Niagara Falls, Canada is known for its breath-taking waterfalls, being the Honeymoon capital of the world, and welcoming a slew of famous faces. The city is surrounded by five-star hotels, world-class vineyards, and recreational experiences leaving guests mesmerized and coming back for more. So who can blame famous celebrities and dignitaries for choosing the city as a part of their travel bucket list?

Famous Faces Who Visited Niagara Falls, Ontario in 2019

Since opening in May 2014, we’ve seen hundreds of famous faces including Presidents, Global Government officials, Nobel Peace Prize Winners, Athletes, Directors, Actors, and Singers. From Nobel Peace Prize Winner and human rights activist Desmond Tutu to Supermodel Kate Moss, we have had the privilege to tour many incredible celebrities aboard our famous daytime Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises Group Shot Niagara Falls Canada

Why Visit Niagara Falls

Now, you may be wondering what brings Hollywood A-listers to Niagara Falls? Some reasons why celebrities choose to visit Niagara Falls, Ontario is it’s proximity to the city of Toronto.
Being only an hour and a half drive from the city makes Niagara Falls a perfect getaway for visiting celebs! For the first two weeks in September, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) brings hundreds of Hollywood’s finest entertainers north of the border for 2-3 days, with many making a pit stop to visit the world-famous Falls. Also, visiting in September is a great time to cool down from the summer heatwaves. Conferences occurring year-round in Toronto, Hamilton, or Niagara Falls, also bring a number of speakers and authors by for a boat tour. And of course, film shoots happening in downtown Toronto swarm the streets capturing the perfect urban city scene for the next upcoming Netflix movie. Both stars and crew often enjoy a break to visit Niagara between shots.
This season we had the pleasure of hosting a number of famous guests, all who got #InTheMist and graciously sported our 100% recyclable red poncho!

Hornblower Niagara Cruises Famous Faces of 2019


‘Randy’ from Trailer Park Boys


Cate Blanchett Hornblower Niagara Cruises Niagara Falls CanadaCate Blanchett, Australian Actress

Thurman Thomas Hornblower Niagara Cruises Niagara Falls Canada

Thurman Thomas, Retired NFL Running Back & Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee


KC And the Sunshine Band Hornblower Niagara Cruises Niagara Falls Canada

KC and the Sunshine Band, Musician, Singer & Songwriter


Caroline Wozniacki, Danish Professional Tennis Player


The Sopranos Cast, 1990s Crime TV Show


KBS TV Hornblower Niagara Cruises Niagara Falls Canada

KBS TV, Korean Reality TV Show


Colin and Justin HGTV Hornblower Niagara Cruises Niagara FAlls Canada

Colin & Justin, Interior Designers & HGTV ‘Game of Homes’ Hosts and ‘Great Canadian Cottages’ Hosts

If you are a fangirl or guy in search of your Hollywood favourite, check out to see what movies are being filmed in Toronto, Ontario in the next year. Or keep your eyes locked on the TIFF website for 2020 movie premiers. And don’t forget to plan your next holiday to Niagara Falls where you might even spot a celebrity or two!