What can we do this Weekend? | Thanksgiving 2017 Edition

What can we do this weekend in Niagara

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What Can We Do This Weekend?


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Balls Fall Festival

October 6th, 7th & 8th | 10am – 5pm

Balls Falls, 3292 Sixth Ave. Lincoln

The Festival has become a long-standing, favorite tradition for both families and visitors who come from far and wide to experience the Ball’s Falls annual festival and its natural setting. In addition to the arts, crafts, and wares, you can enjoy the incredible beauty of this 19th Century hamlet, set amid the majestic Niagara Escarpment and Twenty Valley eco-system.

Vineland ARTFest

October 7th, 8th, 9th | 10am – 5pm

Twenty Valley Public School

Victoria Ave., Vineland


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Puddicombe Farm Train Schedule

Weekends in September 10am – 4pm

Fall Events Niagara



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Have Fun @ Howells


The annual pumpkin festival is back!

October 6th | 12pm – 10pm

October 7th | 10am – 10pm

October 8th | 11am – 7pm

October 9th | 10am – 7pm

Public Skating Niagara


Market Discovery Table at the Farmers Market

Saturdays June thru October | 9am – 11am
Join in the fun with the Market Discovery Table. Participants will enjoy hands-on experiences, including making butter, creating seed mosaics, honey tasting, market searches and more. A different farm theme is featured each week. Fun for kids of all ages.


Family Day NiagaraRidgeway Farmers Market

Saturday October 7th | 7:30am – 12:30pm
The fruits of a Niagara Summer are available right now at the Ridgeway Farmers Market.
The Ridgeway Farmers Market runs every Saturday Morning until October 14th in the municipal parking lot in downtown Ridgeway.


Boo at the Zoo

Safari Niagara

October 7th, 8th, 9th | 10am – 4pm

A family-friendly Halloween event! Join us for our 5th annual Boo at the Zoo. TRICK or TREAT your way around the zoo brought to you by local businesses. This is a safe and unique Halloween party you do not want to miss!

• Costume Contests (Categories: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-7, Ages 8-12, Best Group)
• Scavenger Hunt Contest for your chance win a 2018 family season membership (2 Adult/ 2 Child)
• Fun House
• Inflatables
• Kids Bubble/Dance Party
• Trick-or-Treating

• Children 12 & under in costume receive FREE admission with donation of a non-perishable food item
• Adults receive special admission rate of $15.00 +HST with donation of a non-perishable food item
• Regular pricing will be in effect for guests without a food donation
• Season membership holders receive FREE admission and special fast-lane entry

• NO coupons, discounts or special offers will be valid on event dates
• The event will proceed rain or shine
• The Gator Express Tram will NOT be running on Boo at the Zoo event days
• No Shows & Tours will take place on Boo at the Zoo event days
• Admission Gate will close at 3PM and no admittance will be permitted after this time


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Welland Rowing

Welland Farmers Market

Saturday October 7th | 6am – Noon
70 Young Street (between Young and Division Streets)

Local Farmers proudly share the excitement and flavour of the Welland Farmers’ Market with you. They’ve been luring locals and tourists every Saturday to the Market since 1907, with shelves of fresh fruits and vegetables, tasty meats, natural cheeses, local artisans, and baked goods.

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Port Colborne Farmers Market

Friday October 6th | 6am – 1pm

The Niagara Region has long been known for the quality of its tender fruits and vegetables. What better way to enjoy this freshness than through a visit to Port Colborne’s weekly Farmers’ Market?
Over 60 vendors from throughout the Niagara Region present their fresh produce, meats, baked goods and a colourful variety of flowers and bedding plants. It is truly a delight for all your senses!
The Market Square is located directly in front of City Hall, 66 Charlotte Street, every Friday morning.
There is free 2 hour time limit parking on downtown streets.

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Rogers Hometown Hockey Niagara Falls

Saturday October 7th | 12pm-6pm
Sunday October 8th | 12pm-10pm

Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls

Rogers Hometown Hockey makes its way to Niagara Falls, Ontario, and you can expect a great weekend of FREE hockey-related activities, NHL Alumni appearances, music, and fun for the whole family!

Join Ron MacLean and Tara Slone LIVE on-site on Sunday, October 8th for the broadcast as they tell the stories that celebrate the hockey history and culture that put Niagara Falls on Canada’s hockey map, and stick around the catch the Montreal Canadiens take on the New York Rangers.

For more information, check out www.hometownhockey.com.










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