5 Amazing Places to Visit this Spring and Easter in Niagara Falls

March 22, 2018 11:12 am

Experience the very best of spring and Easter in Niagara Falls by checking out any of these exciting events and destinations all season long.

Falls Illumination & Fireworks Series

Spring in Niagara Falls

The Canadian Horseshoe Falls in spring.

Horseshoe Falls, ongoing

The 25th year of the Falls Fireworks Series kicks off this spring with an extended fireworks schedule featuring 111 shows. The series starts on May 18th and will include shows on:

  • May 18-June 17- Weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and holiday Mondays
  • June 18-September 3- Daily
  • September 7-October 8- Weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and holiday Mondays

And in celebration of Easter Sunday, the iconic Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls will be illuminated in yellow lights. This illumination will add a bit of spring cheer to the Niagara Falls skyline and will coincide with the nightly illumination of the Canadian Horseshoe, American, and Bridal Veil Falls from 8pm-1am.

Take in the sight of the fireworks and illumination from the brink of the Falls at Table Rock Welcome Centre, in beautiful Queen Victoria Park located just across the street, or from a Fallsview guestroom at one of Niagara’s top hotels.

Easter Egg Hunt

Fireman’s Park, March 30th

If you’re celebrating the Easter long weekend in Niagara Falls and looking for a special activity which children will love then stop by Fireman’s Park on Dorchester Road in Niagara Falls for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. Beginning at 11am, this fun and exciting Easter event will include a hunt for 500 pounds of chocolate eggs, a meet & greet with the Easter Bunny, bouncy castle, face painting, free Starbucks coffee, and more.

Fallsview Dining

Spring flowers in Niagara's Queen Victoria Park

Daffodils in Niagara’s Queen Victoria Park.

Falls Avenue Resort

Have an amazing Easter dinner in direct view of Niagara Falls at one of the city’s best Fallsview restaurants including Fallsview Buffet and Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant, both located inside the Sheraton Fallsview hotel. Fallsview Buffet features live-action cooking stations and sweeping views of Niagara Falls from floor-to-ceiling windows, while Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant offers a modern and refreshing take on authentic Italian cuisine and amazing views of the Falls.

Shaw Festival’s 2018 Season

Shaw Festival Theatre, April 4th– October 28th

The Shaw Festival Theatre’s 2018 Season begins on April 4th, featuring a lineup of incredible plays like The Magician’s Nephew, The Hound of Baskervilles, Grand Hotel, Mythos: A Trilogy – Gods. Heroes. Men., Of Marriage and Men, and more. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, The Shaw offers world-class theatre in the heart of Niagara’s wine country and is a must-visit destination while in Niagara this spring.

Queen Victoria Park

Queen Victoria Park, located directly across the street from the Horseshoe Falls, comes alive in spring when over 500,000 daffodils come into bloom. It’s a beautiful sight to see and is complimented by expansive grass areas perfect for picnicking, magnificent magnolia trees, tulips, carpet bedding displays and more.

And just down the road is the Floral Showhouse which is currently hosting its annual Spring Show featuring tropical plants, orchids, succulents, primula, calceolaria, cineraria, and more.