Winter Festival of Lights Opening Ceremonies Opening Night


Opening Ceremonies

We will kick off our 35th season on saturday, november 18th, 2017 in Niagara Parks Queen Victoria Park!

Thank-you to everyone that attended the Opening Ceremonies of the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights on Saturday, November 19th, 2016! Next season our Opening Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 18th, 2017, mark this date in your calendars and be sure to join us when we begin our next season!

Opening Ceremonies 2016 featured entertainment from the Niagara Star Singers, a Holiday Cirque Spectacular by Zero Gravity Circus, Laser Light Shows and fireworks over the Falls! It was an evening of thrilling family-friendly entertainment that culminated in our flip-the-switch ceremony where we illuminate millions of sparkling lights! Opening Ceremonies is the first chance for our visitors to see our lights for the season including new displays along our 8km illumination route.


Opening Ceremonies 2017


Saturday, November 18th, 2017


To be Announced

This is a rain-or-shine event, please dress for the weather conditions. Note depending on wind direction Mist from the Falls can sometimes fall at Queen Victoria Park.

How Much?




at Niagara Parks Queen Victoria Park at the intersection of Murray Street & Niagara Parkway

WFOL Opening Ceremonies

Paid parking available

Niagara Parks Falls Parking Lot across from Table Rock, Skylon Tower parking lot

5200 Robinson Street, Niagara Falls) & Clifton Hill
(4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario)