There’s no place like Niagara Falls to spend Mother’s Day! Treat mom to a special day of food, fun, and a lot of laughter, and of course, the beautiful scenery that this city has to offer. Mother’s Day is all about showing that special woman in our lives that she is appreciated and treating her to the things we know that she loves. It’s a day for mom to forget about her work and just focus on being pampered and spending quality time with you. The sun is shining here over the Falls and on Clifton Hill, so it’s the perfect destination to spend the day. It’s not too late to use this guide and plan a surprise outing for a day that mom won’t forget!
Pictured Above is the beautiful Oakes Garden Theatre
Boston Pizza Clifton Hill and Strike! Bowling
Grab a seat at Boston Pizza for lunch or dinner and indulge in an updated menu with all her favorite food choices. Treat her to a delicious starter like the Spinach & Artichoke Dip or Thai Bites while you wait for the main course to arrive fresh and hot on your table. Boston Pizza has hundreds of menu items and an equally impressive drink list so mom is sure to find something that hits the spot!
Afterwards, head over to Strike! Bowling and let mom show you how it’s done! Strike! offers 14 lanes of 10-pin bowling for the ultimate hour of fun. For the little ones, there are ramps and bumpers available for the ultimate in family fun that caters to all age groups.
Queen Victoria Park
At the bottom of Clifton Hill you’ll find Queen Victoria Park, a breathtaking oasis of native and tropical plants and flowers that is sure to bring a smile to moms face. The park is bursting with colours and other features to enjoy like a relaxing rock garden, a beautiful rose garden and tons of park benches to take it all in.
“Sip & Sizzle”
It’s the perfect event for Mom! She can enjoy gourmet food and wine tastings from all 16 wineries (maximum 8 winery tastings per day).
Weekend One- May 6-7, 2022
Weekend Two- May 13-15, 2022
Weekend Three- May 20-21, 2022
Weekend Four- May 27-29, 2022
Tastings will be available from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Tastings can be spread out throughout the month, so mom can relax and enjoy this special treat.
Visit here for all the details.
KELSEYS on Clifton Hill
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the KELSEYS Patio is ready to be enjoyed. Depending on the weather, it can be fully enclosed with a retractable roof and windows. Treat mom to lunch where she will get to choose from dozens of menu items like classic steaks, tasty burgers, and crisp salads. To make the even a little more special, check out the drink menu where you’ll find awesome drink options like two handed sangrias and cocktails and an extensive selection of wine and beer.
There’s no better view of the majestic Niagara Falls than from up in the Niagara SkyWheel. Treat mom and the entire family to a ride through the sky in a private, climate controlled gondola ride. You’ll soar 175-feet above the falls for an epic, panoramic view of this natural wonder.
For an extra special value, the Clifton Hill Fun Pass includes the Niagara SkyWheel plus FIVE other of Clifton Hill’s favourite attractions for only $29.95 for Adults and $19.95 for Children (plus HST).
It’s been described as the “prettiest town in Ontario“, and it really is! Mom will take a step back to the 19th century here, with quaint bed & breakfast inns, restaurants, spas, and shopping. Horse-drawn carriage rides abound, and you can even take in a play at the Shaw Festival.
Go For A Hike/Bike Ride
Niagara is well-known for natural adventure with hiking the Niagara Glen, or taking a bike ride along the recently enhanced Niagara River Recreation Trail! The Niagara Parks also offers daily guided hiking tours that leave from the Niagara Glen Nature Centre from 11 am – 2 pm during the Summer.
Dufferin Islands is a gorgeous park located just minutes from the Horseshoe Falls. It’s the perfect spot to treat mom to a picnic, for children to feed the geese or for a family walk and picture opportunity this Mother’s Day weekend. It features 10 acres of paradise with several islands connected by bridges and pathways. She will love the scenery, peace and serenity that this hideaway spot will bring.
This Mother’s day take mom to the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, it’s just 10 minutes north of Niagara Falls. The Butterfly Conservatory features over 2000 tropical butterflies that float freely among exotic blossoms and greenery. The paths wind through a tropical environment including gorgeous waterfalls and colorful scenery. It is a self-guided tour and mom will love the peacefulness and tranquility that the building provides.
Take Mom Shopping
What mom doesn’t like to shop? Niagara Falls has the Canada One Factory Outlet for amazing savings, and of course, Canada’s largest open-air mall, the Outlet Collection at Niagara. Don’t forget all of our Niagara-on-the-Lake boutiques, and even the Fallsview Casino Resort has a collection of unique shops in the Galleria for one-of-a-kind items.