Events Calendar - Ramada by Wyndham Niagara Falls Near the Falls

Events Calendar

October 2017

Ramada by Wyndham Niagara Falls Near the Falls - Fallsview Hotel - Upcoming Events -  Chris de Burgh

Chris de Burgh

Meridian Centre -1 IceDogs Way -Saint Catharines, Ontario

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00pm Door at 7:00 pm

Legendary singer/songwriter Chris de Burgh returns for a night of his best-loved hits and live cuts from his brand new album, A Better World.

Ramada by Wyndham Niagara Falls Near the Falls - Fallsview Hotel - Upcoming Events - Hometown Hockey in Falls

Hometown Hockey in Falls

Queen Victoria Park - Niagara Falls

The Rogers Hometown Hockey stop in Niagara Falls Oct. 7 and 8 will include features on local cancer survivor Alex Luey and NHL legend Derek Sanderson.

After a day of activities on the Saturday, the live broadcast begins at 6:30 on Sunday, followed by a televised game between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens.

More details about the two-day event were released Wednesday by Rogers. Niagara Falls will be the first of 24 Hometown Hockey stops this season. Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will attend each stop.

MacLean touted Niagara's rich hockey culture as the ideal way to begin the season.

€œNiagara Falls is the perfect choice to start another season-long journey exploring Canada's hockey heritage,he said when the Falls visit was announced.

The festival begins at noon Oct. 7 at Queen Victoria Park with games, giveaways and local entertainment. Former Toronto Maple Leaf Rick Vaive will be signing autographs at the Rogers Fan Hub, while kids can take part in the hockey-themed obstacle course Stow n Go. Challenge Pick-up games will be offered at the Tim Hortons Ball Hockey Rink, and fans can get virtual photos with NHL greats at the Sportsnet Augmented Reality Photo Booth.

Sunday's festivities also begin at noon, and continue to the end of the outdoor viewing party at Queen Victoria Park.

The broadcast at 6:30 p.m. will include Niagara Falls-born Sanderson, once the highest paid player in the NHL while a member of the early 70's Boston Bruins. The two-time Stanley Cup winners cautionary tale saw him crash hard and lose everything before becoming a financial adviser for other athletes.

Also featured Sunday will be 13-year-old Alex Luey, who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma cancer last fall. After successful rotationplasty surgery he's preparing a return to the ice with help from the Niagara Falls Flyers Minor Bantam As.

Slone will do a segment on Niagara Falls during the Sunday broadcast.

Performing will be hometown country star Tim Hicks, making his first Niagara Falls appearance since playing Scotiabank Convention Centre in November 2015.

Im so excited to play my hometown of Niagara Falls as part of Rogers Hometown Hockey, said Hicks when contacted Thursday. It's always a pleasure to perform at home and I can't wait to see everyone that comes out. It's a great event to bring the kids to, it's free and fun. See you there!

Ramada by Wyndham Niagara Falls Near the Falls - Fallsview Hotel - Upcoming Events - Niagara Falls Oktoberfest

Niagara Falls Oktoberfest

6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada L2G 3Y9

Celebrate two days of everything German including authentic handmade German fare like bratwursts, pretzels and schnitzel. Enjoy plenty of authentic cold German beer.

Celebrate German Heritage, Niagara Falls style, on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.

Ramada by Wyndham Niagara Falls Near the Falls - Fallsview Hotel - Upcoming Events - Scotiabank Convention Centre presents The Trews

Scotiabank Convention Centre presents The Trews

6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada L2G 3Y9

Scotiabank Convention Centre presents Live by the Falls, featuring Canadian rock 'n' roll band The Trews.

Winners of 97.7 HTZ-FM's annual Rock Search contest, and hot off the release of their first compilation 'Time Capsule', these born and bred east coasters have no problem drawing a crowd with their powerhouse performances.

Come out and see Canadian rock royalty as they dial it up with their biggest hits and newly released singles like Lotta Work/Little Love and Beautiful and Tragic