Downtown Niagara Falls BIA getting $240,000 for putting on last year's Christmas Market and Santa Claus Parade.
The Downtown Niagara Falls BIA is getting $240,000 from the federal government.
The BIA was one of 106 recipients of the My Main Street Community Activator funding.
MP Helena Jaczek, the Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency, announced the recipients last week.
The money will be used towards paying for last year's Santa Claus Parade and the 2021 Niagara Falls Christmas Market.
"We’re so thankful for the My Main Street funding that helped us to put on this event for the community" says Eddy Pybus, Vice Chair of the Downtown Niagara Falls BIA. "The Christmas Market acted as a way to introduce visitors to all the amazing local businesses in downtown, and we hope they’ll be back again throughout 2022."