October is an exciting time in Niagara. Stay at Vintage Hotels and enjoy the Fall bounty of Niagara on the Lake with these great events.
Battle of Queenston Heights
The Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada welcome you to commemorate the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Major General Isaac Brock.
See inside Brock’s Monument and tour its small museum and gift shop. You’ll have the chance to chat with historical interpreters and participate in activities that bring Niagara’s colourful history to life. The whole family will enjoy trying on period clothing, searching for historical hints during the scavenger hunt and participating in Regency games.
Tour the battle site with interpreters who are dressed the part, and then climb up the 235 steps to the top of Brock’s Monument for an incomparable view of Queenston Heights.
Date: October 7-8
Cost: $3.50 for youth and $4.50 for adults
Halloween Ghost Tours of Fort George
The Niagara region is renowned for being delicious, but did you know it’s also delightfully haunted? The Ghost Tours of Fort George was established in 1994, which means it is the longest-running ghost walk in the region. Explore Fort George by candlelight during this 2-hour tour, as your guide tells you tales that will shock, amaze and, hopefully, scare you.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Dates: October 13, 14,15
October 20, 21, 22
October 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Bravo Niagara Voices of Freedom Festival
This festival is celebrated in honour of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent, as it commemorates Canada’s profound Black History and celebrates the ongoing journey to freedom from racial discrimination. Through artistic expression, the Bravo Niagara! Voice of Freedom Festival aims to educate and spur dialogue
Through artistic expression, the Bravo Niagara! Voice of Freedom Festival aims to educate and spur dialogue about past and current issues relating to race. Guests will enjoy musical and artistic performances and there is free interactive programming offered for youth. Date: September 28 to October 6
Date: September 28 to October 6
Cost: From $35
October is the perfect time to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake. Book your weekend getaway package in the heart of Niagara by calling 1-888-669-5566.