39th Annual OPG Winter Festival of Lights Extended to 101 Nights!
Canada’s Largest Free Outdoor Light Festival Keeps Spirits Bright from November 13, 2021 – February 21, 2022
(Niagara Falls, ON) The 39th annual Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival, is extending its duration to 101 nights from November 13, 2021 until February 21, 2022.
Festival goers can experience the beauty of icy Niagara Falls, explore the engaging outdoor displays, with plenty to see and do for visitors who may wish to enjoy multiple visits to this popular winter event.
The 2021-22 OPG Winter Festival of Lights will be presented in two parts:
- November 13, 2021 – January 9, 2022
HOLIDAY - The first half of the Festival features favourite 3D animal and holiday themed displays, including the popular Dufferin Islands loop within Niagara Parks. The 20 new displays introduced in 2020 will return, including the giant gingerbread house, 20ft polar bear and fairy tale castle, plus 8 new displays for 2021.
- January 10 - February 21, 2022
WINTER WONDERLAND - The NEW second half of the Festival will showcase winter wonderland and love themed displays. 3D animals from Dufferin Islands will magically appear in other parts of the tourism district and holiday themed displays will be replaced with new illuminations.
Two maps will be featured on the WFOL.com website in mid-October to showcase the change in displays during the Festival period.
New for the 2021 OPG Winter Festival of Lights is a partnership with the Hilton Hotel & Suites to provide family-friendly entertainment on weekends, following Public Health guidelines. This exciting indoor activation will allow guests to warm up along the Festival route and enjoy live music, magicians, story time and more. The event schedule will be posted on WFOL.com in mid-October.
With over 3 million lights and 75+ spectacular displays providing colourful visuals, Niagara Falls will be transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland along the Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and across the tourism districts. Visitors to this popular annual festival can bundle up and walk or drive through the Festival route to explore the outdoor, socially distanced, self-guided experience.
The OPG Winter Festival of Lights is managed by Niagara Falls Tourism and supported by funding from the Tourism Partnership of Niagara and the Government of Ontario. Host locations for the illumination displays include Niagara Parks, Lundy’s Lane BIA, Fallsview BIA, Victoria Centre BIA, and Downtown Niagara Falls BIA.