- Falls Fireworks Illuminations and CocaCola ConcertMay 1 - August 31
- Summer EntertainmentMay 20 - October 10
- Annual Summer ShowJuly 1 - September 16
The Laura Secord Homestead
Home of Canada's Most Famous Heroine
During the war of 1812, a brave woman set out on a perilous journey in the service of her country and stepped forever into the history and folklore of Niagara. Travel back in time to the lovingly restored Laura Secord Homestead and be enchanted by stories of her adventures and surroundings as interpreted by authentically costumed guides.
Guided tours are provided by qualified costumed interpreters, providing information about this historic house and the history of the area. Light refreshments, ice cream, Laura Secord chocolates and a selection of quality souvenirs are available.
Children 5 and under are FREE at all Niagara Parks attractions.
Free parking is available for visitors. For group tours, please contact our group sales department at 1-877-642-7275 ext.2
Facts & Figures
The Laura Secord Homestead was:
- the residence of Canadian heroine Laura Secord from 1803 to 1835;
- ransacked by invading American soldiers during the Battle of Queenston Heights in October of 1812, during the War of 1812;
- the starting point of Laura Secord's perilous 32-kilometre (20 mile) journey to warn the British of an imminent American surprise attack in June of 1813 during the War of 1812;
- restored and furnished with original furniture by the Laura Secord Candy Company in 1971 and gifted to The Niagara Parks Commission in 1998; and
- in the pleasant village of Queenston, just off the scenic Niagara Parkway conveniently located minutes away from a WEGO bus stop in Queenston Heights Park and a short walk away from the Bruce Trail and the Niagara River Recreation Trail.
29 Queenston Street, Queenston, (905) 262-4851
Upcoming Heritage Events
August 1 - August 1 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMLearn about how the nation's oldest printing press helped John Graves Simcoe shape the province of Upper Canada at the Mackenzie Printery during Simcoe Days.
August 6 - August 7Canada’s largest annual re-enactment at Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. This weekend long event features battle re-enactments, demonstrations, historic merchants and more. Not one to be missed. A full schedule of events to follow.
August 12 9:00 PMHaunting tales echo off the walls of the old stone fort. Old Fort Erie is Canada's bloodiest battlefield, so what better place to experience a chilling ghost tour? Tours start at 9 p.m. with doors opening at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $5, no reservations required.