Family Day Weekend Fun at Niagara Parks
Need some activity ideas the whole family will enjoy this Family Day weekend? Here’s our guide to help you plan a memorable Family Day weekend at Niagara Parks!
Survival of the Slowest Exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory
February 15 to May 31
Explore how some of the world’s most overlooked animal species have evolved to use their disadvantages to help them survive in this special exhibit on display at the Butterfly Conservatory starting Family Day weekend! Meet a Two-Toed Sloth, Veiled Chameleon, Pixie Frog, Red-Footed Tortoise, Green Iguana and more intriguing species. Entry is included with regular admission to the Butterfly Conservatory or as part of the Niagara Falls Wonder Pass.
Birding Open House at the Niagara Glen Nature Centre
Join us at the Niagara Glen Nature Centre this Family Day weekend for our first ever Birding Open House in partnership with the Canadian Raptor Conservancy and local field naturalist clubs. Learn about Niagara’s native bird species and get a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with a Red-Tailed Hawk, a Great Horned Owl and a Bald Eagle. Free admission.
Cyclamen Display at the Floral Showhouse
Daily until March 4
Treat your senses to an early glimpse of spring with a stroll through our Cyclamen Show at the Floral Showhouse. Enjoy the peaceful sounds of trickling waterfalls and the delightful fragrances of stunning cyclamen arrangements accented by kalanchoes, azaleas, orchids and much more. Warm temperatures and lush florals await within the glass walls of the Floral Showhouse.
Snowshoeing & Hiking at the Great Canadian Winter Lodge
Weekends until March 29
Experience winter at its best with the Great Canadian Winter Lodge at Whirlpool Golf Course until March 29. Open on weekends, reconnect with nature while snowshoeing or hiking, relax with a peaceful yoga session and nourish yourself with a delicious brunch while you take in the breathtaking winter views. Day trail passes and equipment rentals are available.
Discover a Winter Wonderland at Niagara Parks
Bundle up and explore Niagara Parks on foot! Travel to the north end of Niagara Parks and explore the Niagara River Recreational Trail or stop to see the swirling Niagara Whirlpool from the lookout at Thompson Point. Visit Queen Victoria Park for a stroll along the parapet wall for spectacular views at the brink of the falls.
Warm up inside Table Rock Centre where you’ll find two levels of shopping and dining options, as well as an enclosed space inside Grand Hall that offers a breathtaking view of the falls. Visit the lower level of Table Rock Centre to browse Table Rock Shop, one of Niagara Parks’ featured gift shops. On the upper level, enjoy lunch or dinner at Table Rock House Restaurant, one of our five Feast On certified restaurants offering locally-inspired menus and unmatched views of the Horseshoe Falls.
A brunch to remember at Queenston Heights Restaurant
Add Sunday Brunch at Queenston Heights Restaurant to your Family Day weekend itinerary! Choose from sweet and savoury classic brunch favourites such as fresh Belgian waffles and decadent eggs benedict, omelets, salads, soups, a dessert buffet and much more at Niagara Parks’ award-winning Sunday Brunch. Don’t leave Niagara Falls without visiting Queenston Heights Restaurant for a Sunday Brunch to remember! Reserve your table online or by calling 1(905)262-4274.
Explore and Save with the Niagara Falls Wonder Pass
Get the most of your Family Day weekend in Niagara Falls and save up to 67% on popular winter attractions with the Niagara Falls Wonder Pass. Includes two days of transportation on the WEGO bus system and Falls Incline Railway, as well as admission to: Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury, Floral Showhouse, Butterfly Conservatory.
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