Where to Camp and Things To Do
While the warm, sunny days may be fading, there’s so much to look forward to during the fall season! Fall camping is incredible and you can experience the best of it when you visit Niagara Falls during this very special time of year.
In Niagara, you’re perfectly situated to enjoy the crisp, cool weather and fall colors. You can also take advantage of fall festivals, visit award-winning wineries, explore hiking and biking trails, or cozy up to your campfire after a day of fall-themed events.
At Sherkston Shores Beach Resort & Campground, the scenery is simply serene. The forests and farms surrounding our 560-acre resort on Lake Erie transform into a beautiful sea of red, yellow, and orange in September and October.
To help you plan for the season, we’ve given you our top five fall activities to enjoy in Niagara.
Fall Activities in Niagara Falls
1. Harvest Fest
Spend the day enjoying autumn weather in Port Colborne’s historic downtown at the Harvest Fest. This festival is guaranteed fun, hosting vendors, live entertainment, kids craft tables, face painting, inflatables, classic cars, and more. Taking place at Market Square on September 29, 2018, Harvest Fest is a great celebration of all things fall.
2. Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo takes place October 6-8, 2018, with a discounted admission price of $17 for adults who donate a non-perishable food item, and free admission for children 12 and under who are in costume and who bring a food donation.
3. Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival
Celebrating 44 years, the Ball’s Falls Annual Thanksgiving Festival runs from October 5-8 in 2018 and is a Niagara staple. With more than 150 artisans, live entertainment, great food, local wine, and craft beer, this festival shouldn’t be missed.
4. Niagara Pumpkin Patches
The Niagara region is also filled with pumpkin patches that capture the spirit of fall. Each pumpkin patch offers different activities including hayrides, petting zoos, apple and pumpkin picking, hay mazes, and more. Some of our favorites include Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm, Howell Family Pumpkin Farm, and Bry-Anne Farms.
5. Explore the Trails
Lace up your hiking boots and bring your camera to explore Niagara’s beautiful hiking and biking trails. It won’t take long for you to discover why people from all over the world come to appreciate Niagara’s unmistakable beauty.
Explore the Niagara River Parkway Recreation Trail, featuring 56 kilometers of natural paradise, beginning at Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Another great option is to take the day and wander around the Bruce Trail in Grimsby, Ontario. No matter which path you choose, you’re bound to have a great time!
Niagara Falls in fall is an incredible experience that you won’t want to miss. With Sherkston Shores located right in the heart of the Niagara region, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the best of it, just minutes away from your site!
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