Engage all of your senses at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival. It’s a celebration of all things Icewine. With the range of community events as well as winery and restaurant events taking place over the entire month, you may have to make a return trip! The following pages offer event highlights and full event listings can be found at niagaraonthelake.com.
SPARKLE AND ICE GALA
ROYAL CAMBRIDGE AT PRINCE OF WALES, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
January 18, 8 pm to 11 pm
An Icewine Cocktail greets you as you enter the beautiful Royal Cambridge for an exquisite evening of culinary creations and live entertainment. Prepared by Signature Kitchen Chefs, VQA wines paired with an Icewine-inspired menu will tempt your taste buds. The evening ends with a fireworks display and icewine toast in the Icewine Village on Queen Street. Tickets are $95 per person and available for purchase at niagaraonthelake.com or call 905-468-1950.
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE ICEWINE VILLAGE
QUEEN STREET, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
January 19, 11 am to 5 pm & January 20, 12 pm to 5 pm
January 26, 11 am to 5 pm & January 27, 12 pm to 5 pm
Niagara-on-the-Lake’s historic Queen Street transforms into an enchanting winter wonderland as the town comes together to play their part in wine country’s annual celebration of Icewine. The Icewine will flow as the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake pour Niagara’s liquid gold and the renowned Signature Kitchen Chefs will tempt your palate with savoury and sweet Icewine-inspired culinary creations. When it’s time to warm up your toes pop into one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Landmark Shops. Admission to Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Icewine Village is free and samples by purchase of tokens.
QUEEN STREET, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
January 19, 9 pm to 11 pm
Shaken, stirred, muddled and mixed. When Niagara-on-the-Lake’s mixologists include Icewine into their cocktail repertoire, exciting things happen. Only one person will take away the top honours, but we suggest you sample each cocktail and judge for yourself. This event has become a highlight of our festival— don’t miss this party! Admission to the Icewine Cocktail Competition is free, sampling by token.
WHITE ON ICE DINNER
THE COURTHOUSE, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
January 25, 7-10 PM
Celebrate Icewine at an amazing dinner in the historic Courthouse on Queen Street. The evening will start with a sparkling wine reception in the Queen Street Icewine Village under the winter sky, followed by an outstanding meal featuring premium VQA wines and mouthwatering culinary creations from the Signature Kitchen Chefs inside the grand, century-old courthouse ballroom, and concluding with an outdoor icewine toast. This will be a night to remember, with live musical entertainment and dancing! $100/per ticket and includes wine and food. Phone 905-468-1950 for more details.
Check out this video and feast your eyes on all of the upcoming Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival action!
Want to see more? You’ll just have to come to Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ice)wine country and see it all for yourself! Use our Events Calendar to search our full event listings.
The Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake encourage you to tour and taste responsibly. Please designate a driver who is not drinking or book with one of our local transportation partners. Click here for more information.
To experience all of our wineries, you’ll need a whole weekend. Why not book an overnight stay at one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s fine hotels, inns or B&Bs? You may also wish to read up on the accommodation, dining and event packages available during the festival starting at $295 per person (plus applicable taxes). Click here or call Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake at 905-468-1950 for details.
ICEWINE FESTIVAL GETAWAY – STARTING AT $295 PER PERSON*
OFFERED WEEKENDS IN JANUARY ONLY
Snow-draped vineyards and warm hospitality join forces in January during the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival. Weekend packages include accommodations, dining and events. For details visit niagaraonthelake.com or call Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake at 905-468-1950.
Click here to find our list of dining establishments we have grown to love. Any one could be the perfect pairing for your Icewine Festival experience. For Icewine Festival event listings, visit our Events Calendar or download our Winter in Niagara-on-the-Lake Wine Country brochure with restaurant event listings.