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Niagara Falls - Festival of Lights

Niagara Falls - Festival of Lights

Experience the magic of Niagara Falls during the Festival of Lights! Marvel at dazzling displays and enjoy festive fun for all ages.

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November 27-29, 2024


Let the magic of the holiday season embrace you. Take in the spectacular displays at the Winter Festival of Lights, shop for your favourite people, enjoy delicious meals and see A Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival. Niagara is famous for its breathtaking waterfalls and of course delicious wines. This tour will give you some free time but also allow you to experience the best of Niagara Falls during this holiday season.


Make Niagara Falls your new tradition!


What's Included:

  • 2 Nights of Hotel Accommodations at the Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites

  • 6 Meals (2 x breakfasts, 1 x lunch, 3 x dinners)

  • Main Floor Orchestra Ticket for a Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival

  • Tour the Winter Festival of Lights

  • Illumination Tower Experience

  • Free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls

  • Tour of the CFX Chocolate Factory

  • Admission to the Floral Showhouse

  • Transportation aboard a McCoy Deluxe Motorcoach

  • Full services of a McCoy Getaways Tour Escort


Package Cost:

The prices shown below are the all-in prices (per person) for the entire tour package including the transportation, accommodations, and included excursions.


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Departure Locations & Times:

We have four convenient locations available to board the bus during this getaway. Please make sure to arrive at your pick up location roughly 10-15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.





Kingston - McCoy Getaways Office

7:00 am

9:15 pm

Napanee - Flying J Travel Centre

7:30 am

8:45 pm

Belleville - Quinte Mall

8:00 am

8:15 pm

Cobourg - Northumberland Mall

8:45 am

7:30 pm


Information About Included Excursions:

To help you make the most of your time in Pigeon Forge and Nashville, this tour includes several attractions you have to see when visiting Tennessee. Please browse below for more information about each of the excursions included in this tour.


Niagara Festival of Lights:

The Winter Festival of Lights transforms Niagara Falls into a palette of breathtaking twinkling lights, engaging displays, and interactive experiences along the route of the Niagara Parkway through Dufferin Islands and into the tourist districts of Fallsview Boulevard and Lundy’s Lane.


Illumination Tower Experience:

Special lights are housed in the Illumination Tower, next to Queen Victoria Place; on the roof of Table Rock Centre, at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls; and deep in the Niagara Gorge, across from the American Falls. Together, these lights work to create a breathtaking view not to be missed. The falls are also lit in custom colours for short durations to mark significant dates in support of charitable causes.


Tour of the CFX Chocolate Factory:

Learn about the history of chocolate, the history of the factory, how they use traditional chocolatiering and experience to put a unique spin on all things chocolate. You’ll enjoy a sweet time as you sample chocolates and enjoy an introduction to chocolate-making with one of the resident tour guides.


Niagara Floral Showhouse:

Explore this garden oasis just a short walk south of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. With three main displays houses, a stunning tropical foyer, and a Life on Display miniature village collection, you'll want to visit again and again. The Floral Showhouse includes collections of orchids, succulents, and other tropical plant species are on display year-round.


Information About the Included Meals:

The includes 6 meals consisting of 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 3 dinners.

Breakfasts at Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites

For breakfast you'll have a choice of the following options. Coffee, Tea, Milk, Juice, and Water will be included for a beverage.

  • Classic Breakfast with Two Eggs, House Potatoes, Texas Toast, and Crispy Bacon or Breakfast Sausage

  • Three Egg Omelette with choice of toppings, House Potatoes, and Texas Toast

  • Continental Breakfast with Freshly Baked Pastries, Muffins, Danish, and Butter Croissants to choose from with Seasonal Berries

  • Yogurt & Granola Parfait with a Fresh Baked Muffin

  • Three Buttermilk Pancakes

  • Cereal Bow with choice of Berries or Banana


Lunch at Queen's Landing Hotel - Tiara Restaurant

The lunch will be a buffet with the following options:

  • Fresh Baked Breads with Whipped Butter

  • Organic Greens

  • Selection of Cheeses and House Made Preserves

  • Carved Roast of the Day

  • Potato Dish

  • Vegetables

  • Vegan/Ggluten Free Creation of the Day

  • Pastry Kitchens Cakes and Sweets


Dinner at Betty's Restaurant:

The dinner will be a prefixed menu consisting of the following entrees. Each meal will include a Dinner Roll and a Fresh Baked Pie for dessert.

  • Fish & Chips

  • Roast Beef

  • Chicken Parm


Dinner at Table Rock House Restaurant:

The dinner will be a prefixed menu consisting of the following entrees. Each meal will include and appetizer consisting of a Chef's Soup of the Day, a House Salad, and Bread + Butter. It will also include Coffee, Tea, Milk, or a Soft Drink for a beverage. Dessert will be a seasonal dessert featured item.


  • Herb Crusted Chicken
  • Broiled Fresh Rainbow Trout
  • Wild Mushroom Ravioli


Dinner at Mandarin:

The buffet dinner at Manadarin consists of over 100 dishes include a variety of appetizers, soups, and main courses ranging from sushi, to dim sum, to classic Chinese dishes like General Tso's chicken and sweet and sour pork. There are also Western dishes such as pizza, pasta, and a salad bar to cater to a wide range of tastes.

Day 1 - November 27

We'll begin our day with a 7:00am departure from Kingston, making stops along the way in Napanee, Belleville, and Cobourg to pick up the other passengers in our group. There will be a comfort stop along the way.

Once we arrive in Niagara-on-the-Lake, you will have some time on our own to enjoy lunch on our own in this beautiful town and get some shopping done.

After our delicious meal, it's time for dessert! We will board our motorcoach together and head to the CFX Chocolate Factory for our included tour. On the tour you will experience and learn about the Chocolate Factory's history, their molding production, packing procedures, and enjoy a melted chocolate shot.

Just before 4:00pm, we will board our motorcoach and make our way to the Hilton Fallsview to check in for our 2-night stay. You will have some down time to relax and get ready before our included dinner this evening.

We will board our motorcoach at 5:45pm and take a short drive to Betty's Restaurant. Since 1967, Betty's has been making customers feel like they're at home. The restaurant is located in the quaint village of Chippawa and became famous for its fish & chips, Trudy's homemade pies, and friendly service.

After our meal, we will head out on our deluxe motorcoach to see Canada's largest lights display, the Winter Festival of Lights. See millions of awe-inspiring three-dimensional displays as we drive along the Niagara Parkway to our hotel.

The wonder and magic of the Holiday Season is upon us! Once our motorcoach takes you back to the Hilton, the rest of the night is yours to relax.


Day 2 - November 28

Following your included breakfast at the Hilton, you will have the morning to explore Niagara at your leisure.

At 1:00pm we will board our motorcoach and drive to the Floral Showhouse. Explore this garden oasis just a short walk south of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Join us for a family holiday tradition for over 65 years featuring poinsettias, cyclamen, azaleas, Christmas cactus, paperwhite narcissus, and many other Christmas surprises. This classic exhibit combines traditional Christmas settings with modern accents of vivid colours and lights to bring the warmth and romance of the season to life.

Afterwards, we will head back to our hotel and the rest of the afternoon is yours to do whatever you would like. Feel free to spend the next couple of hours at Clifton Hill, Fallsview Casino or exploring the falls.

At 4:45pm, everyone will meet in the lobby and we will make our way to the Table Rock House Restaurant for our included dinner; the closest you can dine to the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy their locally sourced and internationally inspired menu with the breathtaking Niagara Falls as your backdrop.

After dinner we will head to the Illumination Tower for a once in a lifetime experience. We will receive a historic talk about the falls and learn how to illuminate them; everyone will get an opportunity to change the lights on the falls!

After a wonderful day in Niagara, we will make our way back to our hotel for a good night's rest.

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Day 3 - November 29

This morning, we will enjoy our included breakfast and then have some free time before we check out of the hotel at 10:30am and head to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Our included lunch reservation is at 11:00am at the Tiara Restaurant in the Queen's Landing Hotel. Queen's Landing was built in 1990 and is beautifully decorated with marble flooring, epic murals, brilliant stained-glass ceilings, and a romantic sweeping staircase. Wine and dine while overlooking the Niagara River. Tiara Restaurant features a five-star menu showcasing the farm-fresh flavours of the region.

After our delicious meal, we will drive to The Shaw Festival to see A Christmas Carol. The magic of Christmas returns as does the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge! A Christmas Carol is the gift that keeps on giving and is the perfect annual reminder of what the Christmas spirit is all about. The perfect holiday treat is in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the merriest of holiday destinations.

Once the show is over at 3:30pm, we will drive to Pickering for our included dinner buffet at The Mandarin.

Now that we are all in the holiday spirit, we will make our way home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner


  • A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking.

  • Balance is due 60 days prior to departure.

  • Refunds are not available within 60 days of travel.

  • Regular stops will be made for comfort breaks and meals.

  • For the comfort of fellow passengers, kindly refrain from using scented products and perfumes.

  • If you have any food allergies we should be aware, please let us know during the time of booking.

  • Tipping for driver and escort is at your discretion.

  • Hotels stays for each stop on the tour will be confirmed by the supplier and made public shortly.



McCoy Getaways strongly recommends purchasing Cancellation & Emergency Medical Insurance for multi-day or out of country tours. Manulife Insurance is available through McCoy Getaways.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Times
Belleville Quinte Mall
Brighton Brighton Car Park
Cobourg Northumberland Mall (by the Staples)
Kingston (Overnight Trip) McCoy Getaways Office - 566 Cataraqui Woods Drive
Gravel lot, east side of the building.
Napanee Flying J Travel Centre
Northeast corner of the parking lot

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