PA Day Activities in Niagara

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Gear up for an exciting PA Day on Friday, January 19th, 2024, as elementary schools in the Niagara region take a break. Don’t fret about idle moments because we’ve got a fantastic lineup of PA Day Activities for everyone to enjoy! Get ready to explore our top recommendations for a day filled with fun and adventure.  

Embark on Family Fun: Discover Clifton Hill’s Wonderland for Kids!

In the vibrant heart of Niagara Falls lies a popular place for families – Clifton Hill. A haven where every corner is crafted to delight kids and ensure that your family adventure is nothing short of spectacular. Forget about the weather dictating your fun in Niagara Falls because we have curated an exciting list of activities that promise joy, regardless of rain or shine.

Strike Game Zone!

There’s no better way to have your kids release some pent up energy than by taking them to the Strike Game Zone. It’s the place to go for a bounty of midway and arcade games.

Strike Bowling Family having Fun

Here you’ll find 14 full size 10 pin bowling lanes, a high-def audio/visual system, intelligent LED lane lighting and touch screen monitors for easy, automated scoring. Plus, with special bumper-rails that can be raised or lowered for each player, kids and novice bowlers don’t have to throw gutter balls.

After bowling, you can stick around to enjoy high-tech arcade games, and racing simulators.

More Clifton Hill Fun!

Immerse yourself in the wonders of our top museums, attractions, and amusements, guaranteeing a diverse range of indoor entertainment options in the popular Niagara Region. Get ready for an unforgettable journey through Clifton Hill, where every moment is tailored to make family memories that last a lifetime.

Movieland Museum
Fallsview Waterpark
Strike Bowling Family
Strike Game Zone
Niagara SkyWheel
Bird Kingdom
Wizards Golf
Zombie Attack
Ripley's Museum
Ripley’s Museum
Greg Frewin Theatre


Patio Dining BP
Boston Pizza


Canada Trading Company
Fudge Factory Exterior
Fudge Factory

City of NIagara Falls Activities at MacBain Community Centre

7150 Montrose Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 3N3 | (905) 356-7521

January 19th PD Day Programming 

Join us as we expand our programming for all ages to provide safe family fun across the City!

Crazy Clay Creations

  • Join for a hands on art workshop led by the Niagara Falls Art Gallery at the MacBain Centre! Participants will be guided through the creation of their very creation made out of clay. The only thing participants need to bring is their imagination!
  • 12:30-1:30 Ages 4-7. Click here to register!
  • 2:00-3:00pm Ages 8-12. Click here to register!
  • $10 per person
  • Pre-Registration Required!

Open Swim

  • Leisure Pool: 8:00am-3:45pm & 6:00-8:30pm
  • Lane Pool with slide: 6:00-8:30pm

Drop In Badminton

  • 11:30am-1:30pm
  • $5 per person / $10 per family

Drop In Volleyball

  • 2:00-4:00pm
  • $5 per person / $10 per family

Drop In Basketball

  • 4:15-8:45pm
  • $5 per person / $10 per family

Drop In Table Tennis

  • 7:15-8:45pm
  • $5 per person / $10 per family

Drop In Indoor Play Structure

  • 8:30am-8:30pm
  • $7 per child / $15 per family

Library PD Day Drop In Fun

  • 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Have some fun at the library on your day off from school! Board games, crafts, obstacle challenges.. who knows what we’ll do!

Day Passes: Get access to all the great drop in programs, including the pool and indoor play structure, for only $10 per child / $15 per adult / $25 per family.

Niagara Falls History Museum 

Science at the Museum

PD Day: Mad Science

January 19, 2024
Shows at 11am & 1pm

$5 or free for members

Get ready to ignite the curiosity in your budding scientists! Join us for the Science Show, a journey that introduces your little ones to the fundamental realms of Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. Engaging experiments curated from the vast spectrum of science will show kids that, no matter the field, the essence of science lies in questioning the world around us.

Following the show, dive into the Museum galleries and embark on an exhilarating scavenger hunt, adding an extra layer of discovery to your scientific exploration.

Please note that pre-registration is essential. For safety, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and all attendees, including adults, must secure a ticket to join this enlightening adventure. Let the scientific wonders unfold!

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PA Day At The Rink

526 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, L0S 1J0, Canada

This PA Day, head to the “Ice Rink” at The Gardens at Pillar & Post and enjoy the lovely grounds, skate on a 120 by 60 ice rink, and experience The OutPost’s trademark food and beverage offerings.

The skating rink is open to the general public and hotel guests of Vintage Hotels and Niagara’s Finest Hotels. The rink is available for skating, gliding, and having fun.

Monday – Thursday – 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday – 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday – 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Monday – Thursday – 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday – 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday – 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Please keep in mind that, depending on ice conditions and weather, the rink will be closed for cleaning at various points during the day, normally around 3:00 p.m. Cleaning time is about 30 minutes.

The Gardens offers skate rentals.
Skate rentals are provided for $5.00 at The OutPost; however, rentals are limited, and visitors to The Gardens are advised to bring their own skates. Helmets are mandatory for all skaters under the age of 12, and helmet rentals are free.

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Cyclamen Display At The Floral Showhouse

January 13, 2024, to March 3, 2024

Discover the Magic of the Cyclamen Display at the Floral Showhouse

Get ready to step into a botanical wonder as the Cyclamen Display makes its grand return to the Floral Showhouse, captivating visitors from January 13 to March 3, 2024. Brace yourself to bid farewell to winter blues and embrace the burst of colors, featuring cyclamen flowers in stunning shades of burgundy, pink, and magenta, promising to turn the chill of the season into a warm and joyful spectacle.

Event Details:
Date: January 13, 2024, to March 3, 2024
Location: Floral Showhouse, Niagara Falls

Escape the Winter Blues: Immerse yourself in a visual odyssey through the enchanting North and Centre Houses, where the Cyclamen Display takes center stage. After a three-year hiatus, this event is back to mesmerize your senses, offering a picturesque escape from the frosty winter outside. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the delicate beauty of cyclamen flowers in all their glory!

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Dancing Queen at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino

Thursday, January 18th 2024 through Sunday, January 21st 2024

Prepare to groove down the lanes of nostalgia at our sensational 70’s Disco Dance Extravaganza! It’s a funky fiesta that thrusts you right into the heart of the disco era, spotlighting the timeless hits of Abba, The Bee Gees, Village People, and beyond! Envision glittering dance floors, infectious beats, and an irresistible temptation to showcase your most fabulous disco moves. Let’s boogie!

Event Dates

  • January 18 3PM & 8:30PM
  • January 19 3PM & 9PM
  • January 20 3PM & 9PM
  • January 21 3PM & 7PM

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Winter Birds At Heartland Forest 2024

Embark on a Winter Bird Adventure at Heartland Forest!

Date: Jan 19 2024
Time: 9:30am – 11:30am

Join us at Heartland Forest for an exciting exploration of the enchanting realm of Winter Birds. Gather the whole family for an inspiring experience that includes creating your very own bird feeder to take home! During your visit, venture on a brief self-guided hike through our protected forest—challenge yourselves to spot as many birds as possible! Wander through our treehouse and marvel at lifelike models showcasing our local feathered friends.

Tickets are required per child, and adults accompanying children can attend for free. Once you’ve snagged your tickets, feel free to drop in anytime between 9:30 and 11:00. Let the avian adventure begin!

Tickets are $2.50 per child: Click here to purchase tickets

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Niagara Falls Library Drop In Fun

Niagara Falls Public Library:
4848 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 4C5, Canada

Celebrate your day off from school with a burst of excitement at PD Day Drop-In Fun in the vibrant atmosphere of Victoria Avenue Library!

From 10:00 am to 11:30 am on Friday, January 19, 2024, the Children’s Story Garden transforms into a hub of joy and creativity. Join us for a mix of board games, crafts, and obstacle challenges – the perfect recipe for a day of fun. Geared towards children of all ages, this event promises an energetic and engaging experience for families.

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Additional PA Day Activities in the Niagara Region

Pelham PA Day
Grimsby Museum
Steam Thorold Library

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