Nightlife in St. Catharines

51% Off at Niagara Falls IMAX & Daredevil Exhibit

Niagara Falls

C$41 C$20

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Explore the Falls' 12,000-year history with a larger-than-life IMAX show, then look closer at the daredevils who braved the watery drop

Up to 53% Off Tastings at The Ice House Winery

Niagara on the Lake

C$20 C$10

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Tasting and lesson on ice wines, wines made from grapes that are harvested and pressed while still frozen

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four

Amherst

$20 $10

Groups of two or four enjoy popcorn at small tables inside this unique movie house where cult and indie films combine with a café atmosphere

Up to Half Off Theater Performance

American Repertory Theater of Western New York

$50 $25

2013–2014 season includes tales of irreverent history, a devil-dealing blues legend, a morphine-addicted veteran, and a moonshining family

Up to 55% Off at Alleyway Theatre

Central Business District

$100 $45

Theater company's 34th season features world-premieres by local playwrights

50% Off at Spring Lake Winery

Lockport

$20 $10

Enjoy a selection of delicious award-winning wine paired with food such as mozzarella pesto and meatball bruschetta

Up to 52% Off Wine Tasting and Food Pairing

Ridgeway

$60 $29

Guests can try white and red wines alonside cheese, chocolate, and other snacks during each two-hour tasting

"Build Your Own Adventure" – Up to 55% Off Play

Hamburg

$33.04 $15

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Audiences use remote controls to guide Robert toward or away from true love in a comedy with multiple endings

Up to Half Off Dinner and a Movie at TJ's Dinner Theatre

Angola

$30 $15

Pizza, burgers, cotton candy, and more served in a movie theater with a big screen and a projector from 1949

Up to 57% Off Pool and Pizza at Bison Billiards

Williamsville

$30 $15

Diamond and Gabriels pool tables, professional-quality billiard balls, and pizza with drinks

43% Off Fruit-Wine-Winemaking Experience

Toronto

C$115 C$65

Make your own fruit wine and after the fermentation process, take home 23 litres of Rockin' Raspberry Rose or Peach Perfection

"Avenue Q" – 40% Off

Lower Ossington Theatre

C$49.99 C$29.99

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Mature musical follows a hybrid of puppets and humans as they look for love and purpose in New York City

"We Will Rock You" – Up to 36% Off Musical

Ed Mirvish Theatre

C$66 C$42.50

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The songs of Queen fill a tale of rebellion in this science-fiction musical about a world deprived of rock

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament — Up to 47% Off 

Medieval Times

C$52.53 C$30

In a two-hour show, knights on horseback vie for the royal court’s favor by jousting and sword-fighting; dinner with chicken and spare rib

Abracadabaret – Up to 50% Off Magic

The Cage 292 in The Crimson Lounge

C$40 C$20

Card tricks, mind reading, and old-fashioned illusions

Up to 55% Off Movies and Popcorn at Revue Cinema

Roncesvalles Village

C$32 C$15

Non-profit theatre screens blockbuster films, cult classics, and silent films with piano accompaniment; organic juices and vintage soda

Up to 42% Off Shisha and Chicken Wings for Two or Four

Scarborough

C$18.99 C$11

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Guests smoke flavored tobacco through an Egyptian hookah pipe called shisha while enjoying chicken wings; WiFi and big-screen TVs onsite

Up to 53% Off Italian Dinner for 2 or 4 at Salutè Piano Bar

Yorkville

C$54.97 C$27

Appetizers such as calamari, entrees such as fettuccine alfredo and fondue, and wine such as Argento Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon.

Dustin Diamond – Up to 55% Off Standup

Showroom Theatre at Dave and Buster's

C$110 C$54

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"Screech" from Saved by the Bell shows his mischievous side in a set of raunchy, adults-only standup

Bad Company & Lynyrd Skynyrd – Up to 41% Off

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

$34 $20

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Southern-rock legends behind “Sweet Home Alabama” join British ’70s giants of “Feel Like Makin’ Love” fame for evening of classic-rock hits

50% Off Pub Food at Junior's Sportsbar & Grill

Cambridge

C$20 C$10

The cooks can treat guests to a smorgasbord of pub fare, including wings available in more than 50 different flavours and flatbread pizzas

Opera Luminata – Up to 51% Off

River Run Centre

C$61.75 C$30

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Dramatic show features singers performing famous arias from "Carmen," "Rigoletto," and "Faust," with pyrotechnics

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" – Up to 61% Off

Warner Theatre

$47 $19

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Actors exchange comedic dialogue in a live-action parody of the racy best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey

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Greg Frewin's list of accomplishments—which includes winning numerous awards and playing to international audiences—is so lengthy even he would have trouble making it disappear. Greg makes jaws drop and heads scratch with a fast-paced, Vegas-style magical review. The sleek, lavender-hued theatre seats more than 600 patrons for a family friendly show that features unreal illusions and exotic animals, including Greg's pet tigers, Boomer, Cashmere, and Shimira. As the curtain goes down, show-goers will leave the auditorium delighted by dexterous sleights-of-hand, which, like the actual spelling of Saskatchewan, will remain forever a mystery.

5781 Ellen Ave
Niagara Falls,
ON
CA

Family-owned and operated for more than 40 years, Mitchell's Tavern draws diners with beer, spirits, and a lengthy menu of freshly cooked pub fare. Its historic brick building, which is more than 70 years old, housed both a deli and the local fire department before transforming into the neighborhood tavern it is today. An outdoor patio shades rows of tabletops with umbrellas; inside, sports memorabilia and photographs crowd the walls as complimentary popcorn erupts from kettles and hearty roast beef sandwiches, hamburgers, and fried fish mingle with mugs of draft beer and mixed drinks. Happy hours and drink specials give wallets a break throughout the week—Mondays, for instance, bring half-priced bottles of Bud, and ladies night every Saturday treats ladies and gorillas in convincing cashmere gowns to $2 drinks and $4 cosmopolitans.: m]]

734 Sheridan Dr
Tonawanda,
NY
US

Williamsville, NY. The early 20th century. A man guides his family’s horse-drawn carriage through the flurries of snow sweeping across their circular driveway before coming to a halt in front of a striking two-story home. The ride was long and chilly, but inside, homey warmth awaits. Today, teleportation discs may have replaced the horse and buggy, but travelers still traverse the same driveway in search of a warm welcome. Now the home of Parings Wine Bar, the turn-of-the-century house reflects the goal that owner Shelia Paolini shared with the Amherst Bee’s Jessica Finch: “We want it to feel like you are coming into a living room, that you are at home, not at a bar.”

As soon as guests push open the bright-red front door, they enter a space that combines the comfort of a lived-in family room with the gourmet flavors found at traditional wine bars. Lit by flat-screen TVs and a cozy fireplace, guests peruse Chef Scott Martin’s ever-changing menu, which often features mediterranean nachos, lobster mac 'n' cheese, and horseradish beef tenderloin. Resident sommelier Alphonso DiMono’s wine list, which culls vintages from global wineries from Australia to France to California, perfectly complements the chef's creations. The bar’s mixologists also shake up more than 20 martinis infused with treats such has espresso vodka, Godiva white-chocolate liqueur, and pumpkin puree. As they sip and eat, guests can also join in special event nights that include art shows, live music, and happy hours that feature 20 types of wine for just $20 per bottle.

5893 Main St
Williamsville,
NY
US

The consortium of professional instructors at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, which was cofounded by the legendary toe tapper himself, shepherds students of all ages and skill levels through lessons that span the style spectrum. Low-pressure private sessions allow enthusiastic teachers to fine-tune individual students' techniques and form, using their expert eyes and mechanical dancing shoes preprogrammed to do the Charleston. Patrons can learn how to cavort through classic waltz and fox-trot romps or swivel through the modern steps of salsa, swing, or samba. For dancers hoping to hoof it up in a social setting, the group practice parties provide a one-night extravaganza of instruction, demonstrations, and amateur firewalking.

5443 Sheridan Dr
Buffalo,
NY
US

Immersed in pictures of hockey stars, Center Ice Sports Bar & Grill unfurls a menu of savory American fare and a bevy of beverages. Treat your tablemates to an order of potato skins to see synchronized tongues climb aboard four starch-laden boats carrying gooey cheddar cheese and bacon bits ($7.50). Or, troll your own fork-motor through the grilled salmon entree, served with veggies, a choice of potato, and soup or salad ($14.95). Diners may sit at the bar, relax in one of the booths, or practice their head stands on the 12-ounce Certified Angus cushion of the Center Ice burger, stacked high with lettuce, tomato, and onion, and drizzled with thousand-island dressing ($7.95). The veggie wrap is a green thumb's delight, with a grilled tortilla enshrouding steamed broccoli, tomatoes, cherry peppers, and cheddar cheese ($7.50).

9380 Transit Rd
East Amherst,
NY
US

Strap yourself into an unrestrictive seat at ComedySportz for a some-holds-barred, refereed stage match for comedic supremacy. Fueled by the suggestions and overall uproar of the audience, performers provide family-friendly humor as they jump through songs and scenes onstage. Each match flies faster than a speeding mind-bullet through content significantly safer for children than speeding mind-bullets. Much like snowflakes, no two matches are the same, and all of them are best enjoyed with an outstretched tongue. Watching a group of people thinking on their toes (a typical improv troupe has between seven and 94 toes) is more fun than losing to children at Scrabble. And whether you're attending the show as a means of entertaining the family or as an alternative to yelling hysterically at zoo animals, ComedySportz welcomes you with open arms.

4476 Main St
Amherst,
NY
US