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Niagara Icewine Festival 2024

Celebrate winter in wine country showcasing the best drinks and culinary delights

Dates: January 12–28, 2024 (on weekends)

Niagara Icewine Festival
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During the month of January, the Niagara wine region celebrates one of Canada’s most famous drinks: Ontario Icewine. Throughout this month, Niagara Falls hosts several festivals and events dedicated to the winter's most festive drink. Niagara Icewine Festival features over 30 local wineries showcasing their best products. Some of the most notable wineries are: 13th Street Winery, Creekside Estate Winery, Fielding Estate Winery, and Flat Rock Cellars. You may also indulge in an unusual taste testing combination, trying out icewine with roasted chestnuts or marshmallows.

Outdoor Icewine Winter Wonderland is an excellent locale, suitable for an afternoon stroll, adorned with stunning ice sculptures and holiday lights to set the mood. Its romantic and cozy atmosphere will make you forget about the cold. The festival also features plenty of live music and entertainment. Most events take place at the Scotiabank Centre.

Cool As Ice Gala (January 13, 2024)

The Niagara Icewine Gala (Cool As Ice Gala) held at Niagara Parks Power Station from 7 pm to 11 pm offers participants to try out the luxurious Niagara wines, Icewine cocktails and mocktails. Beyond the luxurious drinks, the party boasts some of Niagara’s most talented chefs and live entertainment. The tickets to this delicious event are $225 per person. Besides, the price includes parking and a 50% discount on Icewine Discovery Passes.

Discovery Pass

Discovery Pass takes the visitors all over Niagara wine region during wine and food tasting tour from 11 am to 5 pm. The prices range from $35 to $55. With the Discovery Pass, you'll be able to swing by every participating winery location. Note that if you'd like to bring your pet, not all wineries allow to do this. You can find additional information on the official website in the External Resources below—go to Partners page and check the list for the “pet friendly” icon which speaks for itself.

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin