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Niagara Falls Canada Day Weekend


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Looking to celebrate the Canada Day long weekend in Niagara Falls? Clifton Hill is the place to do it! The Hill is the ultimate long weekend destination spot full of tons of fun activities that every ember of your family or group of friends will love.

Niagara Canada Day at Niagara Falls

In 2021, this Canada Day marks the countries 154th birthday which means a countrywide celebration. On the big day, July 1st, there are some great Niagara Falls Canada Day events and activities to enjoy in the city. But of course, Clifton Hill will be the main hub for all of the action.

Niagara Falls Canada Day Illumination

Of course, the Falls themselves will also be lit up, and in our country’s colours too! The Falls Illumination is a must see for all new visitors and as well as frequent guests. New for 2021, the Falls will be illuminated in Red & White to celebrate Canada Day and rotate to Orange to honour and support the Indigenous community.

Schedule: July 1st, 2021 from 8:30pm to 2am.

Niagara Falls Canada Day Illumination

Why not see the illumination by taking a ride through the sky at night? The Niagara Skywheel soars 175-feet above the ground and makes watching the lights over the falls a truly unforgettable experience.


Weekend Fireworks: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will light up the sky Friday, July 2, with fireworks expected to start at approximately 9:40 p.m.

Date and Time:
Friday, July 2, 2021 at 9:40pm

Fireworks in Niagara Falls on Canada day Weekend
Niagara Falls Fireworks Canada Day Weekend

Parking For Canada Day

You will find plenty of parking over the Niagara Falls Canada Day weekend at this lot pictured in the map below. This parking lot can hold 700+ vehicles. It’s only a 5 minute walk down Clifton Hill to the Falls.

Clifton Hill Parking

Clifton Hill Parking Lot
 Mon-Wed Canada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Parking Lot9am-12am9am-12am9am-12am9am-12am9am-12am

Niagara Falls Canada Day Activities on Clifton Hill:

There will be plenty to do on Canada Day in Niagara falls:

Dinosaur Adventure Golf

Dinosaur Adventure Golf
 Mon-TuesWed (Stage 2)Canada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Dino Golf10am-1am10am-1am10am-1:30am10am-1:30am10am-1:30am10am-1:30am

Ticket Pricing:
Adult $10.99
Child $6.99 (12 and under)
TICKETS ARE TO BE PURCHASED ON-SITE IN-PERSON
*Prices do not include applicable tax.

  • More than 4 people can golf at a hole.
  • One course can take strollers.
  • You can bring your own putter.

Niagara Speedway

Niagara Speedway
 Mon-TuesWed (Stage 2)Canada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
SpeedwayClosed10am-1:30am10am-1:30am10am-1:30am10am-1:30am10am-1:30am

In accordance with Ontario reopening guidelines, the capacity at these rides is set at 25%.  To achieve this, we will be selling admissions by timeslot.  These timeslots will be the time that the guest may get into our ticketed guest line.  It is important to note that these are not ride times.

Ticket Pricing:
Driver $12.00 (Per ~5 Minute Race)
Rider $4.00 (Per ~5 Minute Race)
TICKETS ARE TO BE PURCHASED ON-SITE IN-PERSON
*Prices do not include applicable tax.

Requirements:
Height Restriction, Driver minimum height 58″ (147.32 cm or 4’10”) and maximum height 78″ (198.12 cm)
Height Restriction, Rider minimum height 40″ (101.6 cm or 3’4″) and maximum height 60″ (152.4 cm)
​To carry a passenger, the driver must be a minimum of 18 years of age, or the parent or legal guardian of the passenger.


Niagara Skywheel

Niagara Skywheel
 Mon -TuesWed (Stage 2)Canada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
SkywheelClosed10am-1am10am-2am10am-2am10am-2am10am-2am

In accordance with Ontario reopening guidelines, the capacity at these rides is set at 25%.  To achieve this, we will be selling admissions by timeslot.  These timeslots will be the time that the guest may get into our ticketed guest line.  It is important to note that these are not ride times.

Ticket Pricing:
Adult: $14.00
Child: $7.00 (12 and under)
TICKETS ARE TO BE PURCHASED ON-SITE IN-PERSON
*Prices do not include applicable tax.


Restaurants: Patios Open Daily

In-person dining on outdoor patios will be limited to six (6) guests per table (with exceptions for larger households and for persons essential to physical and mental health of the party such as caregivers). Please inquire with restaurants directly for hours of operation as some patios may be closed a few days a week.

Kelsey’s Clifton Hill (Patio Dining)

Kelsey’s Clifton Hill
 Mon-WedCanada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Kelsey’s11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am
Please Note: No Reservations at This Time
  • 6 people per table (provincial rules). Children and infants are included in that number.
  • Last call for alcohol is 2 am

Wendy’s Clifton Hill (Takeout Only)

Restaurants in Niagara Falls
Wendy’s Clifton Hill
 Mon-WedCanada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Wendy’sClosed11am-12am3pm-12am11am-12am11am-12am

Tim Hortons Clifton Hill (Takeout Only)

Tim Horton’s Clifton Hill
 Mon-WedCanada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Tim Horton’s8am-1am8am-2am8am-2am8am-2am8am-2am

Sweets & Treats Clifton Hill

Sweets and Treats Clifton Hill
 Mon-WedCanada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Sweets & Treats11am-1am11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am

Funnel Cakes Clifton Hill

Funnel Cakes Clifton Hill
 Mon-WedCanada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Funnel Cakes11am-1am11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am11am-2am

Canada Trading Company

Canada Trading Company
 Mon-WedCanada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Canada Trading10am-1am10am-1am10am-1am10am-2am10am-1am

Fudge Factory Clifton Hill

Fudge Factory Clifton Hill
 Mon-Wed Canada DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Fudge Factory10am-1am10am-2am10am-2am10am-2am10am-2am

Niagara Falls Canada Day Weekend Weather

Time to enjoy that Summer Sun! Canada Day long weekend is looking & feeling fabulous on Clifton Hill! See for yourself, weather link below!

Niagara Falls Canada day weather

City of Niagara Falls Canada Day Events

This year, Canada Day events in Niagara Falls will be different. This time around, in light of the COVID pandemic and the recent discoveries at former residential schools in Canada, this nation-wide event has taken on new significance.

This Canada Day, there is hope for a brighter future for us all. This is the hope we wish to celebrate on July 1st for our country, our home.

The city will lead the following activities:

  • Indigenous Tributes
  • Canada Day Messages
  • Canada Day Drumming
  • Drive Thru Parade
  • Decorate your Ride Contest
  • Canada Day : A Time to Reflect
  • Run For St. John Ambulance

Click on the City of Niagara Falls Website for more details


Go Transit From Toronto to Niagara Falls

This Summer the popular Niagara Weekend GO Train Service started running June 26, 2021, people all over the GTA and beyond have a new affordable option for traveling within Ontario to some great destinations. 

The train stops in the Niagara Falls downtown area, where you can take the WEGO bus system, with stops throughout the area including Clifton Hill, Table Rock Centre, and many others.

Niagara Falls Canada Day Go Train Schedule
Go Train Niagara Falls


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