Attractions and Events for Groups and FIT

Spend the day exploring St. Catharines and 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).

Downtown

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!

St. Catharines has plenty of attractions and events that are perfect for groups.

Attractions

British Methodist Episcopal Church, Salem Church

British Methodist Episcopal Church, Salem Church

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The Brown Homestead

The Brown Homestead

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Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm

Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm

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FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

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Lakeside Park Carousel

Lakeside Park Carousel

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Meridian Centre

Meridian Centre

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Morningstar Mill

Morningstar Mill

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The Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame

The Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame

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Port Dalhousie Lighthouses

Port Dalhousie Lighthouses

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Public and Outdoor Art

Public and Outdoor Art

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St. Catharines Farmer’s Market

St. Catharines Farmer’s Market

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St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre

St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre

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The Foster Festival

The Foster Festival

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Niagara Bound Tours

Niagara Bound Tours

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Niagara Wine Festival

Niagara Wine Festival

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Celebration of Nations

Celebration of Nations

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