Spring brings warmer temperatures, spring break for kids, the blooming of flowers and lots of fun, affordable activities in Niagara Falls. If you’re thinking about planning a trip to Niagara Falls in spring, check out these things to do.
Book a Spring Break Getaway Package
If you’re coming to Niagara Falls with family or group, you can save big with package discounts. From March 13 to April 19, Niagara Falls Hotels is hosting a package packed full of exciting entertainment for you and your family or group this spring. The Spring Break Passport Package includes:
- 1 or 2 nights of hotel accommodations at 1 of 5 Niagara Falls hotels: Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls, Niagara Falls Crowne Plaza Fallsview, Skyline Hotel & Waterpark Niagara Falls or Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls
- Four, 2-day Fallsview Indoor Waterpark passes, which include early access to the waterpark up to 2 hours before the park opens to the public on select dates
- A Spring Break Passport for four, which includes promotions like:
o Tickets to the Mega Magic Presents Mike D’Urzo Mind Kontrol show – shows are March 15-21
o Kids eat free dinner at Fallsview Buffet
o Kids eat free lunch and dinner at Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery
o Free gift at Rainforest Café with a purchase of $25 or more
o Four passes to Traffic Slam Bumper Cars
o Four passes to Super Heroes Laser Ride
o Four passes to Glow in the Dark Safari Mini Golf
o Free gift at Hershey’s Chocolate World with a purchase of $25 or more
o Buy 1, get 1 50% off on selected items at Great Canadian Gifts
The package provides up to $300 in savings in Niagara Falls attractions, entertainment and dining. The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark connects to the Niagara Falls Crowne Plaza Fallsview, Skyline Hotel & Waterpark Niagara Falls and Sheraton on the Falls indoors, so you don’t even have to go outside to get your family to the waterpark.
Warmer temperatures and thawing plants and flowers make it a great time to head outdoors in Niagara Falls. The Bruce Trail that runs through Niagara Falls is Canada’s longest and oldest marked hiking trail. It begins in Queenston and winds along the Niagara Escarpment.
You can also visit the Botanical Garden Niagara Parks to see more than 40 hectares (99 acres) of gardens full of roses, shrubs and ornamental trees. While you’re there, stop in the Butterfly Conservatory next door to see see than 2,000 free-flying butterflies flying all around you.
By April, the Floral Clock, located just north of the Botanical Garden Niagara Parks, should be in full bloom. The Centennial Lilac Garden is right by the Floral Clock and is in full bloom in May, with more than 1,200 plants with over 200 different varieties.
The Niagara Glen is another beautiful nature spot to check out, with 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) of rugged paths that go through the Carolinian Forest. See wild fauna and flora, prehistoric geological formations and the rushing waters of the Niagara River and Niagara River Whirlpool.
See the Niagara Falls Waterfalls from a Different Angle
You can see the Niagara Falls waterfalls walking along the Niagara Parkway, or you can hop aboard a vehicle for a totally new vantage point. Beginning in early April, the Whirlpool Aero Car Niagara Falls resumes operations. It transports up to 35 standing passengers between two different points of the Canadian shore of the Niagara River, high above the Niagara Whirlpool.
You can also hop on a Hornblower Niagara Cruises in spring to get up close to the Niagara Falls waterfalls. Put on a poncho, because you’re going to get sprayed as you hear and see the rushing waters right in front of you.
To make the most of your time in Niagara Falls, book a guided tour. Magnificent Tours is Niagara’s largest tour company and offers a variety of tours that range from half to full day and even some evening adventures. Each tour includes transportation, VIP access to Niagara’s top attractions, and depending on the tour you select attractions could include an iconic Hornblower Cruise, tours and tastings at award winning wineries, and beautiful scenery along the way. Tours are fully narrated by expert guides so you are sure to leave the tour with stories to share.
Check Out Some Entertainment
Niagara Falls will welcome the new Fallsview Casino Entertainment Centre at the start of April, with an exciting lineup of artists set to hit the stage this spring. The new state of the art, 5,000 seat venue features seats no more than 150 feet from the stage, delivering remarkable views of your favourite performers. Some of the acts that have been announced include Brad Paisley,Larry the Cable Guy, Kesha, ZZ Top, Jason Derulo, Of Monsters & Men, Paul Anka, Dierks Bentley and many others.
Spring is the kick-off season for the Shaw Festival, a theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake with live theatre performances. There are four theatres within the theatre, housing productions for top Niagara Falls talent.
You can also plan to attend the annual Niagara Falls Elvis Festival, which features Elvis headliner shows, a 2-day Elvis tribute artist competition and food.
Tour Niagara Falls Wineries
Niagara Falls is home to dozens of wineries with delicious locally crafted wines, including the famed ice wine made from grapes still frozen on the vine.
Book a Spring Niagara Falls Trip Now
Spring is a great time to visit Niagara Falls, with lots of sunshine and warmer temps that get flowers blooming and get people enjoying the outdoors. There’s plenty of indoor entertainment, too. Whatever you’re into, there are enjoyable things to do in Niagara Falls this spring. Book your Niagara Falls trip now.