Family-Friendly Weekend Events for December 15-17

December 13, 2017 0

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS December 15, 7:30 pm – December 17, 5:00 pm First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul Street St. Catharines, Ontario Canada + Google Map YELLOW DOOR THEATRE PROJECT presentsTHE WIND IN THE WILLOWS CAIRNS RECITAL HALL […]


Tim Hortons’ Free Skates in Niagara

December 11, 2017 0

Have some fun this winter with the Tim Hortons’ Free Skates program! Tim Hortons restaurant owners proudly offer complimentary skating during the winter season at local community arenas across the country. Here is a list of […]


Christmas Light Displays in Niagara

November 27, 2017 0

Here is a list of some amazing residential Christmas light displays in Niagara. Please let us know of any other great houses at info@niagarafamilies.com!     7786 & 7792 Spring Blossom Drive, Niagara Falls Two […]

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Christmas Shows and Music in Niagara

November 21, 2017 0

We’ve put together a list of family Christmas Shows and Music throughout Niagara this holiday season! POPS! 2  ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE – A HOLIDAY WASSAIL! December 9 at 7:30pm, December 10th at 2:30pm FirstOntario Performing Arts […]

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Cut-Your-Own Tree Farms in Niagara

November 20, 2017 0

Cutting your own Christmas tree is a great family activity and tradition! Here is a list of cut-your-own tree farms in Niagara! Smiths’ Trees They have a good selection of Balsam Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, and Meyer […]


Photos With Santa Guide

November 15, 2017 0

We’ve put together a list of places to get photos with Santa in Niagara. Check out our Photos with Santa Guide!     Pen Centre PenStation, Event Court  Drop into PenStation and leave your Christmas […]

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Winter Festival of Lights

November 14, 2017 0

The Winter Festival of Lights transforms Niagara Falls into a beautiful holiday wonderland with millions of sparkling lights and animated displays. Take your family to experience the magical glow of Canada’s largest illumination festival.   […]

Things to Do

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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 […]

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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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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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A Full Day of Adventure at Safari Niagara

July 1, 2014 1

When it comes to zoos, there are two camps. People either loathe the idea of keeping wild animals in cages, or they are resigned to the reality that without an opportunity to get up close […]

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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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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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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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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, […]

Upcoming Events


    December 15, 7:30 pm - December 17, 5:00 pm
  2. Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland Craft and Vendor Event

    December 16, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Story Corner

    December 16, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  4. Reindeer Games Kids Holiday Party

    December 16, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Gingerbread House Contest

    December 17, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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