Welcome to #OurHomeSTC!

Welcome to St. Catharines! 

Looking for exciting festivals and events? Delicious cuisine? Sporting events or theatre? St. Catharines has it all! The Meridian Centre is your new home for entertainment, located in the downtown core of St. Catharines with previous performers including Jerry Seinfeld and The Tragically Hip. The state-of-the-art FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre brings international and local performing artists to St. Catharines and features a Film House, where visitors can enjoy a movie in-style.

Browse our website for information on where to stay, dine and play.

Make #OurHomeSTC your home base while in Niagara!

Shaw Festival: Alice in Wonderland

Adapted for the stage by Peter Hinton. Music by Allen Cole. Based on the book by Lewis Carroll The most magical journey of the year… is down the…

Sep 27th - Mar 16th All day event

Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival

The 41st Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival. This festival has become a longstanding favourite tradition for both families and visitors who…

Oct 07th - Oct 10th 10:00AM - 05:00PM View Map

Full Moon Ghost Walks

April –October on each full moon Take an eerie stroll through Downtown and explore the history and haunted tales of some of the city’s oldest…

Oct 14th 07:00PM

October Ghost Walks

Lurking spirits cause the shivers one experiences when hearing ghost stories. Downtown St. Catharines has some of the most historical buildings in Niagara,…

Oct 14th - Oct 19th 07:00PM - 09:15PM

Things To Do

FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre concert hall

Arts, Culture + Downtown

See art, eat art, breathe art 365! It’s an exciting time in St. Catharines. A thriving, innovative local arts scene has found its home in the newly-opened…

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girls ride on carousel horses

Outdoors, Recreation + Leisure

Beach life and yoga in the vineyards 365! Lace up your hiking boots and pack a snack - there is plenty to explore outdoors in the Garden City. No matter…

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hotel bed

Rest + Relaxation

Every night is a good one 365! You can’t do it all in a day, so add an overnight stay to your adventure. Whether visiting for work or play, St.…

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Food & Drink

365 fresh flavours! Anyone who has tasted a freshly picked, perfectly ripe peach in season or sipped a glass of Niagara’s award-winning VQA wine…

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Located in the heart of St. Catharines, historic downtown is a hub of shops, boutiques, cafés, pubs, bistros and amazing ethnic cuisine to suit…

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