Celebrate Memorial Day in Niagara Falls!
Memorial Day, celebrated on the last Monday of May (Monday, May 29th, 2023) in the United States, holds a significant place in the nation’s history. Originally known as Decoration Day, it emerged after the American Civil War to honor the brave Union soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. As time passed, Memorial Day evolved into a day of remembrance for all Americans who have lost their lives in service to their country, spanning across all wars.
This momentous occasion not only pays tribute to the fallen heroes of the United States Armed Forces but also serves as a significant milestone marking the beginning of the summer vacation season. It has become a cherished long weekend, allowing families to gather, indulge in shopping, and embark on fun trips. Additionally, the vibrant festivities often include fireworks displays that light up the night sky, adding to the sense of camaraderie and patriotism that permeates the air.
Amidst the joyous celebrations, let us always remember the true essence of Memorial Day – a day of solemn reflection and gratitude for the courageous men and women who selflessly dedicated their lives to protect the values and freedoms we hold dear. It is through their sacrifice that we continue to enjoy the blessings of liberty and cherish the moments we share with loved ones during this cherished holiday.
Celebrate Memorial Day on Clifton Hill!
Memorial Day offers a wonderful opportunity to create lasting memories with family and friends, and Niagara Falls has it all. From exciting adventures to enjoyable cross-border shopping, the region has something for everyone. Clifton Hill, known as the “Street of Fun by the Falls,” is packed with family-friendly attractions and entertainment options. If you desire a vibrant and immersive experience, you can opt for one of the many Niagara hotels that place you in the heart of the action, allowing you to wake up to breathtaking views of the majestic Niagara Falls just moments away.
For families seeking to immerse themselves in the captivating beauty of Niagara Falls while enjoying a vibrant atmosphere, a Clifton Hill hotel is an ideal choice. These hotels offer the perfect combination of scenic views and proximity to the lively attractions on Clifton Hill. Take advantage of exciting packages like the Niagara Falls Family Fun Package offered by hotels such as Howard Johnson, which allows you to make the most of your stay. If shopping is your passion, any hotel on Lundy’s Lane will cater to your desires, providing easy access to a variety of shopping options. For couples seeking a romantic getaway, a Fallsview Hotel is the perfect choice. Leave the kids at home and indulge in fine dining, exquisite wines, and the thrilling atmosphere of the nearby casinos.
It is always a good idea to try to book your hotel in advance, especially when it comes to a long weekend such as Memorial Day weekend, as availability gets slim if you wait to the last minute.
Receive the latest and best savings at Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls with our Attractions Packages option. This allows you to pick and choose activities on the “Street of Fun by the Falls” this Memorial Day weekend without having it tied into a Niagara Falls hotel. Options such as our Family Token Offer save you money.
Niagara Falls Border Crossing:
Proof of vaccination and re-entry testing will no longer be necessary for travelers entering Canada by land, air, or water.
Please note: Monday Memorial Day weekend is considered one of the busier cross-border times in the Niagara–Fort Erie corridor. The busiest day being Memorial Day Monday. Travelers taking advantage of the many cross-border activities on Memorial Day, should consider some of the following border crossing tips to limit hassles between crossing the U.S.A. and Canada.
**Follow this link for additional border crossing info from the US into Canada: https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid
Clifton Hill is the BEST place to find parking for the Memorial Day Weekend!
Introducing our newly expanded parking lot, featuring over 700+ parking spaces, making it the perfect choice for this upcoming holiday weekend. This spacious lot provides convenient access to all of our local attractions, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Additionally, it’s just a short walk away from Queen Victoria Park, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the fireworks.
Click the image below for information on how to get here from the QEW or the Niagara Parkway, which includes a printable version for easy travelling:
Queen Victoria Park is where you need to be to view the Falls, access the Niagara City Cruises and to watch the Niagara Falls fireworks shows.
Add Excitement to Your Memorial Day weekend getaway!
As mentioned earlier, Clifton Hill is the ultimate destination for fun by the Falls. Start your adventure by grabbing a putter and enjoying a thrilling round of prehistoric mini-golf at Dinosaur Adventure Golf. Right next to it, you’ll find the world-famous Niagara SkyWheel, a towering attraction that offers an incredible panoramic view of Clifton Hill, the magnificent Niagara Falls, and the surrounding area. From high above, you’ll have a bird’s-eye perspective to appreciate the breathtaking sights and even plan some exciting activities for your weekend getaway.
Don’t forget you can get a great discount on all these attractions and more by picking up the Clifton Hill Fun Pass conveniently on-linel.
Niagara City Cruises (Hornblower): On the Canadian side of the border located at the bottom of Clifton Hill is the Niagara City Cruises.
Prepare for the ride of a lifetime as the catamarans take you on an intimate tour that brings you up close and personal with the awe-inspiring power and mist of the magnificent Niagara Falls. Experience the thrill as we venture through the Niagara Great Gorge, gliding past the majestic American Falls and the graceful Bridal Veil Falls. But that’s not all—we’ll venture even further into the heart of the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, immersing you in its breathtaking beauty. Get ready to be amazed by the sheer force and mesmerizing beauty of the falls on this unforgettable journey.
Niagara Falls Fireworks over the Memorial Day weekend will happen on May 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th, 2023!
Memorial Day Events and Activities
- Niagara Falls Fireworks
- Niagara Falls Illumination
- Niagara City Cruises
- Niagara SkyWheel
- Greg Frewin Show
- WildPlay Niagara Zipline
- Maid of the Mist USA
Night Life on Clifton Hill during the Memorial Day weekend!
When the sun sets and the sky illuminates with lights, Clifton Hill comes alive with its spectacular nightlife. As you stroll along the street, you’ll be captivated by the vibrant music drifting from KELSEYS Original Roadhouse, tempting you to let loose and dance. Step into our venue, where you’ll discover a spacious and energetic atmosphere that exceeds all expectations. Our expansive outdoor patio offers ample seating, accompanied by awesome music and a delectable menu that caters to every member of your family.
Alternatively, indulge in a thrilling experience at Strike Game Zone, boasting a colossal 25,000 sq. ft. game facility that stands as the premier entertainment destination for bowling enthusiasts. Get ready for an unforgettable time as you engage in our ten-pin bowling games, perfect for both competitive players and those seeking leisurely fun. Strike is more than just a venue; it’s a place where old friends reconnect and new friendships are forged, making it the ultimate choice for an entertaining night out. Don’t miss out on the excitement!
Clifton Hill offers numerous ATM locations for your convenience, ensuring you can easily replenish your funds whenever needed. Furthermore, to minimize worries about the safety of your valuable belongings, lockers are available at the Great Canadian Midway. This allows you to explore and enjoy all the attractions with peace of mind, knowing that your belongings are secure.
In Niagara Falls, boredom is simply not an option. With an array of exciting activities and attractions, it’s the perfect destination for a memorable Memorial Day weekend with your family. Plan your trip to Niagara Falls and make Clifton Hill your gateway to an unforgettable experience. From thrilling adventures to delightful entertainment, Clifton Hill offers endless fun for everyone, ensuring that your Memorial Day weekend is nothing short of amazing.
We are thrilled to announce that the Niagara Speedway is now open for the season! Experience the thrill of racing on our state-of-the-art go-kart track and create lasting memories. For more information on the Niagara Speedway, click here. We eagerly await your visit and look forward to providing you with an exceptional time in Niagara Falls. See you soon!
Niagara Falls Events on Memorial Day!
Get ready for an unforgettable Memorial Day experience at Niagara Falls! Join us for an incredible lineup of thrilling events that will make your long weekend truly extraordinary. From mesmerizing fireworks to captivating performances, here’s what’s in store for you: