Family-Friendly Weekend Events

October 10, 2019 0

Here are the top picks for family-friendly weekend events!   Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival October 11, 10:00 am – October 14, 5:00 pm Ball’s Falls, Regional Road 24, Vineland With over 170 juried artisans, food vendors, demonstrators & entertainers […]

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Halloween Events in Niagara

September 20, 2019 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. Halloween Events in Niagara   Boo at the Zoo Saturday October 12th – […]


Fall Bucket List for Families

September 16, 2019 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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Top 10 Family-Friendly Walking Trails in Niagara

September 13, 2019 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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Pumpkin Patches in Niagara

September 12, 2019 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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The Best Corn Mazes in Niagara

September 11, 2019 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 […]


Apple Picking in Niagara

September 9, 2019 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) […]

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Fall Festivals in Niagara

September 6, 2019 0

Celebrate fall with these family-friendly fall festivals in Niagara!   Annual Harvest Festival, Port Colborne – Saturday, September 28, 10am-4pm Market Square, 59 Charlotte St., Port Colborne With over 20 vendors that include everything from crafts, […]

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The Best Family Beaches in Niagara

August 7, 2019 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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25 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 1, 2019 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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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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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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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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Summer Camp Guide

June 26, 2019 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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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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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 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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    October 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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