Niagara Parks...Exceptional Ways to Experience Cascades of Fire: International Fireworks Competition

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This news item was posted on 11/2/2018 8:52:00 AM and is an archived post

• Niagara Parks’ Table Rock, Toronto Power Park and Kingsbridge Park among the best viewing sites for upcoming fireworks competition
• Niagara Parks’ Fireworks Dinner Series presents a three-course prix fixe meal throughout the six-night fireworks competition
• Free shuttle services from Rapidsview and Kingsbridge Park to view the fireworks
• Progressive road closure along the Niagara Parkway from Upper Rapidsview Boulevard to Kingsbridge Park for each display

Niagara Falls, ON – Join us in Niagara Parks as the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights hosts its first Cascades of Fire: International Fireworks Competition, presented by Hornblower Niagara Cruises, to be held on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, running from November 9 to November 18.
Taking place over six weekend evenings in November, fireworks teams from around the world will be presenting an 18-minute pyrotechnic display synchronized to music, as part of this upcoming international competition. Team Canada will close out the series, with an unforgettable finale display on Sunday, November 18.


Tune into Star 102.5 FM to enjoy the corresponding music for each display or enjoy the broadcasted music within Niagara Parks at Table Rock, Toronto Power Park and Kingsbridge Park. Each fireworks display will take place at 9 p.m. and will be launched from the Upper Niagara River. For a full schedule of displays, please visit niagaraparks.com/events.

Viewing Sites
Niagara Parks will be the place to be to experience all six Cascades of Fire displays up close. With a launch site located on the upper Niagara River, you will have plenty of options to choose from, including Table Rock, Toronto Power Park and Kingsbridge Park.


Parking will be available at Falls Parking Lot, Kingsbridge Park and Rapidsview Parking Lot. Regular parking rates apply at Falls Parking and a $10 flat rate will apply at Rapidsview and Kingsbridge Parking lots, including a free shuttle service from Rapidsview to Table Rock, Toronto Power Park and Kingsbridge Park to view the fireworks displays. As this is an outdoor event, guests are reminded to dress in layers for all types of weather. For more information, please visit niagaraparks.com/events.

Niagara Parks Winter Market
During the second weekend of the fireworks competition (November 16 to 18), Niagara Parks will be presenting its annual Winter Market, in a new location – on the front lawn of Queen Victoria Place! While experiencing the fireworks, stop by the outdoor Winter Market for a hot beverage and some holiday shopping at the traditional hand-made booths, where artisan vendors will be selling their products.

Fireworks Dinner Series
Prefer to watch the fireworks displays from the warmth and comfort of Elements’ glass dining room over the Falls? Niagara Parks’ Fireworks Dinner Series presents a three-course prix fixe meal throughout the six-night fireworks competition. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit niagaraparks.com/events.

Road Closures
To accommodate guests wishing to view the fireworks along the Niagara Parkway, there will be a progressive road closure between Upper Rapidsview Boulevard and Kingsbridge Park starting at 7 p.m., then extending to Macklem Road along the Parkway by 8:30 p.m. The road will reopen immediately after the fireworks, unless otherwise directed by Niagara Parks Police.

About Niagara Parks
Since its establishment in 1885, Niagara Parks has remained a self-financed agency of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport, entrusted to preserve and protect the land surrounding Niagara Falls and the Niagara River. Today, Niagara Parks boasts gardens, a horticulture school, recreation, golf courses, restaurants, heritage and historic sites, gift shops and, of course, Niagara Falls. In short, natural landscapes, history, family fun, hiking, culinary delights, attractions and adventure.

For more information, please visit niagaraparks.com or contact:


Tony Baldinelli, Senior Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations [email protected]

(905) 356-2241 ext. 2206

 

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Posted on: 11/2/2018 8:52 AM - Category: In the News