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Niagara Falls to be Illuminated in Blue in support of Damar Hamlin and Buffalo

Media Release

For Immediate Release
January 3, 2023

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Falls Illumination Board will illuminate both the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls in blue tonight from 9:00 to 9:15 p.m. in support for Damar Hamlin, the Buffalo Bills, and the City of Buffalo.

Buffalo Bills’ player Damar Hamlin was transported to a Cincinnati hospital during the Buffalo Bills-Cincinnati Bengals game last evening. Niagara Falls’ thoughts are with Hamlin, his team, and the City of Buffalo.

Illumination photos are available here.

All special illumination requests are reviewed and approved by the Niagara Falls Illumination Board, which has financed and operated the “illumination of Niagara Falls” since 1925. The Niagara Falls Illumination Board is made up of representatives from the City of Niagara Falls Ontario, City of Niagara Falls, New York, Ontario Power Generation Inc., New York Power Authority, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and The Niagara Parks Commission. It is the Illumination Board’s responsibility and mandate to finance and maintain the nightly illumination of both the Horseshoe and American Falls.

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For more information, please contact:

Chris Giles
Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing
The Niagara Parks Commission
[email protected]
(905) 809-0182


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