Celebrate the Long Weekend at Niagara Parks!
The Niagara Parks Commission is pleased to announce the return of its popular Victoria Day Weekend Falls Fireworks, a sure sign that summer is on its way!
On Friday, Sunday and holiday Monday, free concerts will also take place at 8 p.m. on the Illumination Tower Stage in Queen Victoria Park, followed by Falls Fireworks at 10 p.m.
Victoria Long Weekend Concert Lineup
Friday, May 20 Lowdown
Sunday, May 22 Mosaik
Monday, May 23 Tianna H Entertainment
Queen Victoria Exhibit – Table Rock Grand Hall, Lower Level
Niagara Parks has a long history of royal visits, as NPC was founded during the reign of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria. The famous Park overlooking the Falls carries her name and this special exhibit will feature an interpretive display of NPC’s archive photos to share this interesting history.
Local Artist Sale – Table Rock Canadian Treasures Store
Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Local photographer/artist Paul Augustino will be at Table Rock’s Canadian Treasures store to sign postcards and sell his unique prints featuring Niagara.
Annual Hydrangea Display at the Floral Showhouse
The Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse is currently featuring its annual Hydrangea Display. Features include hanging baskets, some over five feet wide, overflowing with colourful Hydrangeas, as well as forced Foxglove and Delphinium will their spectacular display of blues, pinks and white. Located at 7145 Niagara Parkway a short walk south of the Falls, admission to this beautiful venue is FREE. The Floral Showhouse is open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Starting on Saturday, May 21, closing time will be extended until 8 p.m. Parking is available on-site.
While visiting the Floral Showhouse, visitors are encouraged to check out the new ‘Shop in the Garden’, featuring fresh floral arrangements, gift baskets and flowering potted plants as well as garden and giftware.
For the best value to experience Niagara Parks’ attractions, purchase our Niagara Falls
Adventure Pass. You’ll save on admission to Journey Behind the Falls, Maid of the Mist, White Water Walk and Niagara’s Fury: The Creation of the Falls, as well as two-day all-day transportation on the WEGO bus system.
You’ll also receive over $25 in additional discount coupons for shopping, dining and additional attractions:
• $3 off Butterfly Conservatory
• $2 off Whirlpool Aero Car
• Half Price Sir Adam Beck Power Tour
• $1 off 5 oz. Mini Melts Ice Cream
• $1 off Sugar Sugar at Pop & Lolly’s Candy Store
• Buy 2 get 1 Free Tapas at Elements on the Falls Restaurant
• Free fountain drink refill at Riverview International Buffet
• $5 off minimum purchase of $30 at any Niagara Parks Store
You can buy the Pass on-line OR at any of our attractions or Welcome Centres located at entrances to the Park and at Table Rock next to the Horseshoe Falls.
When you arrive at Niagara Parks, go to a Welcome Centre or attraction and make timed ticketing reservations for your visits to Journey Behind the Falls, White Water Walk and the Butterfly Conservatory. (Priority Access is NOT available for Maid of the Mist.)
The Adventure Pass can be used over as many days as you like, anytime the attractions are open, NOW until October 24, 2011. Adults (13+ yrs) only $44.95. Children (6-12 yrs) $32.95. * (All prices quoted in Canadian dollars, taxes not included.) Children 5 and under are admitted to all attractions free of charge!
The Niagara Parks Commission is an Agency of the Government of Ontario. It is NPC’s mission to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while remaining financially self-sufficient.