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Town of Lincoln and partners offer free admission to Winter WineFest

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Town of Lincoln, in collaboration with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority and Tourism Partnership of Niagara, are offering FREE admission to two of Lincoln’s most festive winter events – Winter WineFest and the Ball’s Falls Holiday Light Trail.

Recognizing the tremendous opportunity for visitors and community members alike to experience this festive time of the year and the best that the Niagara Benchlands has to offer, the event partners are pleased to waive admission fees for these two events.

Experience Winter WineFest, Ontario’s coolest outdoor festival, and the Ball’s Falls Holiday Light Trail as you shop, sip, and support local businesses this holiday season. This is an all-ages event with something fun for everyone on your nice and naughty list!

Winter WineFest Admission Details: Free gate admission tickets will be required; visit Eventbrite to reserve yours today!

Free gate admission includes:

  • exclusive access to the Ball’s Falls Holiday Light Trail
  • Ho’ Ho’ Holiday Artisan Market
  • live entertainment
  • endless family programming
  • All ticket holders who have purchased general admission tickets to date will receive a refund for the price of gate admission in the coming days. Ticket holders will be contacted directly. 

Exclusions include:

  • Sample tokens
  • festival sampling glasses
  • Not-So-Silent-After Party

WinterWineFest Event Details

  • Friday, December 9 | Sparkle & Shine | 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Ball’s Falls Conservation Area
  • Saturday, December 10 | Let’s Get Cozy! | 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Ball’s Falls Conservation Area
  • Sunday, December 11 | Catch the Holiday Spirit | 12:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. | Ball’s Falls Conservation Area

Plan Your Visit

  • No parking will be available on-site at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area.
  • Limited barrier-free parking is available on-site at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area.
  • Complimentary shuttle service will be available throughout the event. See the event website for shuttle locations and further details.

For full details on Winter WineFest, including complimentary event shuttle information, visit

For information on the Ball's Falls Holiday Light Trail, visit

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Liliana Busnello
Manager of Corporate Communications, Town of Lincoln
Direct: 905-563-2799 ext. 230
Tel: 905-563-8205

For event inquiries, please contact:

Britnie Bazylewski
Tourism Coordinator, Town of Lincoln
Direct: 289-668-5009