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4 Ways to Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving in Niagara

Autumn pumpkins

Autumn pumpkins

Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up on Monday, October 8 and if you’ll be spending the weekend in Niagara, there are plenty of great places to check out for seasonal fun with friends and family. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving in Niagara:

Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival

October 5-8, Ball’s Falls Conservation Area

The Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival has been an annual Niagara tradition since 1974. Stop by this year’s festival at the Ball’s Falls Conservation Area to experience:

  • Over 170 artisan and food vendors
  • Farmer’s Market featuring local produce and VQA wines
  • Live entertainment

The 44th annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving festival is a 4-day event. Tickets are available at the door for $6 and children under 13 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Skylon Tower Illumination

October 8, Skylon Tower

The Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls will be illuminated in gold lights on the night of October 8th in honour of Canadian Thanksgiving. The Canadian Horseshoe and American Falls will also be illuminated

Fireworks over Niagara Falls October 5-8 at 10pm

Thanksgiving Market Grill at Inniskillin Wines

October 6-8, Inniskillin Niagara Estate Winery

Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with a relaxing afternoon at Inniskillin Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake featuring wonderful food and wine. Enjoy Inniskillin wines paired with house-smoked meat and locally sourced cheeses out on the winery’s sunny piazza for an amazing holiday weekend in Niagara.

Autumn Brews at Niagara Brewing Company

All season, Clifton Hill

Stop by Niagara Brewing Company on Clifton Hill to celebrate Thanksgiving with some great seasonal brews like Irish Red Ale, Cream Ale, Hennepin Stout, and Clockwork Berliner Weisse. And don’t forget to check out the brewery’s kitchen menu, which includes delicious light snacks like:

  • Handmade guacamole and tortilla chips
  • Chicken melt sandwich
  • German Bratwurst sausage

And stay tuned for the release of the brewery’s Pumpkin Spiced Ale, which features a spicy aroma with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice that give way to a rich pumpkin flavour and creamy finish.

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