Over the Mother’s Day Weekend
• Springtime blooms on display at the Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse and all along the scenic Niagara Parkway
• Niagara Parks heritage sites set to open for the spring and summer months
• Popular Mother’s Day Brunch service filling up quickly at Niagara Parks full-serve restaurants
Celebrate the arrival of spring and delight in the sights, sounds and aromas of Niagara Parks this Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy the stunning magnolias and flowering Japanese cherry trees throughout the Park, and experience the numerous family-friendly attractions and important heritage sites, before making your way to Sunday brunch at one of Niagara Parks’ #FeastON certified restaurants. Niagara Parks truly has something for everyone on this special weekend:
Annual Hydrangea Display at the Floral Showhouse
The annual Hydrangea display features stunning floral spheres bursting with magnificent colours of blue, purple, pink and white throughout the warm, tropical setting. Surrounded by an array of blooming magnolias and tulips along the upper Niagara River, the Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse also features the Life on Display outdoor art installation. Admission to the Floral Showhouse is $5 for adults and $3.75 for children six to 12 years of age (All prices $CDN + taxes). Season Pass upgrades are also available.
Spring Blossoms Along the Scenic Niagara Parkway
The timing is perfect during Mother’s Day weekend to take in the spring blooms that can be found throughout the 40-hectare (99 acre) Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture and all along the scenic 56-kilometre Niagara Parkway from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake. View Niagara Parks’ online bloom calendar to see which flowers will be blossoming during your next visit: niagaraparks.com/nature-gardens.
Niagara Parks Heritage Sites Reopen for Mother’s Day Weekend
Niagara Parks encompasses a unique landscape that is rich in historical and natural significance, featuring over 100 monuments and plaques that identify the landmarks, events and persons important to the history of the region, located all along the Niagara River corridor. All Niagara Parks heritage sites will open for the spring and summer months beginning on Mother’s Day weekend. For more information, including hours of operation and admission costs, please visit: niagaraparks.com/heritage.
Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch at Niagara Parks Restaurants
Treat mom to a spectacular brunch prepared by Niagara Parks’ talented culinary team. Celebrate the unique tastes and culinary profile of the Niagara region, while enjoying stunning views, garden settings and fantastic service. Each of Niagara Parks’ #FeastON certified restaurants are strong supporters of our local economy, featuring Ontario farm-fresh produce and products and a selection of outstanding local wine, beer and spirits.
PLEASE NOTE: The popular Mother’s Day brunch service at both the Whirlpool and Queenston Heights restaurants have already sold out. Reservations are still available for Mother’s Day brunch at Elements on the Falls and Legends on the Niagara restaurants. To view menus or to book online, please visit niagaraparks.com/culinary.
Niagara Adventures for All
All of Niagara Parks’ attractions and heritage sites will be officially open in time for Mother’s Day. Create lasting family memories this Mother’s Day weekend with the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass. The pass includes admission to four incredible Niagara Parks attractions – Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury, White Water Walk and Hornblower Niagara Cruises – with two days’ unlimited ridership on theWEGO bus transportation system and over $100 in bonus coupons. For more information or to purchase the pass online, visit niagaraparks.com or any participating Niagara Parks attraction or Welcome Centre.