October 2022

Celebrating Remarkable Women Entrepreneurs Summit

Proudly sponsored by Destination Niagara Falls, the Remarkable Women Entrepreneurs Summit will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2022. From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, attendees will have the opportunity to grow and learn as they navigate their journey through skill development and sustainable networking. 

This free event will take place in downtown Niagara Falls and aims to support and empower women entrepreneurs with professional development workshops and networking opportunities. There will also be a roundtable discussion highlighting women entrepreneurs in Niagara.

There are plenty of activities running throughout the day including live music, a food truck, and innovation hub tours. Looking to support local? Browse the The Remarkable Market which is a space to support women-led businesses with artisan vendors and makers from the Health & Wellness space to specialty food and homewares.

Register today for this incredible showcase of up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Niagara and be sure to check out the pitch competition for great cash prizes!

Check out the website for full information https://www.sparkinnovationcanada.ca or visit Eventbrite to reserve your spot today.

Photo by Spark Niagara

St. Catharines' Indie Music Festival Returns: CICADA Music & Arts Festival

Niagara's homegrown indie music festival and highly anticipated annual tradition proudly returns to Henley Island in St. Catharines after a 3-year hiatus.

Headlined by The Strumbellas and Tokyo Police Club, the festival features local acts and artisans that celebrate the community, live music, and the variety of wine, beer, and culinary creations that the region is recognized for. This all-inclusive festival aims to welcome everyone and bring people together. 

The 2022 Festival will help to support The Pathstone Foundation at Pathstone Mental Health.

Check out the amazing lineup of musical acts and see which local vendors will be in attendance by visiting www.cicadafestival.ca.

Photos by Cicada Music & Arts Festival

Seasonal Fall Activities in Niagara:

The start of October means changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and a variety of seasonal events. Below are a handful of exciting events happening in and around the Niagara Region.

The 48th Annual Ball's Falls Thanksgiving Festival

October 7 - 10, 2022

Ball's Falls Conservation Area

Brought to you by the NPCA, the 48th Annual Festival is back from October 7-10! There will be over 150 in-person artisan vendors, craft beverages and wines, a farmer's market where you can shop local, delicious food, great live music, and entertainment for the whole family. Historical demonstrations, heritage tours, and a variety of nature hikes are also available. The open-air festival now offers discounted rates to seniors all weekend long.

Tickets can be purchased online here.

Photo by Thanksgiving Festival

Boo at the Zoo

October 7 - 10, 2022

Safari Niagara

Trick or treating is back at this family-friendly event! Safari Niagara hosts it's annual BOO at the ZOO event with local vendors, exhibits for the whole family, fun activities, costume contests and more. There are great prizes to be won too. Tickets can be purchased online and children under 12 with a costume get in FREE!

Click here for more information.

Photo by Safari Niagara

Vintage Harvest Dinner at Redstone Winery

October 14, 2022

Redstone Winery

This one's for wine and food enthusiasts! Redstone and Tawse Winemaker Jess Otting pairs specially selected back vintage wines to pair with a four-course dinner. Two wine pairings are provided per course. Celebrate the harvest at communal tables and give thanks with friends new and old.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Photo by Redstone Winery

Halloween Drag Night

October 28, 2022

London Born Wine Co.

Presented by Doll Haus Events and London Born Winery is a night of performances and entertainment! Hosted by Calypso Cosmic and Karma Kameleon with Charlize Angel and Ricky Manio. Wine is available for purchase and attendees are asked to call ahead for food reservations.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Photo by Doll Haus Events and London Born Winery

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Niagara Falls Getaway

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  • Receive $30 dining voucher at Outback Steakhouse
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Book by November 30, 2022

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  • $30 Voucher for Fallsview Dining at the Keg Steakhouse + Bar

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Available until October 31, 2022

  • Comfortable, Spacious Accommodations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • $40 dining voucher at Sky Fallsview Steakhouse (available Friday & Saturday only)
  • $30 dining voucher for Fallsview Dining at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar (available Sunday - Thursday)
  • $20 dining voucher at TGI Fridays Restaurant & Bar*
  • $15 dining voucher at IHOP Restaurant
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