Niagara Falls in May: Things To Do!

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Here is a list of some activities, events and things to do in Niagara Falls in May: 
Seneca Casino Live Performances: 
Niagara Falls in May
The Seneca Niagara Casino has a wide variety of shows arriving in Niagara Falls in May including “Spirit of the West“, “Rob Thomas“, “Justin Hayward“, “Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-A-Whirl Band“, and “Glass Tiger & Platinum Blonde“!
For showtimes and ticket information please click here.
 Fallsview Casino Entertainment:
Niagara Falls in May
The Fallsview Casino Resort offers live entertainment all month-long, including performances by (pictured above) “Little Big Town“, “Al Bano & Romina Power“, “Kevin Nealon“, “Creedence Clearwater Revisited“, and at various times and showings throughout the month of May, “Dancing Queen” takes you back to the 1970’s disco era with a dance extravaganza that brings the timeless hits of Abba, The Bee Gees, Village People and many more!
Visit for showtime dates and availability, and buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office or at all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 1 (877) 833-3110 or online at
Kelsey’s “Kick-Off to Summer” Patio Party
Niagara Falls in May
Kelsey’s Clifton Hill want to kick-off the beginning of BBQ, bikini and pool party season with you, with a patio party on Sunday, May 4th, 2014. Grab all your friends and head out to the top of Clifton Hill and join all the excitement from 4:00pm – close with live entertainment, 1/2 price appetizers and $3.99 domestic pints!
Butterfly Conservatory: Swamp Creatures Exhibit
Niagara Falls in May
The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory has a temporary exhibit that not only features over 2000 tropical butterflies, but also includes snakes, spiders, turtles, rats and many more slithery and slimy specimens! The “Swamp Creatures” Exhibit runs currently and until May 11th, 2014. There is no additional cost to the regular admission of $13.50 for Adults and $8.80 for Children (ages 6-12). 5 and under is free. Catch the exhibit while it’s still on!
I recently visited this attraction with my son. To read about our experience click here.
Canadian Colour Blast
Niagara Falls in May
Canadian Colour Blast is a 5KM non-timed colour-throwing fun run that is suitable for all levels of fitness and all ages. Grab your best friends, family, or colleagues to Niagara Falls in May and join in the fun on Saturday, May 24th, 2014. The excitement starts at registration and kicks into high gear at the starting line where the high-energy emcees will get our participants dancing, singing, laughing and ready to run. As participants finish the race, they will head over to the festival stage for some more music, dancing and COLOUR!!!!
Visit to register today!
The Grand Opening of the Outlet Collection at Niagara 
Niagara Falls in May
It is due to open on Thursday, May 15th and it is ready to be Canada’s largest open-air outlet mall, and it will be right here in the Niagara Region in Niagara-on-the-Lake! The Outlet Collection at Niagara will feature 100 retail stores, including only one of three Bass Pro Shops in Canada. That store alone will be 80,000 square feet of space within an outlet mall that will expand over 520,000 square feet of space at Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, right across from White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa.
For more information on this soon-to-be shopping paradise click here.
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Niagara Falls in May
Hornblower Niagara Cruises
Niagara Falls in May
With an anticipated opening date of being open by the Victoria Day weekend (Saturday, May 17th- Monday, May 19th, 2014), Hornblower Niagara Cruises is the most anticipated attractions to open in Niagara Falls in May.
This newest attraction to Niagara Falls features two 700-passenger, state-of-the-art catamaran boats, and one private 149-passenger jet-boat available for up-close and personal tours of Niagara Falls. This one is perfect for meetings, conventions and weddings. Regardless of what tour that you choose from, you will get as close as possible to the Niagara Falls. It will take you from the Canadian docks at the base of the Great Gorge, past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the very heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls.
Choose from: “Voyage to the Falls Cruise”, “Sunset Cocktail Cruise”, “Falls Illumination Cruise”, or the “Falls Fireworks Cruise”.
Please visit for further information. Contact them by telephone at: 1-905-NIAGARA or email at: [email protected]
Niagara Food & Wine Expo
Niagara Falls in May
The Niagara Food & Wine Expo will be returning for its fourth year at the Scotiabank Convention Centre from Friday, May 2nd, 2014 – Sunday, May 4th, 2014!
This venue will introduce to the consumer a wide variety of the tried and true, as well as new brands of International wines, beers and spirits. Everything from Italian vineyards to Belgium breweries will be featured at the Niagara Food & Wine Expo. Click here for more information on this popular event coming to Niagara Falls in May.
Dates and Times
Friday, May 2, 2014: 2:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Tickets $15 at the door or $14 online at
Niagara Falls Fireworks 
Niagara Falls in May
It’s that time again! The beginning of the Niagara Falls Fireworks shows! Put on by the Niagara Parks and with concerts sponsored by Coca-Cola, it is Canada’s longest running concert series.
Beginning Friday, May 16th at 10:00pm, the Niagara Falls Fireworks Series features over 55 stunning displays over the Niagara Falls. Displays will occur every Friday, Sunday and Holiday until the Canadian Thanksgiving/US Columbus Day on Monday, October 13th, 2014.
Come early on fireworks evenings to enjoy free Coca Cola concerts at 8 p.m. It’s going to be a great season!
This is just a touch of some of the exciting upcoming Niagara Falls events in May. Stay connected to me as I continue to add more activities and events that will be happening over the next few weeks!
Niagara Falls in May
Christine Lynn
Instagram: @cliftonhillfun

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