St. Catharines


Oars and Encore
with Steven Page

Multiple Juno award-winning artist and former Barenaked Ladies band member Steven Page headlines the 2024 World Rowing Oars and Encore Concert Friday, July 26 in St. Catharines.

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Greetings from St. Catharines

Great experiences are just a short drive away.

Historic by nature and so much to do: it’s easy to find your next adventure in St. Catharines. The Toronto Star described St. Catharines as ‘full of surprises’ and we completely agree. Rediscover St. Catharines and see for yourself, all there is to love.

Welcome to the Official Tourism St. Catharines website. Dedicated to providing up-to-date tourism information including accommodations, dining, events and more for visitors, travel trade and other interested individuals.

This is St. Catharines

Soaking In The Culture

Seeking the Charm

Honouring Tradition

There is so much to do and to love in STC.

We can’t wait to see you soon.


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Happy first day of summer 🌞✨ Embrace the magic of Summer Solstice at Lakeside Park in St. Catharines!
Join @niagaranaturetours in celebration with drumming down the sun and yoga on the beach Thursday, June 20 from 7-9:30 p.m.
📍 Location: Lakeside Park, 1 Lakeport Rd., St. Catharines
⁠Here’s what you can expect:⁠
🧘‍♀️ 7-7:45 p.m.: Enjoy a gentle yoga class on the sandy beach at Lakeside Park. Please bring a mat or blanket. No experience necessary.
🥁 9-9:30 p.m.: Drum down the sun to celebrate the summer solstice.⁠

Don’t miss out—bring your friends and family to celebrate the longest day of the year in harmony with nature.⁠ 🌟 Admission is free and open to all. Donations appreciated. Let’s welcome summer together at Lakeside Park!⁠
For more information clink on our bio link @lovestc_.

📸 @roblapensee #loveSTC #stcatharines #sunset #SummerSolstice #lakeontario
Big news: Grammy nominated country music star @jellyroll615 makes his historic first performance in Canada July 8 at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines! Sign up for our enewsletter to get the details for our exclusive ticket presale - click our bio link @lovestc_ (and scroll to the bottom of the page).

#loveSTC #StCatharines #niagara #jellyroll #music #downtownstcatharines #ontariotravel #exploreontario #explorecanada #visitniagara
Congratulations to brewmaster Matt and the team at The Merchant Ale House for recognition from the 2024 Canadian Brewing Awards. Merchant’s Skullkrusher won earned a bronze in the Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer category. Cheers 🍻 

The Merchant Ale House is part of the amazing craft beer scene on the Niagara Ale Trail. I may be biased here, but the best craft brewers are in St. Catharines. Tap our profile link at @lovestc_ to learn more.

#lovestc #StCatharines #ontariotravel #exploreontario #explorecanada #visitniagara #ontariocraftbrewers #niagaraaletrail
Lakeside Long Weekend is coming back to Port Dalhousie! Cicada Music and Arts Festival is teaming up with the City of St. Catharines for another FREE two-day event filled with family-friendly fun and entertainment in Lakeside Park June 30th and July 1st.

This year’s live music lineup features Cicada alumni @yukonblonde @terralightfoot and @sleepyjeansings plus more great artists, such as Juno nominated @altameda! ✨

Set against the backdrop of the beach, Lakeside Long Weekend will feature local food vendors, craft beverages, family games and art activities by local artists 🍔 🍻 🎨

Presented in partnership with @cityofstcatharines @cicadafest @caa_niagara and @warehouseniagara. Tap our bio link @lovestc_ for more details.

#stcatharines #lakesidelongweekend #portdalhousie #loveSTC #StCatharines #niagara
Sun’s out, patios out! As sunscreen and sandals become daily essentials, St. Catharines’ restaurants, pubs and wineries are transforming their outdoor spaces into must-go spots for delicious food, refreshing drinks and summer vibes.
⛱️ @hernderestatewines
📍 1607 Eighth Ave. Louth 
📸 @nataschiawielink #patiostc #lovestc #stcatharines #patioseason #worththetrip
St. Catharines has PRIDE and we're looking forward to keeping Niagara Pride Week celebrations going with with Pride in the Park this weekend! Tap our profile link at @lovestc_ link learn about some of the Niagara Pride festivities happening in St. Catharines.

📸 @firstontpac #StCatharines #lovestc #ontariotravel #exploreontario #explorecanada #visitniagara #thingstodo #thisweek #pride #prideniagara
There’s colour around every corner in St. Catharines!Give the James Street a walk through - even in the daytime it will give you that dopamine boost!

#lovestc #stcatharines #spring #laterns #downtownstcatharines
See you at the St. Catharines waterfront: are you making sand castles or splashing in water?

📸 @therainbowpixelcaptures #lovestc #stcatharines #spring #lakeontario #portdalhousie #lakelife #beachvibes #beachlife
Pride Niagara Week is in full swing! Click our link in bio at @lovestc_ to read our guide to 2024 Niagara Pride Week. Tell us in the comments what you’ll be attending.
We are proud to celebrate with our 2SLGBTQI+ communities this week and all year long.
📸 @kytoner (@macy.manolo performing) and @justinprestonn #StCatharines #lovestc #ontariotravel #exploreontario #explorecanada #visitniagara #thingstodo #thisweek #pride #prideniagara #2slgbtqia

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