Niagara Parks Continues Phased Reopening on July 16

July 13, 2021

Niagara Parks

  • Niagara Parks will be opening additional sites, including the Butterfly Conservatory, on July 16
  • Latest reopening plans follow Ontario’s advancement to Step Three of the provincial Roadmap to Reopen

Niagara Falls, ON – Niagara Parks will continue its phased reopening plans with additional sites preparing to welcome guests beginning on Friday, July 16, as Ontario enters Step Three of the provincial Roadmap to Reopen.

On July 16, Niagara Parks will reopen its beloved Butterfly Conservatory and the Butterfly Café, as well as the TaylorMade Performance Fitting Centre (indoors) at Legends. On July 23, Niagara Parks will begin operation of its WEGO Green Line. Also on July 23, Niagara Parks will reopen Table Rock House Restaurant for indoor dining and the Niagara’s Fury attraction (tentative).

Additionally, Niagara Parks sites and locations that have already reopened under previous steps of the Roadmap will follow the new guidelines for increased capacities outlined in Step Three.

Niagara Parks Reopening Timeline

Opening Soon

July 16, 2021

  • The Butterfly Conservatory
  • Butterfly Café
  • Table Rock Market (indoor seating)
  • Queen Victoria Place Restaurant (indoor dining upon request)
  • TaylorMade Performance Fitting Centre (indoor)
  • Old Fort Erie (visitor centre and access to museum and indoor spaces)
  • Laura Secord Homestead (visitor centre and indoor tours)

July 23, 2021

  • Table Rock House Restaurant
  • WEGO Green Line
  • Niagara’s Fury (tentative)

Currently Open


  • Journey Behind the Falls lower observation deck
  • White Water Walk
  • Whirlpool Aero Car
  • Falls Incline Railway
  • Niagara Glen Nature Centre
  • Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower
  • Zipline to the Falls (WildPlay Niagara)
  • Adventure Course (WildPlay Niagara)


  • Table Rock Market (patio)
  • Table Rock Patio
  • Queen Victoria Place Restaurant (patio)
  • Riverview Patio and Tim Hortons at Queen Victoria Place
  • Grand View Marketplace (restaurant, ice cream, food carts, retail)


  • Legends on the Niagara
    • TaylorMade Performance Fitting Centre (outdoor fittings, by appointment)
    • Legends Golf Academy (outdoor private lessons by appointment)
  • Whirlpool Golf Course

Welcome Centres/Retail

  • Table Rock Centre (Welcome Centre, Table Rock Shop)
  • Murray Hill Welcome Centre
  • Grand View (Welcome Centre, retail)
  • Queen Victoria Place Retail


  • Old Fort Erie (outdoor tours)
  • Laura Secord Homestead (outdoor garden tours)

*All Niagara Parks green spaces, parks, gardens, recreation trails, etc. are open. For full details on what is open at Niagara Parks, please visit niagaraparks.com/safety.

Visitor Safety and Ticket Availability

To ensure appropriate physical distancing, all Niagara Parks locations will be following the guidelines set out in Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen. As a reminder, masks are required at all indoor locations. In order to best service guests and effectively manage capacities, time-ticketed attraction tickets are currently available for on-site, à la carte purchase only.

Niagara Parks continues to make the safety of its guests and staff the first consideration in all operational decisions. As a recipient of the Safe Travels Stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council, Niagara Parks is committed to providing the safest environment possible for all visitors. Additional information on Niagara Parks response to COVID-19 is available at niagaraparks.com/safety.

Niagara Parks Power Station

Niagara Parks’ newest landmark attraction, the Niagara Parks Power Station, will officially open its doors on Friday, July 30, offering daytime guided and self-guided tours daily through August 15. The station will then be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the remainder of August for the daytime experience. The immersive sight and sound night show “Currents: Niagara’s Power Transformed” will open on September 3, with the attraction planned to operate daily from that date forward.

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Niagara Parks

Niagara Parks

The Niagara Parks Commission is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.