Are you looking to plan your next winter trip to Niagara Falls? If so, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will be going over what makes Niagara Falls absolutely stunning during the winter season as well as a few seasonal activities you will not want to miss out on. What are a few of these fun winter activities? Continue reading below to learn more.
Niagara Falls Winter Weather
First things first, you may be wondering what the weather is like during the winter season in Niagara Falls. While it can get very cold during winter, Niagara Falls partakes in a milder environment than numerous different spots that are as far north. The average temperatures during the winter season range from highs of 28 degrees Fahrenheit and lows of 14 degrees Fahrenheit. It begins snowing in Niagara Falls in November and you might even catch a snowfall as late as April, but it regularly snows the closest to the furthest limit of February. Prior to your trip, make certain to monitor for snowstorms that might influence your movements. It is also important to note that the winter months are especially windy. However, as long as you’re prepared, you should be able to enjoy your time all the same.
The Winter Festival of Lights
During the Winter season, Niagara Falls becomes home to millions of twinkling lights and scores of stunning, lighted displays. Niagara Falls itself is lit up all New Year’s Eve, so whether you’re at the Queen Victoria Park or are enjoying a Niagara Falls view from a nearby hotel or restaurant, seeing Niagara Falls bright and colorful is an absolutely stunning view. In addition to this, if you are visiting Niagara Falls during the new year holiday season, Niagara Falls New Year’s Eve firecrackers shows are additionally staggering to view. There are two firecrackers shows on New Year’s Eve, at 9 p.m. what’s more when the clock strikes 12 PM. Youthful ones who need to get to bed early can in any case see a stunning early show, and the evening firecrackers show is discussed overall as a result of the stand-out Niagara Falls setting.
Niagara Grape & Wine Festival
Experience Canada’s largest wine festival! In fact, what many people don’t know is that Niagara Falls is actually very well known for its ice wine, a dessert wine made using grapes that are frozen on the plant. You can trial its extraordinarily sweet flavor at the yearly celebration that normally runs in January. So, invite your friends and family and prepare for the best two days of the year where you can appreciate north of 100 wines, scrumptious neighborhood cooking and unrecorded music the entire day into the evening. A festival of Niagara and the abundance of reap, the Montebello Park wine and culinary experience really grandstands generally that the Region brings to the table!
Tips for the Winter Season
If you are planning to see the falls partially frozen, you will want to plan your trip between either late January or the start of February. This is typically when temperatures will be at their lowest, therefore giving you a higher chance of seeing this breathtaking scene. With that being said, with Niagara Falls’ freezing temperatures, you will also want to keep an eye out for any black ice. Last but not least, keep in mind that some of the winter tours in Niagara Falls will not run into water. However, you will still be able to enjoy the popular “Journey Behind the Falls” tour which will take you through the caves that sit behind the waterfall.
While Campark does not offer lodging or camping during the winter months, Niagara Falls is still very much open for business. When our season comes up and if you are interested in staying at our campground feel free to contact us. For more information about our seasons and rates please visit our website campark.com.