Family-Friendly Events for the Weekend of October 20-22

October 18, 2017 0

Fall Harvest Fair October 21, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Links for Greener Learning, 360 Niagara St., St. Catharines Find out more » Heartland’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Fest October 21, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Heartland Forest Nature Experience, 8215 Heartland Forest […]


Fall Bucket List for Families

October 2, 2017 0

Fall is my favourite season. I love the cool crisp air, the start of a new school year, the cozy sweaters, the beautiful colours, and especially Thanksgiving. Every year as a family, we make a […]

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Halloween Events in Niagara: 2017

September 25, 2017 0

Get your costumes on and get ready for some trick or treating fun! Here is our list of family-friendly Halloween Events in Niagara:   Boo at the Zoo Saturday October 7th –  Monday October 9th, 10:00am […]

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Pumpkin Patches in Niagara

September 18, 2017 0

Each year, we visit one of the local pumpkin patches to do some of the traditional fall activities. My kids have a blast running through the corn maze, bumping along on a wagon hayride, jumping […]

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Apple Picking in Niagara

September 11, 2017 0

Celebrate fall by enjoying a nice day outdoors apple picking in Niagara. Choose from the list below of friendly pick-your-own apple farms in the Niagara Region.   Where to Pick Apples in Niagara   Windwood Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN) […]


Fall Festivals and Vendor Shows

September 6, 2017 0

Kidz Fest Saturday, September 9, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Merritton Community Centre, 7 Park Ave., St. Catharines Everything from pregnancy to pre-teens. Vendors Food Inflatables Face Painting Arts and crafts   Fall Frenzee Vendor Show Sunday, […]

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Walking Trails in Niagara

August 8, 2017 0

Family-Friendly Walking Trails in Niagara: 1. Woodend Conservation Area (1 Taylor Rd, St. Catharines) Woodend is located on the Niagara Escarpment, and has a network of forested trails. The trails are wide and easy to […]

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The Best Family Beaches in Niagara

August 1, 2017 0

Hitting up the beach is a great way to spend a summer day with kids. Everyone can have fun splashing in the water, building in the sand, and playing in the sun! We’ve put together […]

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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

August 17, 2016 0

Even though the Niagara region has such amazing family fun attractions, sometimes it’s great to get away and explore new and different places. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip or a weekend getaway, […]

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Friendly Farms & Pick-Your-Own

June 5, 2017 0

A big thank you to our Featured Sponsor: Mathias Farms   Our family-friendly and pick-your-own farm listings are organized by the town or city they are found in. Choose from the options below and click on […]

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25 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 1, 2017 0

It doesn’t hurt to have a list of activities on hand for those days when the rain just doesn’t want to clear up. My kids have fun playing on their own but eventually become bored […]

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Summer Camp Guide 2017

April 3, 2017 0

Are you looking for a summer camp for your kids this summer? Look no further! Niagara Families’ Summer Camp Guide is filled with lots of great listings of Summer Camps in Niagara for all ages. Sports […]

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Jungle Jim’s Playcentre

June 16, 2015 0

I visited Jungle Jim’s Playcentre recently with a friend and our kids (between us we have seven kids, aged 2 months to 6 years). I was pleasantly surprised at what a great indoor playground Jungle […]

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Fun and Free Things to Do in Niagara This Summer

July 7, 2015 0

    Heartland Forest (8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls) Heartland forest is a great nature area for the family to enjoy. There are trails, frog and turtle ponds, picnic shelters, a small playground for […]

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Bird Kingdom is a Niagara Paradise

May 12, 2014 0

Review written by Catherine Skinner It’s been a long time since I had a day trip with my father, so imagine my delight when he suggested that he join us for our excursion to Bird […]

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Cheeky Monkeys’ Playland

May 5, 2014 0

Last week my kids and I let loose on the Niagara location of Cheeky Monkeys Playland. I don’t like playgrounds. As a child, I was taught never to climb too high, run too fast, or […]

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Campgrounds in Niagara

June 19, 2017 0

Camping is a great Ontario summer tradition. Packing up the car, hitting the road and going on a camping adventure is a great way to spend quality time with the family. But sometimes you don’t […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Fall Harvest Fair

    October 21, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Story Corner

    October 21, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  3. Heartland’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Fest

    October 21, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    October 21, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Halloween Howl

    October 21, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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