Niagara Icewine Festival


Niagara Icewine Festival

If you haven’t experienced the Niagara Icewine Festival in the Winter, you are certainly missing out on some delicious fun. The fun starts this weekend. It’s not too late to experience some true Canadiana fun, because in Niagara we know how to do Winter right:

Xerox Icewine Gala – Fallsview Casino Resort – Friday, January 13th

The first gala started in 1995 and 22 years later this annual tradition continues at the Fallsview Casino Resort. At this event you’ll experience VQA’s largest icewine and wine tasting table featuring 35 Niagara wineries as well as the finest cuisine created by the Fallsview Casino’s top chefs. Every year is a different theme and this year, it’s Sugar and Spice and at this celebration Sugar and Spice comes with everything ice.

For three weekends in Niagara, there will be spectacular festivals celebrating everything icewine:

Twenty Valley Winter WineFest – January 13th – 15th

In true Canadiana spirit, get your warm boots and parka ready for a weekend of fabulous fun. This Festival does it right. Over 100 VQA wines and culinary delights from Niagara’s finest. There will also be fashion shows, the annual barrel rolling challenge and the chef’s one pot challenge.

Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival – January 20th – 22nd 

This weekend is full of tasty temptations.

Sparkle and Icewine Gala – Friday, January 20th – 8pm – 11pm at the Courthouse – Icewine and impeccable food pairings from some of Niagara’s most renowned Signature Chefs

Bravo Niagara presents Molly Johnson – Saturday, January 21st – 7:30pm – See the Courthouse transform into a one-of-kind jazz club

Outdoor Festival – January 21st (11am – 5pm), January 22nd (12pm – 5pm) – Embrace the Winter by seeing Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Queen Street turn into an Icewine and Culinary Winter Wonderland

Flash and Panache Icewine Cocktail Competition – January 21st – 9pm – 11pm

Icewine Festival at the Scotiabank Convention Centre – January 27th – 29th

Enjoy Icewine from 20+ participating wineries along with some culinary creations and live entertainment.

Discovery Pass

The best way to experience the Icewine Festival is by purchasing a discovery pass. It’s your ticket to experience three weekends of icewine bliss and eight wine and culinary pairings. Discovery passes start at $40 per pass. There’s also a discovery pass serving delicious mocktail creations for all of the wonderful designated drivers starting at $30. Check out the list of participating wineries.

Niagara Falls Casino Shows

January is full of entertainment with tons of Niagara Falls Casino Shows to choose from. Check out our Niagara Casino Shows blog for all of the details.

Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

The Wonder continues until January 31st with 3 Million Twinkling lights and displays. You’ve got to check out the incredible displays at Dufferin Islands and along the Niagara Parkway.

Niagara Falls Fireworks and Illumination Schedule

The spectacular Niagara Falls Fireworks displays and the new state-of-the-art Falls Illumination also continue into January.

Don’t miss the spectacular fireworks over the Falls every Friday night during the Winter Festival of Lights starting at 9pm.

The Courtyard Marriott Niagara Falls is just a short drive from the Niagara Icewine Festival. It’s the perfect way to end your romantic day at the Icewine Festival. Book our Ultimate One Night Package, starting at $110 per night. This is one of the best Niagara Falls Hotels Deals and includes: accommodations, breakfast buffet, dinner voucher for two at The Keg Steakhouse & Bar or T.G.I. Friday’s, wine tasting, beer tasting, lavender culinary experience, cheese tasting, fudge tasting and so much more.