How To Celebrate Summer’s First Long Weekend In Niagara Falls

If you are visiting Niagara Falls, Ontario for the Canada Day or July 4th holiday weekend, these are some of our favourite attractions, dining options, and activities to celebrate over the course of theFireworks over the Falls holiday weekend!

Fireworks Over Niagara Falls

Experience awe-inspiring fireworks displays over Niagara Falls!  The iconic displays take place each night at 10pm, so regardless of the holiday you are observing there is a display that will light the sky with brilliant bursts of colour.  The fireworks can even be enjoyed from the comfort of a Fallsview room!

Fallsview Buffet Restaurant

Canada Day Brunch at Fallsview Restaurant

Start Canada Day off right with a delicious buffet brunch and spectacular views of the Falls at the Fallsview Restaurant.  Located at Sheraton Fallsview Hotel on the Fallsview Dining Level, the Restaurant is recognized for exceptional buffet breakfasts and dinners, and is introducing weekend brunches just in time for summer.  To honour Canada Day the restaurant’s extensive buffet of brunch favourites and live-action stations will include a special edition; a poutine station!  Guests will be able to create a custom version of one of Canada’s most famous foods.

The Tunnel at Niagara ParksThe Tunnel at Niagara Parks Power Station

July 1 is the official opening of Niagara Parks’ newest attraction; The Tunnel at Niagara Parks Power Station. The fascinating attraction takes guests deep below the generating station’s main floor via a glass-paneled elevator to a never seen before underground world.  Guests will learn about the 100-year old station and the 2,200 foot long tunnel which once expelled spent water from hydroelectric process back into the river.  The end of The Tunnel reveals a newly built viewing platform at the edge of the Niagara River where guests will experience unprecedented panoramic views of the Falls.  Tip; you will get wet on the observation deck, so plan accordingly.

Burning Springs Spa & Thermal PoolsBurning Springs Spa & Thermal Pools

Make great use of your extra day of the holiday weekend with a day of relaxation and well-being. Pause your busy schedule and immerse yourself in Niagara’s only hydrotherapy journey at Burning Springs Spa & Thermal Pools.  Located at the Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa, the new Niagara Falls Spa offers a full service menu of spa treatments and services, and new Thermal Experiences including a signature element; three outdoor thermal pools.  Day Passes are available that provide access to the Thermal Pools, Himalayan Salt Sauna, Finnish-Inspired Sauna Cabin, relaxation areas, indoor hot tub and more. The pass is available to guests with or without an appointment.

Niagara Brewing Company Fallsview Patio

Patio Season

Nothing says Summer like a cold drink on a patio with friends.  Add in live music and you have the elements that make the patio’s at Niagara Brewing Company and Niagara Distillery two of the most popular in Niagara Falls.  Located at the corner of Falls Avenue and Clifton Hill, each has patio’s that overlook the bustle of Clifton Hill.  You will find award-winning craft beers at Niagara Brewing Company, hoppy hour specials, rotating taps of seasonal flavours, and an upper patio with views of Niagara Falls.  Directly across from the brewery is Niagara Distillery which is acclaimed for signature spirits, hand-crafted cocktails and award-winning BBQ featuring Billy Bones.

Fallsview Rooftop Pool & Bar

Fallsview Rooftop Pool & Bar

It is the place to be for Summer in Niagara Falls. Situated at the Sheraton Fallsview, the rooftop pool and bar is the only rooftop pool in Niagara Falls with views of Niagara Falls. In addition to a brilliant blue pool perfect for a swim on a summer day, the outdoor space features 10 private cabana’s, 4 with Fallsview and premium amenities.  As night descends reserve your table for a brilliant fireworks experience including colourful fireworks displays above the Falls, premium seating and indulge in a bottle of prosecco, artisan cheese board and the fresh night air.  Reserve a cabana or fireworks experience

Make the most of the first long weekend of Summer and experience all that Niagara Falls has to offer!

If you need to make a last minute hotel reservation, check out these great Niagara Falls Hotels that put you in the centre of the excitement!