Important Local Information – St. Catharines Tourism

Important Local Information

Visitor Information

City of St. Catharines Tourism Services

Looking for exciting festivals and events? Delicious cuisine? Sporting events or theatre? St. Catharines has it all! The Meridian Centre is your home for entertainment, located in the downtown core of St. Catharines with previous performers including Jerry Seinfeld and The Tragically Hip, and Sir Elton John to hit the stage this November. 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!

50 Church Street

t. 905.688.5601 x1731


St. Catharines Downtown Association

The St. Catharines Downtown Association is focused on the improvement and beautification of St. Catharines, as well as the promotion of its downtown core as a great place to live, meet, dine, shop, work and play.

Visit their website to locate businesses, read news and gather information about upcoming events in Downtown St. Catharines.

80 King Street, Main Floor

t. 905.685.8424


St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3

Explore the City’s heritage and enjoy the day watching ships transit the Welland Canal in a tranquil park-like setting. Open daily year round.

t. 905.984.8880


Twenty Valley Tourism Association

Niagara’s Twenty Valley encompasses Beamsville, Vineland and Jordan offering unique experiences from signature wine touring at any of our 35 premium wineries to exquisite boutique shopping. Premier golf courses, heritage sites, museums, art galleries and a variety of accommodation options are all nestled in the heart of Twenty Valley’s rural, yet sophisticated wine country. Twenty Valley hosts wine themed events year round including; “Wrapped Up in the Valley”, “Get Fresh in the Valley” and “Winter WineFest.”

4890 Victoria Avenue North

t. 905.562.3636


Tourism Partnership of Niagara


Accessible Niagara

Planning a vacation when you have a physical disability can be a frustrating chore, but the people at have done most of the hard work for you.

Each of the 270 items in 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.

Linda is reachable at to answer your questions. You don’t have to be able to walk to enjoy our beautiful Niagara!


Ontario Tourism Information Centre

Located by the Garden City Skyway. Accessible from westbound QEW or York Road. Currency exchange on site.

251 York Road, Niagara-on-the- Lake

t. 905.684.6354 or 1.800.ONTARIO (688.2746)


City of Thorold

Stay in Thorold and experience a city that lives to the beat of its own rhythm – a little bluesy and a lot friendly. From fine boutiques to eateries, Thorold’s historical downtown will surprise you with newly restored buildings adding quaint heritage flair to Front Street. Colourful new facades, renovated storefronts and bike-friendly amenities. Visitors looking for a unique old town shopping experience will find the casual and friendly beat a welcome change.

50 Chapel Street South, Thorold


City of Port Colborne

Port Colborne offers a thriving festival and entertainment scene that includes live theatre, white sand beaches, culinary favourites, the world- class Sugarloaf Marina, fishing, golfing, recreation and unique shopping districts.

t. 905.835.2900



St. Catharines Transit Commission

St. Catharines Transit offers an affordable reliable and safe means of transportation throughout the city. For all transit information, visit our website.

2012 First Street Louth

t. 905.687.5555 (Out of town service: 905.682.9206)


Niagara Region Transit

Niagara Region Transit provides frequent affordable intermunicipal bus service between St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Fort Erie, and Port Colborne year-round. Visit our website to plan your route.

1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way, Thorold

t. 905.685.1571 ext. 3550


Central Taxi

With the largest taxi fleet in the region, we can quickly find cabs  close to you. Less wait time and reliable, secure service. 24 hours a day. Book your next taxi with our app at or you can text message us your location and we will pick you up.

36 Wright Street, Unit 1

t. 905.685.7343


Coventry Transportation

Driving Experiences with Black Car Transportation, Limousine and Airport Transfer, providing the finest transportation across the beautiful Niagara Region.

36 Wright Street, Unit 1

t. 905.468.7727


Niagara Airbus

Door-to-door Airport Service to Toronto International and Toronto Island Airports, Hamilton, Buffalo and Niagara District Airport. 24 hour stress free service, your only travel guarantee. Book online for early bird fares and save 5% on bookings over 72hrs. Corporate and groups welcome. No matter your transportation requirements, check with Niagara Airbus!

8626 Lundy’s Lane

t. 905.374.8111 or 1.800.268.8111


Municipal & Government Offices

City Hall

50 Church St.

t. 905.688.5600

Passport Canada

221 Glendale Ave.

t. 1.800.567.6868

Service Ontario

350 Scott St. or 301 St. Paul St.

t. 905.641.4427 or 1.800.267.8097

Police & Emergencies

Niagara Regional Police

Non-Emergencies/General Inquiries

t. 905.871.2300

Police - Fire - Ambulance

t. 911


Niagara Health System

1200 Fourth Avenue

t. 905.378.4647

Emergency Vet Clinic

Niagara Veterinary Emergency Clinic

3300 Merrittville Hwy #1A

t. 905.641.3185