Check out Niagara Falls' colourful $4m facelift

It’s been 20 years since the last major investment in Niagara Falls, and now they’re certainly pulling out all the stops with a $4 million lighting makeover.

The Falls were first lit in 1860 with a mere 200 lights, with electricity being used for the first time in 1879. By the looks of things they’ve certainly steamed past these small beginnings with the new colourful LED lighting.

Niagara Falls, looking all kinds of beautiful during a cold night

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Niagara Falls covers both Canada and the US – the lights are placed on the Canadian banks, lighting up the Falls on the American side.

#nightatthefalls #niagarafalls #niagarafallsillumination

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LED lighting is more energy-efficient than the halogen technology that was previously in place.

And even man’s best friend seems to be enjoying the upgrade.

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