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Delicious Sweet Treats to Warm You Up this Winter in Niagara

Winter in Niagara Falls may be cold, but there are plenty of great places to visit where you’ll find sweet and delicious treats and drinks that will warm you right up.

Hershey's chocolate covered strawberries are a sweet treat for winter in Niagara Falls.
Chocolate covered strawberries at Hershey’s Chocolate World Niagara Falls.

Hot Chocolate & Baked Goods

Located on Falls Avenue, just a short walk away from the beautiful Horseshoe and American Falls, Hershey’s Chocolate World Niagara Falls is a chocolate lover’s paradise. Stop by the store to indulge in warm and delicious hot chocolate and plenty of freshly baked treats like Hershey’s chocolate covered strawberries, fudge, cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and more. And you can also pick up some great merchandise, packaged candies, and souvenirs from all of your favourite Hershey’s brands like Reese’s, Jolly Ranchers, Twizzlers, and Kisses.

Sweet Jesus Ice Cream

It may be cold outside but don’t let that stop you from stopping by Sweet Jesus ice cream shop, located inside the Sheraton on the Falls at the bottom of Clifton Hill. Sweet Jesus is the coolest ice cream shop in town, offering totally unique soft serve creations made with only the highest-quality ingredients. Try flavours like Bounty Killah featuring coconut soft serve, shredded toasted coconut and dark chocolate sauce, and Krusty the Cone made with vanilla soft serve, cotton candy pieces, cotton candy sauce and rainbow sprinkles.

Sweet Jesus ice cream cone.
Krusty the Cone ice cream at Sweet Jesus.

Holiday Drinks at Starbucks

Warm up after a day of sightseeing at Starbucks inside the lobby of the Sheraton on the Falls hotel or the lower lobby of the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview hotel. And Starbucks is now offering a wide range of delightful holiday drinks like Toasted White Chocolate Mochas, Caramel Brulée Lattes, Peppermint Mochas, Gingerbread Lattes, Holiday Spice Flat Whites, and more that will give you a taste of the season with every sip.

Niagara Icewine Beer

Niagara Brewing Company on Clifton Hill is now offering their limited-edition Niagara Icewine Beer, which combines the sweet and complex flavours of icewine with the bubbly goodness of craft beer. You can stop by the brewery to try it on tap and pick it up in 375ml or 750ml bottles, which will make for perfect gifts for the holiday season.


BeaverTails are a signature Canadian pastry consisting of friend dough served with custom toppings and are a must-try while visiting Niagara Falls. Stop by the BeaverTails stand on Clifton Hill to get your hands on one of these decadent treats and choose from topping options like classic cinnamon and sugar, and chocolate hazelnut spread with Reese’s Pieces and peanut butter.