Category: General

    Zip-Line Attraction Moving Forward

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    “A new zip-line attraction and aerial adventure course is coming to Niagara Falls.

    The Niagara Parks Commission announced Tuesday it received provincial approval to enter into an agreement with Niagara Adventure Excursions Inc., to develop and operate the new attractions at the Grand View Marketplace and Thompson Point locations along the Niagara Pkwy., starting in 2016.”

    Niagara Adventure Excursions

    Niagara Falls Review Article


    Future Bright For Festival: Director

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    “Winter Festival of Lights program director Tina Myers says visitation to this past season’s Winter Festival of Lights was up 17%.”

    “It went really well, especially since this was the first year of a multi-year transition,” said Myers.

    Niagara Falls Review Article

    Jay Cochrane Postpones Walk Once Again

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    Jay Cochrane has once again postponed his walk from the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort Hotel Tower to the Skylon Tower. Jay was ready to walk having previously given his okay on all of the equipment and one the platform when it was announced today walk was cancelled due to high winds.

    As can be seen in the following images, the flag behind Jay was standing right up, an indication of what he would be up against. Visible in the first image are many of the guide wires that Jay was unhappy about last week when he first postponed this Canadian record attempt.

    Jay Cochrane on his platform between the Niagara Fallsview Casino and Resort and the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls
    3:36 PMJay Cochrane making his decision to cancel today's walk between the Niagara Fallsview Casino and Resort and the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls
    3:37 PM

    A look through the trees to Jay Cochrane's  empty starting platform.
    3:39 PM

    Jay Cochrane to Return


    Jay Cochrane, famous for his tight rope walking, will once again be performing in Niagara Falls this summer. He will be performing his act between the Niagara Fallsview Casino and the Hilton Hotel and on Saturdays will perform the longest and highest skywalk performed outside of China, from the Niagara Fallsview Casino to the top of the Skylon Tower, beginning June 17. The Saturday walk of 1800 feet and a height of 400 – 600 feet above ground is expected to take between 40 and 50 minutes to complete.

    Jay Cochrane performed at Casino Niagara in 2002.

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