Niagara Falls Ontario- a place to relax and have fun

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Niagara Falls Ontario!

For me, personally, Niagara is one of the best quick getaways to recharge. Spa treatments in hotels, jacuzzi in hotel rooms, walks to the falls, entertainment and restaurants. Take a drive to Niagara and experience all it has to offer.

What’s happening within the next couple of weeks for the last bit of summer? Look below to find out.

 

Fireworks; Find a spot at Queen Victoria Park- 10:00 PM every Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Holiday from May 1 – October 31.
Coca Cola Concert Series; Queen Victoria Park Stage at the foot of the Illumination Tower at Queen Victoria Park. The Coca Cola concert series will run every Friday, Sunday and holidays from May 20 – September 5 from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday, July 22 The Argues
Sunday, July 24 Vinyl Flux
Friday, July 29 Leaky Faucet and the Drips
Sunday, July 31 No Concert
Monday, August 1 The David Love Band
Friday, August 5 After U
Sunday, August 7 Max Hillier Band
Friday, August 12 The Remnants
Sunday, August 14 Vinyl Flux
Friday, August 19 Rhythm & Bones
Sunday, August 21 Fenian Raid
Friday, August 26 Steve Burnside & the Marques
Saturday, August 27 Liquid Courage
Sunday, August 28 Charlotte and the Dirty Cowboys
Monday, August 29 Getting Strange
Tuesday, August 30 The Dynamite Groove
Wednesday, August 31 The Slickbrothers

From August 26 until Sept 5, all bands play at Queen Victoria Park from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm as part of the Onguiaahra: Thunder of Waters Sound & Light Show

Thursday, September 1 Sandy Vine and the Midnights
Friday, September 2 The Associates
Saturday, September 3 To Be Announced
Sunday, September 4 The Shananigans
Monday, September 5 Chris Anton Band

 

Old Fort Erie Friday Night flicks – Niagara Parks Heritage will be presenting specially selected films at the historic Old Fort Erie.
July – Hero Month
Shrek July 22, 7 PM $5
The Mask July 29, 7 PM $5

August – Robin Williams Month
Mrs. Doubtfire August 19, 7 PM $5
Night at the Museum August 26, 7 PM $5

September – New Release Month
New Release Movie September 23, 7 PM $5
New Release Movie September 30, 7 PM $5
Floral Showhouse – Collections of orchids, succulents and other tropical plant species are on display, walk through Queenston Heights (Nestled high atop the Niagara Escarpment), Oakes Garden Theatre (Located at the foot of Clifton Hill), Queen Victoria Park (Park beside the Falls, from Clifton Hill to beyond Dufferin Islands)

 

Daily –Guided Hiking Tours of the Niagara Glen, overlook the Niagara River Whirlpool from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

 

Sunday Concert series – 40th Anniversary Queenstown, every Sunday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
July 24 – Merrick and Steelman
July 31 – Rythm Bound
August 7 – Merrick and Steelman
August 14 – Niagara Falls Concert Band
August 21 – Fort Erie Legion Band
August 28 – Niagara Falls Concert Band
September 4 – Lincoln & Welland Ambassadors

Top 10 Hotels to stay at:
Fallsview Casino Resort
Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa
Embassy Suites by Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel
Sheraton on the Falls
DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton
The Tower Hotel
Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls
Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls
Great Wolf Lodge

Attractions:
WildPlay Niagara Falls MistRider Zipline –  Travel 670 meters on four parallel ziplines, down the Niagara gorge to the bottom of the Horseshoe falls. Single from $49.99 Open daily 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Butterfly Conservatory–  features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Admission $14.25 Adult + tax (13+ years) $9.25 Child + tax (6-12 years) Children 5 and under are FREE
Hornblower Niagara Cruises-Within the Niagara Great Gorge, you will journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into heart of Horseshoe Falls ADULT: $54.95 (13+ YEARS) CHILD: $36.95 (6-12 YEARS) KIDS 5 & UNDER FREE
Falls Incline Railway–  Incline Railway links between the Niagara Parks attractions at Table Rock and the Fallsview Tourist Area $2.75One Way (all ages) $5.50 Round Trip(all ages) $7.00 All Day(all ages) Children 5 and under are FREE
Journey Behind the Falls– stand in the mist where the mighty Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 storeys above.  $16.25 Adult + tax(13+ years) $11.00 Child + tax (6-12 years) Children 5 and under are FREE
Niagara’s Fury– The temperature will drop. Water will bubble and spray while snow falls all around. The moving platform beneath your feet will help you understand the power of Nature. $14.25 Adult + tax (13+ years)
$9.25 Child + tax (6-12 years) Children 5 and under are FREE
Whirlpool Aero Car– You’ll be transported through the air in an antique cable car high above the racing Niagara River $14.25 Adult + tax (13+ years) $9.25 Child + tax (6-12 years) Children 5 and under are FREE
White Water Walk– Take a walk  along a boardwalk at the very edge of one of the world’s wildest stretches of whitewater $12.25 Adult + tax (13+ years) $8.00 Child + tax (6-12 years)

Top Restaurants to dine;
Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse
KEG Steakhouse & Bar Overlooking the Falls Overlooking Niagara Falls
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Copacabana Brazilian Steakhouse – Niagara Falls
Elements on the Falls
Niagara Brewing Company
Hard Rock Cafe
Rainforest Cafe
Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Theatre
Watermark Restaurant
Fallsview Buffet Restaurant
Margaritaville Niagara Falls