The August long weekend may mark the halfway point in summer, but there is still lots of time to visit and make this a perfect Civic Holiday Niagara Falls weekend.
What to do for this Civic Holiday Niagara Falls Long Weekend
Civic Holiday is the perfect time to visit Niagara Falls, and we’ve got a full weekends worth of places to visit and things to see while you’re here! Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to spend time with your family and friends in Canada’s most iconic tourist destination.
Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the Niagara River Corridor. As they experience the sights and sounds of a fort under siege at Old Fort Erie and the enchanting stories and adventures of Canada’s most famous heroine, Laura Secord, at the lovingly restored Laura Secord Homestead in the historic village of Queenston, Ontario. Niagara Parks is proud to offer free admission to Old Fort Erie and the Laura Secord Homestead
Visitors will explore the objects that the people of Niagara feel tell a story about their country. These are personal stories that collectively tell us something about our nation. There is a wide variety of descriptions of transportation, immigration, sports, the military, and much more. Donors too are as diverse as their artefacts, from as young as ten years to as accomplished as the world traveller. Only at the Niagara Falls History Museum and a perfect addition to every Civic Holiday Niagara Falls itinerary!
Head to Queen Victoria Park and enjoy some incredible FREE entertainment! This weekend there are twice as many chances for you to enjoy the show. Slick Brothers & One Slick Sister rock the stage on Friday, August 4th. And The House of David Gang closes out the weekend on Monday, August 7th. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and soak up the summer in Niagara.
Formerly of the Eagles and co-writer of the iconic Grammy-studded hit Hotel California, Don Felder takes the stage to perform singles such as Life in the Fast Lane, Tequila Sunrise and Take It Easy. This incredible event is sure to get you singing along with your favourite hits! Don’t miss it!
Hornblower’s Falls Fireworks Cruise is Niagara Falls most talked about experience and most sought-after attraction ticket. This extended 40-minute cruise promises to be the highlight of any visit to Niagara Falls. And the perfect way to cap off your Civic Holiday long weekend!
From the convenience of our licensed onboard bar, you can savour local craft beers and fine Niagara wines, all while cruising the Niagara River and Great Gorge. Take in the panoramic views of the dazzling Niagara Falls city skyline and the stunning coloured illumination of the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Colours whirl and sparks fly with the extraordinary Falls Fireworks spectacle directly overhead.
However you choose to celebrate this August Civic Long Weekend, we here at Hornblower hope you and your family have a safe and fun holiday!