IT HAPPENS in Niagara’s Entertainment District


Below we’ve listed some of the most interesting Niagara Falls Facts unique to our destination, which locals have come across over the years. We hope that this helps you prepare for your Niagara Falls vacation and may even enlighten you with the potential health benefits of your visit to our famous Falls.

  • What are the potential Health Benefits of Niagara Falls?

    Niagara Falls itself produces a high concentration of healthy, serotonin producing “negative ions” which has been found to inspire positive feelings in the millions that visit the destination every year.

    It is has been widely researched that Niagara Falls has a healthy ‘negative ion count that exceeds 100,000 per cubic centimeter’, and is known to be the largest negative ion generator in the world.

    Research also indicates that the positive ions that are released after a rainstorm for example counteract the unhealthy positive ions that exist in the air. With the size and intensity of the Falls themselves, Niagara Falls has been recognized to produce an abundance of healthy negative ions 365 days a year and in quantities not found anywhere else in the world.

    The inspiration generated at places like Niagara Falls have a direct relationship to the lowering of serotonin levels in the blood, caused by the waves of negative ions from the spray of these falls. This overdose of negative ions is known to ease tension and pressures, leaving people full of energy and feelings of renewal.

    With Excerpts from “The Ion Effect” by Fred Soyka

  • Border Crossing at Niagara Falls

    If you are a citizen of the United States, you do require a passport to enter into Canada at any one of the three US/Canadian borders in the area. If you are a permanent resident of the U.S., you should bring your Permanent Resident Card (i.d. green card) with you.

    U.S. citizens traveling by air, including children, must present a passport or other approved travel document when entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens can present a passport, NEXUS card at airports with NEXUS kiosks, U.S. military ID with travel orders, or a U.S. Merchant Mariner Document when on official business. Beginning June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry are required to have documents that comply with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), most commonly a U.S. passport, a passport card, a trusted traveler card such as NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST, or an enhanced driver’s license.

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  • Who do I contact if I need more information about my trip to Niagara?

    The official Visitor and Convention Bureau for Niagara Falls Canada is Niagara Falls Tourism.

  • Additional Niagara Falls Facts

    The following are questions that have been asked by the millions of tourists from around the world who visit Niagara Falls each year. Although the answers to some of these questions may seem obvious – we thought we would share some of the more interesting questions locals have heard over the years.

    1. When do you turn off the Falls?
    Answer: Niagara Falls never stops flowing.

    2. Can you turn down the volume of noise coming from the Falls?
    Answer: Turning down the roar of the Falls as it crashes down to the base is not possible. Most Fallsview hotels located in the Fallsview Boulevard district have windows that open to experience the sound – which also close so the noise is not disturbing.

    3. Is there a ride-a-barrel over Niagara Falls attraction?
    Answer: No. Many daredevils have attempted this. Riding over the Falls in a barrel is illegal and dangerous. But there are plenty of Niagara Falls attractions to keep visitors busy at the Falls throughout the year.

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10sep(sep 10)4:30 pm24nov(nov 24)4:00 pmMike SaracinoSpyce Lounge

27oct(oct 27)9:30 am18nov(nov 18)5:00 pmAnnual Chrysanthemum DisplayFloral Showhouse

01nov7:00 pm9:00 pmCommunity YogaNiagara Falls History Museum

01nov8:00 pm10:05 pmXPRIMESpyce Lounge

01nov8:30 pm02(nov 2)11:00 pmKenny LogginsFallsview Casino Resort

03novalldayWinter Festival of Lights Opening CeremoniesQueen Victoria Park

03nov(nov 3)5:00 pm31jan(jan 31)11:59 pmWinter Festival of Lights

03nov7:00 pm11:00 pmRumble in the FallsScotiabank Convention Centre

03nov9:00 pm11:00 pmMad MenSpyce Lounge

03nov9:00 pm11:00 pmDavid HasselhoffFallsview Casino Resort

03nov(nov 3)9:00 pm25jan(jan 25)9:10 pmNiagara Falls Winter FireworksNiagara Falls

04novalldayFallsview Sound & Light ShowWinter Festival of Lights

04nov(nov 4)7:00 pm05(nov 5)11:00 pmLeo KuFallsview Casino Resort

04nov8:00 pm10:00 pmPhil LynettSpyce Lounge

07nov5:00 pm10:00 pmAn Evening with David RoccoRuth's Chris Steakhouse & Lounge

08nov8:00 pm10:00 pmXPRIMESpyce Lounge

08nov(nov 8)8:30 pm10(nov 10)11:00 pmThe Beach BoysFallsview Casino Resort

09nov(nov 9)5:00 pm11(nov 11)5:00 pmHoliday HandMade Market

09nov7:30 pm10:30 pmPlatinum BlondeScotiabank Convention Centre

09nov(nov 9)9:00 pm18(nov 18)10:00 pmCascades of Fire Niagara Falls

10nov1:00 pm3:00 pmChristmas Card WorkshopMackenzie Printery

11nov(nov 11)9:08 am16(nov 16)10:08 pmSleep Cheap Wonderfalls Pass

11nov(nov 11)2:00 pm15(nov 15)2:00 pmSleep Cheap in Niagara Falls

11nov8:00 pm10:00 pmPhil LynettSpyce Lounge

13nov8:30 pm11:00 pmMacklemoreFallsview Casino Resort

15nov7:00 pm9:00 pmCommunity YogaNiagara Falls History Museum

15nov8:00 pm10:00 pmXPRIMESpyce Lounge

15nov(nov 15)8:30 pm16(nov 16)11:00 pmThe CommodoresFallsview Casino Resort

16nov(nov 16)8:28 am18(nov 18)8:28 pmWinter Market

16nov(nov 16)6:00 pm18(nov 18)11:00 pmAn Evening with Chef Michael SmithRuth’s Chris Steakhouse + Lounge

16nov9:00 pm11:10 pmMad MenSpyce Lounge

17nov11:00 am3:00 pmNiagara Falls Santa Claus Parade

17nov5:30 pm7:30 pmPatsy & The MuscleSpyce Lounge

17nov9:00 pm11:00 pmPlain White T'sFallsview Casino Resort

18nov8:00 pm10:00 pmPhil LynettSpyce Lounge

22nov(nov 22)3:00 pm09dec(dec 9)1:00 amFallsview Casino's Christmas On IceFallsview Casino Resort

22nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFinding Vivian MaierNiagara Falls History Museum

22nov8:00 pm10:00 pmXPRIMESpyce Lounge

23nov(nov 23)12:00 pm25(nov 25)9:30 pmWinter Market

23nov5:00 pm10:00 pmAn Evening with Matty MathesonRuth's Chris Steakhouse & Lounge

24nov(nov 24)9:30 am06jan(jan 6)5:00 pmThe Annual Poinsettia Show

24nov11:00 am5:00 pmChristmas Centrepiece Workshop

25nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFalls Film Series: Born Into BrothelsNiagara Falls History Museum

25nov8:00 pm10:00 pmPhil LynettSpyce Lounge

28nov6:00 pm10:00 pmAn Evening with Vikram VIJRuth's Chris Steak House Niagara Falls

29nov7:00 pm9:00 pmCommunity YogaNiagara Falls History Museum

29nov8:00 pm10:00 pmXPRIMESpyce Lounge

30nov(nov 30)10:00 am02dec(dec 2)4:00 pmMcFarland Christmas Open House

30nov5:00 pm10:00 pmLudzy's Celebrity RoastScotiabank Convention Centre

30nov(nov 30)5:00 pm15dec(dec 15)10:00 pmDeck the Falls: A Holiday Walking Tour

nov(nov 30)5:00 pmdec(dec 15)10:00 pmHoliday Inn by the Falls - Deck The FallsHoliday Inn by the Falls

30nov9:00 pm11:10 pmMad MenSpyce Lounge