During your time in Victoria Park you can take a leisurely stroll and admire how Queen Victoria Park brings together local and international plants in their ever-changing seasonal displays. Enjoy the scenic views of the Niagara River. Or simply relax and meditate on the beauty of Queen Victoria Park and its surrounding scenery from a park bench.
Oakes Garden Theatre
Located along the side of Clifton Hill between Falls Avenue and River Road is Oakes Garden Theatre, the entranceway to Queen Victoria Park. Constructed in 1936, the Oakes Garden Theatre is fashioned after an ancient Greek amphitheatre and offers an exquisite blend of architecture and horticulture. Housing attractive formal gardens, rock and lily ponds and boasting panoramic views of the American and Horseshoe Falls, Oakes Garden Theatre provides a tranquil retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city of Niagara Falls.
Queen Victoria Park
As you make your way into Queen Victoria Park you can explore a rock garden, colorful hanging baskets, a hybrid tea rose garden and attractive carpet-bedding displays. Park benches and manicured lawns make Queen Victoria Park the perfect location for relaxation and photography.
Queen Victoria Park Celebrating the Seasons in Style
Known for its ever-changing seasonal displays, over 500,000 daffodils, magnificent magnolia trees, breathtaking tulips and other blooms will welcome you into Queen Victoria Park during spring. Summer features in Queen Victoria Park include carpet bedding displays and thousands of other bedding plants such as Fuchsia, Lantana, Standards, Cannas and Coleus. Chrysanthemums and kale during the fall spark an interest after the arrival of “Jack Frost.” And winter brings stark branches of trees and shrubs covered in soft, white snow and often ice that is formed from the mist of the Falls.
After you’ve explored Queen Victoria Park, do not forget to stop by Queen Victoria Place, one of Niagara Park’s grand, historic buildings. Enjoy shopping on the main floor of the historic building in the Queen Victoria Place Gift Shop filled with quality Canadian Giftware and unique souvenirs.