Canada Day 12 Hour Guide

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Canada Day Guide

Uncover the ultimate guide to ensure you have the most incredible Canada Day weekend in Niagara Falls. With this comprehensive guide, you’ll unlock the secrets to making the absolute most of celebrating Canada’s 157th birthday. Get ready for an array of thrilling family day activities that will leave you exhilarated. And of course, don’t forget about Clifton Hill, the ultimate destination for unforgettable family fun. From heart-pounding adventures to cherished moments, Niagara Falls has it all. Follow this guide to create lasting memories and experience the true essence of Canada Day in the breathtaking setting of Niagara Falls.

Find a Place to Park

The first step to having a fantastic day on the hill is finding a convenient place to park. Thankfully, our new lot boasts over 700 parking spaces located just steps away from Niagara’s best attractions. Of course, the earlier you can get into the lot means you’ll get your pick of the crop. For more information on our parking lot- click here.

Clifton Hill Local Map of Niagara Falls' tourist area

Get Some Breakfast

Chances are that this is going to be a very full and exciting day for you and your family and friends. In order to keep yourself energized to make the most out of the day you’re going to want to fuel up with a healthy and hearty breakfast. Your options for breakfast are plentiful with Wendy’s and Tim Hortons located conveniently for all of your breakfast (and hot beverage needs).

Head to Canada Trading for Some Canadian Gear

The Canadian Trading Company is fully stocked with tons of gear to deck you out in the best white and red accessories and outfits. Here at CTC you’ll be able to find a huge selection of t-shirts, sweaters, baseball caps, temporary tattoos, stickers, and of course…Canadian flags.

Once everyone has got all of their swag on, it’s a great time to whip out the phones and cameras and find the best spots on Clifton Hill to take photos. Pro tip- look for our zombie friend, a giant ice cream cone, and huge dinosaurs!

Join the Canada Day Festival

The Niagara Falls Canada Day parade is one of the biggest celebrations for Canada’s birthday in the whole province! Months of planning goes into organizing this epic event. The festival runs from 11:00 am to 4:00pm is located at Firemans Park located on the north end of Niagara Falls off Mountain Street. For more information on the festival and events, click here.

Canada Day City of Niagara Falls celebrations

Gaze at the Falls from the SkyWheel

The Niagara SkyWheel is one of the best ways to see the Falls…especially at night during Fireworks and the Falls Illumination. Each gondola is climate controlled so you can have the most pleasurable experience possible. The Illumination Board are the wonderful people behind the beautiful colours that light up the Falls at night. This July 1st, the Falls will be lit from 8:30pm to 2am in various colours and at the top of every hour for 15 minutes, they will be lit red and white for Canada Day. There will also be spectacular fireworks setting off at 10pm the evening of Canada Day.

SkyWheel Aerial of Niagara Falls

Race Down the Speedway

Arguably one of Clifton Hill’s most popular attractions in the Speedway. Part go-kart race part coaster ride, this attraction is for everyone in the family to enjoy. It’s the perfect activity to partake in before lunch because all of that adrenaline and competitive energy is sure to get you hungry.

Find a Patio and Eat Outside

Now that summer is officially here, we’ve opened up both of our outdoor patios. Both Kelsey’s and Boston Pizza have great outdoor seating options where you can enjoy the summer breeze and do some memorable people watching of other families and groups of friends enjoying their long weekend adventures. Both restaurants have comprehensive menus full of options that anyone no matter their dietary restrictions that be satisfied. The kid’s menu are sure to take into account picky eaters too!

Niagara Patios

Get Your Game on at the Great Canadian Midway

When you buy our Midway Play Card Deal online, you’ll get a bounty of credits to use at the Great Canadian Midway and Strike Game Zone! These gaming venues are home to hundreds of arcade games- from timeless classics and current “bleeding edge” games. Play to win those special golden tickets to redeem for prizes!

Great Canadian Midway

Go On a Golfing Adventure!

Mini-golf is a fan favorite for long weekend adventures and we know exactly why- because it’s so much fun. Dinosaur Adventure Golf offers two, 18-hole courses take you back in time where you’ll befriend (or protect yourself from) huge, life like dinosaurs. Its also great for some friendly competition among your family and friends.

Dino Golf

Dine Out on the Hill!

Conclude your day with a culinary delight at one of our premier Niagara Falls restaurants. Indulge your taste buds at renowned establishments like Boston Pizza, Kelsey’s, Wendy’s, or Tim Hortons. The best part? You can savor your meal without the stress of cooking or cleaning. Sit back, relax, and relish the exquisite flavors as our expert chefs work their magic. Treat yourself to a hassle-free dining experience and savor the satisfaction of a delicious meal served with utmost convenience. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable culinary journey during your visit to Niagara Falls.

Catch the Fireworks

Canada Day would ever be complete without a fantastic fireworks show! During the long weekend, there will be a fireworks Canada Day evening starting promptly at 10:00 pm. Watch the sky light up with epic colors and shapes in a wonderful Canada Day event of illumination displays and lights!

Niagara Falls Fireworks

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