Niagara Region St. Catharines
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 email@example.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.
|Carousel Players||101 King Street, 2nd Floor
|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/
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.
|Chorus Niagara||221 Glendale Avenue, P.O. Box 25019
St. Catharines ON L2T 4C4
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.
|Essential Collective Theatre Company||101 King St. 2nd Floor
St. Catharines ON L2R 5B9
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.
|FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre||
St. Catharines ON
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
Garden City Productions
The best in community theatre, producing two full scale musicals per year.
|Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts||
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.
|Meridian Centre||1 Ice Dogs Way
St. Catharines ON
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reach our boxoffice call 905-684-8400.
|Niagara Dance Company||101 King Street
|Niagara Symphony Orchestra - NSO||101 King Street, Unit 16
St. Catharines ON L2S 3A1
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!
|Port Dalhousie Business Association||17 Lock St. #114
St. Catharines ON L2N 5B6
Port Dalhousie is a Heritage District, a community in St. Catharines located on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Home of many historical features such as the Lakeside Park Carousel, Lakeside Park Beach and Lighthouse.
You will find great food, music, a quaint shopping hub and events throughout the year.
Our Mandate is to oversee the improvement, beautification and maintenance of municipally owned land, buildings and structures in the area beyond that provided at the expenses of the municipality generally and to promote the area as a business and shopping area.
|Primavera Concerts||Silver Spire United Church
St. Catharines ON
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.
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.
|Shaw Festival||10 Queen's Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0
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.
|Sheatre||170069 Centre. Road
Kemble ON N0H 1S0
An award-winning community arts organization inspires through workshops and productions. Join us to create our new musical about the Underground Railroad!
|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.
|Suitcase in Point Theatre Company||346 St. Paul St., Upper
St. Catharines ON L2R 3M2
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.
|The Gallery Players of Niagara||33 Queenston Street
St. Catharines ON
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.
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.
|Theatre Beyond Words||Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre
St. Catharines Ontario L2R 3H6
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.