Thanksgiving Weekend In Niagara Falls Canada!

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Spend a One-of-a-kind Thanksgiving Weekend In Niagara
Thanksgiving Canada: Monday, October 10th, 2022

NIAGARA FALLS, ON We know it’s hard to believe with these Summer-like temperatures that we’ve been having, but Autumn is here! Very soon, we will see crisp sweater-weather, vivid sunsets and spectacular rustic colours.

Thanksgiving is the perfect Niagara weekend! Visitors can still enjoy all their favourite area sites and attractions, without the crowds.

Whether you prefer to stroll through one of Niagara’s colourful parks … enjoy the dazzle and excitement of Clifton Hill, or take in the natural wonder of the Horseshoe and American Falls, you won’t be disappointed.

Beautiful Weather Forecast for Thanksgiving Weekend!

Thanksgiving Weather in Niagara Falls

Thanksgiving Weekend Activities:

So many attractions are open during Thanksgiving Weekend! Plan ahead and don’t miss out on some serious FUN!

Niagara Speedway
Falls Illumination
Butterfly Conservatory
Niagara Zipline
Dino Adventure Golf
Niagara SkyWheel
Greg Frewin Theatre
Wizards Golf
Bird Kingdom
Hornblower Niagara
Ripley’s Museum
Zombie Attack
Queen Victoria Park
Oakes Garden

Clifton Hill Coupons!

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Fun Pass Attractions


Balls Falls Thanksgiving Weekend Festival

The Balls Falls Thanksgiving Weekend Festival in Vineland returns for 2022.

In its 48th year, the Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is a Niagara Tradition that runs October 7th through October 10th. (10am to 5pm)

October 7th through October 10th
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This Thanksgiving, come enjoy a classic Niagara Tradition in a fun and safe manner at the 2022 Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival! Guests will enjoy a classic family favourite, a longstanding Niagara Tradition, and a great way to spend the holiday season.

The 48th Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival will feature many of your favorites, including 150+ artisan crafters, delicious food, handcrafted drinks and wines, local farmers’ market vendors, live acoustic music, children’s activities, historical demonstrations, heritage tours and nature hikes.

While experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of the Thanksgiving Festival and exploring the colourful forested trails, take in the beauty of the fall along the Niagara Escarpment.

Thanksgiving weekend

The festival is held at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area in Lincoln. Parking will be available on site and volunteers will be available to direct you where to park. A shuttle is available to take you from the parking lot to festival grounds.

3292 Sixth Avenue, Jordan Station, ON L0R 1S0

Greg Frewin Theatre : Wild Magic!

The Greg Frewin illusion spectacle is a quintessential component of a Niagara Falls vacation. Our show is breath-taking with a Vegas style format and features illusions that are both one of a kind and internationally renowned, performed by the International Grand Champion of Magic, Greg Frewin.

October 6, 7, 8 & 9th
6:00 PM: WILD MAGIC Dinner 6:00PM / Show 7:30PM
7:30 PM: WILD MAGIC – Show Only 7:30PM

5781 Ellen Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3P8

Click here to get Greg Frewin Tickets

Howell Family Pumpkin Farm

Starting October 1st Howell’s Farm will be open their full Fall attractions that many have come to love. Still the same Howells Farm that families have grown to love. All attractions will be running including live shows, games, the corn pit and hay play and more. Come and enjoy the Corn Maze, Train Rides, Haystack Jumping pillow, Tractor Rides and more.


Friday, October 7th: 11 am – 9:30 pm
Saturday, October 8th: 10 am – 9:30 pm
Sunday, October 9th: 11 am – 7 pm
Monday, October 10th: 11 am – 7 pm 
Hours are subject to change.

2878 Holland Rd, Fonthill, ON L0S 1E6

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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is back for Thanksgiving Weekend: October 8, 9, 10, and 11th, as they celebrate their annual trick-or-treating event! Get your family and friends together for an extended weekend of Halloween fun. Trick or treat throughout the zoo while enjoying the sights and sounds of the wild, local vendors and businesses, and experience over 1,000 animals in the spacious park. They are offering discounted admission for Adults, and kids 12 and under are FREE to attend with a costume.

Children 12 & under dressed in costumes get in FREE!

• Apple Cider Special
• Celebrate the fall season with a memorable photo op!
• Trick-or-treat at our vendors throughout the park! 
• Find the Golden contest each day

We can’t wait to see you there!

Friday, October 7th: 9am – 4pm
Saturday, October 8th: 9am – 4pm
Sunday, October 9th: 9am – 4pm
Monday, October 10th: 9am – 4pm

2821 Stevensville Rd, Stevensville, ON L0S 1S0

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Additional Thanksgiving Weekend Events

Falls Illumination
Fort Erie Race Track
Fort Erie Race Track
Floral Showhouse
Floral Showhouse
Thanksgiving Fireworks
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler
farmers market niagara falls
Farmers Market
Greg Frewin Live
Museum Events
21 Club After Dark
After Dark

Shaw Festival Events (Thanksgiving Weekend)

In the spirit of Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival produces theatre that delights, provokes the mind and stirs the soul through an experience so compelling that artists, audiences and supporters are drawn to our work in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and beyond.

Address: 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara on the Lake, ON
Phone: 1-800-511-7429

Damn Yankees April 30 - October 9
Damn Yankees
April 30 – October 9
Chitra June 11 - October 8
June 11 – October 8
Too True to Be Good May 18 - October 8
Too True to be Good
May 18 – October 8
Just to Get Married July 27 - October 16
Just to Get Married
July 27 – October 16
The Importance of Being Earnest May 18 - October 9
The Importance of Being Earnest
May 18 – October 9
The Doctor’s Dilemma July 16 - October 8
The Doctor’s Dilemma
July 16 – October 8
Gaslight May 4 - October 8
May 4 – October 8
Gem of the Ocean
Gem of the Ocean
August 5 – October 9

Additional Nearby Events

Family Dining for Thanksgiving Weekend

Packed with games, sports memorabilia, and big screen TVs Boston Pizza Clifton Hill is a perfect place for families and small gatherings of all ages. Here you can enjoy amazing pizza and diverse menu options with pizza, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, etc.

Boston Pizza Thanksgiving

Experience our updated KELSEYS Original Roadhouse over the Thanksgiving weekend. Great food, fun and our large patio bar (covered and enclosed in the cool weather).

Kelsey's Thanksgiving

Niagara Go Train: Thanksgiving Weekend Schedule

The Go Train is not only running til Thanksgiving long weekend, but weekends throughout the year. So be sure to take advantage of riding from Toronto to Niagara Falls on the train, especially if you plan to hit some of Niagara’s top wineries! Also during the week and weekend, the Go Bus system runs a full schedule year round from the GTA to Niagara Falls.

Thanksgiving Weekend Overnight Getaways!

Steps away from the excitement of Clifton Hill, there are a number of Niagara Falls Hotels offering deep discounts and family offerings with great packages. Guests can add many attractions, entertainment and dining offers to their stay.

Thanksgiving Niagara Falls Map
Howard Johnson
Starting at $99/Night
Country Inn Clifton Hill
Country Inn & Suites
Starting at $92/Night
Sheraton on the Falls
Starting at $137/Night
Double Tree Inn Clifton Hill Pool Areas
Double Tree Resort & Spa
Starting at $124/Night
Courtyard Marriott
Starting at $118/Night
Old Stone Inn
Old Stone Inn
Starting at $119/Night

Beer and Liquor Stores

  • Beer Store
    • Most of Niagara’s Beer Stores will be open on the weekend.
    • Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm
    • Sunday 12pm-5pm
    • Thanksgiving Holiday (Monday, October 10th) Closed
  • LCBO
    • Most of the LCBO stores in the Niagara Region will be open.
    • Friday & Saturday 10am-10pm
    • Sunday 10am-8pm
    • Thanksgiving Holiday (Monday, October 10th) Closed
  • Customers are encouraged to check the store locator feature for their local store hours on or the mobile app.

Niagara Falls Parking

For Thanksgiving Weekend, find plenty of parking close to all the Clifton Hill and Niagara Parks attractions, a 5 minute walk to view the Falls, quick access to the Niagara City Cruises and the WildPlay Mist Rider Zipline to the Falls, and both casinos.

We have an expanded parking facility on Clifton Hill to accommodate more vehicles, with an additional Victoria entrance/exit, making our lot one of the most centralized and easily accessible lots in Niagara Falls.

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