Attractions Opening this Spring in Niagara Falls

April 2, 2018 3:36 pm

With spring here and summer on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to start planning a getaway to Niagara Falls. And in the next few weeks, a number of Niagara’s top attractions are opening their doors for the season, offering incredible Niagara Falls experiences that you won’t want to miss. Here are some of the best things to do in Niagara Falls this spring:

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Reopening April 12th, 2018 (weather permitting)

Hornblower Niagara Cruises is one of the top Niagara Falls things to do this spring

Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride.

Hornblower Niagara Cruises is one of Niagara’s most iconic attractions, offering boat rides to the base of the American and Bridal Veil Falls, and into the basin of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. You’ll get as close as possible to the amazing waterfalls and experience their thundering roar and awe-inspiring power.

Choose between the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour, Voyage to the Falls Evening Boat Tour, Falls Illumination Cruise, and Falls Fireworks Cruise and get ready to experience the sights and sounds of one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders.

WildPlay Zipline to the Falls

Reopening week of April 29th (weather permitting)

One of Niagara’s newest attractions – WildPlay Zipline to the Falls – is reopening this spring, offering riders the chance to soar on zip lines facing the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls, and dangle from a 67-metre high vantage point. The fully-guided experience also lets riders speed along the edge of the Niagara River Gorge and end at a beautiful Falls observation landing.

White Water Walk

Reopening Saturday April 14th (weather permitting)

Take in incredible sight of the Niagara River’s Class 6 white-water rapids on the self-guided White Water Walk. This unique attraction features an impressive Riverside Boardwalk that runs along the river’s shoreline and allows you to take in the sight of powerful rapids, crashing waves, and 410 million-year-old rock layers in the Niagara Gorge from viewing platforms.

Whirlpool Aero Car

Reopening Saturday April 14th (weather permitting)

Suspended by six sturdy cables over the Niagara River and Whirlpool, the Whirlpool Aerocar is an antique cable car attraction that takes riders over the Class 6 white-water rapids of the Niagara River to two points on the Canadian shore. Designed by renowned Spanish engineer, Leonardo Torres Quevedo, the Whirlpool Aero Car has been operating since 1916 and offers a thrilling ride over the Niagara River that you can’t get anywhere else.

Falls Fireworks Series

Starting on Victoria Day Weekend (May 18th – 21st)

Watching fireworks is one of the top Niagara Falls things to do

Fireworks over Niagara Falls

Canada’s longest-running fireworks series is coming back for its 25th year this spring with an expanded fireworks schedule featuring 111 shows. The Falls Fireworks Series kicks off on Victoria Day weekend, with shows taking place:

  • May 18th to June 17th on weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and holiday Mondays
  • June 18th to September 3rd daily
  • September 7th to October 8th on weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and holiday Mondays

Also opening this spring in Niagara Falls:

Two brand new Fallsview dining experiences are also opening in Niagara Falls this spring on Falls Avenue Resort:

Stay tuned for opening dates!