Category Archives: Things To Do

Things To Do In Crystal Beach

Whether you are visiting for a day, a weekend, a week or maybe even longer you will find a variety of things to do in Crystal Beach Ontario.

Things to do in Crystal Beach Ontario

Of course the summer season is the highlight of Crystal Beach with Bay Beach being rated one of the top beaches in Ontario. As you can see from the list below, there are many different activities in the Crystal Beach and Niagara area for families and couples to enjoy year round.

Crystal Beach ON is easy to get to, as it is just a 15 minute drive from the Peace Bridge and 1.5 hours from Toronto making it an ideal vacation spot for families, couples and groups.

While Bay Beach is the main draw to the area, there are lots of other places and things to do.

Kids: They love Safari Niagara, go-car racing or going for a walk on the Friendship Trail

History buff: You can visit Old Fort Erie and Ridgeway Battlefield.

Golf Lover: There are over 40 regional golf courses in the region.

Food: Local farmers’ markets for fresh veggies. An abundance of casual and fine dining is also offered in the area.

Clothing: The Outlet Collection in Niagara-on-the-Lake is just up the highway.

Wine: The Niagara Region boasts some of the best wineries in Canada and most certainly in Ontario. Niagara-on-the-Lake is a popular destination where you’ll find some of the region’s finest wineries.

Beer: The Brimstone Brewing Company in Ridgeway makes craft beer.

Racing: There is live thoroughbred racing at the Fort Erie Race Track.

Falls: It is only 20 minutes to Niagara Falls where you’ll be able to take in the world famous waterfalls and other attractions such as Fallsview Casino, Casino Niagara, Clifton Hill, Bird Kingdom, and the Butterfly Conservatory.

Crystal Beach also offers fishing, a public boat launch and a waterfront park (home to the Fort Erie Music Festival) with a playground.

Whether you choose to stay for a week or a few days, you’ll find the memories made in Crystal Beach, Ontario will last a lifetime.

You will find a link to some of the local businesses of Crystal Beach and the surrounding area. For a more complete list of things to in Crystal Beach we encourage you to download a copy of our eBook.

Come for the beach … Stay for the charm.


Fort Erie boasts approximately 42 kilometers of waterfront along the shores of Lake Erie and the Niagara River. The shoreline ranges from sandy beach, to rocky shoreline, to developed parkland and recreation trails. Attend a community event at one of the Town’s waterfront parks such as Riverwalk, enjoy a day at the beach at Waverly … Continue reading FORT ERIE WATERFRONT PARKS AND BEACHES

San Vito’s Italian Bistro & Bar

San Vito’s – Italian Restaurant in Crystal Beach ON   San Vito’s is a family owned and operated restaurant  who are passionate about great food! They believe in offering good quality cuisine and service at a reasonable price. Their menu offers a variety of house made dishes that will be sure to keep you coming … Continue reading San Vito’s Italian Bistro & Bar

Brimstone Brewing Company

Brimstone Brewing Company – Craft Beer in Ridgeway On   They produce fresh craft beer of the highest quality. They make beer in small batches which allows them to experiment with different flavours for unique tasting beer. The brewery is located in a re-imagined 20th century church called the Sanctuary Centre for the Arts. “The … Continue reading Brimstone Brewing Company