What’s Going On In Niagara Falls During Easter Long Weekend April 19th - 21st 2011
Easter Long Weekend gives families time to spend together and celebrate the holiday. Locals residents and vacationers will be happy to know that there are many low cost and even free events and activities happening in and around the city.
Below we have listed some family activities worth checking out.
Free Events In Niagara Falls During the Month of April and Easter Long Weekend 2011
No matter what time of the year you are traveling, getting free stuff is always a great thing! There are many popular attractions and several events throughout Niagara that are free to take part in.
The Falls: The thing that made Niagara Falls the place to see is, of course, the Falls themselves. Niagara Falls on the Canadian side has kilometers of paved sidewalks running along the Niagara River giving visitors spectacular views the whole way along. You can even get within a few feet from the brink of the Horseshoe Falls at the Table Rock Welcome Center .
Annual Spring Show at Floral Showhouse: Discover paradise at the Floral Showhouse during this Easter Long weekend. Located just ½ a mile from the Horseshoe Falls, on some of the most beautiful gardens maintained by the Niagara Parks, the Flower Showhouse Spring Show displays include Collections of orchids, succulents and other tropical plant species.
Location: 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls Times: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily More Info: Paid parking is available.
Don't miss your opportunity to turn your home and garden dreams into reality! The entire ScotiaBank Centre will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. From the front door to the backyard you'll find it all at the Greater Niagara Region Home & Garden Show.
Tom Silva, General Contractor and Host of the acclaimed PBS series "This Old House" will headline the Celebrity Stage. Get to know this seasoned expert and well known TV personality who will share his show experiences, construction expertise, and be available for autographs. Attendees will also receive a free “This Old House®” Magazine.
Anna Olson, Professional pastry chef & host of Fresh with Anna Olson. Anna will talk about her experiences on the show as well as give cooking demonstrations tantalizing our senses and taste buds with each recipe she prepares.
While people may think of Anna as a "celebrity chef," she is incredibly humble about her accomplishments and is extremely generous and kind, giving back to many local charities and enjoying a visit to the local library of any new town or city she visits.
Take advantage of exclusive "Show Only" discounts and pricing
Find Everything for your home and garden!
Breathtaking Gardens, Landscapes & Water Features
Home Improvement Alley
Pools, Spas, Outdoor Living & Hardscapes
Interior Design & Home Accessories
Wine Tastings from Vincor Canada, Strewn and Wayne Gretzky Estates
Live Cooking Demonstrations
Shop til you drop in our Art, Gift, & Gourmet Center
Interactive Kid zone featuring: Free Magic Shows, Sing-a-longs, story telling
Pet Zone with live pet adoptions
Incredible DIY Seminars All Weekend Long
Register to win one of two $500 weekend getaways from Club Cranberry.
Location: Scotiabank Convention Centre 6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls When: Friday April 8th - Sunday April 10th Cost: FREE! More Info: Free Parking at the Convention Centre.
Niagara Falls Easter 2011 Long Weekend Family Events
Welland Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Annual Easter Egg Hunt Offering more than $4000.00 in treats and prizes, the the annual easter egg hunt in Welland is one of the biggest around and offers many fun things to do for the family including face painting, fire truck displays, trivia contests, carnival games and more. It is worth the half hr drive from Niagara Falls to Welland to take part in this event. Location: Merritt Island Park, Welland More Info:Family Hunt $10.00 Activities & Games tickets will be 50¢ each. Activities range from 1 to 4 tickets. Tickets won may be cashed in for prizes at the prize tent.
Bird Kingdom - Easter Weekend Special Any 4 Admission tickets for $40.00 Valid from April 21st to the 26th, Bird Kingdom will be offering 4 admission tickets for $40.00 Check out our Bird Kingdom page Bird Kingdom page for more information on the famous Niagara aviary. To print out the 4 for $40 coupon visit the Bird Kingdom website.
Dinner Theatre – “Oh Canada Eh!” From April 16 - October 22 the Oh Canada Eh! Dinner Theatre will host their annual Oh Canada Eh! Dinner Show.
On top of the above mentioned Easter Weekend activities, there are still many other things to do in Niagara Falls throughout the month of April.
Niagara Helicopters View the City and the waterfalls from high above in a Niagara Helicopter tour. Find out more on our Niagara Helicopter Tours page.
Indoor Skydiving Niagara Falls is home to the Niagara Free Fall Center, one of only a handfull of Skydiving simulators open to the public, it is a great place to get the feel of what it's like to jump out of an airplane without actually having to do so!Check out our page on the Niagara Freefall Center .
Accommodations in Niagara Falls
During busy holidays like Christmas, New Years and March Break, Niagara Falls Hotels quickly fill up. Even though they are busy there still are many deals to be found below.