2013 Thanksgiving Long Weekend Celebrations in Niagara Falls and Region

Thanksgiving Day in Canada has been a holiday on the second Monday of October since 1957. It is a chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year. Why not spend an unforgettable long weekend in Niagara Falls and Region? Here we provide you some clue for local celebrations.

Oct. 11 – Oct. 14: Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival

Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving FestivalThe 39th Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival on Friday, Oct. 11th to Monday, Oct. 14th, 10 am to 5 pm, features over 130 selected artisans displaying and selling their creative wares such as pottery, paintings, jewelry, lawn ornaments and clothing. Check out last year’s programme…

Daily live entertainment, children’s activities and numerous heritage displays will keep visitors engaged.

New! Many individuals including youth from the community have asked if the could have a chance to perform music in front of a live audience during our Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival. Now you can… we will include a small stage for members of the public to perform… just call us up for an audition. Time slots and days are limited. Read more …

Oct. 12: Boo at the Zoo – Safari Niagara Halloween Event

Safari Niagara-Boo at the ZooYou are invited to Safari Niagara’s 1st Annual Boo at the Zoo event.
Time: Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:00am-4:00pm
Tickets:
FREE Trick-or-Treating and FREE Park Admission for Children 12 and under in a costume!
Adults Only $15.00 + tax
Tickets are available for purchase the day of the event at the admissions booth.
Donation of a non-perishable food item is appreciated in support of Fort Erie COPE. ANIMAL PRESENTATION! COSTUME CONTESTS! HALLOWEEN TRAIN RIDE! A FAMILY FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN EVENT YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS! Read more …

Oct. 12: Stargazing Party in Niagara Falls (FREE)Heartland Forest-Stargazing

Everyone welcome – meet in the new NATURE CENTRE! Bring the whole family for a presentation by the Niagara Centre of the Royal Canadian Astronomical Society. These public presentations are given for free by RASC members. Donations to Heartland Forest are greatly appreciated and go directly to off set the cost of hosting the presentations. Auroras, mysterious, magical and visible from Niagara. Join us for a presentation explaining how to watch the aurora from your backyard and as well how to photograph them using nothing more than a simple camera. Read more …

Oct. 12: Free Children’s Fun Day

Free Childrens DayFree Children’s Day Event and Food fundraiser for Project Share
October 12th noon-3:30pm
1 canned good =1 entry
at Camp Park Resorts Niagara Falls*
ENJOY an all around FREE day.
Kids don’t forget to wear your costumes, kids parade is at 2:00pm with prizes to follow! Includes: FREE Face painting, crafts, games obstacles, corn maze, hay rides, mini putt + little haunted house if your brave enough at Camp Park Resort*+++ in Niagara Falls. Read more …