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The Solar Eclipse in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime celestial spectacle in the tranquil town of Niagara-on-the-Lake on April 8th, 2024. Nestled amidst picturesque vineyards and exuding charm, this serene locale will be the stage for a rare and extraordinary event - a Total Solar Eclipse. As the moon gracefully moves between the sun and the Earth, casting its shadow over the region, both locals and visitors will have the unique chance to witness this awe-inspiring phenomenon. It's worth noting that Niagara has not been graced by a Total Solar Eclipse since 1979, and the next opportunity for Ontario won't occur until 2044!

To learn more about safety measures and other FAQ's, please visit the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake's website.

Explore the array of events scheduled in Niagara-on-the-Lake for this exceptional and rare occurrence below.


Sips & Eclipse (SOLD OUT)

Join Grape Escape Wine Tours at Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, as we gather to witness this incredible sight. You will be treated to a welcome drink, along with delicious food served throughout the afternoon.


There will also be LIVE MUSIC all afternoon from Nicole Cerminara.

For more information and tickets, please click the button below.

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Solar Eclipse at Wayne Gretzky Estates

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime event at Wayne Gretzky Estates on Monday, April 8th, 2024, as they invite you to witness something extraordinary during the Solar Eclipse. Attendees will be provided with a ticket that grants access to the Wine Garden Lawn, offering an unobstructed view of the eclipse, along with protective solar spectacles. Additionally, guests will receive a branded black glass of Gretzky Brut to take home, an amuse-bouche, and a drink ticket upon arrival. A special menu of snacks will also be available for additional purchase, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable experience.


Lecture: Total Eclipse with the NOTL Museum

Join the NOTL Museum and Dr. Pihack for an evening of information, explaining how to best 
watch this event, and safely so.
Dr. Pihack has been presenting lectures for over two decades on Astronomy, Geology and Paleontology.
A former National representative to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, who presented him with the Award of Merit Medal. Admission is free for Museum members or $10 for non-members.

Registration is required as space is limited.
Participants will recive a free pair of viewing glasses with their attendance.

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Embark on a cosmic adventure with Niagara Cycling Tours! Weather permitting, they're organizing a 4-5 hour bike ride to witness the spectacular eclipse. Participants will experience an exhilarating journey through carefully selected trails for optimal eclipse viewing. The experienced guides at Niagara Cycling Tours ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for riders of all levels.


Spots are limited, so interested individuals are encouraged to reserve their spot now with the button below for a unique blend of cycling adventure and cosmic wonder!


Eclipse Blind Tasting with Bella Terra Vineyards

Experience something truly unique during your visit to Niagara for the Solar Eclipse! Join Bella Terra Vineyards for a limited time only Blind Tasting event. This exclusive tasting offers guests the chance to indulge in three mystery wines and guess their varietals. Successfully identify all three and win a souvenir Bella Terra Tumbler! Available from April 5th to 8th, 11am to 4pm each day, don't miss out—book your experience now! Your tasting adventure includes a flight of three Bella Terra mystery wines, a Jarcuterie featuring local antipasto and cheeses, and a note card to aid in your detective work. Bella Terra Vineyards can't wait to welcome you! 

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Solar Eclipse in the Vineyard at Reif Winery

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with us as we witness a rare celestial event: a total solar eclipse! To celebrate this momentous occasion, Reif Estate Winery is doing a toast with their bubbly "The Stars" and a delightful lunch in the garden. They will have viewing glasses ready and live music by The Feverish Lemons to enhance the experience.


Your ticket includes a sparkling arrival, cool shades to wear, a BBQ lunch featuring mild Italian sausages, marinated chicken skewers, Greek pasta salad, Norcini classic potato salad, Norcini classic Caesar salad, and wine. Don't miss out on this extraordinary event – book your spot now!

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