ABOUT THE EVENT / PROMOTIONThe Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is back… to normal (if we dare say!). Guests will enjoy a classic family favourite, and a longstanding Niagara Tradition in a safe and familiar way!
Entering its 48th year, the Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is a Niagara Tradition that will run October 7th through October 10th.
Live, In-Person Festival Returning to Ball’s Falls!
The 48th Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival will bring back many of your favourite features, including 150+ in-person craft and artisan vendors, delicious foods, craft beverages and wines, local farmers’ market vendors, live acoustic music and children’s entertainment, historical demonstrations, heritage tours and nature hikes.
Enjoy the beauty of the fall along the Niagara Escarpment as you take in the sights, sounds and smells of the Thanksgiving Festival and explore the colourful forested trails.
Where previous year’s offered a Seniors Day, we now offer discounted rates to seniors all weekend long! Join us for elevated musical entertainment and family activities and shows throughout each day, and a new open-air festival format for health and safety of all visitors, vendors and volunteers (no big-top tents).
Dates and Times
Friday, October 7 – Monday, October 10
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Please note capacity limits are based on parking availability. We recommend purchasing tickets online in advance, but these will also be available at the gate upon arrival. Please pay admission using contactless payment method – save your cash for our cash-only artisans and vendors! ATMs available on site!
- General Admission: $8.50
- Seniors (65+): $6.50
- Children (3 – 11): $6.50
Tickets can be purchased upon arrival at the gate also.
Set within the breathtaking Twenty Valley, Ball’s Falls Conservation Area offers spectacular scenery and natural beauty. Your visit will begin at the Ball’s Falls Centre for Conservation.
Designed and built to have a limited impact on natural resources, this award winning LEED Gold certified facility features permanent and temporary galleries. Visitors will take pleasure in the interactive exhibits and displays focusing on nature, conservation, and culture in the context of the area’s history, the Niagara Escarpment, and the watershed. The centre is opened Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers a variety of programs and special events throughout the year.