over one million visitors each season. Download the WFOL Mobile Application for our route map, events schedule and much more!

The light displays include our iconic Zimmerman Fountain, three dimensional Canadian Wildlife displays including Moose, Deer and Bison in Dufferin Islands, the world’s largest Canadian-American Flag, Noah's Ark, the lights at the top of Niagara’s iconic Skylon Tower, over fifty trees in Dufferin Islands wrapped with lights and the Toronto Power Generating Station Light Show.

In addition to the breathtaking displays, the Winter Festival of Lights also has several events taking place each season including Opening Ceremonies in Queen Victoria Park, Laser Light Shows, weekly fireworks presented by Fallsview Casino, the Fallsview Sound & Light Show on the Oakes Hotel, the Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour, nightly Falls Illumination, Festival of Stars Concerts, the Sparkle Lighting Awards, Niagara Falls New Years Eve Concert & the Niagara Falls Icewine Festival.

There is no admission fee to view the lights but donations are gratefully accepted by Festival Ambassadors at the exit of Dufferin Islands (suggested contribution ($5 - $10 per car; coach bus’s $1 per passenger), with proceeds used to enhance the lights and displays. Make it your winter tradition!

Route Map