BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Falling For Niagara - ECPv4.5.7//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Falling For Niagara X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Falling For Niagara BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20171118 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20180131 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171105T025214Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171127T014956Z SUMMARY:Winter Festival of Lights DESCRIPTION:Visit Canada’s foremost illumination festival the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls\, Canada – November 18th\, 2017 to January 31st\, 2018. Each winter we capture the magic of the holiday season\, and this winter will mark our 35th season\, be sure to attend our brightest season yet!\nTour our 8km long illumination route that travels through the beautiful landscapes of the Niagara Parks\, Dufferin Islands and surrounding tourist districts. As a treasured holiday tradition for people from around the world the Winter Festival of Lights is attended by over one million visitors each season. Download the WFOL Mobile Application for our route map\, Events Schedule and much more!\nThe illuminations include our iconic Zimmerman Fountain\, three dimensional Canadian Wildlife displays including Moose\, Deer and Bison in Dufferin Islands\, the world’s largest Canadian-American Flag\, Noah’s Ark\, the illumination of Niagara’s iconic Skylon Tower\, over fifty trees in Dufferin Islands wrapped with lights in Dufferin Islands and the Toronto Power Generating Station Light Show.\nRecent additions include the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles displays on the Victoria Avenue Promenade\, the Inukshuk in Dufferin Islands\, a new 3D Projection Mapping Show on the Oakes Hotel on Fallsview Boulevard\, median lighting in Queen Victoria Park and lighting of the Canadian Niagara Power Plant.\nIn addition to the its illuminations and displays\, the Winter Festival of Lights also has several events taking place each season including Opening Ceremonies in Queen Victoria Park\, Laser Light Shows\, weekly fireworks presented by Fallsview Casino\, the Fallsview Sound & Light Show on the Oakes Hotel\, the Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour\, nightly Falls Illumination\, Festival of Stars Concerts\, the Sparkle Lighting Awards\, Niagara Falls New Years Eve Concert & the Niagara Falls Icewine Festival.\n  \nThere is no admission fee to view the illuminations but donations are gratefully accepted by Festival Ambassadors at the exit of Dufferin Islands (suggested contribution ($5 – $10 per car; coach bus’s $1 per passenger)\, with proceeds used to enhance the lights and displays. Make it your winter tradition\nROUTE MAP\n \nSource: \n URL: CATEGORIES:December,January,November ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20171201T170000 DTEND;TZID=America/Toronto:20171216T220000 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171105T005417Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171105T011308Z SUMMARY:Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour DESCRIPTION:Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour returns to the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in December 2017!\nTour stunning venues within the tourist district in Niagara Falls. Each location offers different activities including culinary and gourmet food sampling\, holiday beverages\, entertainers\, desserts and treats\, fun photo opportunities\, life-size games\, live music entertainment\, craft workshops\, ice sculptures and more!\nWhat: Deck The Falls Holiday Walking Tour\nWhen: December 1 & 2\, December 8 & 9\, December 15 & 16\, 2017\nTimes: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM\nPrice: $39.95 + fees and taxes\nPARTICIPATING VENUES\nCasino Niagara – Enjoy one complimentary culinary sampling of food from our new restaurant.\nCourtyard by Marriott – Stop by to sample one of Niagara’s finest local wines or craft brews\nCrowne Plaza – What better combination than joyful singing and a festive Hershey’s sample!\nEmbassy Suites – Pause and sit awhile with a hot beverage under the stars.\nFour Points by Sheraton – Unleash your inner artist by customizing your photo using the latest technology on an Air Graffiti Wall.\nHilton Hotel – No need to reflect on whether it was a memorable night – this unique Magic Mirror selfie opportunity will ensure you have a take-home memory!\nHoliday Inn by the Falls – Warm up and sip a specialty hot chocolate beverage created by you!\nMarriott Fallsview – Sample of Morton’s Grille AAA reserve filet with your choice of sauce\, paired with Niagara red or white wine.\nMarriott on the Falls – Sample of Milestone’s butternut squash ravioli accompanied by mulled apple cider.\nNiagara Parks Floral Showhouse – A holiday tradition for over 65 years\, step out of the cold and enjoy this tropical paradise.\nOld Stone Inn – Your choice of a delicious smortini or specialty marshmallow drink in the cozy courtyard.\nRadisson Hotel – Cuddle up with Cosmo the Polar Bear and bare a smile for a take home photo souvenir!\nScotiabank Convention Centre – Receive your Official 360 ° photo and one pair of Deck the Falls gloves at Scotiabank Convention  Centre.\nSheraton on the Falls – Spice up your night with live music\, spiked spiced apple cider and a Market Fresh cinnamon bun.\nTable Rock Welcome Centre – Enjoy a relaxing ride from the Table Rock Welcome Centre to the Floral Showhouse in a horse-drawn carriage.\nTower Hotel – Get in the holiday spirit and create a cookie or craft masterpiece.\nFalls Incline Railway – Travel between the Fallsview District and Table Rock Welcome Center on the NPC Falls Incline Railway.\nWEGO Bus – Ride the WEGO Blue Line to be transported to all participating Deck the Falls with a 24 hour bus pass.\nAlso included with your Tour Pass is Falls Incline Railway &\nWEGO bus 24 hour pass\nPlease visit the following website for more information:\n\n* Free under 4 years of age\n** Note: one ticket is valid for all 3 weekends\nSource: \n URL: LOCATION:Niagara Falls\, Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:December ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20171206 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20171220 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171030T023452Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171030T023452Z SUMMARY:Christmas in the City DESCRIPTION:Join Road to Happy and 55 of Southern Ontario’s most talented artisans\, small business owners and food vendors in welcoming the sights\, sounds and tastes of the holiday season to downtown St. Catharines!\nHandmade gifts – art – food – clothes – sweet treats – vegan friendly – health & wellness – pet products – home decor – vintage – jewelry & accessories\, stocking stuffers\, holiday decor all under one roof!\nDates & Times\nDec 6: 10AM – 6PM\nDec 13: 10AM – 6PM\nDec 20: 10AM – 6PM\n URL: LOCATION:91 King Street\, St. Catharines\, Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:December ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20171215 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20171217 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171105T010242Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171105T010324Z SUMMARY:Port Dalhousie Christmas Market DESCRIPTION:Join us for the Second Annual Port Dalhousie Christmas Market located on Hogan’s Alley in Port Dalhousie. Join us\, gather with friends and family to celebrate the tradition and romance of Christmas. Get some Christmas shopping done whilst enjoying the tastes\, sights\, sounds and smells of the Christmas Season!\nThis year’s market will include:\nUnique products sold from European styled wood cabins\, Santa’s photo booth\, live entertainment\, choirs\, Christmas caroling\, festive food and beverages\, The Alley Bar & Grog House warming lounge\, and more!\nAdmission is free but we kindly ask that you bring a non-perishable food item for Community Care. Bins will be located at the Christmas Market entrance.\nDATES:\nDecember 15th – 17th\nHOURS OF OPERATION:\nFriday 4pm – 9pm\nSaturday: 10am – 9pm\nSunday: 10am – 5pm\nSource: \n URL: LOCATION:Port Dalhhousie\, Canada CATEGORIES:December ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20171231T203000 DTEND;TZID=America/Toronto:20180101T003000 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171030T024730Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171030T024757Z SUMMARY:The Great Canadian New Year's Eve Party DESCRIPTION:Ring in the new year in true Canadian style!\nOur outdoor party will feature a DJ\, dancing\, skating on the backyard rink\, whisky-inspired food\, and of course\, wine and whisky cocktails! We’ll have fire pits to keep you toasty (plus our heated patio) and interactive games to keep the fun going all evening.\n$30 per person\, plus tax. Puchase tickets here\nThis is a 19+ event and will proceed rain\, snow or stars. Tickets are non-refundable. ID will be required at the event entrance.\nTicket includes entrance to the event\, a souvenir GoVino glass\, your first drink (wine\, whisky or cocktail)\, and a glass of sparkling wine at midnight.\n*We encourage you to bring your skates as rentals are limited and based on availability. Skating on the outdoor rink is weather dependent.\n URL: LOCATION:1219 Niagara Stone Road\, Niagara-on-the-Lake\, Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:December ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20180112 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20180114 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171030T032335Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171030T032453Z SUMMARY:Twenty Valley Winter Winefest DESCRIPTION:Here in Niagara’s Twenty Valley\, we know how to have fun! Our 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\, the event features cozy fire pits and warming stations help you keep toasty\, we want you to enjoy winter! Being outdoors is what makes it so Canadian.\nJanuary 12th to 14th\, 2018 | Main Street\, Jordan Village\nFRIDAY’S PROGRAM:\n5:30PM – Opening Kick Off – Special Guests\n6:00PM – Live Entertainment with Jonesy on the Main Stage\n9:30PM – Speak Easy After Party in the Cave Spring Cellar – featuring Soul Jam\nSATURDAY’S PROGRAM:\n12:30PM – Chef’s One Pot Challenge with Celebrity Chef Susur Lee\n2:00PM – Jordan Village Fashion show\, brought to you by the Jordan Village Merchants\, Niagara’s Best Detour\n3:30PM – Roll out the Barrel’s – Twenty Valley’s own Barrel Rolling Competition\n4:30PM – One Pot Challenge finals and tasting (proceeds from sample go to Community Care of West Niagara\n6:30PM – Sparkling Dinner featuring Celebrity Chef Susur Lee\n7:30PM – Cowboy Junkies on the Main Stage\n9:30PM #shakethecave After Party in the Cave Spring Cellar – sponsored by Bench Brewing Co. – featuring Mel Monaco\nSUNDAY’S PROGRAM:\n10:30AM – Icewine Brunch featuring Celebrity Chef Susur Lee – limited tickets available\n2:00PM – Jordan Village Fashion show\, brought to you by the Jordan Village Merchants\, Niagara’s Best Detour\n4:00PM – Icewine Puck Shoot Out! Sign up at 3:00PM and tell the tale\, frozen pucks made from freshly pressed Icewine grapes.\n\nTips to for your enjoyable and memorable Winter WineFest #IcewineFest\nWhere does Winter WineFest take place?\nJordan Village\,  3836 Main Street | GPS: 43.149314\, -79.369877\nDirections: Toronto or Niagara Bound QEW exit 55\, Jordan (Jordan Road). South on Jordan Road towards Niagara Escarpment\, away from lake. Right (west) on Fourth Avenue. Look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Arena/Lions Park. Or continue left on Nineteenth Street and look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Fire Hall. Shuttles will b…e available to take you to the Festival site in the heart of Jordan Village. You can also drop people off on Nineteenth Street.\nOr QEW exit 57\, Vineland (Victoria Avenue). South on Victoria Avenue towards Niagara Escarpment\, away from lake\, to stoplight at Regional Road 81/King Street. Left (east) on Regional Road 81/King Street through the valley. Left (north) on Nineteenth Street and look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Fire Hall. You can drop people off on Nineteenth Street. Or continue on to Fourth Avenue and turn right (east). Look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Arena/Lions Park. Shuttles will be available to take you to the Festival site in the heart of Jordan Village.\nWinter WineFest Outdoor Tips:\n\n\nDress warm – winter jacket\, boots and gloves are a must\n\n\nCozy fire pits and warming stations help you keep toasty; we want you to enjoy winter! Being outdoors is what makes it so Canadian.\n\n\nAdmission to the Street Festival is complimentary; tokens can be purchased for wine and food samples. To save time\, click here to pre-purchase tokens and event tickets.\n\n\nShare your Winter WineFest celebrations on Facebook\, Twitter and Instagram and use the hashtags: #WinterWineFest\, #IcewineFest\, #TwentyValley\n\n\n URL: LOCATION:3836 Main Street\, Jordan\, Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:January ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20180119T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Toronto:20180119T230000 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171105T015946Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171105T020833Z SUMMARY:Sparkle and Ice Gala DESCRIPTION:Join us for our opening event of the 2018 Icewine Festival.\nAn evening of Sparkle & Ice is a celebration with Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine makers and their VQA wines including reds\, whites and sparklings. Paired with Icewine inspired tastings from the Signature Kitchen Chefs in the beautiful setting of the Grand Hall in the Courthouse.\nLive entertainment will keep you moving untill we head outside for an Icewine toast and fireworks under the winter sky.\n URL: LOCATION:26 Queenston Road\, Niagara-on-the-Lake\, Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:January ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20180120T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/Toronto:20180121T170000 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171105T022552Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171105T022617Z SUMMARY:Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Village DESCRIPTION:Niagara-on-the-Lake’s historic Queen Street transforms into a winter wonderland as the town comes together to play their part in wine country’s annual Icewine celebration with culinary creations\, music\, shopping and sparkling ice sculptures.\nVisit the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Village on January 20th-21st and the Shop\, Sip\, Sample and Savour event January 27th-28th to use your Insider’s Pass.\nPass includes a beautiful souvenir Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine glass and 9 tokens for you to use on Icewine samples from many of the fantastic local wineries and delicious culinary creations from some of our Signature Kitchen Chefs.\n$30.00\nOrder your Insider’s Passes online and pick up at the Chamber of Commerce office in the historic Courthouse\, 26 Queen Street on arrival.\n URL: LOCATION:Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:January ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20180126 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20180127 DTSTAMP:20171214T184856 CREATED:20171110T213913Z LAST-MODIFIED:20171110T213913Z SUMMARY:2018 Niagara Icewine Festival DESCRIPTION:The Scotiabank Convention Centre transforms into a winter wonderland for the 2018 Niagara Falls Icewine Festival. Cozy-up to loved ones as you sip your way through premium VQA Wines and Icewines from over 15 of Niagara’s exceptional wineries. These wines will pair perfectly with the savoury dishes offered by some of Niagara’s most talented chefs.\nNiagara’s most entertaining musicians will have you dancing along to your favourite songs and if the party gets a little too toasty inside\, take a stroll through the outdoor Icewine Winter Wonderland\, complete with ice sculptures and lights\, where you can enjoy all that winter has to offer.\n3 Sessions to Choose From:\nFriday January 26th\n7pm – 10pm\n\nSaturday January 27th\n2pm – 5pm\n7pm – 10pm\nTickets can be purchased in advance or at the door\nThis Event is 19+\nSource: \n URL: LOCATION:6815 Stanley Ave\, Niagara Falls\, Ontario\, Canada CATEGORIES:January ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR