Free Movie Day at Cineplex Theatres

October 15, 2018 0

Going out as a family to the movies can really add up, especially with all the tasty snacks available. Well, this is your chance to enjoy a morning at the movies with your family for […]


The Great Big Boo!

October 5, 2018 0

This October, The Great Big Boo! – the ultimate family-friendly Halloween experience – is coming to the Niagara Falls Cineplex theatre! Musical theatre meets trick-or-treating in this spectacular, non-scary show for kids. Join Zoe and […]

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Halloween Events in Niagara

October 2, 2018 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 6th –  Monday October 8th, 10:00am […]

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Family-Friendly Weekend Events

September 20, 2018 0

Here are the top picks for family-friendly weekend events!     Carousel Players presents Peter Pan October 19 – October 20 FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul Street St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2 Canada + Google Map Pirates. Lost Boys. A […]

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Pumpkin Patches in Niagara

September 17, 2018 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 […]


Fall Bucket List for Families

September 16, 2018 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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Apple Picking in Niagara

September 10, 2018 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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The Best Family Beaches in Niagara

August 8, 2018 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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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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Summer Camp Guide

April 9, 2018 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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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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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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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

July 11, 2018 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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25 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 1, 2018 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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Campgrounds in Niagara

July 25, 2018 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. Carousel Players presents Peter Pan

    October 19 - October 20
  2. Heartland’s Annual PumpkinFest

    October 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Public Star Night at Firemen’s Park

    October 20, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Fall Craft & Vendor Fair – Fort Erie Optimists

    October 21, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. The Great Big Boo

    October 22, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm


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