Spend a One-of-a-kind Thanksgiving Weekend In Niagara
Thanksgiving Canada: Monday, October 11th, 2021
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.
Thanksgiving Weekend Activities:
So many attractions are open during Thanksgiving Weekend! Plan ahead and don’t miss out on some serious FUN!
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TOP THANKSGIVING WEEKEND EVENTS IN NIAGARA
Balls Falls Thanksgiving Weekend Festival
The Balls Falls Thanksgiving Weekend Festival in Vineland has gone virtual for 2020. They are offering a new virtual vendor experience allows you to shop all of the vendors’ great products from a single, easy-to-use shopping platform.
In its 47th year, the Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is a Niagara Tradition that runs October 8th through October 11th. (10am to 5pm)
October 8th through October 11th
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This Thanksgiving, come enjoy a classic Niagara Tradition in a fun and safe manner at the 2021 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 47th Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival will feature many of your favorites, including 50+ 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.
LOCATION & PARKING
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.
Tickets available online https://thanksgivingfestival.ca/shop-now/
3292 Sixth Avenue, Jordan Station, ON L0R 1S0
Niagara Falls Farmers Market
The Niagara Falls Farmers’ Market is a local tradition and will be open L. They have been serving the Niagara Falls community for over fifty years. The Market operates Saturdays from 7am-1pm. Come join the fun at the “in term location at the MacBain Community Centre located at 7150 Montrose Road. They offer fresh local produce, local cuisine, honey, maple syrup, flowers, plants and much more this Thanksgiving Weekend!
Patrons will be:
- expected to wear facemasks where social distance (6 feet or 2 meters) cannot be maintained
- provided with hand sanitizer
- permitted controlled access to Market site
- allowed to use reusable shopping bags for their purchases, as long as they are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner and are handled by the customer only.
Saturday October 9th
MacBain Community Centre: 7150 Montrose Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 3N3
Howell Family Pumpkin Farm
Starting September 26th Howell’s Farm will be open with most of their Fall attractions that many have come to love. Still the same Howells Farm that families have grown to love just with some minor adjustments to keep everyone safe! All attractions will be running with exclusions of live shows, the corn pit and hay play as per the suggestions of Public Health.
Come and enjoy the Corn Maze, Train Rides, Jumping pillow and More.
Be sure to bring a mask as they will be required on select attractions
Friday, October 8th: 3pm – 9 pm
Saturday, October 9th: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday, October 10th: 11 am – 7 pm
Monday, October 11th: 11 am – 7 pm
Hours are subject to change.
2878 Holland Rd, Fonthill, ON L0S 1E6
SOMETHING SPOOKY IS COMING TO SAFARI NIAGARA
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.
To ensure the safety of guests, staff, vendors and community, Boo at the Zoo is subject to change with the restrictions and recommendations set in place by the Province of Ontario. Should the Government’s regulations for trick-or-treating change, the Boo at the Zoo event will be adjusted to keep the community safe. Please keep an eye on their newsletter, website and social media channels for updates, as they continue to monitor what Boo at the Zoo will look like moving forward.
Friday, October 8th: 10am – 5pm
Saturday, October 9th: 10am – 5pm
Sunday, October 10th: 10am – 5pm
Monday, October 11th: 10am – 5pm
2821 Stevensville Rd, Stevensville, ON L0S 1S0
Additional Thanksgiving Events
- Niagara Falls Illumination (Oct 8-11th, 6:15 PM – 2 AM)
- Haunt Manor
- Little Inventors Workshop
- Greg Frewin Show
- Shaw Festival
- Downtown Pie Festival in St. Catharines (October 9th, 2021)
- Doc Magilligans’s Pub
- Quell the Swell, Oct 8th, @8pm
- Tin Roof, Oct 9th, @8pm
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.
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).
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.
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 Hornblower Niagara 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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