- Falls Fireworks Illuminations and CocaCola ConcertMay 1 - October 31
- Summer EntertainmentMay 20 - October 10
- North American Tree Climbing ChampionshipSeptember 30 - October 2
Niagara Parks' Botanical Gardens is located on the scenic Niagara Parkway and the Great Gorge, just a 10 minute drive north of the Niagara Falls. This beautiful garden setting is home to the Butterfly Conservatory and serves as the unique outdoor classroom for students attending the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture.
Established in 1936, you'll enjoy 40 hectares (99 acres) of beautifully maintained gardens. Enjoy perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, formal parterre garden, shade, herb and vegetable plantings, as well as our world-famous rose garden featuring over 2,400 roses.
Admission to the Botanical Gardens is free! Please Note: Parking is $5.00. Local residents may purchase an annual pass for a one-time fee of $11.00 (increasing to $12 effective Jan 1, 2016).
Botanical Gardens App
Download the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens app absolutely free! This interactive guide, available for Android devices, takes you on guided walking tours throughout the Botanical Gardens with stunning photography and captivating narratives, read along or listen to a voice-over! Free WIFI is available at this location for your convenience.
Horse & Carriage Tours
Guided horse and carriage tours of the gardens are available daily during the summer months. Tours run from May to mid October from 10 am - 5 pm, $18.50 per person. Tours are operated by Sentineal Carriages. Special wedding services are also available.
Memorial Tree & Bench Program
Niagara Parks strives to plant numerous trees throughout its 1,325 hectares (3,274 acres) of property each year. It's part of an ongoing mandate to preserve and protect the natural landscape for millions of guests from around the world. The Niagara Parks Memorial Tree & Bench Program is one way for relatives and friends to take part in this important cause.
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