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March Break in Niagara Falls

March 6, 2018

Chelsey Tobin

Looking for some activities that the whole family can enjoy during March Break? Here’s our top picks for the best trip plans, events and activities happening in Niagara Parks.

Visit our all-season attractions

Visitors can save on attractions and transportation with a Niagara Falls Wonder Pass. Each Wonder Pass includes admission to our all-season attractions Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury, the Butterfly Conservatory and the Floral Showhouse, as well as two-days of unlimited access to WEGO, the bus transportation system that links Niagara Parks to other tourism sites and hotels in the city of Niagara Falls. Wonder Passes can be purchased online and redeemed in-park any time between November 2017 and April 2018.

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Learn something new at Wild Ontario

Wonder Pass holders can add an educational aspect to their visit by checking out our Wild Ontario exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory. Wild Ontario highlights the incredible biodiversity we have in our province and features informative displays and the opportunity to get up-close to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians from Ontario. Wild Ontario will be on display until April 29 and admission is included with regular admission to the Butterfly Conservatory.

Watch a movie at a National Historic Site

Visitors can enjoy a variety of family-favourite films inside our historic Old Fort Erie. Join Niagara Parks Heritage from March 12 to March 16 for March Break Matinees. Admission is $5 per person and drinks, popcorn and light snacks are also available for purchase.

March 12
Ice Age (PG) – 1 p.m.
Night at the Museum (PG) – 4 p.m.

March 13
Goonies (PG) – 1 p.m.
Monsters vs Aliens (PG) – 4 p.m.

March 14
The Lego Movie (G) – 1 p.m.
The Lego Batman Movie (PG) – 4 p.m.

March 15
How to Train Your Dragon (PG) – 1 p.m.
The Sandlot (PG) – 4 p.m.

March 16
The NeverEnding Story (PG) – 1 p.m.
Happy Feet (PG) – 4 p.m.

Celebrate Spring at the Floral Showhouse

This season, our horticultural team drew inspiration from the 2018 Pantone® Colour of the Year for this season’s Spring Display at the Floral Showhouse. Running from January 19 through to May 6, the Spring Display was inspired by the 2018 colour of the year, Ultra Violet, which Pantone describes as “inventive and imaginative”. Bursting with vibrant shades of pink and purple, the Spring Show incorporates kalanchoe, cyclamen and cineraria within its display. By March, Easter lilies and spring bulbs will be added to transition the show through the Easter season.

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See Niagara Falls go green for St. Patrick’s Day

On Saturday, March 17 he falls will be illuminated with vibrant green lights for 15 minutes at the top of the hour from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Niagara Falls will join other famous landmarks such as the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the London Eye, and the Sydney Opera House to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

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Chelsey Tobin

Chelsey Tobin

Chelsey Tobin is the Travel Media Relations Coordinator at Niagara Parks. She works with national and international media to promote tourism in Niagara Parks, builds unique trip itineraries, and conducts media familiarization tours.