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New Years Eve is a unique time of year to visit a new place, and we aim to travel to as many as we can.

We've already visited some of the main ones: Paris, Sydney, London and Edinburgh but have the ambition to get to as many of the others listed on this site as we can.

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BY MARTIN KERRIGAN > HOME > CANADA >

Niagara Falls New Years Eve 2015

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 31 December 2014, Midnight

Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

There aren't many venues where I'm not sure which country to include them in (well, to be perfectly honest, this is the only one so far!) but with Niagara Falls sitting right on the border between Canada and the United States this was a tricky choice. The Canadian side has the town of Niagara Falls, while on the US site, in New York State, there is the Niagara Falls State Park, so they both have a reasonable claim.

In the end, this being a new years eve site I've had to make the call based on who makes the biggest deal of their NYE events, and in this case the clear winner was the Canadians of Ontario, who have the Winter Festival of Lights as the centre point of their new year party, and as this event lasts almost 3 months in total right through the winter months I figured that had to give them the edge!

Fireworks, Events & Party Listings

 

The biggest event in the area by far is the Niagara Falls New Years party in Victoria Park. This free public event gets underway at 7.30pm and provides live music and entertainment with the Niagara Falls New Year’s concert taking place throughout the evening, leading up the huge fireworks display at midnight. A crowd of around 60,000 is expected in Queen Victoria Park for the event so make sure you get there in plenty time!

Something of a coup for the organisers this year with the announcement that pop superstar Demi Lovato will perform live on stage this year, supported by Serena Ryder and the Sam Roberts Band. The show will be hosted by Cheryl Hickey and Rick Campanelli. There will also be a taped performance screened of Celine Dion performing her show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

For the fireworks, there is actually a smaller, family show at 8.45pm but the main event is reserved for the stroke of midnight, with launch points on the Skylon Tower, in the Niagara Gorge and actually above the falls themselves, about as spectacular a backdrop as you could wish for.

This isn't the only party in town though, and elsewhere the Greg Frewin Theatre are hosting their own New Years Eve Vegas Style party, featuring premium buffet, live band with dancing and of course comedy and illusion with famous local magician Greg Frewin. You can get tickets for this event here.

For retro music fans then 60's rockers Paul Revere and the Raiders will be playing live at the Bears Den at the Seneca Niagara Casino, with the show getting underway at 7pm. Ticket sales here.

The bars and nightclubs of Niagara Falls also do their but to add to the range of parties on offer and top venues will be competing to draw the younger crowd - there are big nights this year at the Dragonfly Nightclub, Scotiabank Convention Centre, Blush Ultra Lounge, Coco Cobana and Club Se7en. Buy tickets for all these venues here.

If you're looking for new year dining options then there are plenty of restaurants to choose from on both the Ontario and New York side of the falls. Top recommendations include La Galera Mexican, Fortuna's, Casa Mia, Koutouki Greek Cuisine, Zaiki Indian (where there are plenty of veggie options) and Donatello's. See the full range of restaurants here for Ontario and New York.

Streaming, Webcams & Video

 

Places to watch live online: there are several live webcam views in Niagara falls which help take you live to the heart of the new year party. Our favourite by far is this fantastic live streaming view provided by EarthCam:

Niagara Falls live webcam

The new year's eve celebrations from Niagara falls are also broadcast live on TV by Global Live, and last year attracted a total viewing audience of almost 5 million, which shows the huge popularity of the event. Global do have an online viewing option:

Global TV Online Stream

Although you do need to have a subscription which unfortunately as far as I can see means this won't be available to viewers outside of Canada. We will double check this nearer the time though and if an international stream is available we'll post the link here too.

Hotels & Accommodation

 

If you're planning on visiting Niagara Falls over the New Year period, then be aware that is will be exceptionally busy so you need to make your reservations as early as you realistically can. You can search, check availability and book local hotels here.

Comments & Reviews

 

We would love to hear feedback from anyone who has visited Niagara Falls (in the US or Canada!) for New Years Eve and would like to share their experiences.

Also if you know of any events or parties we don't yet have listed, whether it's something you're attending or organising, please let us know and we'll be happy to update the page.

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