Attractions for Groups & FIT

Spend the day exploring St. Catharines

Learn about the history of the Welland Canal, our connection to Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railway, see a working grist mill with original parts dating back to 1875, or, ride the historic carousel in Port Dalhousie – a Charles I.D. Looff original hand-carved from 1898 to 1905 – for only 5 cents a spin (or admission by donation).


St. Catharines’  historic downtown, located in the heart of it all, is home to the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, the Meridian Centre, a hub of shops, boutiques, cafes, pubs and bistros with heritage sites, art galleries, gardens and parks all  within walking distance of each other.

Festivals & Events

World-class sporting events, arts & cultural festivals, plus wine, craft beer and culinary events, locals and visitors from around the world come to St. Catharines to enjoy unique celebrations here in Niagara. Home to the oldest folk arts festival, the largest wine festival in Canada and a one-of- a-kind lcewine festival, St. Catharines invites you to experience year-round festival fun!

2024 City Guide

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