Among ideal places in North America for Christmas and 2017 New Year celebrations, Niagara Falls should be the most attractive destination for its beautiful landscapes, amazing music, wonderful foods and a lot of fun. Niagara Falls is located right on the border between Canada and the United States. The Canadian side has the town of Niagara Falls in Ontario. While on the United States’ site, there is the Niagara Falls State Park in New York State. Thus, both countries have their reasonable claims.
Fireworks, Countdown Parties & NYE celebrations
2016 New Years Eve celebrations making is one of the biggest nightlife events of Niagara Falls. The Queen Victoria Park forms one of the biggest hotspots for New Year’s Eve celebrations with a large crowd thronging the place to witness the live music and NYE fireworks. The free public NYE party 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 1000,000 people is expected in Queen Victoria Park for the event so make sure you get there in plenty time. The location of the Queen Victoria park provides revelers a perfect standpoint for enjoying the panoramic view of the fireworks-lit Canadian Horseshoe Falls right at the stroke of midnight. You could also consider the Skylon Tower to station yourself for enjoying the view.
Niagara Falls is famous for its partying venues, all featuring a different theme altogether on the occasion of New Years Eve- right from retro to modern pop. You could also head off to Casino Niagara overlooking Clifton Hill or Fallsview Casino if you wish to gamble the night away accompanied by drinks.
For those look for NYE dining options then there are plenty of restaurants to choose from on both the Ontario and New York side of the falls. Top recommended restaurants are Wine on Third, Como Restaurant, Mister B’s , Tamales, Black Eyed Peas,La Galera Mexican, Fortuna’s, Casa Mia, Koutouki Greek Cuisine, Zaiki Indian, Donatello’s and so many more.
Get to Niagara Falls from Canada
Hamilton International Airport (IATA code is YHM) in Hamilton is about 70 km (43 miles) from Niagara Falls, and is served by WestJet. Toronto Pearson International Airport (IATA code is YYZ) in Toronto is about a one and half hour drive from Niagara Falls and is served by most major domestic and international carriers. Do remember to book your air flight tickets well in advance to avoid any last moment problems.
Accommodations on NYE
Being one of the most attractive destinations in North American continent, Niagara falls has full ranges of accommodations for you to choose from. Popular hotels in Niagara Falls are Marriott Niagara Falls Gateway on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel And Spa, Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls, Sheraton On The Falls Hotel, Four Points By Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel, etc. If you are planning your trip to Niagara Falls on next coming Christmas and New Years Eve, early hotel booking is strongly suggested.