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Accessible Niagara

Niagara Region St. Catharines Ontario

Planning a vacation when you have a physical disability can be a frustrating chore but the people at www.AccessibleNiagara.com  have done most of the hard work for you.
Run by Linda Crabtree, a disabled advocate and journalist, each of the 270 items in AccessibleNiagara.com  has been audited and written up in detail with accompanying photos.  Postings for wheelchair/scooter accessible attractions, shopping, hotels and lodgings, wineries, theatres, restaurants, museums and festivals, are continually updated.  

The Accessible Niagara Brochure is also free by calling the Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3 St. Catharines at 1-800-305-5134 or 905-984-8880. Or you can call the St. Catharines Tourism offices at 905-688-5601 ext 1731.

It clumps many venues on the website so you know where to go to see the most sites without having to drive long distances.

To help further, Linda is online at linda@lindacrabtree.com to answer questions until you are confident that you’ll be comfortable.  You don’t have to be able to walk to enjoy our beautiful Niagara.

 
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Carousel Players 101 King Street, 2nd Floor
St. Catharines
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Carousel Players
101 King Street, 2nd Floor
St. Catharines ON L2R 3H6
905-682-8326

Carousel Players    

Award-winning theatre performances for children presented in schools and at the Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre in downtown St. Catharines. Summer arts camps offered at the Courthouse.

 

 
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
  • Parking Available
Carousel Players
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Centre for the Arts, Brock University 500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines
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Centre for the Arts, Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines ON L2S 1A3

Centre for the Arts has ceased operations at Brock University as of June 30, 2015. 

Please visit: https://www.firstontariopac.ca/Online/

 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Licensed Premises
  • Parking Available
  • Reservations
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Cost Luxury
  • Family Friendly
Centre for the Arts, Brock University
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Choralis Camerata


Choralis Camerata

An accomplished Niagara based chamber choir now in its 9th season, with Artistic Director David Braun and accompanist Lynne Honsberger. Our repertoire includes classical, gospel and contemporary works performed throughout Niagara.

 

 
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Chorus Niagara 221 Glendale Avenue, P.O. Box 25019
St. Catharines
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Chorus Niagara
221 Glendale Avenue, P.O. Box 25019
St. Catharines ON L2T 4C4
905-934-5575

Chorus Niagara

CN is a passionate group of 100 singers of diverse ages and walks of life. As the Region’s premiere symphonic chorus, CN performs classic choral masterpieces and new, modern and seldom-heard works. Artistic Director Robert Cooper.

 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
  • Parking Available
Chorus Niagara
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cNiagara.ca
St. Catharines
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cNiagara.ca

St. Catharines

cNiagara.ca
Your online source for culture in Niagara featuring arts, heritage, festivals, events and more. With cNiagara.ca search for events your way – via calendars, event types, interactive map, or search keywords. cNiagara.ca - Culture Happens Here!

 
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Essential Collective Theatre Company 101 King St. 2nd Floor
St. Catharines
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Essential Collective Theatre Company
101 King St. 2nd Floor
St. Catharines ON L2R 5B9
905-684-6255

Essential Collective Theatre Company

ECT produces contemporary Canadian theatre with a focus on the Niagara region. The company stages professional performances each season, offers classes in acting and playwriting for youth, and supports new play development.

 

 
  • Cost Budget
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  • Groups Accepted
Essential Collective Theatre Company
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FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
St. Catharines
905-688-0722 (0PAC) get
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

St. Catharines ON
905-688-0722 (0PAC)

Opening its doors in 2015, The New Performing Arts Centre will be a 95,000 square foot academic and cultural complex comprised of four state-of-the-art performance venues: Partridge Hall, Cairns Recital Hall, Robertson Theatre and the Film Theatre. 

Future Brock University students taking programs facilitated through the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts will benefit from two of the performance venues which will double as learning environments – Cairns Recital Hall and the Film Theatre.

This Diamond + Schmitt designed facility will be located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, on the corner of Carlisle and St. Paul streets, adjacent to the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

Fast facts about The New Performing Arts Centre:

  • 4 performance venues
  • 600 events annually
  • 125,000 visitors annually
  • 500 Brock University students daily
  • 7 day-a-week activity for 48 weeks a year
  • 20 full-time staff, 70 part-time staff, hundreds of volunteers
 
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Garden City Productions


Garden City Productions

The best in community theatre, producing two full scale musicals per year.

 
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Inspireniagara.com Lower Level Downtown St. Catharines
St. Catharines
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Inspireniagara.com
Lower Level Downtown St. Catharines
St. Catharines Ontario

Picture the future - a new arts centre is coming to downtown St. Catharines alongside Brock University's relocated Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

 
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Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

St. Catharines

Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

A vibrant cultural centre for engagement, examination, and experimentation, the School connects the arts to their context in the world-on stage, in studios, galleries, classrooms, and interesting regional locales. Join us as we present community members with both professional and student events that stir the imagination and enrich Niagara’s cultural landscape.

 
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Mercredi Musique Knox Presbyterian Church
St. Catharines
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Mercredi Musique
Knox Presbyterian Church
St. Catharines ON

Mercredi Musique

A string ensemble of retired professionals and talented amateurs from across Niagara – Mercredi presents performances of Baroque to 20th Century Music. For information visit our website.

 
  • Cost Moderate
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  • Parking Available
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Meridian Centre 1 Ice Dogs Way
St. Catharines
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Meridian Centre
1 Ice Dogs Way
St. Catharines ON
905-684-8400

Meridian Centre

The Meridian Centre is your new home for entertainment in the heart of Niagara. Home to the Niagara IceDogs and your new choice for meetings, conferences, tradeshows or gala event. Follow us on twitter @MeridianCtre and Facebook at www.facebook.com/MeridianCtre for up to the minute announcements. To book an event contact Ken Noakes at knoakes@meridiancentre.com to reach our boxoffice call 905-684-8400.

 

 

 
  • Cost Luxury
  • Cost Moderate
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
  • Licensed Premises
  • Parking Available
  • Reservations
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Meridian Centre
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NeXt Theatre Company 5 Leawood Court
St. Catharines
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NeXt Theatre Company
5 Leawood Court
St. Catharines ON

NeXt Company Theatre

NeXt Company Theatre produces musicals, new creations, cutting edge social-justice oriented documentary theatre and more.   

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Groups Accepted
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Niagara Dance Company 101 King Street
St. Catharines
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Niagara Dance Company
101 King Street
St. Catharines ON L2R3H6
905-684-6255

Niagara Dance Company

Niagara’s only contemporary dance company offers live performances, mentorship programs, workshops and classes.

 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
Niagara Dance Company
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Niagara Symphony Orchestra - NSO 101 King Street, Unit 16
St. Catharines
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Niagara Symphony Orchestra - NSO
101 King Street, Unit 16
St. Catharines ON L2S 3A1
905-687-4993

Niagara Symphony Orchestra – The NSO

Experience the glories and delights of classical and popular symphonic music in our MasterWorks, POPS! and NextGEN series, presented by Niagara’s premiere professional orchestra.  Celebrate with us as the NSO takes to the stage of Partridge Hall in 2015!

 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • Wheelchair Access
Niagara Symphony Orchestra - NSO
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Primavera Concerts Silver Spire United Church
St. Catharines
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Primavera Concerts
Silver Spire United Church
St. Catharines ON
905-736-2150

Primavera Concerts

Primavera presents an outstanding season of chamber, vocal and instrumental music by internationally renowned artists. We welcome our new Artistic Director, celebrated musician Guy Few. Concerts take place at Silver Spire United Church and St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, St. Catharines.

 

 

 

 
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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, St. Catharines


Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, St. Catharines

Learn the basics of Scottish Country Dancing, the social dance of Scotland! These dances are so much fun you won't even realize you’re exercising. Socials run on Tuesday nights from Sept through June.

 
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Shaw Festival 10 Queen's Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Shaw Festival
10 Queen's Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2172

Shaw Festival
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Great theatre in the heart of Niagara wine country. 2015 Season: Ten plays in four theatres from April 8 to November 1 including the Tony Award-winning musical Sweet Charity, Bernard Shaw’s delightful comedy Pygmalion and Peter and the Starcatcher, an adventurous prequel to Peter Pan.

 

 



Great theatre in the heart of Niagara Wine Country.  2013 Season: Ten plays on four stages from April 3 to October 27 including the celebrated musicals Guys and Dolls and The Light in the Piazza, Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan and the delightful Enchanted April. 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
  • Licensed Premises
  • Parking Available
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Shaw Festival
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Sheatre 170069 Centre. Road
Kemble
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Sheatre
170069 Centre. Road
Kemble ON N0H 1S0
519-534-3039

Sheatre

An award-winning community arts organization inspires through workshops and productions. Join us to create our new musical about the Underground Railroad! 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Family Friendly
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St . Catharines Chamber Music Society St. Barnabas Church
St. Catharines
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St . Catharines Chamber Music Society
St. Barnabas Church
St. Catharines ON

St. Catharines Chamber Music Society

High-quality chamber music concerts in St Catharines and the Niagara region, with specialized programs for children.

 

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Family Friendly
  • Groups Accepted
  • Parking Available
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Suitcase in Point Theatre Company 346 St. Paul St., Upper
St. Catharines
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Suitcase in Point Theatre Company
346 St. Paul St., Upper
St. Catharines ON L2R 3M2
289-477-1025

Suitcase in Point Theatre Company

This award winning collective of theatre artists and musicians has been creating original theatre and cutting-edge cultural events such as the In the Soil Arts Festival since 2001.

 

 
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Suitcase in Point Theatre Company
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The Gallery Players of Niagara 33 Queenston Street
St. Catharines
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The Gallery Players of Niagara
33 Queenston Street
St. Catharines ON
905-468-1525

The Gallery Players of Niagara

Celebrating its 20th season the Gallery Players presents classical chamber music concerts given by professional Canadian performers.

Concerts run October - May each season.

 
  • Cost Moderate
  • Groups Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • Reservations
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The Niagara Youth Orchestra


The Niagara Youth Orchestra

A premiere training ground for young orchestral musicians under 25 years old. We have two orchestras and a beginner program. Auditions and performances take place in St. Catharines.

 

 
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Theatre Beyond Words Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre
St. Catharines
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Theatre Beyond Words
Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre
St. Catharines Ontario L2R 3H6
905-468-7582

Theatre Beyond Words

TBW specializes in physical theatre, mask and clown.  Performances, lecture-demos, workshops and credit courses available. Internationally respected pioneers of mask and physical theatre. Original performances, readings, workshops and tours.

 

 
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