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Niagara Summer of Thrills


Niagara Falls has never had anything like this before!

There have always been daredevils and stuntmen drawing crowds to the Niagara Falls such as Nik Wallenda, and the late Jay Cochrane, who would walk a wire between the Hilton Hotel and the Skylon Tower, but those events while bringing in the masses, never lapsed over an entire Summer like the 2nd year of the Niagara Summer of Thrills will do!

From July 2nd until September 7th, 2015, the whole family is welcome to attend these FREE shows daily (excluding Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s) throughout the Summer.

Niagara Summer of Thrills 

Niagara Falls Canada Day

For only the 2nd year running, we welcome back the Niagara Summer of Thrills shows! All of these acts will be located at the top of Clifton Hill on Victoria Avenue.

Thursday, July 2nd – Monday, September 7th, 2015 (with the exception of Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)

Experience more events than the year previous with ample Variety Acts and 4 Thrill Shows Daily!

Variety Acts

Niagara Summer of Thrills

1:30, 2:15, 3:30, 4:15, 5:30, 6:15, 7:30 (except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)

These are a wide range of versatile, professional performing artists who provide engaging, memorable entertainment. These acts will feature magic, unicycling, chain saw juggling, clowns, rola bola, escape acts, rope walking, etc.

Thrill Acts

Sky Scraping Sway Pole Act: Duo

Niagara Summer of Thrills

 

4:00 pm (Except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)

Take in the unwavering courage of daredevil athletes atop 2 flexible slender poles. Aerial acrobatics, a jaw-dropping midair exchange, and a death-defying descent! This towers 70 feet tall above the Ripley’s Moving Theatre on Clifton Hill.

Acrobatic Motorcycle High Wire: Duo

Niagara Summer of Thrills

8:00 pm (except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s) 

Witness a motorcycle balancing atop a thin steel cable with a trapeze aerialist beneath it. The motorcyclist completes several death-defying stunts, including free-standing on top of the motorcycle, as the aerialist performs various acrobatic stunts from the trapeze. They will then flip the bike and trapeze numerous revolutions around the cable.

This event is showcased at the Days Inn (5943 Victoria Av.), beginning at 30 feet high to approximately 100 feet high. The span is 330 feet long.

Wheel of Fate: Duo

Niagara Summer of Thrills

2:00 pm and 6:00 pm (except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)

This features an acrobatic daredevil on one end of a giant pendulum, while his beautiful partner counterbalances on the opposite end in an awesome display of balance and impeccable timing. They will build momentum while walking, running & jumping inside and outside of this revolving apparatus!

This event is showcased on the roof of the Imperial Hotel (5851 Victoria Av.)

Experience the very first Wheel of Fate show of 2014 all over again in this video:

https://youtu.be/hL4lYh7rpak

**You will find plenty of parking at this lot pictured in the map below. It’s only minutes from the Niagara Summer of Thrills shows and a 5 minute walk down Clifton Hill to the beautiful Niagara Falls. It comes complete with a jolly cut for those of you that are parked closer to the Skylon Tower. Remember, Niagara Falls be super busy from Canada Day straight through to Labour Day — which means parking will be scarce. This lot is large, extending from the rear of the Comfort Inn Clifton Hill to the Skylon Tower. It’s a lot open for the public, and not just hotel guests:

One Love Order at the Border

Here’s the easiest way to get to this parking lot (via the back way at Robinson St.):

Route #1 From Highway 420

1.  Once you are on Highway 420 heading towards the Falls.

2.  Turn RIGHT onto Stanley Avenue.

3.  Take Stanley past Lundy’s Lane.

4.  LEFT on Robinson Street.

5.  Continue Straight and before you hit the dead-end go LEFT into the Comfort Inn Clifton Hill back entrance.

Route #2 From Highway 20 (turns into Lundy’s Lane)

1.  Follow Highway 20 past Thorold Townline Road (where it turns into Lundy’s Lane).

2.  Turn RIGHT onto Stanley Avenue.

3.  Turn LEFT on Robinson Street.

4.  Continue Straight and before you hit the dead-end go LEFT into the Comfort Inn Clifton Hill back entrance.

Route #3 From Thorold Stone Road

1.  If you are on the QEW heading south towards Niagara Falls you will see signs for Thorold Stone Road.

2.  Take the Thorold Stone Road exit and turn LEFT, continue all the way through to Stanley Avenue, slight right.

3.  Follow Stanley Ave past Highway 420 and Lundy’s Lane.

4.  Turn LEFT on Robinson Street.

Continue Straight and before you hit the dead-end go LEFT into the Comfort Inn Clifton Hill back entrance.

Route #4 From McLeod Road

1. On the QEW, head south towards the Falls and take the McLeod Rd exit and turn left.

2. Travel through to the Marineland Parkway and turn LEFT on Stanley Ave.

3. Turn RIGHT onto Robinson Street.

4. Continue Straight and before you hit the dead-end go LEFT into the Comfort Inn Clifton Hill back entrance.

https://youtu.be/tnOSq0ZfCQk

things to do in Niagara Falls this weekend

Christine Lynn

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