PD Day on June 6th: What is there to do in Niagara Falls?
*Picture Above: The “erupting” volcano at Dinosaur Adventure Golf on Clifton Hill*
This Friday (June 6th, 2014) is a PD Day for elementary schools and the weather is supposed to be a perfect day (showing currently a high of 22c). What is there to do in Niagara Falls for children to make their day off enjoyable? Here is a small list of things to do this coming PD Day:
Visit Clifton Hill!
*Above: Enjoying Movieland Wax Museum and showing off their Clifton Hill Fun Passes!
Obviously, there’s no better place to take your children than Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls. All the attractions are catered to kids and families and you can easily spend hours here. There’s something for everyone to enjoy from playing a round of Miniature Golf to spending hours in the Great Canadian Midway! Enjoy a wide variety of everything with the Clifton Hill Fun Pass. Children 12 and under are only $19.95+tax/person to receive admission to:
*Niagara SkyWheel (2 admission if you purchase it online).
Bonus: 5 Great Canadian Midway tokens.
Click on the image below for more information or to get started on your online purchase:
Stay the whole day on Friday and catch the Niagara Falls Fireworks show at 10:00pm! Don’t forget, there are also free concerts at 8:00pm on fireworks days down at Queen Victoria Park (just prior to fireworks at the same location). This Friday, June 6th features “Revive the Rose“, a 4-piece rock band from Welland, ON. Use that bonus Niagara SkyWheel ride )when you purchase the Fun Pass online) to quite possible catch the Niagara Falls Fireworks while riding the Niagara SkyWheel!
50th Anniversary of the Niagara Children’s Centre event:
The Niagara Children’s Centre “is recognized throughout the Niagara Region as the provider of rehabilitation and support services to children and youth with physical, developmental and communicative delays and disabilities”, and on Friday, June 6th, they will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary with an open house for the Niagara community. Free refreshments will be available, along with entertainment for all ages and tours of the Centre. This event runs from 1:00pm – 7:00pm (see poster above for location and schedule of events).
Niagara Falls Comic Con!
All kids like comics and superheroes! Friday, June 6th is the beginning of the Niagara Falls Comic Con taking place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. It runs all weekend long, but on Friday, June 6th the doors open at 4:00pm and it runs until 9:00pm. The best part? Kids ages 10 and under are FREE (with a paying Adult). Gets the kids psyched up early for this event by having them dress up in their favourite superhero costume or watch their favourite superhero movie, and then take them down for when the doors open at 4:00pm.
For more information on this event go to www.nfcomiccon.com.
Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Areas in Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is fully stocked with many spots for children to release their energy on beautiful sunny days, and the Niagara Parks specifically is full of scenic areas to picnic, BBQ and have fun throughout the entire length of the Niagara River. There are secluded scenic lookouts convenient to parking, benches and picnic tables, where you can take a break from your leisurely drive on the Parkway, or from hiking or biking the Niagara River Recreation Trail.
Niagarafalls.ca is an amazing source for finding parks in this region, whether it be for playgrounds, splash pads, finding a track/basketball court, and for trails. Click here and check mark the fields that interest your child the most, and find your location easily!
Want to know what made USA Today’s “10 Best Parks in Niagara”? Click here for their article suggestions.
These are just a few things to participate in this coming PD Day in Niagara Falls — but there are many more places that children can enjoy in Niagara Falls. Check out the Attractions section in our website for a thorough list of things to do for kids, not only on Clifton Hill, but in the entire region on Niagara.