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FREE Things to do in Niagara Falls in April

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Not everything in Niagara Falls has to cost you money. Here is this month’s list of free things to do in Niagara Falls in April 2018.

#1 Visit All the Beautiful Niagara Parks Gardens

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April is one of the most magical months to get out and take photos around Niagara Falls. Flowers are just beginning to bloom, raindrops and wet days make unique images come to life, and feet start to tackle the hiking trails. Now’s the time to venture out and take photos of natural beauty at its finest. See the Oakes Garden TheatreQueen Victoria Park, the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, and the Floral Clock — all just a few amazing spots to capture images.

#2 Free Community Yoga Series

free things to do in April in Niagara Falls


Thursday, April 12th and 26th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Niagara Falls History Museum, 5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

This is a relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining your health. No yoga experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up. 20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

#3 Mad Science: Tantalizing Taste

free things to do in Niagara Falls is April


Thursday, April 19th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Niagara Falls History Museum, 5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

Discover the forgotten senses of taste and smell! Find out whether you are a mutant super taster, or just an ordinary human. Each participant will receive a taste kit. Space is limited to 25 participants. Recommended age is 6-12.

#4 Handmade Holiday Spring Craft Show


Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Heartland Forest Nature Experience, 8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls 

A local craft event featuring 35 local artisans situated within the beautiful building of Heartland Forest. Take in the wonderful crafters and then tour the forest. Free admission and parking.

#5 Earth Day in the Niagara Glen

Free things to do in Niagara Falls in April


Sunday, April 22nd 11:00 am – 1:00 pm 

Niagara Glen Nature Centre, 3050 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls

This is a FREE clean-up event hosted by the Niagara Parks. You can help to create a greener, healthier Niagara River Corridor, all while spending the day exploring one of Southern Ontario’s most beautiful hiking trails. Your day will start with a guided tour through the pristine pocket of Carolinian forest, followed up with a complimentary lunch before you join the team clean-up in the Niagara Glen.

Participants will be provided with a choice of hamburger, veggie burger, or hot dog, as well as a reusable water bottle to keep. Please wear proper footwear.

#6 ETSY: Made in Canada: Niagara Spring Market

free things to do in April in Niagara Falls


Saturday, April 28th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Hare Wine Co., 769 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-On-The-Lake

Local Etsy makers and shop owners offer you the very best in handmade goods. Come to make some connections with the community and learn about their team of talented artisans, as well as to experience the region’s most exciting new winery!

#7 YMCA Healthy Kids Day

free things to do in Niagara Falls in April


Sunday, April 29th 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Niagara Falls YMCA, 7150 Montrose Rd, Niagara Falls

YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a national day dedicated to improving the health and well-being of kids. This is a FREE event for everyone in the community, where participating YMCAs will be open to the public with fun and healthy activities for the entire family.

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