- The list below includes 110 free or cheap things to do in or near Fort Erie, Ontario, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Horse Races, Other Entertainment and Art Gallery.
- From Crystal Beach to Old Fort Erie, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fort Erie and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Buffalo, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda and East Aurora.
Used during the War of 1812, Old Fort Erie is now a museum dedicated to educating visitors about the war and the history of the land. Knowledgeable staff and tour guides reenact the time period while dressed for the part. Cannon and muskets demonstrations occur frequently.
61% 49 votes
230 Catherine Street | P.O. Box 1130, Fort Erie, Ontario MoreLess Info
Since 1897, horse racing has been a staple at Fort Erie Race Track. Open during the warmer seasons, events such as farmers markets are often featured. There are two dining locations available at the track, each one overlooking the races.
100% 8 votes
209 Ridge Road North | L0S 1N0, Fort Erie, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Sanctuary: Centre for the Arts is a permanent art gallery and performance arts space. The centre regularly hosts concerts, plays, and other artistic events. Workshops and programs are available through the Fort Erie Arts Council, which calls The Sanctuary home.
92% 12 votes
402 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway, Fort Erie, Ontario MoreLess Info
Located in the 1874 Bertie Township Hall, For Erie Historical Museum features both permanent and changing exhibits on the local history. Public archives containing genealogy data are available for visitors to examine. Close to the museum is Peace Bridge and the Old Erie Fort.
82% 11 votes
400 Central Avenue | L2A 2L4, Fort Erie, Ontario MoreLess Info
Housed in the old Grand Trunk Railway Station of Ridgeway, Fort Erie Railway Museum features exhibits containing artifacts connected to the old regional railway system and the ever-changing use of trains. Another former railroad station is now the gift shop and office building.
Completed in 1931 and with a height of 398 feet, the Buffalo City Hall is one of the largest and tallest city halls in the country. It was designed in the art deco architectural style and is included in the National Register of Historic Places.
Buffalo Bites Food Tours offers a three-hour guided walking tour of Buffalo's Elmwood Village. Patrons will experience all the flavors of the city by eating samples from 7 local eateries while exploring the neighborhood and enjoying entertaining history.