Niagara Family Events

The Little Prince 

The Little Prince

December 16 @ 7:30 pm
December 17 @ 7:30 pm
December 18 @ 2:00 pm

First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines

Yellow Door Theatre Project presents The Little Prince.  A family-friendly musical theatre experience presented by Niagara’s finest young performers. Recommended for children ages 5 & up! The young performers of Yellow Door Theatre Project share the stage with some seasoned pros in this family-friendly adaptation of the Antoine de Saint-Exupery classic.
All tickets: $31 + Handling + HST

Shrek the Musical

December 16 @  7:30 PM

Winter Festival of Lights, 5400 Robinson Street, 2nd Floor, Niagara Falls, ON

With dazzling sets, whimsical puppetry, high energy dance numbers, and laughs by the minute, Shrek the Musical transforms the contemporary children’s book and popular animated feature film into a stage musical that is sure to entertain and make audiences believers in happy endings for all.

Friday Night Movies at Old Fort Erie – Home Alone

December 16 @ 7:00 pm
Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Rd, Fort Erie

Doors open 30 minutes before showings. Drinks, popcorn and light snacks available for purchase.


Kiddie Sports Academy Christmas Celebration

December 17 @ 9 am (18months-3) and 10 am (3-6yrs), Orchard Park SchoolNiagara Falls

December 18 @ 9 am (2-4yrs), Stevensville Public School, and 3pm (2-4yrs), Lockview Public School

Kiddie Sports Academy is already in the Christmas spirit!! We will be running FREE classes on December 17 & 18 for everyone who brings a non-perishable donation for St. Vincent de Paul! We will also have a Christmas treat for all the kids who attend. We would love to see the kids dressed in green, red and white, but this is optional. Everyone is welcome!! These will also be our last classes until the new year (classes will resume January).

Gingerbread House Contest

December 17 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion141 Hwy 20 East, Pelham

Mad Science at the Seaway Mall


A Christmas Story at The Film House

December 17 @ 1pm
The Film House, 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines

Little Kickers Christmas Charity Event

December 17 @ 2:00 pm4:30 pm

Fonthill United Church42 Church Hill St, Fonthill,

Join us for a fun filled family Christmas afternoon, with hot cocoa, coffee/tea and cookies, face painting, soccer fun, Caroling, a surprise visitor and more! This event is free, however we are collecting gently used childrens boots, coats, hats and gloves for the Open Arm Mission in Welland.

December 17 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

The Pen CentreGlendale Ave., St. Catharines, ON Canada

Bring your 4 legged furry friends in to meet Santa during our Paws & Claus nights every Tuesday & Saturday up until December 20th.

Quiet Time with Santa

December 18 @ 9:00 am-10:00 am
The Pen Centre, Glendale Ave., St. Catharines

We understand that individuals with sensory sensitivities may find the lights, sounds and crowds challenging when visiting Santa, that is why Pen Centre is offering Quiet Santa. Starting Sunday, December 4th and each Sunday leading up to Christmas Pen Centre will host Quiet Santa.

December 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 am

Johnny Roccos Italian Grill, 271 Merritt Street, St. Catharines

Santa’s comin’ to town for breakfast at Johnny Roccos St. Catharines location. All proceeds will be donated to the Tender Wishes Foundation. Adults $12, Kids 4-10yrs $8, 3 and under free. Purchase tickets in advance at Johnny Roccos St. Catharines or Niagara Falls locations.

POPS! 2: Dream of Christmas – Holiday Circus

Dec 17 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Dec 18 at 4:30pm

First Ontario Performing Arts Centre250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines

Marvel as imagination takes physical form – spellbinding aerials on silks, fantastical juggling and gravity-defying acrobatics leave everyone, young and old, wide-eyed with wonder. Featuring all your holiday favourites, this is a breathtaking, not-to-be-missed extravaganza! The NSO and Zacada Entertainment partner in this spectacular holiday treat.






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