Spectacular Fireworks Display over the Falls on May 17th

Released on May 8 2019


Fireworks May 17

Spectacular Fireworks Display over the Falls on May 17th

The Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights (WFOL) wrapped up its illumination season on January 31, 2019. The Festival is excited to announce that it will present a special fireworks display on Friday, May 17, 2019 to kick off the Summer Fireworks Season. The display will be launched from the Niagara Gorge and will be fifteen minutes of fireworks choreographed to music with the majestic Falls as a backdrop.   

“This fireworks presentation will light-up the Falls and surrounding area providing visitors with a mesmerizing and memorable evening.  Visitors can view the fireworks from locations throughout Niagara Parks’ Queen Victoria Park and from the Fallsview district, we encourage everyone to experience this stunning display,” says Tina Myers, Executive Director of the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights. “This spectacular fireworks display is made possible through our partnership with the Fallsview Casino Resort!”

“As a proud sponsor of the Winter Festival of Lights, we’re thrilled to be able to present this firework display on May 17,” says Richard Taylor, president Niagara Casinos. “There is something so magical about fireworks over the Niagara Falls and we take pride in being able to collaborate with community stakeholders like WFOL, to create memorable experiences for visitors and Niagara residents. This firework display is sure to impress and we’re beyond excited to be able to offer this to the community.”

What:                                      Featured 15-minute long fireworks show

When:                                      Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:00PM

Where:                                    Niagara Falls, Niagara Parks Queen Victoria Park and Fallsview District

All fireworks displays from the Niagara Gorge are subject to suitable weather conditions at the time of the show

For event details, please visit www.WFOL.com

About the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights: Voted Canada’s Event of the Year by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights wrapped-up its 2018-19 illumination season on January 31, 2019. The annual festival transforms Niagara Falls into a winter wonderland with millions of sparkling lights and breathtaking illuminations, attracting over 1.6 million visitors each year to Niagara Falls.

About Ontario Power Generation: Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is one of the most diverse electricity generators in North America. OPG produces about half of the electricity Ontarians rely on every day, and its clean, safe, power costs an average of 40% less than other generators. The historic Sir Adam Beck Hydro Generating Stations on the Niagara River have been powering the province for almost a century. For more information, please visit www.opg.com

About the May 17, 2019 Fireworks Display: The Winter Festival of Lights (WFOL) will host a special fireworks presentation, choreographed to music, with public viewing from Niagara Parks Queen Victoria Park on Friday May 17, 2019 at 10 p.m. The event is possible thanks to the support of our Presenting Sponsor the Fallsview Casino Resort and from other sponsors including the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport – Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Be sure to mark your calendars for this special fireworks display. For more event information, please visit www.wfol.com