August 6-21, 2022
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Niagara Place

Discover what makes Niagara and Ontario so special!

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Congratulations to our Desjardins Check-in & Win Destination Prize Winners.

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  • PEI: Robecca Savard, Welland, Ontario
  • Nova Scotia: TBD Renée Lagacé, Tracadie NB
  • Alberta: Rosanna Deluca, Toronto, Ontario
  • Ontario: Mélinda Chartrand, St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Quebec: Tamara Fleet King, Calgary, Alberta
  • Yukon: Lesley Otsig, Wynyard, Saskatchewan

Welcome to Niagara Place!

As Niagara 2022’s premier festival site, Niagara Place will be one of the most exciting and active locations of the 2022 Canada Summer Games — and best of all, admission to this football-field-sized venue will be free of charge for everyone! Come experience the region’s culture and history through daily programming that features local food, homegrown talent, and arts and cultural performances. Visitors of the Games can take in live music, art exhibits, and elements of Niagara’s culinary scene. Niagara Place also has activation spaces for Indigenous and Francophone communities.

Visitor info

Niagara Place

Free Admission

  • Sun, Aug 7th to Sat, Aug 13th | 10am - 6pm
  • Sun, Aug 14th | 11am - 10pm
  • Mon, Aug 15th to Tues, Aug 16th | 10am - 8pm
  • Wed, Aug 17th | 10am - 10pm (Pride Celebration)
  • Thur, Aug 18th to Sat, Aug 20th | 10am - 8pm
  • Sun, Aug 21st | 12pm - 4pm

Canada Games Park

2021 Canada Games Way

Thorold, ON

St. Catharines Transit Niagara Region Transit
Licensed event
Public transportation
Rain or shine
ATM on-site
Parking available
Merchandise booth


  • Francophone Pavilion

    "All accents are Welcome" is the theme! An opportunity for participants and visitors to drop in and say "Bonjour" no matter how they say it!  Musical entertainment, presented by Le Griffon, includes Gilles Groleau, L’Orchestre de St-Jean-de-Brébeuf, Simon et Malcolm Hauber, Suzan Le Clerk and Suzanah Taylor. For a detailed schedule, visit Le Griffon.

  • Niagara Region Métis Council

    Promoting the historical values, culture, language, and traditions of the Métis Nation.

  • Six Nations of the Grand River

    Showcasing the traditional values of the Haudenosaunee people

  • ParaSport Ontario
    ParaSport Ontario

    AUG 17: wheelchair basketball

    AUG 19: Adapted Fitness

    AUG 20: Challenger Baseball, in partnership with the Niagara Children’s Centre, Official Charity of the Games.

    AUG 21: Sledge Hockey

  • RegattaSport

    Shop at the RegattaSport booth, Official Licensed Products of the 2022 Canada Games

  • The Pin People Booth

    The full retail pin program is available at this pin centre and pin trading is also facilitated at this location. Select pin inventory is also available at venue merchandise kiosks.

Event Stage

Come to the Niagara Place Event Stage for the best in Live entertainment! Daily performances include music from every genre, dance, theatre and so much more. Amazing Talent for everyone to experience!

Indigenous =    |  Francophone =  


August 7th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Carousel Players
4:30 p.m.   Kevin Remple - Speaker Series


August 8th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Niagara Symphony - Petting Zoo Instrumental
2:45 p.m.   Lacey Hill
4:00 p.m.   Cristian de la Luna
5:15 p.m.   Cresendo


August 9th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Femmes du Feu Creations
1:30 p.m.   Strong Women
2:45 p.m.   This Time Around
4:00 p.m.   The Postmen
5:15 p.m.   Mel Monaco


August 10th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Indigenous Drum Art Initative
2:45 p.m.   Improv Niagara
4:00 p.m.   Ryan Lunn
5:00 p.m.   Leah Belle


August 11th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   PK Hummingbird Steel Orchestra
1:30 p.m.   Creators Game
2:45 p.m.   Burma Street Band
4:00 p.m.   JONESY
5:00 p.m.   Pappy Johns Band


August 12th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Yellow Door Theatre Project
1:30 p.m.   Metis Fiddlers
2:45 p.m.   Les Rats d'Swompe
4:00 p.m.   Drives the Common Man
5:00 p.m.   New Moon Junction


August 13th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Wendy Leard School of Dance
1:30 p.m.   Nikki Shawana
2:45 p.m.   LEFLOFRANCO
4:00 p.m.   The Mandevilles
5:00 p.m.   MT Walker


August 14th

Time Details
11:00 a.m.   Splash'N Boots
1:30 p.m.   Gary Parker
2:45 p.m.   Les Gens du Nord
4:00 p.m.   Duelling Pianos Niagara
5:00 p.m.   Unstoppable Tracy
6:00 p.m.   The Associates
7:30 p.m.   Deanna Petcoff
8:45 p.m.   Scott Hellman


August 15th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Laura Secord Jazz Quartet
1:30 p.m.   Juilet Dunn Trio - Parisienne
2:45 p.m.   Suzan Le Clerk
5:00 p.m.   Semiah Smith
6:00 p.m.   Jeff Beadle


August 16th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Chorus Niagara - Childrens Choir
1:30 p.m.   The Great Canadian Song Book - Babs Worthy
2:45 p.m.   Les Chiclettes
4:00 p.m.   The O'Deadlys
5:00 p.m.   Rich Aucoin
6:00 p.m.   Mimi O'Bonsawin


August 17th

Time Details
11:30 a.m.   Strong Water Women Drum Group
12:00 p.m.   Drag Queen Story Time
1:00 p.m.   Dance Class with Foundations Dance Studio
1:40 p.m.   Afternoon Pride Party with Host Vanity a La Mode 
3:00 p.m.   Jasmine Whyte
5:00 p.m.   Speaker Series
6:00 p.m.   Nano Taleb
8:00 p.m.   Closing Party Drag Event with Host Vanity a La Mode 


August 18th

Time Details
2:45 p.m.   Ariko
4:00 p.m.   Tin Roof
6:00 p.m.   Revolver and Friends


August 19th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Jeff Tiessen - Speaker Series
1:30 p.m.   Momentum Choir
2:45 p.m.   Sandy Vine and the Midnights
5:00 p.m.   Niagara Symphony Orchestra Trio
6:00 p.m.   Abel Maxwell


August 20th

Time Details
12:00 p.m.   Melody Minds
1:30 p.m.   Indigenous Performance
2:45 p.m.   Celia Opera
4:00 p.m.   The Feverish Lemons
5:00 p.m.   Vinyl Flux
6:00 p.m.   Riley Michaels


August 21st

Time Details
12:00 p.m. Norm Foster Play Reading
1:30 p.m. Revive the Rose
2:45 p.m. Zephie James & Caribbean Diaspora

This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund - a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

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