Niagara Falls Events

Graham on June 8th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Some celebrities hadn’t even flown out Monday morning after another successful Comic Con, yet co-founder Chris Dabrowski was already planning for 2017. In fact, Dabrowski said dates for next year’s pop-culture extravaganza have already been set for the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls: June 2, 3 and 4. A […]

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Graham on June 6th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Geeking out is a family affair to West McDonald. “The family who geeks together, stays together,” the Port Colborne man joked. McDonald brought his Wolverine alter ego to Niagara Falls Comic Con on Saturday and he didn’t come alone. He was joined by wife Lesley Stratford, as Wolverine’s love interest […]

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Graham on May 30th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Fonz will be in the house. So will Mini-Me, the Hulk and Johnny Drama. They’re all part of the city’s biggest pop culture bash, taking over the Scotiabank Convention Centre June 3 to 5. And for Chris Dabrowski, co-organizer and co-founder of the Niagara Falls Comic Con, it never feels […]

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Graham on May 23rd, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Henry Winkler feels blessed. Up bright and early on a Tuesday morning at his Los Angeles office preparing for a work session with writing partner Lin Oliver, the actor and author reflected on a career that has seen the actor working steadily since 1970… But when it comes to personal appearances, […]

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Graham on March 10th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati wants to avoid last year’s mess with the New Year’s Eve show, but once again “the challenge is money.” He needs to convince the city’s tourism partners to help pay about $2 million to get the concert back on a national broadcaster, which is much […]

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Graham on March 3rd, 2016

This isn’t exactly related to the main Niagara Falls tourism district, but if a large event is held in the region, it would certainly bring a lot of tourists. From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Region has put its support behind a bid to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. Council committed $85,000 Thursday to […]

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Graham on February 24th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Calling all music makers. The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) is looking for local bands to perform during its annual Coca-Cola Concert series that takes place over the tourist season from the Victoria Day long weekend through to Labour Day. Set times are from 8 to 10 p.m., Friday, Sunday and on […]

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Graham on January 29th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: The last time Henry Winkler visited Niagara Falls, he was all business, speaking out to raise awareness on mental health issues in 2012. Winkler was the keynote speaker as a Pathstone Foundation Hope Award Gala to help raise funds for the Niagara organization that looks to provide mental health services and […]

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From Niagara This Week: Despite some moodiness from Mother Nature, the annual Museums Dollar Day for Cystic Fibrosis was “a smashing success”, according to organizer Nancy Clayton. “It took a few years off my life, worrying about the weather,” Clayton said with a laugh. What started out as a rainy day with a few breaks […]

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