Spend a One-of-a-kind Thanksgiving Weekend In Niagara

Spend a One-of-a-kind Thanksgiving Weekend In Niagara

NIAGARA FALLS, ON There is much to be thankful for in Niagara Falls. Finally, the hot muggy days and large Summer crowds have been replaced with crisp sweater-weather, vivid sunsets and spectacular autumn colours.

Thanksgiving is the perfect Niagara weekend! Visitors can still enjoy all their favourite area sites and attractions, without the crowds.

Whether you prefer to stroll through one of Niagara’s colourful parks … enjoy the dazzle and excitement of Clifton Hill, or take in the natural wonder of the Horseshoe and American Falls, you won’t be disappointed.

Niagara’s countryside is bursting with colour … with Niagara fruit farmers harvesting what promises to be a bountiful crop … the morning grass is glistening with dew … and the air is full of a fruity freshness.

Not to mention, there is a ton of things to do!

Attraction seekers can still get the “Clifton Hill FUN PASS” – which gets you into FIVE of Niagara’s most popular attractions: The 175-foot tall Niagara SkyWheel, Movieland Wax Museum, Ghost Blasters Dark Ride, Wild West Coaster, and your choice of Dinosaur Adventure Golf or Wizard’s Golf. Click on the photo below for more details and/or to order them online. Ordering them online grants you 2 admissions to the Niagara SkyWheel for the same price as purchasing them on property.

Thanksgiving weekend

Choose one or more selections from our Build-A-Package options in order to get your favourite rides, game tokens and other specials at a great value when you book online.

Simply select the quantity needed, and you’ll be all set. Purchase and print off your confirmation sheet which will be sent to your email address immediately. From there, you bring it with you to Clifton Hill!

Our options:

Thanksgiving weekend

The Balls Falls Thanksgiving Festival in Vineland is the single biggest event for Niagara on Thanksgiving weekend. 

The 42nd Annual Festival runs Friday, Oct. 7th to Monday, Oct. 10th, 10 am to 5 pm, and features over 150 selected artisans displaying and selling their creative wares such as pottery, paintings, jewelry, lawn ornaments and clothing.  Daily live entertainment, children’s activities and numerous heritage displays will keep visitors engaged.

The Festival has become a long-standing, favourite tradition for both families and visitors who come from far and wide to experience the Ball’s Falls Annual Festival and its natural setting. In addition to the arts, crafts and wares, you can enjoy the incredible beauty of this 19th Century hamlet, set amid the majestic Niagara Escarpment and Twenty Valley eco-system. The event is a major fundraiser for the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA), with revenues from admission directed to a number of NPCA’s conservation programs.

Click here for more info on the Balls Falls Thanksgiving Festival, plus some other exciting Festivals and Fairs coming up this Fall season in Niagara!

Howell Family Pumpkin Farm

Visit the popular Howell Family Pumpkin Farm this Thanksgiving, which provides a cornucopia of Fall activities, including an animal farm, wagon rides, a fun maze, and a large pumpkin patch, and an impressive nightly Jack-o-Lantern show.

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours (extended hours on Thanksgiving Monday):

Friday, October 7th: 12 pm – 10 pm

Saturday, October 8th: 10 am – 10 pm

Sunday, October 9th: 11 am – 7 pm

Monday, October 10th: 10 am – 7 pm 


2878 Holland Rd., Fonthill, ON. 905-892-3918


List of all Niagara Pumpkin Farms (click image below): 

Thanksgiving Weekend

Boo at the Zoo

Thanksgiving weekend

Trick or Treat your way around Safari Niagara brought to you by local businesses. This is a safe & unique Halloween Party you do not want to miss — and extended to TWO days for 2016! 


Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th, 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 


*Children (0-12) dressed in costume will receive free entry into the park and free trick-or-treating!

*Adults (13+) pay a special rate of $15+tax

*Seasons Pass Member are FREE

*Donations of a non-perishable food item in support of Fort Erie COPE on Saturday, and Fort Erie Salvation Army on Sunday is appreciated

*Costume contests for age groups (0-5, 6-12, and even Adults!)

*Corn mazes

*Animal presentations

*Bouncies and Costume Contests

For more information please visit www.safariniagara.com 

Steps away from the excitement of Clifton Hill, there are a number of Niagara Falls Hotels offering deep discounts and family offerings with great packages. Guests can add many attractions, entertainment and dining offers to their stay.

Have a look at what is offered with Niagara Falls Hotel Packages in the Fall.

Niagara Falls Hotel Family Packages

Whether you’re looking for a fun family experience, or you’re looking for a fun night of dancing, Niagara provides plenty of options to celebrate the Fall season.

Below are some great ideas, activities, and events to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend in Niagara Falls:


Wondering about finding plenty of parking close to all attractions, a 5 minute walk to view the Falls, quick access to the Hornblower Niagara Cruises, the Fallsview District and both casinos, plus the Niagara Falls fireworks shows? 

Niagara Falls Parking

We have recently expanded our Clifton Hill parking facility to accommodate more vehicles, and opened up another additional entrance/exit, making our lot one of the most centralized and easily accessible lots in Niagara Falls.

Click the image below for directions and more information:

Thanksgiving Niagara Falls


Family Dining

Packed with games, sports memorabilia, and a lot of big screen TVs Boston Pizza Clifton Hill is a perfect place for families, sports teams, and groups of all ages. Here you can enjoy the amazing Strike Rock N’ Bowl entertainment centre where you’ll find dazzling neon lights, rock n’ roll music and a fun atmosphere.

Print off this coupon and enjoy $3 off a large pizza that you and your family can enjoy!

Thanksgiving weekend



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  1. hi we are looking for a nice family, resonable priced family restaurant to go to on Monday,that will be offering Turkey dinner somewhere close to Niagara falls canada, thnx

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