Niagara Gearing up for Icewine Celebrations

NiagaraFallsBrinkWinterThis year marks the 20th year of the Niagara Icewine Festival and there are a number of exciting activities and events scheduled to help people celebrate the famed dessert wine. For three weekends in January, the Niagara Icewine Festival offers visitors amazing wine and culinary creations, and features unique events such as the Xerox Icewine Gala, an Icewine Dinner with Jamie Kennedy, Peller Estates Icewinemaker’s Dinner, and the Niagara Icewine Festival in Niagara Falls at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.

Visitors looking for the complete Icewine Festival experience can purchase Discovery Passes that offer up to eight experiences per pass. This gives visitors access to the very best wine and culinary offerings while travelling along the wine route, and the perfect chance to become fully immersed in Niagara’s Icewine culture!

Winter Fun at the Shaw Festival Film Series

Shaw-SpeakersSeries-LandingThe Shaw Festival Film Series is a unique experience in Niagara-on-the-Lake that screens some of the best Canadian and international films and documentaries in association with the Toronto International Film Festival Group. From December 6th to February 21st, you can experience these acclaimed films and documentaries at the Shaw Festival Theatre for $12 per film. And if you’re looking to attend multiple screenings, you can purchase a 12-film Festival Film pass, 8-film “Stocking Stuffer” pass, or 5-film documentary pass.

Topping off the Shaw Festival Film Series experience is the Lunch Market at the Shaw Festival, which offers delicious food options from food trucks and local vendors before the Saturday afternoon screenings.

The Shaw Festival Theatre is a revered institution, having opened its doors in Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1973, mounting incredible productions of the plays of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries. This film series is a great opportunity to visit the theatre this winter and experience some of the best feature films and documentaries from Canada and the around the world.