Father’s Day in Niagara Falls

Why not show your appreciation for your father or father figure this Father’s Day,by taking him on a trip to Niagara Falls.There are a ton of things to do to express your love and gratitude to this wonderful man.Here are just a few suggestions.

If he’s a golfer you’re in luck.Niagara Falls and the Niagara Region has over 25 superbgolf courses, and many of them award winning. Several are offering Father’s Day specials. Why not offer to be his caddy for the day?

The Niagara River is an acclaimedfishing spot. As you travel the upper Niagara Parkway above the falls you’ll spot other fishers trying to catch,” the big one”. Make sure you have the appropriate Ontario Fishing license. Ontario residents under 18 years of age and seniors over 65 are free.

You might want to take a hike(good shoes for this steep walk are a must)to the lower Whirlpool Glen just below the popular NiagaraWhirlpool Aero Car . You’ll have plenty of company.

Niagara Falls has no shortage of interesting things to see and do.A ride aboard aHornblower Niagara Cruisesor a visit to the Journey Behind the Falls attraction where you go behind the falls and get wet on the observation decks behind and beside the falls (You’ll be provided with a raincoat). This amazing view of the falls is always a highlight.

If your Dad likes nature the Queen Victoria Park near the falls celebrates its 125th anniversary as Ontario’s first provincial park.Inside the Victoria Park Gift store is a fascinating photo display about the history of the park.Outside the store is a mass of colourful flowers,like tulips and daffodils and other springtime flowers.While you’re in this area tell dad you’ve arranged a bit of a show for him in the evening.It includes a live performance on the Coca-Cola stage,the illumination of the Falls beginning at dusk until midnight and a eye popping fireworks display over the falls at 10 pm.Actually,every Friday and Sunday evenings and special holidays a live band performs in the Coca Cola band shell in Queen Victoria Park followed by the illumination of the falls and the fireworks.

There are a multitude of restaurants that are offering special Father’s Day Brunches and dinners.

Make this a Father’s Day that dad will remember.