Oh Canada Eh! Broadway Showstoppers February 7 – April 13 Written by Oh Canada Eh? and Broadway alumnus Lee Siegel comes this all new tribute to Broadway’s greatest musicals! Experience the best of the Great White Way as this all-new musical hits the Oh Canada Eh? stage. Featuring songs from Gypsy, Phantom of the Opera, Hair, Wicked, Cats, South Pacific, Once, Crazy for You, Les Miserables, Annie, Rent & many, MANY more! Each evening starts with our delicious family-style meal, which is served by our multitalented performers. The meal is served on large platters; so take what you like and have seconds of your favourites, eh!
Art of Nature Series February 16 – April 28 Visit Niagara Parks Nature & Gardens locations from February 16 through April 28 to enjoy specialty programming highlighting the natural and cultural stewardship role of Niagara Parks along our 56-kilometre parkway. Events include the Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year travelling exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory, photography sessions with the Canadian Raptor Conservancy, and do-it-yourself art workshops at the Niagara Glen Nature Centre and Floral Show House.
Ghost Walk Tours Fridays and Saturdays in March and April @ 1 pm Experience Canada’s ‘Most Haunted Town’ during an evening stroll. The Ghost Walk includes stories from the Old Angel Inn, Courthouse, Royal George Theatre and the Prince of Wales Hotel. With North America’s oldest legend and a mystery Apothecary, find out the dark secrets at the site of the only war fought in Canada.
Just for Laughs Road Show April 10 @ 7:30 pm See Just for Laughs funniest alumni at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre. Just for Laughs is the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy festival. Don’t miss the best stand-up comics when the 15th edition of the Just for Laughs Road Show stops in St. Catharines this spring.
Harlem Globetrotters 2019 April 12 between 7-9 pm The iconic Harlem Globetrotters make their triumphant return to the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines. Witness ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and a one-of-a-kind family experience that thrills fans of all ages. Stars will be available after the game for photos, autographs and high-fives.
Elvis Festival April 26 – April 28 Canada is the only country outside of the US where Elvis performed on stage. To celebrate Elvis and his connection to Canada, the Niagara Falls Elvis Festival is a three-day festival of Graceland style entertainment and competition. If you have a burning love for Elvis Presley, then you’re about to be all shook up. Imagine three days of non-stop Graceland style Elvis celebration held at a premiere Las Vegas style venue including: • Must-See Elvis Gala Shows • 2 Day Elvis Competition; Grand Champion to be crowned on Sunday • Delicious Food • Fun times & cool surprises
Etsy Made in Canada Spring Market April 27 We are so thrilled to be hosting the Etsy: Made in Canada Spring Market once again here at The Hare. Last year’s event was a great success with over 35 talented artisans and hundreds of handmade goods enthusiasts. Join us for the second annual pop-up market crawl support by Etsy. Come to relax, shop and learn about Etsy’s team of talented artisans, all while enjoying a glass of wine (or two) from your favourite Niagara-on-the-Lake winery!
May 2 – May 26 This festival is a beautiful blend of the cultures and people that make Canada a nation to be envied. There are dances, exhibitions, live entertainment and more. Sip & Sizzle May 3 – May 24 Sip & Sizzle features over 20 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake, each offering a unique grilled food and VQA wine pairing. It’s fun, relaxing, and a great way to discover the wines of Niagara. And a great way to forget the winter we just endured.
9th Annual Spring Handmade Market May 10 & 11 The 9th Annual Spring Handmade Market will present 150+ curated Canadian artisans from across Ontario, Québec and the East Coast offering hand-crafted Jewellery, Bags, Fashion Accessories, Home Décor, Canning & Preserves, Natural Bath & Body Products, Original Art, Designer & Children’s Clothing, Textiles, Wood and Leather, Ceramics, Candles, Food and so much more! Be unique. Shop local. Feel good!
War of 1812 Officers Day at Fort George May 18 Be a witness to history! Join the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada for this special events that celebrate the history of Niagara, with an 1812 Officers’ Dinner inside historic Fort George. The evening includes a catered dinner, music, and interactive humour and song based on the early 19th century. Volunteers are brought forward for the reading of the rules, demonstrating the mess hunting horn, and re-enacting the Battle of Queenston Heights. Cost is $125 per person.