Niagara Falls in the spring is Awe-some

Courtyard Marriott Niagara Falls Hotels Blog


Spring is here according to Mother Nature. So let’s think warmth thoughts of sunshine, flowers blossoming and trading our boots, mittens and hats for t-shirts, flip flops and sunglasses.

We’re so excited that Spring is finally here, that we wanted to share all of the awe-some things to do while visiting our natural wonder for the “peas in a pod” or those “peas with a posse” :

Two Peas in A Pod

March Events in Niagara

Harvest Table Lunch – Trius Winery – March 23rd and 30th. Head on down to the lovely Niagara-on-the-Lake for a 3 course menu featuring wine and food from the same soil. $65 per person.

The Keg Steakhouse & Bar – Courtyard by Marriott hotel – every Friday from 8 – 11pm. Join us in the Keg lounge for local entertainment paired with your favourite Keg sized-cocktail, shareable appetizers or your favourite steak or seafood dish.

Skinny Dip at Cave Springs – Every Saturday and Sunday in March.  For only $5.00 a person, taste two styles of low-fat dips and crisps paired with two of their finest white wines.

Fall in Love with the Fallsview Casino. March is filled with some of the biggest headliners in the biz at the Avalon Theatre in the Fallsview Casino. The timeless beauty, Sophia Loren will captivate you with an up close and personal interview on March 27th and 28th. On March 29th and 30th, Colbie Callait performs her chart-topping singles.

April Events in Niagara

Niagara Home and Garden Show. April 5th – 7th. Enjoy a weekend of DIY fun. Learn some of the greatest tips on how to transform your home and garden into the palace of your dreams.

Niagara Food & Wine Expo. April 26th – 28th. Calling all Food and Wine lovers. Get ready to indulge in some of the most incredible food and wine from the region and around the globe.

Aromatic Dinner at Peller Estates – April 13th at 7pm. Enjoy a 4 course menu inspired by aromatic white wines paired with white wine varietals. Prepared by the one and only, celebrity chef, Jason Parsons.

Get Fresh in the Valley – April 21st, 27th and 28th. Celebrate Spring in Niagara’s Twenty Valley. The Spring Passport program entitles you to taste new vintage and aromatic wines paired with Spring flavours from some of Niagara’s finest chefs. Choose from 20 premium wineries. Plus assemble your own cookbook along the way.

Peas and their Posse


White Meadows Farms. Bundle up for a fun winter adventure at White Meadows Farms. Enjoy a great outdoor Sugar Bush Adventure, a delicious homemade pancake breakfast, tobogganing, skating, and a petting zoo. Your kids are going to love this place. Open all week long during March break. Open every weekend until March 30th, 2013.

VENOM Exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory. Learn about some of nature’s most misunderstood creatures. Experience “live demonstrations” with Caiman Ray from the Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo.

Bird Kingdom. March 29th – April 1st. 50% off children’s admission. With over 400 free flying exotic birds from around the world, this 4 x Winner of “Niagara’s Attraction of the Year” is a must-see for the whole family. Ask the front desk for details upon your arrival.

Easter Egg Hunt – Cave Springs. An event you’ll both love. March 30th from 12 – 5pm. The Easter bunny will be hiding tons of colourful eggs filled with egg surprises, such as VIP tours, tastings, gift certificates and more.

Spring has Sprung in Niagara. Book accommodations at the hotel located in the “centre of it all,” the Niagara Falls Courtyard by Marriott.