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The Scoop on Niagara’s Best Ice Cream

August 1, 2018 11:05 am
Niagara Falls ice cream

Discover Niagara’s best ice cream.

Ice cream and summer go hand in hand, and there’s no better way to cool down during a hot day of sightseeing than by enjoying a delicious ice cream cone. So on your next summer visit to Niagara, make sure to check out these amazing Niagara Falls ice cream spots.

Sweet Jesus Ice Cream

If you’re looking to up your ice cream game and try something completely new then Sweet Jesus is where you want to go. Located at the corner of Clifton Hill and Falls Avenue, Sweet Jesus uses high-quality ingredients to make innovative soft serve creations that you’ll have to see to believe.

Some of their most popular flavours include:

  • Krusty the Kone – A cotton candy lover’s dream made with vanilla soft serve, cotton candy pieces, cotton candy sauce, and rainbow sprinkles.
  • Hella Nutella – An amazing combination of chocolate and vanilla twist soft serve, Nutella sauce, wafer cookies, Corn Flakes, and toasted pistachios.
  • Birthday Cake – A celebration in a cone featuring vanilla soft serve, cream cheese icing, birthday cake bits, and rainbow sprinkles, all served with a candle on top.

Sweet Jesus also offers dairy-free and straight up soft serve for people with dietary restrictions and for those looking to enjoy a more pared down cone.

Always Refreshing Soda Shop

Step into a classic 1950’s style ice cream parlour at the Always Refreshing Soda Shop on Falls Avenue, and choose any one of their delicious ice cream treats. You won’t be disappointed with choices like:

  • Coca Cola and ice cream floats
  • Open face waffle and ice cream sandwich
  • Ice cream sundaes, sandwiches, and cones

The Always Refreshing Soda Shop is also a unique Coca Cola collector’s boutique, so you can also shop for great merchandise and souvenirs while you’re visiting.

Avondale Dairy Bar

Avondale Dairy Bar in Niagara-on-the-Lake has been a favourite among Niagara locals since 1955 for handmade ice cream, sundaes, and other cold treats. The ice cream is made fresh daily on the farm and can be enjoyed on picnic tables and swings surrounded by picturesque cornfields and vineyards.

If you have the time during your visit to Niagara, an outing to Avondale Dairy Bar is definitely worth the trip. They have more than 40 amazing ice cream flavours to choose from including favourites like:

  • Coconut Almond Joy
  • White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle
  • Salted Caramel Pecan Pie
  • Death by Caffeine
  • Peanut Butter Banana Cup

Satisfy your sweet tooth and discover all of the best Niagara Falls ice cream spots on your next visit to the city!

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Discover Niagara’s Most Beautiful Natural Areas this Summer

July 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Hiking is one of the top Niagara Falls outdoor activities

Hiking in the Niagara Glen.

Niagara Falls is known for its magnificent waterfalls, but the area is also home to a number of beautiful natural areas that offer incredible sights and experiences, and are great places to enjoy Niagara Falls outdoor activities. Check out these remarkable natural areas on your next visit to Niagara Falls.

Niagara Glen

The Niagara Glen is a beautiful nature reserve located in the Niagara Gorge that protects a pristine pocket of Carolinian Forest. You can visit the Glen and walk along the 4km of rugged paths to discover prehistoric geological formations, wild flora and fauna, and the rapid waters of the Niagara River and Niagara River Whirlpool.

Stop into the Niagara Glen Nature Centre to book a guided hiking tour, register for a bouldering permit, or pick up a hiking trail map before you set out, and remember that all trails except the Whirlpool Trail are classified as “moderate” in difficulty, so remember to bring proper footwear and drinking water!

Botanical Gardens and Floral Clock

The Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens is located along the Niagara Parkway and features 99 acres of beautifully-maintained gardens. You can stop by to see the wonderful gardens of perennials, azaleas, rhododendrons, herbs, vegetables, and roses, and stroll through the grounds that are home to the renowned Niagara Parks School of Horticulture.

And make sure to stop by the Floral Clock just north of the Botanical Gardens to see the intricate flower designs created with up to 16,000 carpet bedding plants on the clock face.

Bruce Trail

Niagara Falls outdoor activities.

Experience Niagara’s natural areas.

Hike along the Bruce Trail this summer and experience Canada’s oldest and longest footpath. The main trail is more than 890 km long and has more than 400 km of side trails. It starts in Queenston, Ontario not far from Niagara Falls and follows the edge of the Niagara Escarpment, eventually ending in Tobermory, Ontario.

The trail offers a number of amazing day hikes and is a great place to get outdoors and discover the breathtaking natural areas of the Niagara Region.

There are so many great Niagara Falls outdoor activities to experience this summer, so start planning your adventure-packed visit today!

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Celebrate Dad at these Amazing Niagara Falls Father’s Day Destinations

June 13, 2018 12:05 pm
Fallsview dining at Prime Steakhouse.

Fallsview dining at Prime Steakhouse.

Father’s Day weekend is upon us and if you’re looking for some great places where you can spend time with Dad and treat him to a special day, Niagara Falls has you covered. With events, destinations, and activities for every type of dad, here are some of the best places to check out on a Niagara Father’s Day getaway.

Niagara Brewing Company

Grab a seat on the patio and raise your glass to dad this Father’s Day at Niagara Brewing Company on Clifton Hill. This innovative craft brewery just released a brand new Mo-Wheat-O wheat beer on their rotating taps and offers other awesome brews like Annie’s English Ale, Hennepin Stout, Marzen, Niagara Premium Lager, Beerdevil IPA, Honeymoon Peach Radler, and Amber Eh! Ale.

And with two outdoor patios, live music, daily beer specials, and delicious food, it’s the perfect place to relax with Dad and enjoy Father’s Day in Niagara.

Niagara Golf Courses

The Niagara Region is home to a number of world-class golf courses that golfers of all skill levels can enjoy. So book a tee time and head out onto the green with dad for a one-of-a-kind experience in beautiful Niagara Falls.

Some of the region’s best golf courses include:

  • Whirlpool Golf Course
  • Thundering Waters Golf Course
  • Legends on the Niagara
  • Grand Niagara Golf Club

Prime Steakhouse

Prime Steakhouse – Niagara’s newest Fallsview dining experience – is offering a carefully selected 4-course Prix Fixe Father’s Day Menu for an unforgettable meal overlooking the magnificent Niagara Falls. Located inside the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview hotel, Prime Steakhouse is a unique dining destination that won’t disappoint.

Prime’s Father’s Day menu includes choices like:

  • Prime’s Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
  • Fettuccine Bolognese
  • 8 oz. Hanger Steak
  • 16 oz. Centre Cut Ontario Pork Chop
  • Grasshopper Cheesecake
  • White Chocolate Mousse Cake

Celebrate dad with an incredible meal at Prime Steakhouse this Father’s Day. The 4-course prix fixe menu is $59 per person.

Niagara Falls Fireworks

Take in the sight of a fantastic fireworks show over Niagara Falls this Father’s Day weekend! Fireworks shows will be taking place every single night this summer at 10pm and can be best enjoyed from along the Niagara Parkway, in Queen Victoria Park, or in a Fallsview room at one of Niagara’s top hotels.

Amazing Niagara Father’s Day experiences are waiting to be discovered, so start planning your weekend getaway today!

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5 Must-Do Activities on a Niagara Falls Summer Getaway

May 22, 2018 3:54 pm
Hornblower boat heading towards Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

Discover the best of the city when on a Niagara Falls summer getaway with these unique and exciting destinations and events:

Summer Falls Fireworks Series

May 18th – October 8th, Niagara Falls

The Falls Fireworks Series is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an expanded summer fireworks schedule that includes 111 spectacular shows happening all season long! Shows will be taking place:

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

Each fireworks show will take place at 10pm and can be best viewed from the Niagara Parkway, Table Rock Welcome Centre, or Fallsview room at one of Niagara’s great hotels.


June 1st – 3rd, Queen Street, Niagara Falls

Niagara’s annual Springlicious street festival is coming back to Queen Street in downtown Niagara Falls from June 1st – 3rd. This year’s festivities will include a Magical Midway Carnival, a number of food vendors, live entertainment from local Niagara musicians, and an artisan market of specialty goods. Springlicious will also feature beer and wine from throughout the Niagara region and a number of family-friendly activities that people of all ages will love.

Trius Movie Night in the Vineyard

June 1st – 29th, 2018, Trius Winery & Restaurant, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Trius Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake is hosting its very own version of a night at the drive-in with their Movie Night in the Vineyard event happening every Friday in June. Relax in Trius’ picturesque vineyard and enjoy a glass of wine, popcorn, and a classic movie. The lineup includes:

  • Dirty Dancing – June 1st
  • Grease – June 8th
  • Risky Business – June 15th
  • Pretty Woman – June 22nd
  • Forrest Gump – June 29th

Tickets for this event are $25 per person and include movie pass, one glass of wine in a souvenir glass, and one bag of popcorn.

Fallsview Dining

Massimo's Italian Fallsview Restaurant inside the Sheraton on the Falls hotel.

Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant.

Sheraton on the Falls & Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview, Niagara Falls

Two brand new Fallsview restaurants have just opened on Falls Avenue Resort and are definitely worth a visit this summer. Prime Steakhouse inside the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview hotel and Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant inside the Sheraton on the Falls both offer incredible cuisine and breathtaking views of Niagara Falls.

Prime Steakhouse offers a menu of succulent steaks, fresh seafood, and other classic favourites while Massimo’s features authentic Italian cuisine in innovative and seasonal dishes. Both restaurants also offer extensive wine lists, hand-crafted cocktails, and some of the most spectacular dining that Niagara Falls has to offer.

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls

Take a journey past the beautiful American Horseshoe Falls and into the basin of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls on a Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride. This iconic Niagara Falls attraction offers a number of different voyages including:

  • Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour
  • Voyage to the Falls Evening Boat Tour
  • Falls Illumination Cruise
  • Falls Fireworks Cruise

It’s a wonderful activity for people of all ages to enjoy and will bring you as close as possible to the mighty Niagara Falls!

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Niagara’s Best Mother’s Day Destinations

May 2, 2018 2:36 pm
Afternoon Tea at McFarland House

Mother’s Day in Niagara Falls at McFarland House.

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 13th and in order to make it a spectacular day for the moms in your life, why not plan a visit to Niagara Falls to experience any one of these extraordinary destinations. This year, make it an unforgettable Mother’s Day in Niagara Falls!

Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant

For an unforgettable Mother’s Day meal overlooking Niagara Falls, visit Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant located inside the Sheraton on the Falls hotel.

Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant blends old world tradition with new world style and offers classic Italian cuisine and an extensive wine list that reflect Chef Massimo Capra’s distinctive connection to both Italy and Niagara. Book your reservation today to dine within view of one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders this Mother’s Day.

Afternoon Tea at McFarland House

Treat Mom to an extraordinary afternoon in picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake at McFarland House’s annual Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea. Built in the 1800s, McFarland House is a beautiful and historic property that will serve as the perfect setting for a Mother’s Day outing. The Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea will include traditional tea and freshly baked goods to be enjoyed in a beautiful Conservatory Tea Room.

The Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is on Sunday May 13th from 12pm-5pm. Call 905-468-3322 to make a reservation. Tour admission is $6 for adults and $3.90 for children.

Christienne Fallsview Spa

Give the gift of relaxation and wellness this Mother’s Day with a Christienne Fallsview Spa gift card. The Christienne Fallsview Spa is an award-winning spa located inside the Sheraton on the Falls hotel that offers a wide range of services like massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, and various body treatments, and also features sweeping views of Niagara Falls.

The spa has 5 amazing new services arriving Mid-May including:

  • Apricot Blossom Body De-Stressor
  • Beached Banana Skin Tightening Tune Up Facial
  • Mint Tea Cooler
  • Peach Tea Nectar
  • Strawberry Banana Milk Pedi

You can book a special Mother’s Day treatment online or call 905-374-4445 ext. 4555.

Queen Victoria Park

Mother's Day in Niagara Falls

Beautiful blooms in Queen Victoria Park.

If you’re spending Mother’s Day weekend in Niagara Falls, stop by the beautiful Queen Victoria Park to experience spring in all of its glory. The park is situated right across the street from the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and features:

  • A valuable collection of unique native and international plants
  • Beautifully maintained gardens
  • Views of Niagara Falls
  • Rock garden, hanging baskets, and hybrid tea rose garden
  • Carpet bedding displays
  • Grassy picnic areas and park benches

And in spring, Queen Victoria Park comes to life with more than 500,000 beautiful daffodils in bloom along with magnificent Magnolia trees. It’s a wonderful place to go for a stroll or just spend some time relaxing this Mother’s Day in Niagara Falls.

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Spring Tours in Niagara Falls You Won’t Want to Miss

April 16, 2018 10:12 am

If you want to experience the best sights, attractions, and events in Niagara Falls but don’t want to worry about the planning or driving, Magnificent Tours has you covered. Magnificent Tours is Niagara’s largest tour company and offers a number of great seasonal tours that bundle together all of the best sights, attractions, and experiences that Niagara Falls has to offer. Here are two of the best that you should check out this spring:

Sip and Sizzle Wine Tour

The Sip & Sizzle Wine Tour is one of the best spring tours in Niagara Falls.

Experience VQA wines paired with grilled food creations on a Sip & Sizzle Wine Tour.

Sip & Sizzle is a wonderful spring event where more than 20 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake offer delicious grilled food paired with VQA wines during each weekend in May. And Magnificent Tours will help you discover the very best of this event on their Sip & Sizzle Wine Tour which will take you to six (possibly seven if time permits) wineries to experience the best barbeque and wine in Niagara. It’s a six hour tour experience that includes full transportation by coach bus and an expert tour guide.

Sip & Sizzle tour stops include:

  • Chateau des Charmes for 2016 Rosé, Cuvée d’Andrée paired with house smoked salmon on an herb scone with cranberry compote.
  • Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery for 2017 Gewurztraminer paired with Harissa grilled chicken thighs on K2 grain salad.
  • Coyote’s Run Winery for 2016 Positivity paired with Smokin’ Buddha’s sizzling beef slider, garnished with pickled carrot and daikon, cucumber, okonomi, mayo, and a sprinkle of coriander. (Vegetarian option available.)
  • PondView Estate Winery for 2016 Semi Dry Riesling paired with the best sandwich combination this side of Havana – grilled Cubana mojo pork slider on a brioche bun.
  • Strewn Winery for 2014 Gewurztraminer paired with a Sizzling Sampler Trio: Tandori chicken, grilled pineapple and vegetable samosa.
  • Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery for 2016 Wayne Gretzky Founders Cabernet Merlot paired with spiced pork chorizo sausage and 99 whisky mustard.
  • Riverview Cellars for 2016 Bianco Riesling Gewurztraminer paired with Japanese gyoza, fried pork dumplings topped with wasabi mayo and soy.

Book your tour tickets today and get ready to experience spring’s most delicious event!

Niagara Spring & Summer Scenic Tour

There are a lot of sights to see and things to do in Niagara Falls this spring, and one of the best ways to experience everything is by embarking on Magnificent Tours’ Niagara Spring and Summer Scenic Tour. This 6 hour experience features hotel pick-up and drop-off, full transportation by coach bus, an expert tour guide, and passes to:

  • Journey Behind the Falls
  • Hornblower Niagara Cruises
  • Butterfly Conservatory
  • White Water Walk
  • Souvenir City

Don’t miss out on all of the excitement and start planning your Niagara Falls adventure today!

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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!

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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 on the Falls 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.

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How to Have a Great St. Patrick’s Day in Niagara Falls

March 14, 2018 2:53 pm
St. Patrick's Day in Niagara Falls will feature green illumination of the Falls.

The Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish in Niagara Falls with a number of exciting events happening throughout the city this March 17th.

Falls Green Illumination

Niagara Falls will be illuminated in green lights this Saturday March 17th in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and in partnership with Tourism Ireland’s “Global Greening” campaign. The Canadian Horseshoe, American, and Bridal Veil Falls will be lit up in vibrant green lights from 9pm-1am in 15 minute intervals, along with many other iconic landmarks around the world including the Colosseum in Rome, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Empire State Building, and Sydney Opera House.

Niagara Brewing Company Celebration

Grab all the green gear you can find and head to Niagara Brewing Company on March 17th for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration featuring great beer, live music, and traditional Irish stew. The live music starts at noon and will carry on all night long, featuring a performance from the Danny Boys! And you can take it all in while enjoying delicious draught beer and Irish Stew made with chunks of seared beef and vegetables stewed in a Hennepin Stout broth and served on top of garlic leek mashed potatoes.

Niagara Brewing Company in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Niagara Falls at Niagara Brewing Company.

St. Patrick’s Day at Doc Magilligan’s

From March 15th-18th Doc Magilligan’s Irish Pub on Lundy’s Lane will be having an ongoing St. Patrick’s Day celebration featuring a full Irish menu, live music, traditional Irish dancers, and more. The four day celebration includes a St. Patrick’s Day Kick Off Party on Thursday March 15th, St. Practice Day on Friday March 16th, St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 17th, and Irish Family Day on Sunday March 18th. Grab your green gear and get ready to celebrate!


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Celebrating 25 years of Niagara Falls Fireworks with New Shows All Summer

March 2, 2018 12:04 pm
Niagara Falls fireworks show.

Fireworks over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Falls Fireworks Series in Niagara Falls, and in celebration of this milestone Niagara Parks will be expanding their summer Niagara Falls fireworks schedule to include 111 shows happening all throughout the summer.

Kicking off on Victoria Day (May 18-21) and Memorial Day (May 25-28) long weekends, the fireworks shows are a nightly spectacle that draw visitors from all over the world to Niagara Falls. Fireworks shows will be taking place:

  • 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

Some of the best places from which to enjoy the Niagara Falls fireworks include the brink of the Horseshoe Falls, Table Rock Welcome Centre, the Niagara Parkway, Queen Victoria Park, and a Fallsview guestroom at one of Niagara’s top hotels.

You can also enjoy a Niagara Parks signature experience at Night Lights – an event that focuses on the interplay between lights at the iconic Journey Behind the Falls attraction. It gives you exclusive access to the base of the beautiful Canadian Horseshoe Falls underneath the stars, and connects you with the radiance of the Falls illumination and thrill of the fireworks.

Experience Canada’s longest-running fireworks series this summer and get ready to discover the beauty and wonder of Niagara Falls at night!

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