Great Spring Activities this Easter Weekend at Niagara Parks

Great Spring Activities this Easter Weekend at Niagara Parks

The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) is pleased to offer a variety of activities for visitors and families alike this Easter weekend. Come out and enjoy all that Niagara Parks has to offer this spring, including:
Easter Egg Scramble at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
2405 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario
March 29 – April 1
Open daily from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory is pleased to bring back its family fun Easter Egg Word Scramble, this holiday weekend. Children will be encouraged to look for letters hidden throughout the Conservatory to spell a secret phrase and earn the chance to win a grand prize gift basket donated by NPC’s Pop & Lolly’s Candy Shop. As well, thanks to sponsors Cadbury, Falls Wholesale Ltd., Hershey’s Canada and Mars, each child participating in the scramble will receive a complimentary Easter treat (while supplies last).

Venom Exhibit
While at the Conservatory, make sure to visit the popular Venom Exhibit. This hands-on, interactive

Venom Exhibit

Venom Exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory

show, created by Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo of Ottawa, includes tarantulas, scorpions, highly poisonous toads, rattlesnakes, vipers and one of only two king cobras on display in Canada.

Enjoy both activities with admission to the Butterfly Conservatory: $13.50 adults 13+; $8.80 children 6-12 and children 5 and under free (All prices $CDN + taxes). For an additional $10, you can purchase a season’s pass for both the Conservatory and parking at the site and return as often as you like to visit this tropical

paradise and the beautiful grounds of NPC’s Botanical Gardens.

Annual Easter Display at Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse
7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Come meet chicks and bunnies at the Floral Showhouse

Come meet chicks and bunnies at the Floral Showhouse

An annual Niagara tradition for over 65 years, this display features a cross of lilies surrounded by colourful and fragrant spring flowers such as daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and azaleas. The popular addition of real chicks and bunnies enhance the exhibit and is a delight for all kids and adults who visit. All children attending will also receive a treat, courtesy of our generous sponsors.

Admission to the Floral Showhouse is: $5 adults 13+; $3.75 children 6-12, and children 5 and under free. Season pass upgrades are also available for an additional $5.

Easter Sunday Brunch at Niagara Parks
Join us on Sunday, March 31 as Niagara Parks Chefs prepare their fabulous Sunday brunch offerings. For a glimpse of our tempting menus, please visit our website. Reservations are recommended.

Niagara Parks Golf Course Openings

Whirlpool Golf Course

Whirlpool Golf Course

Whirlpool Public Golf Course: Friday, March 29
Legends on the Niagara Battlefield Course: Friday, April 5
Swing into spring! NPC staff have been busily preparing its championship courses in anticipation of the 2013 golf season. Further opening dates will be announced in the coming weeks. To book a tee-time, please visit www.niagaraparksgolf.com or call (905) 295-9595.

Easter Holiday Activity at Table Rock Complex
6650 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario
March 30 – March 31
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Table Rock is the place to be this Easter holiday weekend with great attractions, shopping and dining options for all. Be sure to stop by Pop & Lolly’s Candy Shop to witness lollipop making demonstrations at 1 p.m. While at the Grand Hall, get your photo taken with the Jelly Belly Mascot. Table Rock retail stores will also have sweet treats located at various cash registers for children to find. These treats are courtesy of our sponsors Cadbury, Falls Wholesale Ltd., Hershey’s Canada and Mars.

Whirlpool Aero Car to Open WEATHER DEPENDENT

Whirlpool Aero Car

Whirlpool Aero Car

3850 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Open Daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(Open until 6 p.m. Holiday Saturday and Sunday)
Niagara Parks staff eagerly await the opportunity to welcome the first visitors for the 2013 season. Based on weather conditions, the attraction will be open daily beginning on Saturday March 30.

For official updates on the opening, please visit www.niagaraparks.com. During the holiday, the Aero Car Gift Shop will be open to welcome visitors to this spectacular vantage point of the Niagara Glen and Whirlpool rapids.

Niagara Magic PassNiagara Magic Pass
For your family adventure in Niagara Falls, get the best value by purchasing the Niagara Magic Pass. Each pass includes admission to NPC’s Butterfly Conservatory (including Easter Egg Scramble/Venom Exhibit admission), Journey Behind the Falls, and Niagara’s Fury. It also includes two day transportation on the WEGO bus system, as well as bonus discount coupons for shopping, dining and partner attractions.

Price: $29.95 adults 13+; $24.95 children 6-12 and children 5 and under free! (All prices $CDN + taxes). For detailed information on Niagara Parks attractions, its hours of operation, admission and parking rates, as well as further information on the Niagara Magic Pass, please visit www.niagaraparks.com.

The Niagara Parks Commission is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

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