Ring in 2019 in Queen Victoria Park with spectacular fireworks and a live outdoor concert featuring Burton Cummings, The Sheepdogs, Walk Off the Earth, and Avenue Inn! This annual celebration in Queen Victoria Park is one of Canada’s longest running New Year’s Eve concert series and events. It takes place directly across the street from the magnificent Niagara Falls is an unforgettable experience for people of all ages.
This year’s event will feature fireworks shows at both 9pm and midnight, an outdoor licensed area, and food and beverage vendors. It is completely free to attend, begins at 8pm, and is easy to access when staying at a nearby Niagara Falls hotel.
Here’s some more information about this year’s all-Canadian musical lineup:
Celebrated Canadian musician Burton Cummings is widely known as the lead singer and songwriter of The Guess Who and for legendary solo hits like “Stand Tall” and “My Own Way to Rock”. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2016 and continues to tour around Canada and the United States.
The Sheepdogs are a multi Juno Award-winning retro rock band from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. In 2011, they became the first unsigned band to make the cover of Rolling Stone magazine and went on to release six studio albums and a number of popular songs like “I Don’t Know”, “Feeling Good”, and “The Way It Is”.
Walk Off the Earth
Walk Off the Earth is a Burlington-based indie pop band known for their creative music videos of covers and original songs, one of which features all five members of the band simultaneously playing one guitar. The band won the 2016 Juno Award for Group of the Year, has appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and has gone on to release a string of successful original songs.
Avenue Inn is a Niagara Falls based alternative rock band that was named Band of the Year at the Niagara Music Awards and released a brand new album called “Tonight”.