The Falls. Thrilling entertainment. Fabled history. Niagara Canada is home to so many wonders, but none is as exclusive and alluring as the Icewine Festivals of Niagara – an experience you simply can’t get anywhere else. It’s a month-long celebration in January, where you’ll find each other all over again as you explore Icewine at three delicious festivals. Broaden your palate and embrace new experiences by indulging in tastings of fine Niagara wines, evening galas, and dinners fit for the most discerning foodies. Your getaway is calling. Discover more about Niagara’s rise as a world-renowned Icewine specialist.

Learn more below or click here to access the 2017 Niagara Icewine Festival guide.


Gala and Dinners During the Niagara Icewine Festivals


Indulge in a weekend of grace and beauty with the festival’s opener, the 22nd annual Xerox “Sugar & Spice…Everything Ice” Icewine Gala. It’s a night full of eye-catching and tastebud-loving culture, including intricate art, exceptional cuisine, and of course, plenty of Canada’s finest “liquid gold”. It’s Icewine’s biggest night, held inside the beautiful Grand Hall at Fallsview Casino Resort. January is also packed with more delights and surprises for you to experience. Learn more about our featured dining Icewine events below.

Xerox Icewine Gala
Fallsview Casino Resort, Grand Hall
Niagara Falls
January 13, 2017 | 7 -10pm | $185 + HST

Sparkling Dinner with Chef David Rocco
Window Room, On the Twenty
Twenty Valley
January 14, 2017| 6:30pm | $125 + HST

Icewine Brunch with Chef David Rocco
Window Room, On the Twenty
Twenty Valley
January 15, 2017 | 10:30am | $75 + HST

Sparkle and Ice Diamond Gala
Grand Hall, Historic Court House
January 20, 2017 | 8 - 11pm | $95 + HST

White on Ice Dinner
Icewine Village, Heritage District
January 27, 2017 | 7 - 10pm | $100 + HST

Twenty Valley Winter Winefest


January 13 - 15, 2017

When it comes to delicious food and world-class Icewine that’s a little off the beaten path, the annual Winter WineFest in Niagara’s Twenty Valley delivers. Escape for a fun-filled weekend on the quaint streets of Jordan Village to explore local tastes from Niagara’s top winemakers and chefs ­– with more than 20 wineries participating this year!

Hungry for a challenge? The Chef’s One Pot Challenge will satisfy your appetite. Want to see the hottest winter trends? “Work it” at our 2-day Fashion Show. And don’t miss two spectacular events in the Window Room: The Sparkling Dinner and Icewine Brunch, both hosted by celebrity chef David Rocco. Come to Twenty Valley’s Winter WineFest and indulge in the carefree charms of the Valley. 


Niagara On The Lake Icewine Festival


January 2 - 31, 2017

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival takes place in the gorgeous heritage district that sets the stage for a magical weekend together. Start your getaway in our Icewine Village, a historical winter wonderland with delicious Icewine from over 20 local wineries.

Make the most of your weekend at the Shop, Sip, Sample and Savour event, a trifecta of wine, culinary, and shopping that’s held outdoors in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

For an elegant evening, head to the Sparkle and Ice Diamond Gala, or dine outdoors at the White on Ice Dinner for Icewine-inspired cuisine from the Signature Kitchen Chefs followed by live music so you can dance the night away. If you’d prefer to sample among the vines, head the region’s award-winning wineries throughout the month to enjoy Icewine-themed tastings and experiences.  It all adds up to a picturesque Icewine getaway you won’t soon forget.


Niagara Falls Icewine Festival


January 27 - 29, 2017

Start your Icewine exploration the biggest way possible – at one of the world’s largest Icewine Festivals, in Niagara Falls’ Scotiabank Convention Centre. With four entertaining wine tasting sessions to choose from, it’s the perfect way to sip and savour through an entire weekend together. Each indoor sampling session is three enlightening hours complemented by the sounds of some of Niagara’s most entertaining musicians.

When you’ve worked up an appetite, indulge in unexpected pairings and divine desserts created by some of Niagara’s top chefs.  One of the best ways to experience Niagara’s famed Icewine is at a festival that’s as grand as the majestic Falls surrounding it.


Winery Weddings


January 13 - 15, 2017
January 20 - 22, 2017
January 27 - 29, 2017
$40 +HST per pass

Get the full Niagara Icewine Festival experience with the Discovery Pass. It gets you 8 different Icewine experiences of your choice valid over three magical weekends in January. Create your own delicious adventure along Niagara’s Wine Route from local Icewine tastings to outdoor firepits paired with homemade Icewine marshmallows and savoury dishes that will warm you from the inside out. It’s the perfect complement to the region’s Icewine villages and special events throughout the month of January.



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