Welcome to 2018 in Niagara! Here's what going on in Niagara for the month of August 2018.
Featured events are the Canal Days Festival in Port Colborne and PwC MS Bike Niagara
Thursday August 2nd 2018
Time: 8:30 pm, Cost: $150+, Location: Fallsview Casino, 6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 7X5
Emmy Award-winning, stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. Starring in such hits as Inside Amy Schumer, Trainwreck and Comedy Central Presents, Amy Schumer and Friends will make the crowd explode with laughter!
Friday August 3rd, 2018
Location: Port Colborne
The 40th Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival offers activities and attractions that will enliven the senses. The Tall Ships gather in Port Colborne each August holiday weekend, for a four-day celebration of history and heritage.
Saturday August 4th, 2018
Time: 9 pm, Cost: $80+, Location: Fallsview Casino, 6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 7X5
Named "one of the most powerful entertainers" by Forbes Magazine, American funnyman Jeff Dunham is best known for his acclaimed ventriloquism and highly popular comedy series including Arguing With Myself, Spark Of Insanityand The Jeff Dunham Show as well as appearances on 30 Rock and Dinner for Schmucks.
Wed, Aug 8th, 2018
Family Fun Fest at Heartland Forest
Location: 8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2H 0L5
Cost: $5.00 per person, 2 and under free. Includes train rides, access to car show and concert.
Join us Wednesday August 8th for some great activities and delicious food trucks! We will feature a car show competition and a concert by Pixel Planet performing from 6:00-8:00 pm. Car display starts at 4:00. Food open 4:30-8:00.
Friday August 10th - Saturday August 11th, 2018
Hogs and Hops: Bacon Beer Bands
Time: Friday 7pm to Sat 11pm
Location: Meridian Centre, 1 IceDogs Way, St. Catharines L2R 0B3
Hogs n Hops - a festival of Bacon, Beer and Bands coming to St. Catharines this summer. Visit www.hogsnhops.ca for more details.
Saturday August 11th, 2018
Trius Red Presents: Blues at the Winery
Location: Trius Wines, 1249 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
Music. Wine. Friends. The perfect day in wine country! Join us for our 29th annual blues festival, featuring award-winning artists in a vineyard setting. Relax with a glass of our premium VQA wines, and savour Winery Chef Frank Dodd's favourites at our vineyard grill.
Thursday August 16th, 2018
Time: 8pm, Location: Jackson Triggs Vineyard, 2145 Niagara Stone Road Niagara-on-the-Lake
With over 5 million albums sold, acclaimed international tours & hit singles, the 3-time JUNO Award winner holds the honor of being the only Canadian female member of the legendary Grand Ole Opry. Terri has won 19 CCMA Awards (including 5-time Female Vocalist of the Year & 8 Fan’s Choice Awards).
Sunday August 19th, 2018
PwC MS Bike - Niagara
Time: 7am - 3pm, Location: Crystal Ridge Community Centre, 99 Ridge Rd S, Crystal Beach, Ontario L0S 1B0
Join the largest cycling series in North America at the PwC MS Bike! Escape the daily grind and wind your way through the heart of Ontario's wine country on quiet country roads and lakeside trails.
Register at: www.msbike.ca
Saturday August 25th, 2018
Pig Roast & Movie Under the Stars
Location: The Foreign Affair Winery, 4890 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland, Ontario L0R 2E0
Toin us for an exceptional evening of food and wine. We will be serving a traditional Pork Roast Dinner with some of our most premium Foreign Affair Wine. Following the meal, we will be viewing a film under the stars (weather permitting). Website: www.foreignaffairwinery.com