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The Winter Festival of Lights Is Back!

A favourite Niagara Falls winter tradition is back! The 38th Winter Festival of Lights brightens the night from November 14,2020 through January 10, 2021, just steps from our hotel!

Canada’s largest free outdoor light festival is shining collection of 3 million sparkling LED lights and displays situated along an 8km stretch of the Niagara Parkway, throughout Dufferin Islands and Queen Victoria Park.

The Winter Festival of Lights is popular destination full of wonder and magic, and has garnered recognition from around the world as a premier festival and attraction.

With displays spread through wide-open spaces which allow ample space for social distancing, this year’s event is an ideal activity that can be viewed in a relaxed and safe manner either by car or on foot.

New In 2020

The Festival welcomes 10 new installations this year.  The new 3D displays include larger than life polar bears, Rudolph the Red Nosed reindeer, an outstanding gingerbread house, and the Misty Kids village.

Queen Victoria Park

The beautiful park that sits opposite Niagara Falls is home to iconic displays. Shimmering blue and white lights of the Zimmerman Fountain welcome guests to Queen Victoria Park, from the corner of Falls Avenue and Clifton Hill, just a few steps from our hotel. The park is also home to a colourful collection of spiral trees at Murray Hill while old growth trees throughout the park drip in lights to resemble Spanish Moss trees and light up walking paths.

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Signature illumination displays can be viewed starting from the bottom of Clifton Hill and travelling an 8km stretch.  Along the scenic drive you will encounter the popular Canadian Mountie display, Noah’s Ark, brilliant heralding Angels, and light wrapped trees that shine in the dark.

Dufferin Islands

This 10-acre series of islands and walkways is a popular picnic area in warmer months, but in winter it shines as host of some of the Festival’s most beloved displays.  The nature theme features Canadian wildlife in brilliant light.  From a life size moose, to “Harvest Moon” featuring animated ducks, and a show stopping Woolly Mammoth.

Experience the magic of the festival and the nightly illumination of the Falls from the comfort of a stay at Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview.

For a remarkable stay Reserve a Fallsview Room!