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City Hosts Annual Sparkle Christmas Lighting Awards Event

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Christmas magic is in the air! Help make December 2020 the season to sparkle by registering your entry in this annual Christmas lighting competition. Now hosted by the City of Niagara Falls, the Sparkle Awards tradition will continue, as we recognize the best residential and com...
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Posted on: 11/27/2020 9:54 AM - Category: Media Releases

New Bridge Housing project announced for Niagara region

Niagara Region, the City of Niagara Falls and Niagara Regional Housing are collaborating on the development of an innovative Bridge and permanent supportive housing project in Niagara Falls. The project, located at 5017 Victoria Ave. (former library building), will leverage a surplus building prov...
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Posted on: 11/19/2020 12:30 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Official Christmas Tree Proclamation and Tree Lighting Ceremony

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will be hosting a tree lighting and Official Niagara Falls Christmas Tree proclamation ceremony on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 5 p.m. in front of City Hall, following this year’s Santa Claus Drive-Through Parade. The ceremony will also kick-off Nia...
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Posted on: 11/12/2020 4:00 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade Drive Through: November 14th!

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The holiday spirit is alive in Niagara Falls! Join us for our new Santa Claus Parade Drive Through! We are changing it up to keep you safe and bring joy and happiness to help kick off the holiday season!The parade format is a “reverse parade” where performers will be ...
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Posted on: 11/3/2020 10:56 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls’ First Ever Spooky Awards Winners Announced

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls Spooky Awards saw more than 50 entries in this first-ever Halloween home decorating competition! Homes won in three different categories including: Best Effects, Judges’ Favourite and People’s Choice Award. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the number ...
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Posted on: 11/2/2020 1:43 PM - Category: Media Releases

Remembrance Day Service 2020

This year the City’s Remembrance Day Service will look a little different as we will be adhering to the Provincial Covid-19 protocols. The Services at the Gale Centre and the Chippawa Arena have been combined and limited to a small, outdoor ceremony with a limited number of pre-screened participan...
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Posted on: 10/29/2020 2:06 PM - Category: In the News

Over 50 Entrants for Niagara Falls’ First Ever Spooky Awards

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - As the judges prepare to visit entrants’ homes in the first ever Spooky Awards competition, a new interactive mapping system that highlights every participating entry has been launched, encouraging residents to view all of the fun home Halloween decorations. “We’re ecstati...
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Posted on: 10/27/2020 8:43 AM - Category: Media Releases

17th Annual Sleep Cheap Charities Reap Event and Reservation Dates Announced

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Sleep Cheap Charities Reap, a long standing community tradition, has raised over $2,150,082 for local charities since its inception in 2004. And though it may look different this year, Sleep Cheap will take place in 2020. Mayor Jim Diodati stated that “We know these are very e...
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Posted on: 10/21/2020 8:45 AM - Category: Media Releases

Early Deadline, Plus New Microgrants for 2021 Niagara Falls Cultural Development Fund

Are you a Niagara Falls based artist, organization or collective? The City of Niagara Falls is launching its annual call for submissions for the Niagara Falls Cultural Development Fund (NFCDF). “The NFCDF is an annual grant for local projects to take place from March through to February of each y...
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Posted on: 10/21/2020 8:44 AM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Encourages Residents to “Imagine” Recreation, Culture & Parks

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls is preparing a Recreation, Culture Parks Master Plan to help guide the City in providing a broad range of active and healthy choices that engage residents, while positioning Niagara Falls to be environmentally sustainable, culturally vibrant and econom...
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Posted on: 10/13/2020 11:10 AM - Category: Media Releases

New Transit Hub Opens on Canadian Drive

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - On Monday, October 12, 2020, a new Transit Hub opened on Canadian Drive, to better serve our riders!Located between Pin Oak Drive and Montrose Road, this hub provides direct access to a variety of commercial amenities at Niagara Square. Additional on site features, ...
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Posted on: 10/13/2020 8:47 AM - Category: Media Releases

Spooky Awards Halloween House Decorating Contest Launches Across Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Halloween might look and feel a little bit different this year, so the City of Niagara Falls has launched the Spooky Awards to encourage residents to celebrate Halloween in a new and creative way. “Halloween is a special time for kids and adults alike, and it is importa...
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Posted on: 10/9/2020 11:34 AM - Category: Media Releases

Annual Clean Sweep returns Fall 2020

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Park in the City Committee hosts their annual Fall Clean Sweep on Saturday, October 17, with special COVID-19 precautions in place. Volunteers will help the Committee collect litter and clear debris from public parks, trails, walkways and main street boulevards in a new, sel...
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Posted on: 9/30/2020 9:55 AM - Category: Media Releases

John N. Allan Park improvements completed!

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will officially recognize the completion of park improvements at John N. Allan Park on Monday, September 28th, 2020. Nets will be installed on the four new tennis/pickleball courts and a ribbon cutting will take place to mark the occasion. The ne...
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Posted on: 9/24/2020 10:00 AM - Category: Media Releases

Millennium Recreational Trail Section 5 - Now Open for Public Use

The Millennium Recreational Trail – Rotary Storywalk Pathway (Section 5) is now open for public use! The City of Niagara Falls is excited to offer residents an additional 1.2 km of trail space, with the opening of Section 5 of the Millennium Recreational Trail. This new section provides users t...
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Posted on: 9/9/2020 3:35 PM - Category: In the News