"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Touted as Canada's largest light festival, this annual event combines incredible landscape lighting with live concerts, parades, fireworks, and a spectacular New Year's Eve celebration shown live around the world all with the Falls as a backdrop. The festival kicks off with several weekend Disney shows, making this event a perfect family outing. All Winterfest events are free. Check website for more details.
If the thunder of the Falls isn't enough to stir the soul, then this display of lighting legerdemain should definitely do the trick. Operating on the auspices of the Niagara Parks Commission, the nightly illumination features 21 xenon lights with 18 in the Illumination Tower near the Queen Victoria Park area, and three opposite the American Falls. How bright are these lights? One spotlight gives off 250 million candlepower! That's quite a step up from the first lights used in 1879 with an illuminating power of 32,000 candles.
With multiple Grammy nominations, six gold and platinum albums and almost 30 songs on adult radio, Jim Brickman is a force to be reckoned with on the piano. Hailing from Cleveland, Jim began playing at the age of 5 and never stopped. Now with hits like "Valentine," "The Gift," "Love of My Life" and "Simple Things," Jim is an international sensation and one of the most well known solo pianists. Since 1994's release of No Words, Jim has been churning out romantic albums and has garnered quite a following.
Crystalyne is a pop punk band with an unabashed bubblegum aesthetic. Fronted by vocalist Marissa Dattoli, the Toronto-based band released its debut EP, Navigate, in 2012, before capturing a wider audience with 2013's The RemedyEP.