Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes oh my! Ahhh Thanksgiving, a holiday where eating until you fall asleep before dessert is accepted. This holiday season spice up your family tradition not just with a friendly game of football and eating until you drop but hop on board and experience the daytime Voyage to the Falls cruise that is sure to awaken your senses. With kids off of school for a three-day holiday and you busy as a bee preparing a harvest meal, be sure to xpare an hour or two for some quality family time on a boat ride they will never forget. If you are visiting Niagara Falls and the Niagara Region this holiday weekend, be sure to make time to enjoy the Falls festivities happening around the city and most importantly experiencing a Fall daytime boat tour to see the Falls. Have a pek at events and festivals happening around the region:

Ball Falls Craft Show & Vineland Thanksgiving Art fest

The Vineland Craft Show is the largest craft show in the Niagara region drawing in thousands of vendors and crafters across the Niagara region. The event features over 140 vendors and offers something for everyone including: food, shopping, pony rides, children and heritage activities. Admission is $6 and children under 14 are free.  The Vineland Thanksgiving Festival is a newer festival but features its harvest exhibitors along Victoria Street. 

Shaw Festival

Put on your best dress and head to the Theatre. All year round, the Shaw Festival features a number of award-winning plays featuring, ‘Caberet, Philadelphia Story and the Phillanderer. There are yearly student and senior discounts available.

Hiking the Gorge

Nothing says Autumn like taking a brisk walk along the Niagara Gorge and watching the leaves turn colour. There are many different walking trails and hiking paths to enjoy in Niagara Falls and across the region.

Old Fort Erie Tours

Whether you travel during the days or at night, Old Fort Erie Tours offer historical reenactments of life back in 1812 and what it was like on Canada’s battlefield.

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Enjoy a fun-filled family afternoon on board our Voyage to the Falls boat tour. Our daytime boat tour is the perfect way to spend quality time with friends and family without breaking the bank. 

Evening Cruises are offered every night. Falls Fireworks Cruises are offered on Sunday and Fridays from now until November.

Haunted Houses

Share some screams and chills at a number of Haunted houses located across Niagara region. Experience the thrills back to back in a number of haunted houses featured on Clifton Hill. Nightmares Fear Factory and The House of Frankenstein offer nail-biting experiences to experience with the entire family.

Butterfly Conservatory

Nothing says Fall like the spectacular warm colours that are showcased from the abundance of plants and butterflies featured at the Butterfly Conservatory. Experience over 2,000 tropical butterflies from around the world. The self guided walking tour is fantastic way to bond with family while posing for lasting pictures.

However, you wish to celebrate time with your family this Thanksgiving Holiday let it be a thrilling experience that everyone is sure to enjoy.

To book tickets for the ‘Voyage to the Falls’ boat tour or ‘ Falls Illumination’ and ‘Falls Fireworks Cruises’ visit online at: www.niagaracruises.com

or call 1.905. 642.4272