Top things to do this weekend in St. Catharines – St. Catharines Tourism

Top things to do this weekend in St. Catharines

Blog | January 17, 2020

By Rob Lapensee

It’s another excited weekend in St. Catharines and Niagara. Here’s some of the top things to do Friday, Jan. 17, Saturday, Jan. 18 and Sunday, Jan. 19.

Gerry Dee: Alone. On a stage.

Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Host of Family Feud Canada and star of award-winning sitcom, Mr. D, Gerry Dee has been making audiences laugh for two decades and is back on the road with his latest cross-Canada tour – Alone. On A Stage. Dee brings his trademark humour about marriage, fatherhood, and his years as a teacher to Downtown St. Catharines! Learn more here.

Niagara Ice Wine Festival

Jan. 17-19 & 24-26

The Niagara Icewine Festival, Canada’s coolest wine festival continues this weekend across the Niagara. Choose your wine adventure with a Discovery Pass and enjoy carefully curated wine pairings at participating wineries every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from January 10-26. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind wine and dining experience as part of the festival’s Snow Globe Soiree. Enjoy world-class wines and a delicious three-course meal prepared by one of Niagara’s most celebrated chefs while taking in an unforgettable Falls view from inside your very own ‘snow globe.’ Learn more here.

Niagara IceDogs back-to-back games

Jan 17-18, 7 p.m.
Meridian Centre, St. Cathairnes

The Niagara IceDogs are hosting two of their Central Division rivals in Ontario Hockey League play this weekend. The IceDogs take on the Barrie Colts Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. and play the North Bay Battalion Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. Learn more here.

Winter Downtown D’Lish

Jan. 17 to Feb. 1
Downtown St. Catharines

Winter Downtown D’Lish kicks off this weekend with participating Downtown St. Catharines restaurants offering special fixed-price lunch and dinner menus. Come in from the cold and warm your soul with tempting D’Lish menus. Make reservations directly with the restaurants and mention Downtown D’Lish. Learn more here.

Averages with Mason Vail & More

Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Warehouse, St. Catharines

“Femme fronted Soda Pop Rock from London, ON. Ridiculous anecdotes plus important topics (see: drinking milkshakes, destroying the patriarchy) intertwined with infectious melodies that’ll stick to your brain like the gum on your shoes.”

With: Mason Vail (St. Catharines / Toronto), Real Kevin (St. Catharines) and Frankie Wood (St. Catharines). Learn more here.

Niagara Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 3 – Triumph of Destiny

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m.
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Beethoven wrote these epic works in one turbulent decade, a testament to his inexorable, triumphant genius. The colossal 5th became known as the “Symphony of Destiny”, it’s famous “V-for victory” opening underscoring countless momentous events since its premiere. The NSO proudly welcomes Canada’s award-winning Gryphon Trio to celebrate the undeniable brilliance of this magnificent composer. Learn more here.

Chastity with Heavy Hearts & More

Sunday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Warehouse, St. Catharines

“The genre bending music of Chastity (Whitby) hovers in a space of oscillating urgency, both melodic and noisy, juxtaposing themes of collectivity and isolation. It is, in short, a perpetual ode to youth culture that winds in and out of the darkest and lightest edges of the self, and ultimately celebrates all it has to offer.”

With: Heavy Hearts (Niagara), Redcoat (St. Catharines). Learn more here.

Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Everyday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, St. Catharines

Did you hear the exciting news St. Catharines will host the Minto Cup in August? Get ready for when the best junior lacrosse teams in Canada play for the national championships with a visit to the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame, located at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canal Centre. Learn more here.