Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights Shines Bright as 2023 Tourism Event of the Year

An endearing winter tradition in Niagara Falls has just received a remarkable accolade. The Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights has just been awarded the prestigious title of “TourismWinter Festival of Lights Event of the Year” by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario for 2023.

Recognizing excellence in the province’s tourism sector, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario presented the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights with the esteemed award at a Gala Awards Reception attended by the industry’s best and brightest. This recognition is a testament to the festival’s outstanding contribution not only to the tourism industry but also for providing unforgettable experiences to those who have visited.

For an impressive 41 years, the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights has graced Niagara Falls with more than 75 dazzling illuminated displays and more than 3 million lights, which transform the tourist district into a winter wonderland. This festival has become synonymous with winter and holiday cheer, and as many of the displays located steps from premier Niagara Falls Hotels, it makes for an enchanting winter getaway against the backdrop of the majestic Falls. This year’s edition of the festival begins November 18th and runs through January 7, 2024. Spanning 51 nights, the festival promises a spectacle of twinkling lights that will illuminate the night and captivate audiences of all ages. For an added element of magic, the festival will feature 26 nights of fireworks displays that will turn the sky above the Falls into a kaleidoscope of colours.  Fireworks can be enjoyed on Friday and Saturday nights during the festival and then daily from December 22 to January 7.

Don’t miss your chance to witness the splendour that earned this remarkable event the title of “Tourism Event of the Year”. Gather your loved ones, embrace the holiday spirit, and join us in celebrating the magic of the season against the breathtaking backdrop of Niagara Falls.

Plan your winter getaway to experience the magic of the Winter Festival of Lights and enhance your stay by reserving a Fallsview guestroom or suite!