Fall is here, the holidays are approaching and a weekend getaway to Niagara Falls is the perfect way to celebrate the new season with friends and family. So if you find yourself in Niagara this Thanksgiving weekend, make sure to check out these events and destinations for an exciting start to your holidays.
Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival
The Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is a beloved and annual tradition in the Niagara region. This year’s festival is on October 6th-9th and will feature a wide range of unique merchandise from artisan vendors, delicious fresh food and treats, live entertainment, and more.
Skylon Tower Illumination
On the night of October 9th the iconic Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls will be illuminated in yellow lights in honour of Thanksgiving Day. Take a walk down by the Falls to experience this sight along with the beautiful illumination of the American and Horseshoe Falls and get ready for an unforgettable evening in Niagara.
Boo at the Zoo
Get your family into the Halloween spirit at Safari Niagara’s annual Boo at the Zoo event on October 7th. The festivities will include trick or treating around the zoo, a costume contest for kids 12 and under, a scavenger hunt for a chance to win the prize of a 2018 family season zoo membership, fun house, inflatables, kids dance party, more.
Niagara Falls is home to a number of amazing Fallsview restaurants that will be a perfect setting for any Thanksgiving meal. Visit Milestones on the Falls for great Thanksgiving Day dinner with a Special Harvest Menu featuring turkey with stuffing and sweet potato mash, a great traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
Rogers Hometown Hockey
The fourth season of Rogers Hometown Hockey is kicking off in Niagara Falls on October 7th and 8th, bringing a family-friendly celebration to a world class destination. The two day event will feature alumni appearances, activities, musical acts, giveaways, and Ron Maclean and Tara Slone broadcasting live from Queen Victoria Park.