Niagra Falls Stunning festival of rainbow lights

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The power of the water­falls at Nia­gara Falls, on an aver­age day, is stun­ning. So imag­ine top­ping that immense beau­ty with a bril­liant, col­or­ful light show dur­ing the Nia­gara Falls Win­ter Fes­ti­val of Lights. Since 1860, light­ing up the falls at night has been a rit­u­al cel­e­brat­ed in order for vis­i­tors to enjoy the majes­tic beau­ty of the falls after the sun sets. The fes­ti­val takes place dur­ing many of the dark­est days so that vis­i­tors can gath­er to wit­ness the gor­geous illu­mi­na­tion across the course of seven hours each night.

A total of twenty-one lights, each 30 inch­es in diam­e­ter, are used to cre­ate the rain­bow of lights along the water­falls. Accord­ing to the web­site, each light has a bril­liance of 250 mil­lion can­dle­pow­er! You can view this spec­ta­cle of lights until 10pm dur­ing the months of Jan­u­ary through April, and then through mid­night dur­ing the rest of the year.

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6 thoughts on “Niagra Falls Stunning festival of rainbow lights

  1. kyle78234 says:

    Oh my goodness! This is going to be on my calendar for some year in the future! When exactly is this festival each year? I love the colors… And your pictures are amazing. 🙂 Thanks for posting these!

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