Spring is spectacular in Niagara Falls, you can spend the entire day viewing the spectacular splashes of gardens along the Niagara Parks garden trail.    The most magnificent sight is when the Magnolia Trees are in full bloom at the Botanical Gardens from April to May.

There are plenty of things to enjoy when celebrating Mother’s Day in Niagara Falls Canada. So stop and smell the Magnolia trees and don't forget to bring your camera.  Queen Victoria Park is located at the foot of Clifton Hill and has a lovely display of plants that bring that long awaited splash of colour that symbolizes Spring has sprung.  Brilliant yellows and white daffodils, vibrant red tulips, and soft pink Magnolia trees line the Niagara Parkway.  There are rock gardens, expansive lawns and a Tea Rose garden.

This year’s concert line-up will feature musical performances by Canadian rock artists Down with Webster, along with Alan Doyle, best known for his work as lead singer for Newfoundland’s beloved band Great Big Sea. The show continues with Dennis DeYoung, founding member of the famed rock group Styx, and concludes with Canadian rock icon Tom Cochrane and Red Rider.

Experience the traditions of Halloween, 1812-style, brought to life through the ghosts of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. Niagara Parks Commission staff (NPC) at Old Fort Erie are busily preparing the final details for these memorable tours, which will take place on October 23, and 24, as well as October 30 and All Hallow’s Eve October 31, beginning at 7:30 p.m., each evening.

Niagara parks is pleased to announce the return of its highly entertaining and family-friendly sound and light show, Onguiaahra:(ON-GEY-AIR-RAW), Thunder of Waters. Onguiaahra will take place at Victoria Park During the show, you will witness over 8,700 litres (33,000 gallons) of water come to life and create a stunning backdrop for the visual images projected by laser lights. This engaging event will not only thrill and excite, but give you pause to reflect on what you thought of, or said when you experienced Niagara Falls for the very first time.

Summer of Thrills. Back again this year is the Summer of Thrills. These free shows are Located at the top of Clifton Hill is where you can find the 4 heart stoping acts. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm and 8:00pm.  There will also be Street performances Shows are Thursday to Monday 1:30, 2:15, 3:30, 4:15, 5:30, 6:15, 7:30 pm

July 2 to September 7 – Experience the Niagara Summer of Thrills in Niagara's Clifton Hill District all summer long! At the top of Clifton Hill, watch in amazement right from the Howard Johnson Hotel by the Falls as Victoria Avenue becomes electrified and energized with outrageously daring street performers and death-defying thrill acts high above the skyline.

Its that time of year again, Where you can enjoy the free coca-cola concerts and Fireworks. With just a short walk from the hotel you can start off the night with a free concert featuring classic rock favourites, various bands, and artists every Friday, Sunday and Holiday from Victoria Day to Labour Day (May 17th until September 7, 2015). Firework display starts at 10pm over the falls weather premitting. These free concerts take place at 8 p.m. at the Queen Victoria Park Stage, located beneath the Illumination Tower in Queen Victoria Park (bottom of Murray Hill). 

On February 25th, 2015, each of the 67 Denny's Restaurants across Canada will rally together in support of Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness against bullying. Come in to any of our restaurants wearing a pink shirt and get a free order of pancake puppies, and take a stand against bullying.


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Howard Johnson by the Falls is one block to The Falls, Casino and Clifton Hill!