Canada’s Oldest & Largest Wine Festival is Back! After a two-year hiatus, it’s Grape & Wine Festival Time in Niagara. The annual event is a celebration of the grape harvest, world-class winemakers, and the Region’s role as one of the most prolific wine producers in the Country.
The festival runs across the last two weekends in September (16-18 & 23-25) and features events for all ages within an easy drive of our Niagara Falls Hotels. Some of the events are time-treasured experiences!
Montebello Park Experience
Grab your friends and get ready for the best party of the year. Head to Montebello Park to enjoy over 100 Niagara VQA wines, mouth-watering local cuisine, 50+ hours of live music, and unique experiences you won’t want to miss. Entrance to Montebello Park is free, food and drink are available for purchase at the park.
Harvest time in Niagara is one of the most beautiful times of the year. What better way to enjoy the harvest than with seasonal wine and culinary pairings designed by some of the best chefs and winemakers in the Region! Embark on a self-guided tour of Niagara’s award-winning wineries with the Discovery Pass program. Each pass entitles you to 6 unique wine and culinary experiences, all for just $49 ($39 for Driver’s Pass).
Grande Parade – September 24
Celebrate 70 years of Grape & Wine with musicians, dancers, entertainers, and floats that fill the streets of downtown St. Catharines. Thousands of spectators will be lining the streets, so make sure you grab your spots early! The parade begins at 11:00am.
Pied Piper Parade – September 17
A special kids’ parade – now with the addition of puppies! In partnership with the Lincoln County Humane Society, our Pied Piper & Pups Parade will include fun for the whole family. Registration begins at 10 AM. Parade begins at 11 AM. End time may vary.
Celebrate Grape & Wine in Niagara with a stay in Niagara Falls and see the spectacular Falls during your getaway!