Top Events Canada TOP 10 EVENTS AND FESTIVALS IN NIAGARA ONTARIO CANADA

Showcased here are the top 10 events and festivals taking place in Niagara Ontario.

On this page, Top Events Canada concentrates on just the top 10 events in Niagara including the world famous Shaw Festival in the summer and the Niagara Falls International Marathon in late October – voted one of the most scenic marathons in Canada

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Niagara Icewine Festival

mid January
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Wine events and Wine Festivals in CanadaA popular event for almost 20 years, the Niagara Icewine Festival showcases the best in icewine created by wineries across Niagara that be accessed by traveling the wine route and stopping to savor the best in local Icewines.

For more information abut the Niagara IceWine Festival visit:
http://www.niagarawinefestival.com





Cuvée Weekend Wine Experience
late February – early March
Niagara, Ontario, (ON)

Top Events Canada – Wine events and Wine Festivals in CanadaA popular event for more than a quarter of a century, the Cuvée Weekend Wine Experience showcases the most respected Ontario wines as selected by winemakers and other experts. One of the most popular parts of this event is the optional, black tie Cuvée Gala event at which the winemakers themselves showcase their most respected wines for tasting, after which the Aprés Cuvée event highlights icewines and sparkling wines and even amazing food presented by some of Ontario's top chefs. A popular part of the event is the opportunity to visit many of the wineries featured on the Cuvée en Route tour.

For more information about the Cuvée Weekend Wine Experience visit:
http://cuvee.ca





Cuvée En Route
beginning March
Niagara Region, Ontario (ON)

Food and Wine Events in CanadaCelebrating the talents of the chefs of Ontario and the skills of the local wine makers, Cuvée En Route, now celebrating a quarter of a century of being a successful food and wine event, showcases the winemakers' most favored wines and the signature dishes created at live cooking stations all along the wine route, the fun of which is highlighted by the Après Cuvée party featuring Icewine and sparkling wine bars.

For more information about Cuvée En Route visit:
http://cuvee.ca/





Shaw Festival
April to end October
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario (ON)


Top Events Canada – Theatre in CanadaRenowned internationally for single-handedly revitalizing and re-energizing the works of Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival is the only theatre in the world that specializes exclusively in plays by George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries, and in plays about the period of Shaw’s lifetime, as well as Victorian works and musicals.

For more information about the Shaw Festival visit:
http://www.topeventscanada.com/Ontario-ON-top-events-festivals-Shaw-Festival.html
or visit the official web site at:
http://www.shawfest.com





National Wine Awards of Canada
mid June
Niagara, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Wine events and Wine Festivals in CanadaThe National Wine Awards of Canada, also known as “The Nationals”, take place in mid June in Niagara, Ontario, to discover and award Canadians making the best wine in Canada. The 17 judges are top wine critics, journalists and educators from all over Canada coming together to blind taste and judge 1,100 wines from across the country.

For more information about the National Wine Awards of Canada visit:
http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/1100-wines-from-across-the-country-compete-in-the-national-wine-awards-of-canada-1802537.htm





Niagara Wine Festival

mid – late September
St Catherine’s, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Wine events and Wine Festivals in CanadaA favorite wine festival for more than 61 years, the Niagara Wine Festival not far from Toronto helps wine enthusiasts enjoy the wines of the Niagara Wine Route during harvest with weekends of live entertainment including parades, culinary and wine seminars, wine-making contests, presentations of over 100 VQA wines, more than 30 award-winning wineries along with Niagara cuisine and great entertainment.

For more information abut the Niagara Wine Festival visit:
http://www.niagarawinefestival.com/





Niagara Falls International Marathon
late October
Niagara Falls, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Marathons Voted one of the most scenic marathons in Canada and the #1 such event in Ontario, the Niagara Falls International Marathon that has already been a successful event and is now in its 18th year. It features one of the most unique marathons in the world in that in addition to being a Boston qualifier, it begins in one country and ends in another. Other features include a Schools Marathon Challenge, a 5K race, a 10K race and a half marathon. All events attract over 6,000 registered participants and all finish at one of the most famous finish lines in the world, Niagara Falls.

For more about the Niagara Falls International Marathon visit:
http://www.niagarafallsmarathon.com






OPG Winter Festival of Lights
November, December and January
Niagara Falls, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Winter Events and winter festivalsMore than 120 spectacular illuminations, weekly fireworks shows and fun family friendly programming, the OPG Winter Festival of Lights attracts approximately 1.5 million visitors annually to Niagara Falls, Ontario. The OPG Winter Ferstival of Lights and has been recently recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Festive Christmas Cities by Readers Digest Canada, the Condé Nast Traveler’s international list of Most Extravagant Christmas Light Displays and theloop.ca’s list of Canada’s Best Winter Festivals.

For more information about the Winter Festival of Lights see:
Winter Festival of Lights
or visit the official web site at http://www.wfol.com


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Niagara Falls New Years Party
December 31
Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls, Ontario (ON)

Starting at 6:30PM in Queen Victoria Park, Niagara, the Niagara Falls New Years Party attracting more than 30,000 people, includes the Niagara Falls New Year’s concert complete with two spectacular fireworks displays planned for 9PM and midnight that evening. This outdoor celebration also features food and beverage vendors, as well as an outdoor licensed area.

For more information about the Niagara Falls New Years Party visit http://toronto.beforelastcall.com/happenin/3/15-niagara_falls_new_years_parties.html






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