A woman having fun a a wax museum

Louis Tussaud's Waxworks | Ripley Entertainment Inc.

Ultimate family game night experiences

A woman having fun a a wax museum

Louis Tussaud's Waxworks | Ripley Entertainment Inc.

From wild rides at thrilling theme parks to exhilarating indoor adventures, there’s no shortage of exciting and memorable moments for families looking to spend time together.

Here are few suggestions how to elevate family game night in Ontario.

Niagara Region

Clifton Hill’s ‘Street of Fun’

Known as the ‘Street of Fun’ for its plethora of themed attractions, wax museums, haunted houses, game arcades and restaurants, Clifton Hill is an entertainment district a block away from the iconic Niagara Falls. Clifton Hill delivers action-packed entertainment for all ages.

Location: 4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls  

Niagara Speedway

Families with a competitive spirit and older kids can engage in a fun, family-friendly rivalry at the Niagara Speedway. It is one of the largest elevated, coaster-style go-karts racetracks in North America. You’ll feel the rush of adrenaline as you navigate the twists and turns of more than 600 metres of racing track

Location:  4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls  

Zombie Attack

Located next to the Niagara SkyWheel, Zombie Attack is the largest XD Dark Ride in North America. This immersive attraction transports everyone to an apocalyptic world overrun by zombies. This interactive, multi-sensory experience will challenge you and your family to save mankind as you show off your impressive laser targeting skills and earn high scores.

Location: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls  

Dinosaur Adventure Golf

Schedule tee time for the family at one of Canada’s largest miniature golf courses, where kids and adults will enjoy a healthy dose of competition in a unique setting. This golf attraction features two prehistoric-themed 18-hole courses. Try not to get distracted by the life-sized dinosaurs that tower over you and the 15-metre high, steam-erupting volcano you play through on the way to the 18th hole.

Location: 4952 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls  

Kids Ultimate Play Centre (KUPP)

Sudbury's indoor adventure playground features soft play equipment for toddlers, where parents can climb and slide alongside their children. The facility also offers laser tag and a glow-in-the-dark 13-hole mini putt course for older children and adults.

Location1965 Lasalle Boulevard, Greater Sudbury  

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum

Since 1963, the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum continues to captivate visitors of all ages with hundreds of eccentric and unbelievable artifacts from around the world. Go through the Vortex Tunnel, where illusions and a colourful light show will shatter your senses, or be astonished by the eggs laid by the world’s largest birds.

Don’t miss purchasing combo tickets to see this attraction with Louis Tussaud's Waxworks and Ripley’s Selfie Studio. Take selfies with the live size wax figures at Louise Tussaud’s and capture unique pictures with families and props at Ripley’s Selfie Studios.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls  

Ripley’s Selfie Studio: 4983 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls

Louis Tussaud's Waxworks : 5709 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls



Play carnival games, ride the spinning roller coaster, or take the bumper cars out for a drive at this indoor amusement park, only a short drive from Parliament Hill. After you work up an appetite, check out the Funhaven Restaurant. There are plenty of sharable platter items on the menu ranging from funnel cake fries to quesadillas.

Location: 1050 Baxter Road, Ottawa  

Southwestern Ontario


Enjoy a competitive game of bowling at family-owned Fleetway, with 44 lanes that offer 5-pin and 10-pin bowling. There’s also glow-in-the-dark mini golf, a play centre for small kids and an expanded arcade area. Dining options include Dairy Queen and Pizza Projekt.

Location: 720 Proudfoot Lane, London  

York, Durham and Headwaters

Canada’s Wonderland

Boasting more than 200 attractions from scream-inducing roller coasters to thrilling water slides, live entertainment and themed areas – the name says it all! Canada’s Wonderland is the nation’s largest theme park. Spanning more than 130 hectares, there’s lots of ground to explore and lots of opportunities to lose track of time and create lasting memories. Younger kids will enjoy KidZville and Planet Snoopy, which feature more than 25 rides and attractions, including a high-flying adventure on Beagle Brigade Airfield and a unique treehouse experience for little adventure seekers at the Maple Park Treehouse.

Location: 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan  

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Build great memories at the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Canada’s only LEGO playground, located in the Vaughan Mills Mall. Built with millions of LEGO bricks, it is a great destination for indoor family entertainment, featuring 10 LEGO build and play zones, two LEGO-themed rides and a 4D cinema with LEGO-inspired movies on rotation throughout the day.

Hone your LEGO-building skills by learning tips and tricks from master builders who will take you through the building blocks of working with LEGO bricks. While it’s easy to let your imagination run wild, be sure to rest and refuel at the LEGO-themed Coffee Shop with tasty treats.

Location: 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan  

Southeastern Ontario

Kingston Axe Throwing

Daring families with older kids can safely try their hand at this increasingly popular hobby. No worries if you’ve never held an axe before. The staff provides instruction and coaching to get everyone up to speed on best practices and safety policies.

Location: 785 Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard Unit 7J, Kingston

Northern Ontario

Urban Air Adventure Park

Open all year round, Urban Air Adventure Park allows you to climb ropes, scale walls, practice warrior ninja techniques and compete in agility challenges. You can showcase your aerial prowess on the trampoline by mastering your ultimate basketball slam dunk techniques or playing an invigorating game of dodgeball.

Location1066 Barry Downe Road, Greater Sudbury

Marked: Ultimate Family Adventure Park

Fun activities available at Ottawa’s Ultimate Family Adventure Park range from water gun fights to laser combat. Test your agility on a 6.5-kilometre obstacle course, perfect for those looking for friendly competition. You can also hire an instructor to show you how to maneuver obstacle course like a pro.

Location: 13259 Highway 7, Carleton Place  

Last updated: June 14, 2024

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