It’s fall in Niagara-on-the-Lake and if you’re planning a visit to our pretty town, you’re in for a treat. October is one of our favourite months in the Niagara Region and we know you are going to love the beautiful colours of leaves turning and the crisp fall air. Luckily, there are also a lot of other great fall activities in town to keep your busy after enjoying a stroll through town or a picturesque hike through the countryside.
Stonesthrow 2016 Stone Festival – October 1, 10am to 5pm
Celebrate stone, craft and community at the 2016 Stonesthrow Stone Festival. The festival brings together carvers, masons and artisans for a weekend that includes courses, workshops, music and dance, and a can’t-miss artisan market. Each item at the artisan market is handcrafted by local artists in the region.
The Commons Market – October 2, 10am to 5pm
With a tagline of “It’s Everything but Common,” you know the Commons Market will not disappoint if you’re looking for something special at this antique and vintage fest. Numerous vendors will be on hand with an enormous range of items that include vintage, antique, reclaimed and upcycled furniture, houseware, jewellery and other collectibles. You’ll also be able to enjoy some of the Niagara region’s best wines and beers, along with snacks from Niagara’s gourmet food trucks.
Battle of Queenston Heights Commemorative Tours – October 8 & 9, 10am to 5pm
Join the fun at historic Fort George as they commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Major General Sir Isaac Brock. Brock’s Monument National Historic Site will be open from 10am to 5pm all weekend and you’ll be able to enjoy guided tours of the battle site and even climb the 235 steps to the top of the monument for a glorious view of Queenston Heights Park and the Niagara River.
Au Revoir Summer Dinner – October 15, reception at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm
If you have a deep appreciation for fine dining, you will not want to miss this exclusive event. CityLine personality and Winery Chef Jason Parson joins Peller Estates’ French Sous Chef Helene Belanger to create a four-course French-inspired menu. Each course will be perfectly complemented with red and white wines from Peller Estates, resulting in the perfect evening out.
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