Falls at Night, Niagara Falls

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    Fireworks Display over The Falls

    by JennysTravels Written Jul 4, 2006

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    Every Friday and Sunday evening at 10pm we light amazing fireworks over The Falls. You can get a great vantage point from just about anywhere you can see the sky. I belive the best point to view this beautiful wonder is from your table at The Keg Embassy Suites. Perfection.

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    Nightly Illumination of the Falls

    by K.Knight Written Jul 4, 2004

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    Illumination of the American Falls

    When the nightly light show begins and both the Horseshoe and American Falls are illuminated, the entire area is both breathtaking and romantic. The colours constantly change giving a breathtaking performance.
    My wife and sat and watched for two hours while eating dinner at the Niagara Park Restaurant, before strolling hand in hand along the river.
    The area is illuminated all year round from 5pm in winter until midnight and 9pm in summer until midnight.

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    Winter at Nigara Falls

    by irishgalmtl Updated Nov 25, 2006

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    Niagara Parks Winter Wonderland. As christmas near through in Nigara Fall the lights are simply beautiful I had went through along side of the Falls and the work that must be done to putting those light up must b a real job. Although it is free to view they are very happy with your donations on the way out the gate which is more than very accaptable for all the work and time put into it. And my pics had not touch on what the lights have to offer. Suggested contribution $5 per car for 2006 that is more than a fair price.

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    Niagara at Night

    by kazander Updated Jun 2, 2005

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    Niagara Falls at night with fireworks

    It is definately worth checking out the Falls at night. Both the American and the Canadian falls are lits up with rotating colors. For an extra treat, go see them on a Friday or Sunday night. They hold a fireworks show right over the Canadian side. (Only during the months between May and September)

    The link has a complete schedual

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    Nightime beauty

    by smschley Updated Jan 28, 2005

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    One of the most spectacular sites I’ve seen is that of the falls illuminated and colored at night. As night falls, colored lights shine on the water with the colors constantly changing, giving it an otherworld look. This goes on till quite late and people walk the paths till midnight and beyond. Below is a schedule of the times for the lights

    January... .... 7:00 PM-9:30 PM
    February .. ....7:00 PM-9:30 PM
    March ...........7:00 PM-10:00 PM
    April ...... .......8:30 PM-11:00 PM
    May ......... .....9:00 PM-midnight
    June .......... ...9:00 PM-midnight
    July ........... ....9:00 PM-midnight
    August ..........9:00 PM-midnight
    September . .8:00 PM-12:30 AM
    October ........ 7:00 PM-Midnight
    November ... .6:30 PM- Midnight
    December .... 5:00 PM-1:00 AM

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    Don't miss the Falls at night!

    by AcornMan Written Apr 24, 2004

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    American Falls at night

    The one time when the American Falls are more impressive than the Horseshoe Falls is at night. Although both Falls are illuminated by colorful spotlights from the Canadian shore, all the mist obscures the Horseshoe Falls. The American Falls, however, are quite impressive all lit up like that. Bring your tripod if you want to get a good picture though, because you'll need a slow shutter speed to get a good exposure.

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    Falls at night

    by kentishgirl Updated Nov 4, 2004

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    The Falls

    If you walk to the falls at night they are illuminated all different colours for a certain length of time, they look just stunning!

    We wandered up looking at them in awe in all their different colours....when we got there they turned them white again!!

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    Niagara-25th Festival of Lights until Jan 7, 2009

    by freddie18 Updated Jan 25, 2009

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    Winter Festival of Lights - Niagara Falls Canada
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    Visiting Niagara Falls or Niagara Region in particular is a one whole day and night of enjoying this wonder of nature. I recommend that when you come visit us, you have booked to stay for a night or two in one of the world class hotels or better still in any bed and breakfast accommodation which is close to the falls and to the many attractions. The reason behind is that the atmosphere in this amazing wonder is so romantic that even celebrities would come to experience this breathtaking night light show at Niagara Falls.

    Come and see the Winter Festival of Lights and enjoy Canada's largest lights festival at the world's most famous address - Niagara Falls - as we illuminate the nights. Lights on daily from 5pm until 12am. For a complete 25th Annual Winter Festival of lights schedule, please access the following linkpage:
    http://www.wfol.com/documents/events_all.pdf

    The amazing picture of the Falls I have posted was taken during the festival. Don't miss it!

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    An UFO??

    by sim1 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    UFO at Niagara?


    Don't mistake this for an UFO, although you might think of that as soon as you spot it. Hahaha, this is another 'festival of light' at Niagara, but one you can observe whole year long. These are the beams of light that light up the two waterfalls at Niagara in every colour imaginable.

    Here is an indication of the times that you can see the falls illuminated:

    Winter: 5:00pm / 6:30pm until 10:00pm or midnight
    Fall / Spring: 7:00pm until 10:00pm or midnight
    Summer: 9:00pm until Midnight

    This is a rough indication. For the exact times you can take a look at this website: http://www.skylon.com/general/tower.html

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    See The Coloured Falls By Night

    by Mikebb Written Jul 14, 2008

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    The Falls By Night  -  Colourful
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    After dinner our group visited the control tower for the coloured light show on the falls. It was a good laugh and the management let some of our group mix the colours , someone got close to a rainbow.

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    A nice way to round off your visit

    by Jefie Written Sep 1, 2004

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    Fireworks over the falls

    Every night, the falls light up around 9 p.m. which makes for a fantastic spectacle! Also, on Fridays and Sundays, fireworks start at 10 p.m. The best place to go to see them is by the river, in front of the American falls.

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    Christmas lights

    by sim1 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Christmas lights at Niagara Falls


    When you visit during the Christmas time you can't escape the 'Festival of Lights'. This yearly event goes on for about 9 weeks every year, starting half November to half January. The whole city while be lit up by Christmas themed lights, like you can see here in the picture.

    If you visit on Friday nights (which I unfortunately didn't) you can watch a firework show. You can also be in luck to be there while there is the weekly 'night parade'. Hahaha, I have to admit though that I managed to 'escape' the event, so I didn't see anything of it. It is probably a lot of fun for the kids or if you do like parades. I on the other hand opted for a nice romantic walk instead :-))

    Lots of info about the Festival of Lights can be found on their website: http://www.wfol.com/home.php

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    Niagara Falls in the lights

    by sim1 Updated Dec 27, 2004

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    Niagara Falls and the lights


    This is another one of these UFO like pictures. In the background you can see the Skylon Tower. This tower is also nicely lit up, although almost invisible because of those strong beams of light in the foreground.

    These lights were aimed at the Horseshoe Falls. But there were not only green lights. They changed colour every few minutes, going from yellow to green to red to every colour imaginable. Hahaha, I have to admit, very tacky, but in a way fun to see. And very romantic too! Imagine a cold night, not many people around (hahaha, it is too cold remember), holding your sweetheart while watching the lights... yep, romantic! :-))

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    American Falls at night

    by sim1 Updated Dec 27, 2004

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    American Falls in colourful lights at night


    They really went crazy on the American Falls with the lights. Not only did the lights change colours here, but look at this! Pink, blue, yellow.... all at the same time! Hahaha, so keep your camera prepared, you won't believe your eyes when seeing this! Tacky Touristy Niagara are the only words I can think of when seeing this, LOL :-))

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    A dream come true

    by abi_maha Written Jun 23, 2009

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    In the night the falls has a very surreal feel to it, for me as an Indian it reminded me of the scores of movies that showed lord Shiva sitting in the Kailash mountains with all the white mist around him! :)) It's almost like being on the clouds to be next to the falls- white and misty. The lights on the falls only adds to this feel as it turned red, amber, blue and green. You can hear audible gasps from the people around you and the kids just love it and cant get enough of it!

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