Wayne Newton 'brightens' the holiday season in Niagara Falls Fridayby jmaloni
World-famous entertainer, in town for performances at Seneca Niagara Casino, will flip the switch for downtown holiday lights and will receive key to the city
WHAT: The world-famous entertainer known as "Mr. Las Vegas" will become "Mr. Niagara Falls" this Friday, as Wayne Newton joins Seneca Niagara Casino and the City of Niagara Falls in celebrating the holidays. Before "turning on the lights" for the brilliant Niagara Holiday Lights display along Old Falls Street downtown, Newton will receive the key to the city from Mayor Paul Dyster and a gift from United Way of Greater Niagara.
Newton is in Niagara Falls performing seven holiday shows at Seneca Niagara Events Center from Dec. 5 through 9. Tickets start at $20 and seats are available for all shows.
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: 101 Old Falls St. (outdoors near the entrance of The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls), Niagara Falls, NY 14303
- Wayne Newton, world-famous Las Vegas-based entertainer
- The Honorable Mayor Paul A. Dyster, City of Niagara Falls
- Cathy Walker, president and CEO, Seneca Gaming Corp.
- Jerald Wolfgang, United Way of Greater Niagara