• Easter in Niagara 2013

    Great Family Events Going On This Weekend

    Nothing marks the beginning of spring like a holiday celebration.  While there are plenty of festive activities to do at home, be sure to get outside this weekend and participate in some of the community events.  From live entertainment to traditional Easter ritual, there will be guaranteed fun for all who come out and participate.  As usual, stores will be closing in light of the holiday so be sure to get any necessary shopping done prior to Easter Sunday.  Here’s a full list of all of everything going on in Niagara for Easter 2013:

    Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Firemen’s Park

    In celebration of the 17th annual Easter Egg Hunt, Stamford Centre Volunteer Firefighters will be handing out over 400-pounds of chocolate to kids in the community.  The hunt will commence on Saturday morning at 11am.  After all of the eggs have been found there will be additional games, food, and activities for families to partake in.  Admission is $3 or a food donation to Project Share.

    The Jelly Bean Hunt

    Saturday between 11am and 3pm, Heartland Forest will be hosting their own festivities.  The main event will be the jelly bean hunt but there will also be crafts, games, raffles, and music throughout the afternoon.

    Butterfly Conservatory Easter Egg Scramble

    Children race around the Conservatory to find letters for the secret word clues the East Bunny left behind.  There will be holiday treats for all who participate.  The grand prize for the scramble is a gift basket from NPC’s Pop and Lolly Candy Shop.  These events are included in regular admission prices between March 29th and April 1st.

    Floral Showhouse Easter Display

    Come take a look at beautiful bouquets of Easter lilies, spring bulbs, and schizanthus during the Floral Showhouse event.  Admission is only $5 and the exhibit will continue until April 7th.

    Niagara Parks Restaurants Easter Brunch

    On Easter Sunday, many restaurants in Niagara are changing the menu and serving a traditional Easter Brunch.  Be sure to stop by the Niagara Golf Couse, Whirlpool Golf Course, Elements on the Falls, and Queenston Heights restaurants to indulge in the holiday feast with close friends and families of the community.

    Celebrate the Easter Holiday at Table Rock Complex

    Visit Table Rock this weekend to take advantage of some great attractions, sales, and dining deals.  All retailers will be providing sweet treats for the children and families of Niagara.

    Buffalo’s Dyngus Day

    If you are considering crossing over the boarder this holiday season, check out the Polish Easter celebration in Buffalo.

    City Closures

    Businesses will be closing-up for the holiday season.  Be sure to get everything you need for Easter this Saturday; most shops will be out of service Friday and Sunday.  Here is a list of businesses and institutions that will be closed:

    • City of Niagara Falls Facilities
    • Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre
    • Recreation and Culture Office
    • Niagara Falls Museums
    • Administrative Offices
    • City Hall
    • All Regional, National, and International Banks/Financial Service Providers
    • LCBO and The Beer Store
    • Most major grocery store chains
    • Post Office
    • Transit will operate on a limited schedule but will resume full-service on April 2nd

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