Niagara Falls In April: Things To Do

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Niagara Falls in April is an amazing time of the year. The weather warms up and the flowers around the Niagara Parks start to bloom. Easter is mid-month and many attractions that close during the Winter time start to reopen. Here is a list of things to do in Niagara Falls in April.


Hornblower Niagara Cruises Reopens for the 2017 Season

Niagara Falls in April: Things To Do


The Hornblower Niagara Cruises will set sail for another exciting season on April 1st (*weather permitting). Hours for the 2017 season are as follows: 

April 1 – May 12                9:00am – 6:00pm (Daytime Only) 

May 13- October 9            8:30am – 8:30pm (Day and Evening)

October 10 – 31                 8:30am – 5:30pm (Daytime Only)

November 1 – 30               10:00am – 4:00pm (Daytime Only)


Northern Owls Exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory Continues

The temporary Northern Owls Exhibit taking place at the Butterfly Conservatory, continues until April 17th. Learn about the behaviour and lifestyles of a number of beautiful specimens featured, such as the Eastern Screech Owls, Short-eared Owl, Long-eared Owl, Northern Hask Owl, Great Horned Owl, Boreal Owl, Barred Owl, Snowy Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl and the Great Gray Owl. Live demonstrations in April take place on April 1st and 8th. Live bird displays with demos takes place on April 15th and April 22nd (for Earth Day). 

10:00 am to 5:00 pm 


Greater Niagara Home & Garden Show

Niagara Falls in April: Things To Do


Start planning your outdoor decor and landscape ideas with this full weekend event at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. The Greater Niagara Home & Garden Show takes place from Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd. The entire Scotiabank Centre will be completely transformed into a Home and Garden paradise. Vendors galore, indoor outdoor decorating ideas, and the chance to attend seminars.

Pricing: $8.00/ Adults, FREE for Children under 16, $7.00/ Ages 65+

Friday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saturday: 10am – 6:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


Country Superstars


Oh Canada Eh! is in the final weeks of their featured show, “Country Superstars” happening now until April 15th. This is a dinner and entertainment 2-hour long show that will feature over 80 songs from your favourite Country Superstars including Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and more.


Gin Blossoms at the Fallsview Casino

The Grammy-nominated “Gin Blossoms” have been labelled one of the “Most 90’s Band of All Time”, and now they will be performing on April 1st at 9:00 pm at the Fallsview Casino. Some of their hits include “Hey Jealousy”, “Til I Hear It From You”, and “Follow You Down”. Tickets start at $25.


Australian Quartet “Human Nature” will dazzle us!


Don’t miss the talented foursome, Human Nature, as they entertain with their harmony in its 28th year. They play tribute to the legends of Motown at the Fallsview Casino Resort from April 5th to 9th. Tickets start at $35. 

April 5th and 6th: 8:30 pm

April 7th: 7:00 pm & 9:00 pm

April 8th: 3:00 pm & 9:00 pm

April 9th: 7:00 pm


Billy Crystal in Niagara Falls (with Bonnie Hunt)

Niagara Falls in April: Things To Do


Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian Billy Crystal will set Fallsview Casino ablaze with his hilarious stand-up and storytelling moments on TWO days, April 12th to 13th at 8:30 pm. Tickets start at $95. 


Absolute Journey at the Greg Frewin Theatre


The “Absolute Journey” Tribute is one of the most acclaimed rising tribute acts in North America and they are coming to the Greg Frewin Theatre with their incredible likeness to the band “Journey”. The show happens on April 12th at 8:00 pm. Purchase tickets here


Niagara Food & Wine Expo

Niagara Falls in April: Things To Do


Happening over a full weekend at the Scotiabank Convention Centre from April 21st to 23rd is the Niagara Food & Wine Expo! This is Niagara’s premier international tasting event that features wines, beers and spirits from around the world, and of course our very own regional wines direct from local vineyards. These delectable samples will be served alongside fresh, local cuisine prepared by top area restaurants.

Friday, April 21, 2017: 2:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday, April 22, 2017: 12:00pm – 10:00pm

Sunday, April 23, 2017: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Tickets $15 at the door or $12 advance online at *Must be 19+*

Admission includes a free wine sampling glass.

Sample tickets are worth $1.00 each and are available in sheets of $10. They are used in order to sample wine, spirits, beer and food.


Clifton Hill Fun By the Falls!



April is the BEST time to visit the “Street of Fun by the Falls”, Clifton Hill! The Spring weather will see all our attractions back to our longer hours, and the Easter long weekend will bring families together.

Get discounts on our attractions and restaurants with our online “Build-Package-Offers“. Select the options the interest you the most and start saving today!

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