Places to see and things to do

Niagara Falls

There are always plenty of things to do and places to see at a Gathering. This might be being involved in activities at the venue, or taking part in the international online hookup, or listening to music, or walking or exploring the local area. Some local highlights are listed below and other activities are listed on the Agenda page.

Rainbow Bridge Outing

Rainbow Bridge: A History


Tourist websites

Niagara Falls Tourism: or 1.800.56.FALLS

Visitors guide:

Visit Niagara:

Niagara Falls Fireworks

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Wednesday and every Friday until Sun Oct 30 2016.

Niagara Cruise:

Within the Niagara Great Gorge you will journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the very heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls.

Skylon Tower:

50th anniversary this summer. The Skylon Tower offers 2 levels of fine dining – both 775 feet above the Falls! Choose from the world-famous Revolving Dining Room Restaurant and savour award-winning continental cuisine or select the family-affordable Summit Suite Buffet Dining Room restaurant. As an added bonus, admission to the Ride-to-the-Top and Observation Decks attractions are always FREE when dining

Clifton Hill

Niagara’s World Famous Street of Fun by the Falls

One block from the Falls. Dining, shopping, attractions

A Fun Pass for $25.95 gets you: Niagara Skywheel, Movieland Wax Museum, Ghost Blasters Dark Ride, Wild West Coaster, Dinosaur Adventure Golf or Wizards’ Golf, includes Bonus Spin on the Skywheel

Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show

You’ll meet singing Mounties, Lumberjacks, Klondike Kitty, Anne of Green Gables, Hockey Players, French Canadian Trappers, Newfoundland Fishermen, Explorers and other Canadian characters. While you are enjoying the show, the talented performers serve you a delicious five course family-style meal Help yourself to seconds. Enjoy French Canadian Pea Soup, Fresh Homemade Bread, Fresh Garden Salad, Roast Beef, Alberta Grade Eh?!, Fresh Atlantic Haddock, Roasted Manitoba Chicken, Roasted PEI Potatoes, New Brunswick Medley of Vegetables, Maple Chocolate Mania Cake, Coffee & Tea. A selection of fine Canadian wines and beers are available for purchase from the bar.

All of the songs in the show are either sung or written by Canadians. The music takes you on a journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from French traditional songs to modern classics. You’ll hear your favourites from Canadian artists like Shania Twain, Gordon Lightfoot, Paul Anka, Anne Murray, Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who and more.

8585 Lundy’s Lane Niagara Falls, Ontario L2H1H5 – See more at

Canada One Outlet Mall:

Dining, Shipping and Events guide:


Niagara Parks: or 1.877.642.7275

Music Niagara:

Niagara on the Lake

Stroll along Queen Street, enjoying the well preserved heritage buildings (some dating from about 1781), stunning flower displays and specialty boutiques; or hop on a horse and carriage ride to tour the town.

NOTL Chamber of Commerce or 905.468.1950

Shaw Festival

Featuring the works of George Bernard Shaw, his contemporaries, or plays about his era (1856–1950), the festival operates three theatres in the centre of town: the Festival, Royal George, and Court House theatres.


For wine lovers:

Niagara Wine Festival:

The Niagara Wine Festival offers over 100 events including cellar door experiences, concerts, fresh local food, street parades and more. The hub of the Niagara Wine Festival can be found in historic Montebello Park in downtown St. Catharines September 16-18 & 23-25, 2016 Experience regional cuisine presented by top local chefs and sip and savour VQA wines while enjoying Canadian talent on the Centre stage.

Butterfly Conservatory and Outside Butterfly Garden

Bird Kingdom:


Stratford Festival:


Border info: