Easter weekend in Niagara Falls is a time of celebration with family. April sees the reopening of many outdoor attractions such as the Hornblower Niagara Cruises, Maid of the Mist, Whirlpool Aero Car, and family fun outdoor activities such as Dinosaur Adventure Golf. Spring colors are beginning to pop throughout the exquisitely maintained Queen Victoria Park, Oakes Garden Theatre and along the picturesque landscape of the Niagara Parkway. Within this article is an itinerary of Easter Weekend events in Niagara Falls to help with planning your weekend.
My Top Picks for Easter Niagara Falls Events (April 14th – 17th), 2017
Heartland Forest Easter Egg Hunt – 8215 Heartland Forest Rd.
Northern Owls Exhibit – Butterfly Conservatory – Exhibit ends April 17th, 2017
This exhibition allows you to get up close and personal with these gorgeous birds of prey. Learn more about their extraordinary lives. Owls featured: Eastern Screech Owls, Short-eared Owl, Long-eared Owl, Northern Hask Owl, Great Horned Owl, Boreal Owl, Barred Owl, Snowy Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl and the Great Gray Owl. April 15th will see a live bird display with demos. Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Easter Illumination – Skylon Tower – Evening of April 16th, 2017
Yellow is a traditional color for Easter and the Skylon Tower will illuminate in the “Color of Easter” on April 16th, 2017.
Additionally, the Niagara Falls illuminations will present themselves in a variety of colors throughout the weekend, with the evening of April 17th going red for a full 15 minute duration at 10:00 pm to honor “World Hemophilia Day”.
Easter Egg Hunts
- Fireman’s Park: Friday April 14, 2017, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 2275 Dorchester Road
- Warner Ranch: Friday April 14 – Monday April 17, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, 7705 Schisler Road
- Heartland Forest: Saturday, April 15, 2017, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, 8215 Heartland Forest Road
- Annual Bunny Trail: Saturday, April 15, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Niagara on the Lake Community Centre, 14 Anderson Lane
Food & Drink
Both these restaurants will be open their regular hours throughout the holiday weekend with no early closures.
Special note: This Boston Pizza location offers an ONLINE only deal in which you can feed a family of 4 for only $40 with the Boston Pizza Family Meal Deal . Excellent way to save money over the Easter weekend!
Niagara Parks Easter Brunch
All these Niagara Parks restaurants will serve a traditional Easter Brunch: Legends on the Niagara, Elements on the Falls, Whirlpool and Queenston Heights Restaurants. Visit niagaraparks.com/dining for their menu options. Served from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Greg Frewin Wild Magic – Dinner/Show – April 14th – 17th
Greg Frewin is the “International Grand Champion of Magic”. Come and witness the Las Vegas Style Magical Revue featuring spectacular appearances by rare and majestic tigers. Tickets include a Buffet Dinner at 6:15 pm and the show at 7:30 pm. 1:00 special matinees also available.
Clifton Hill Attractions – Open Extended Hours Easter Weekend
Grab our 4 Attraction Clifton Hill Fun Pass for the best deal on family fun entertainment at a considerable discount. Only $19.95 for Adults and $14.95 for Children (+HST). All these attractions will be open to Midnight and beyond (*Dinosaur Adventure Golf is weather permitting).
Country Superstars – Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Theatre – 8585 Lundy’s Lane – *On Until April 15th*
This is a dinner and entertainment 2-hour long show that will feature over 80 songs from your favourite Country Superstars including Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and more.
Family Fun Hotel Packages
Howard Johnson Hotel by the Falls – Family Fun Package
Courtyard Marriott Niagara Falls – Kids Love Niagara Package
Special Great Canadian Midway Family Token Offer (online only)!
Finding parking close to all the Niagara Falls Easter action can be tricky, but not at this parking lot. You have direct access to Clifton Hill and you are only a couple of minutes from viewing the Falls. Click on the image below for location and driving directions.
If you and the family are planning an Easter getaway there is no shortage of things to do along Clifton Hill’s World Famous Street of Fun by the Falls!