Christmas Light Displays in Niagara

November 19, 2020 0

Best local Christmas light displays you must see this year! Wondering where the best Christmas light displays in Niagara are? If so, this list is for you! Discover neighbourhood houses with thousands of lights, all […]


Where to See Santa in Niagara

November 19, 2020 0

Get in the holiday spirit with a Santa sighting! We’ve put a list together of where to see Santa in Niagara this holiday season! Pelham Santa Clause Parade Saturday, December 12, 1-3:30pm Each year the […]


Where to Find Hot Chocolate Bombs in Niagara

November 15, 2020 0

Have you seen these hot chocolate bombs all over the internet? They are so much fun and kids will love them. You can light up children’s faces this holiday with a hot chocolate bomb from […]

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Cut-Your-Own Tree Farms in Niagara

November 10, 2020 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 Smiths’ Christmas Trees has a selection of Balsam Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, […]


Talking to Kids about Remembrance Day

November 1, 2020 0

By Catherine Skinner   As a little girl, I was no stranger to solemnity. Sitting quietly through school assembly was a monthly practice from as early as grade one. Six-year-old me, criss-cross-applesauce on the gym […]

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Halloween Events in Niagara

October 19, 2020 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. Please remember to physically distance and wear masks when out in public. Halloween Events […]

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The Best Corn Mazes in Niagara

October 1, 2020 0

Working together through a corn maze is a fun way to spend a fall day outside with the family. Here is our list of the best corn mazes in Niagara. Have fun working your way […]

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Pumpkin Patches in Niagara

September 12, 2020 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 […]


Unique Airbnbs in Ontario for Families

September 2, 2020 0

Are you looking for a fun family getaway? Whether you’re looking for a short weekend getaway or a longer family vacation, there are many fun and unique places to explore in Ontario. Here are our […]

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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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Fun and Free Things to Do in Niagara This Summer

July 2, 2018 0

We’ve put together some fun and free things to do in Niagara this summer with kids!   Heartland Forest (8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls) Heartland forest is a great nature area for the family […]

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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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Campgrounds in Niagara

August 7, 2019 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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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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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

July 11, 2019 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

May 29, 2019 0

Here is our list of friendly farms and pick-your-own farms in Niagara!   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 […]

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