From the Niagara Falls Review: Shawn Fleckney says he was “just a kid” when he started volunteering as a mascot with the Winter Festival of Lights. More than 20 years later, he’s still at it. He says he can’t think of a better way to spend his leisure time than by making new friends, learning [...]
From CANOE Travel: Three-million sparkling lights and 125 lighted displays have transformed Niagara Falls into what is called a “Winter Wonderland.” Add a little snow and the setting will be complete for the 27th annual Winter Festival of Lights that shines brightly through Jan. 4 and attracts more than a million people.
From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: From Rochester: About 90 miles. Attraction: The Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Ontario, running through Jan. 4, features holiday light displays, live concerts, fireworks and special events. The outdoor displays are lighted from 5 p.m. to midnight, including an “Enchantment of Disney” display.
From the Niagara Falls Review: After writing half a dozen news stories about the $750,000 rink, it was time to see firsthand if the new ice is all it’s cracked up to be. (Check out the video tour of the rink on The Review’s website). Having grown up near Ottawa’s famous Rideau Canal, the world’s [...]
From Jaunted: The Pop Culture Travel Guide: Even though the winter storms have started to blow across North America, believe it or not that now is a great time to visit Niagara Falls. Ideally you’d want to drop by one of the nation’s biggest tourist traps during warmer weather, but if you’ve already been during [...]
On Saturday I walked down to the “Rink at the Brink” to take a few pictures. It was around 1 pm, and there were about 15 people skating. I had read the article in the Review about the fences, and they’re right! It is very difficult to actually get in. This first picture shows the [...]
From a Canadian Press article found at Yahoo! Canada News: A new public skating rink will open next month “a stone’s throw from the brink of the Horseshoe Falls,” say organizers of the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights. The outdoor Rink at the Brink, two-thirds the size of an NHL rink, will be located [...]
From a PR Web press release seen on Yahoo! News: Long winter nights are welcome in Niagara Falls when over 3 million lights and hundreds of glittering displays will cast a colourful glow across the city. Matching their brilliance is a star-studded season of entertainment that includes the November 12 Niagara Falls Comedy Fest, Christmas [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: You’ll need to lace up more than just your boots for this year’s Winter Festival of Lights. An outdoor skating rink is the big addition to the festival’s 27th year, which opens Nov. 7. Located next to Table Rock along the Niagara Parkway, the 18-by- 36-metre rink will open in [...]