NIAGARA FALLS FIREWORKS FRIDAYS

JAN. 6 – 27, 2017 | 9PM | QUEEN VICTORIA PARK

Canada’s longest running fireworks series. As part of the Winter Festival of Lights schedule, come enjoy a spectacular fireworks display in Queen Victoria Park. Please note that fire-works displays are weather permitting.

WINTER WONDERLAND FOOD TOUR FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS

JAN. 6-MAR. 26, 2017| 1PM NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

Winter in Niagara-on-the-Lake can be magical. Bundle up and join us for a a perfect blend of history, culture and of course culinary delights! Our professional and highly entertaining guide will lead you on a visit to a few hidden gems in the heart of Old Towne Niagara on the Lake.You may have a bit of Irish stew, sip on a little hot cocoa, visit a beautiful Inn near Lake Ontario and have an entirely enjoyable and tasty afternoon.This tour is approximately 2.5 hours long and we meet at the Irish Harp Pub and end a block away on Queen Street. The tour is a 2 km stroll at a leisurely pace.For tickets and information: niagaraculinarytours.com

WHITE ON ICE DINNER

JAN. 27, 2017 | 7PM | NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

Join us for our 3rd Annual White on Ice Dinner. An outdoor dinner with delicious VQA wines and mouthwatering cuisine from the Signature Kitchen Chefs. Located in a heated tent on Queen St right in the heart of the Hertiage District. This will be a night to remember with live musical entertainment and dancing under the Winter sky! Call 905-468-1950 or visit niagaraonthelake.com for more details.

SHOP, SIP, SAMPLE AND SAVOUR

JAN. 27 – 28, 2017 | QUEEN ST. NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

Held outdoors on Queen St. in the heart of the Heritage District, a chance to combine several favourite Niagara-on-the-Lake experiences all at once! Wine, culinary and retail therapy. Held over two days, 11am to 5pm, Saturday and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. Outside the shops, enjoy Icewine and VQA table wines poured by the wineries, beer and cider from the local brewers all accompanied with culinary samples from the Signature Kitchens of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Call 905-468-1950 for full details or send an email to chamberevents@niagaraon-thelake.com

 ABBAMANIA

JAN. 28, 2017 | PARTRIDGE HALL FIRST ONTARIO PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE ST. CATHARINES

The cast that performed for Mamma Mia bring you the live musical production of Abba, the Bee Gees & Adele. For more information visit firstontariopac.ca or visit the artist website at tributebands.com

FAMILY DAY

FEB. 20, 2017 | VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN ST. CATHARINES

Come join us at the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre, Dunlop Drive Older Adult Centre, Seymour-Hannah Sports & Entertainment Complex and the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre for lots of family focused activities to participate in! Intergenerational programming, cultural activities and interactive games will be happening at the various facilities.

FABULICIOUS

FEB. 23 – MAR. 2, 2017 | NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

Come and experience the culinary artists of the Signature Kitchen collection as they shine during Fabulicious. This event is a veritable feast for connoisseurs of all things culinary allowing everyone to celebrate the joys of local, seasonal artisan cuisine.Offering terrifi c value with Prix-Fixe 3-Course Menus consisting of an appetizer, main course and dessert, Fabulicious is a great opportunity to sample culinary delights from 14 local fine dining establishments.Lunch is $25. Dinner is $39. Call 905-468-1950 for menus and information on participating restaurants.

DINNER IN THE DARK

FEB. 26, 2017 | 5:30PM | WATERMARK ROOFTOP Restaurant | 6361 FALLSVIEW BLVD., NIAGARA FALLS

Take your senses to new heights with the Watermark’s Dinner in the Dark culinary adventure. Without sight, all of your other senses become enhanced. While blindfolded, enjoy succulent dishes using only the aroma and your taste buds as your journey’s guide. Call 1-888-370-0700 for reservations.”

VEGAS STYLE – NEW YEAR’S EVE 2016

DEC. 31, 2016 | GREG FREWIN THEATREMUSIC BY JONSEY

Join the Greg Frewin Theatre as they present a spectacular evening featuring International Grand Champion of Magic, Greg Frewin. You will be spellbound and amazed! We cap the evening to ring in the New Year with dancing to the classics of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s with Jonesy – Ontario’s premiere pop/rock cover group. Covering bands from Maroon 5 to Fleetwood Mac, and Imagine Dragons to The Police, Jonesy manages to play the biggest hits from the biggest artists, pleasing virtually everyone in the crowd. Expect all the trimmings of a festive and exciting Las Vegas style New Year’s Eve. The evening starts with a cocktail reception at 6:30 PM. Indulge in our delicious premium buffet dinner starting at 7:30PM and our Las Vegas style WILD MAGIC Show will commence at 9:00PM.We ring in the New Year with Jonesy at 11PM as they play your favourite hits of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s!Book now for the BEST New Year’s Eve celebration Niagara has to offer! For Tickets and any further details please visit gregfrewintheatre.com. Note: There will be a $15.00 on-site parking charge per car for this particular event. Parking fee paid upon arrival.

FIRST NIGHT NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER & DANCE

DEC. 31, 2016 | 8PM – 1AM

The St. Andrews Society invites you to a New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Kick off 2017, the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, with a traditional St Andrews Society Hogmanay party at the Courthouse in NOTL. Start time is 8pm and the cost is $75 per person.More info contact: dlpenman@cogeco.ca or rayguy9@gmail.com or go to visitniaga-racanada.com

JEWEL

JAN. 12, 2017 @ 8:30PM | FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT

With an esteemed catalogue of over 1,000 songs, acclaimed singer songwriter Jewel brings to the stage, at Fallsview Casino Resort, her biggest hits such as “Foolish Games”, “Who Will Save Your Soul”, “You Were Meant For Me”, “Intuition” and “Hands”.Buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office (open Noon on show days) or at all Ticketmaster locations.For any further details please refer to fallsviewcasinoresort.com

XEROX “SUGAR AND SPICE AND EVERYTHING ICE” ICEWINE GALA

JAN. 13, 2017 FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT

This spectacular evening showcases wines from over 35 Niagara wineries and features Canada’s largest tasting of internationally acclaimed VQA Icewines and table wines. Combined with exemplary Niagara cuisine prepared by Fallsview Casino’s top chefs as well as outstanding entertainment, this will be unforgettable evening. The theme for the Gala evening has become a highlight that is highly anticipated by guests. Countless hours are spent on the smallest of details, and slowly the vision comes to life. From the colours and textures of the décor, to the master-fully crafted ice sculpture centerpieces, the transformation of the Grand Hall sets the stage for a glamorous black tie affair.Join us for this all-inclusive evening of elegance, fine wine and the best in Niagara culinary. Please visit niagarawinefes-tival.com for more information.

DONNY OSMOND

JAN. 13 – 14, 2017 | FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT

Donny Osmond will be performing live at Fallsview Casino Resort for 3 shows only. With a successful career spanning over 40 years including a talk and game show host, record producer and author. In the mid-1960s, he and four of his elder brothers gained fame as the Osmonds. Osmond went solo in the early 1970s, covering such hits as “Go Away Little Girl” and “Puppy Love”.Buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office or at all Ticketmaster locations.

ICEWINE DINNER WITH JAMIE KENNEDY

JAN. 13, 2017 | WINDOWS BY JAMIE KENNEDY FRESH GRILL & WINEBAR

Celebrate Niagara’s “Liquid Gold” at Windows By Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar. Precious and sweet, Icewine is weaved like a gold thread throughout the menu which showcases the best ingredients Niagara has to offer. An exceptional blend of culinary delights and decadent Icewine leads to a fine dining experience designed to excite the palate.To reserve and for any further details please see fallsavenue-resort.com/culinary.

TWENTY VALLEY’S WINTER WINEFEST

JAN. 13 – 15, 2017 | JORDAN VILLAGE

This annual Winter WineFest brings together Niagara’s top winemakers, chefs and premium VQA wines. Offering great food, premium wines, sparkling and Icewine served outdoors on the streets of pretty little Jordan Village. Sample delicious wines from more than 20 of Twenty Valley’s premium wineries, sample craft ale & artisanal cocktails and savour yummy bites from our top culinary talent! Live entertainment and warm cozy fires will enhance the charming winter village. For any further details please refer to 20valley.ca/site/winter-winefest

SHA NA NA

JAN. 17 – 20, 201 | FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT

Rising to stardom with their portrayal of Johnny Casino and the Gamblers in the movie Grease, acclaimed doo-wop rock n’ roll group Sha Na Na perform their hit singles such as “Alley Oop”, “Book Of Love”, “Teen Angel”, “Get A Job” and “At The Hop”, at the Fallsview Casino Resort Avalon Ballroom. Buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office or at all Ticketmaster locations. For any further details please refer to fallsviewcasinoresort.com

CLAUDIO BAGLIONI

JAN. 21 – 22, 2017 | FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT

For two nights only, Italian pop legend Claudio Baglioni performs his award winning singles such as “Questo Piccolo Grande Amore”, “E Tu”, “Strada Facendo” and “Sabato Pomeriggio” at Fallsview Casino Resort! Buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office or at all Ticketmaster locations. For any further details please refer to fallsviewca-sinoresort.com

VOCA PEOPLE

JAN. 25 – 29, 2017 | FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT

Experience a symphony of sounds as the Voca People combine the phenomenal art of a cappella and modern beatbox with-out using any instruments, while seamlessly moving between musical genres. Eight extraordinary musician-actors bring a unique framework of comedy, music and theatre alive on stage at Fallsview Casino Resort. Buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office or at all Ticketmaster locations. For any further details please refer to fallsviewcasinoresort.com.

BOBBY BAZINI

FEB. 10 2017 | SCOTIABANK CONVENTION CENTRE

Bobby Bazini took the trip of a lifetime when he grabbed his guitar, packed up his car and left a small Montreal suburb for the Golden State to record with legendary producer Larry Klein. Five days later, he was in Los Angeles having breakfast with the iconic producer and jumping right into the recording process at the renowned Village Recorder that has hosted some of Bazini’s heroes – Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye and Johnny Cash. What resulted is a collection of live-sounding Folk/Country and Soul songs. (Text courtesy of: bobbybazini.com). More info fallsconventions.com/theatre-box-office.html

BLUE SUEDE SHOES

FEB. 14 – 19 2017 | SCOTIABANK CONVENTION CENTRE

MGI presents – Blue Suede Shoes – “The King, The Colonel & The Memories!” – created by Chris Mcharge & Colin StewartThe King of Rock n’ Roll explodes onto the Scotiabank Convention Centre’s Theatre stage in this pulsing tribute to the performer who transformed a generation. Told through the eyes of Elvis’ business manager, Colonel Tom Parker, the show shakes, rattles and rolls through Elvis’ humble beginnings at Sun Records to the Hollywood years and on to the near-mythical comeback and flamboyant Las Vegas residency. With over 40 songs and dozens of costume changes, the show details the days when Elvis was the King of both stage and screen. Elvis will be in the building!

A CULINARY TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

MARCH 3, 2017 | RAINBOW ROOM

California’s famous Napa Valley is home to some of the finest vineyards and wineries in the world and has been influential in shaping today’s thriving Italian-American culinary scene. Chef Massimo Capra and Executive Chef John Casciato will be taking guests on a culinary journey through the legendary Napa Valley by offering up trendy west coast-inspired dishes accompanied by some of the very best wines from Robert Mondavi Winery. It will be a truly spectacular evening featuring fresh seasonal dishes, expertly-selected wine pairings, served in the Rainbow Room complete with a magnificent view of the thundering Niagara Falls.

A CULINARY TOUR OF MARCHE

APRIL 7, 2017 | THE RAINBOW ROOM

Join Chef Massimo Capra and Executive Chef John Casciato at the Rainbow Room on A Culinary Tour of Marche, one of Italy’s most under-rated yet spectacular regions. Marche is bordered by Umbria, Abruzzo, Tuscany, and Lazio and has long been overshadowed by its more well-known neighbours. But this spectacular evening will bring the wine and cuisine of Marche to the forefront with a five course dinner menu and wine pairings from Garofoli Winery. Marche is located on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, offering an abundance of delicious seafood dishes, while also serving as a significant wine-growing region that produces stellar wines like Rosso Conero DOC and Verdicchio dei Castelli. Explore the culinary wonders of Marche with Chef Massimo Capra and find out what makes this hidden gem of Italy so remarkable.

NIAGARA FALLS ELVIS FESTIVAL

MAY 19 – 21, 2017 | GREG FREWIN THEATRE

Officially sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. | Graceland, Niagara Falls is about to experience the King like never before! Imagine three full days of non-stop Elvis celebration held at a premiere Las Vegas style venue including:

  • Must-See Elvis Gala Shows
  • 3 Day Elvis Competition; Grand Champion to be crowned on Sunday
  • The Elvis Dealer’s Room
  • Delicious Food
  • Fun times & cool surprises