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WFOL Opening Ceremonies

WFOL Opening Ceremonies

The 2016-2017 Winter Festival of Lights will begin in style, with a large scale Opening Ceremony taking place in historic Queen Victoria Park.

The opening ceremony will feature entertainment, fireworks, activities, events and a few surprise local celebrities.

Taking place from 6pm – 9pm, events include:

  • Performers in Costume
  • Musical Performances
  • Special Chromatique Presentation
  • Special Turning on the Lights Presentation
  • Special Fireworks Display

Winter Festival of Lights Opening Ceremony Highlights


A modern show combing technology, lighting, music and art, named Chromatique, will make it’s debut at this year’s WFOL. This professional production will be one of the best free events during the winter season and will provide entertainment leading into the…

Flip the Switch, Turning on the Lights Presentation

Upon the conclusion of Chromatique, special dignitaries and celebrities from around the Niagara area will flip the switch, and turn on all the lights along the 5km WFOL Illumination Route.

Winter Festival of Lights Hotel Package

Special Fireworks Display

Immediately after the turning on the lights presentation, a special fireworks display will take place, kicking off the 2016-2017 Winter Festival of Lights Fireworks Schedule


WFOL Opening Ceremonies
Queen Victoria Park
Niagara Falls