Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake April 2020

Brubeck Brothers Quartet at Bravo! Niagara!

Spring into the best of the season by learning about all the activities and events you can partake in during springtime in Niagara-on-the-Lake. From entertainment to the great outdoors, Niagara is a place where every person on your guest list will find the getaway that suits their needs.

Even before the snow melts, visitors to southwestern Ontario begin to look forward to enjoying the beauty of spring in Niagara-on-the-Lake. We’ve collected just a few ideas as to how you can elevate your spring escape to Niagara below, so take a look at all our region has to offer and then come spend spring with Vintage Hotels. Here’s a look at all the greats things to do and see in Niagara-on-the-Lake this April:

The Shaw Festival

No explanation is needed for our towns can’t-miss Shaw Festival, which puts on a wide array of the world’s most-loved productions and a kooky mix of complete originals. This year is no exception.

When you visit Niagara this April, you will have the amazing opportunity to catch a glimpse of many of Canada’s most talented actors, directors and creatives. Whether you want to take in a comedy or delve into some delicious drama, the Shaw Festival holds the ticket for whatever your creative heart desires.

What’s On at The Shaw Festival in April

Here’s a look at the great performances taking place at the Shaw Festival this April:

  • Charley’s Aunt: Starting April 2, 2020
  • Gypsy: Starting April 8, 2020
  • Prince Caspian: Starting April 23, 2020

Learn more about these wonderful Shaw Festival performances, and book your Shaw Festival accommodations with Vintage Hotels.

Bravo Niagara!

Bravo Niagara! offers a spectacular range of talent and musical entertainment within intimate Niagara-on-the-Lake venues. From starlit wineries through to stunning indoor venues, this festival of the arts brings together the most appealing aspects of Niagara’s wine country and elevated cultural community.

Choose from any number of events and spend your spring evenings basking in the beauty of renowned vocalists, pianists, string artists and more.

What’s On in April at Bravo! Niagara! : 

  • Brubeck Brothers Quartet Celebrates Dave Brubeck’s Centennial 
  • Date: April 5th, 2020
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Place: Recital Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines
  • Get Your Tickets 
Bravo Niagara! April 2020
Image courtesy of Bravo Niagara!

Dig Our Roots

This April, when you visit Niagara-on-the-Lake, you can take part in a unique celebration of Niagara’s lush and delicious wine country. During one special weekend, you have the unique opportunity to visit a number of different wineries where seasoned winemakers, chefs and sommeliers will teach you about the history of our great wine region.

The Dig Our Roots festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake is all about serenading the Green Belt and the amazing gifts it provides to our growers and guests. You will get to learn about particular grapes, growing techniques, green spaces and more – all while tasting great wines and snacks.

  • Date: April 17, 18 and 19, 2020
  • Time: Various events taking place, see event information from Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake for details
  • Place: Various locations throughout Niagara-on-the-lake
  • Tickets: Event pricing may vary, see specific event listing for pricing and details.

Etsy Made in Canada Spring Market

Join dozens of talented artisans and hundreds of people, who appreciate the unique beauty of handcrafted goods. There will be endless booths where you can meet the talented hands and passionate hearts behind the beauty that makes up Etsy’s extraordinary marketplace.

This is the third annual event and every year it gets better and better. Enjoy a glass – or two – of VQA wine while picking over lovely pieces of jewellery and chatting with your friends and the folks who have joined us from all over to share their gifts.

  • Date: April 25th, 2020
  • Time: 10am to 4pm
  • Place: The Hare Wine Co., 769 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Etsy Made In Canada Spring Market 2020
Image courtesy of The Hare Wine Co.

Have we convinced you to spend spring with us in Niagara?

If all these great events still can’t bring you to wine country, what about the thought of basking in a hot spring pool at a luxury hotel, while a five-star dining experience awaits you just after a couple’s massage? In between dips in the pool and beverages within our lavish private lounge areas, you can stroll through our Heritage District and breathe in the spring air, while shopping for antiques and other unique finds.

Book your springtime getaway in Niagara-on-the-Lake and you’ll have the privilege of staying at one of our Vintage Hotels where you’ll have the chance to watch spring blossom while indulging in the finer side of Ontario’s favourite region.

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