Weekend Family Events for May 5-7

Family Events in Niagara

Here is our list of great family-friendly events happening in Niagara this weekend! Enjoy!

Free Comic Book Day

May 6

Pick up a comic book. Free! It’s an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to their communities.

Local stores participating in Free Comic Book Day:

224 Glenridge Ave., Unit 9, St. Catharines
(905) 682-0111
413 St Paul St., St. Catharines
(905) 682-6147
6465 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
(905) 318-9636
Local Libraries:
Thorold Public Library
While supplies last, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Dress as your favourite character to be entered into fun giveaways!
Pelham Public Library
Visit Maple Acre Branch from 9-12 or Fonthill Branch from 1-5 while supplies last.
St. Catharines Public Library
Join us between 2:30-3:30pm at the Central Library, Mills Room, to play some video games, design and create a button and receive a free comic book. Comic books are generously donated by Mostly Comics. Registration in advance is mandatory (contact 905-688-6103 ext 227). Ages 8-14, Free.

Kids Fishing Day in Port Dalhousie



Niagara Folk Arts Festival – Opening Ceremonies

May 6, 11:00 am1:00 pm

Downtown St. Catharines, 346 St. Paul St., St. Catharines

This festival is a beautiful blend of the cultures and people that make Canada a nation to be envied. During the festival the multicultural community opens its doors and its hearts and welcomes you to experience the beauty and uniqueness of their cultures, traditions, art, music and food. There are dances, exhibitions, live entertainment and more.

Opening Ceremonies – May 6 2017 at 11 am

Join the Procession of Festival Ambassadors and friends as it winds its way from the Folk Arts Multicultural Centre to Market Square in Downtown St. Catharines. Amidst traditional colourful costumes and swirling flags join us as we kick off the Niagara Folk Arts Festival in style!

For more information, visit http://folk-arts.ca/festival/.


NOTL Confederation Celebration

May 6, 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Fort George National Historic Site, 51 Queen’s Parade , Niagara-On-The-Lake



Energy Grand Opening!

May 6, 12:00 pm3:00 pm 

Energy Gymnastics, 333 Ontario St., St. Catharines

Gymnastics Energy invites you to visit their new over 20,000 sq ft facility at 333 Ontario St, St Catharines (near SkyZone, behind the Tim Hortons). Whether you are a current member, a former member or you may have an aspiring gymnast in your house, we would love to see you! You’ll have an opportunity to tour our new home and talk to the coaches about the different class offerings. Kids will also have a chance to try out some of the activities at stations supervised by our certified coaches. Our parent volunteers will also be hosting a BBQ lunch to help us fundraise for new equipment. Please consider joining us on Saturday, May 6th and feel free to invite any friends you feel might be interested in attending. We hope to see you there!


Between Mothers Open House!

May 6, 12:00 pm3:00 pm

333 Ontario St. St.Catharines

Come check out the brand new studio!
Goodies, prizes, demos and more!!

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1812263339094722


Free Family Fun Day at Kids and Company

May 6, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

4342 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

Join us for a Free Family Fun Day at our Niagara location!

Come out and enjoy Kidco crafts/activities, a Bubbling Potions show from Mad Science and snacks from our very own Kidco Kitchen! Admission is FREE.

To Register: https://kidsandcompanyniagarafamilyfunday.eventbrite.ca

We hope to see you there!



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