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Centennial Lilac Garden

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Address: 14004 Niagara Parkway, Queenston, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

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ALL of the gardens along the parkway are beautiful. I would suggest a stop if you aren't in a hurry. There are different varieties of flowers & plants at different times of year... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2016
Port Colborne, Canada

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is probably an incredibly beautiful spot in June but in October it is just a bunch of bushes. Lilac leaves don't even change colour so there is not much to see here in the fall.

Thank Lesterbeach
Port Colborne, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

ALL of the gardens along the parkway are beautiful. I would suggest a stop if you aren't in a hurry. There are different varieties of flowers & plants at different times of year. If I'm not mistaken, all of the gardens are maintained by the Horticulture School. There is also a store where you can shop for garden products, books... More 

1 Thank MaggieL357
Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

It was very exciting to see the hundreds of varieties of Lilacs. We managed to visit on the week where the majority of the bushes were in full bloom. There were a few varieties that had already finished, and a few that were about to bloom. Highly recommended for anyone into botany.

Thank Grace C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

This isn't really a formal garden but a wonderful collection of lilac bushes in a natural setting. If you go in May when they are in bloom, it's a fantastic experience. However it isn't so spectacular the rest of the year unless you are interested in expanding your horticultural horizons.

Thank Professor04
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

If you love lilacs you will love this place when they are in bloom. The scent of lilacs is everywhere and you will see the many varieties that exist. Beautiful.

Thank D_Bell59
Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

I love lilacs and consider this Garden an answer to prayer because Arizona is too hot to grow lilacs. Hundreds of lilac bushes of every color and we visited this garden at the peak of the bloom. So fragrant and I behaved myself not picking a single flower. WOW!

Thank Fern S
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

We were fortunate to be in Niagara Falls when the Lilacs were at their best, and we really enjoyed our stroll through this garden. There were so many different varieties and colours. There is not charge for this attraction, and parking is free.

Thank Anne J
Wheatfield, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Hurray to the lilac garden while it is in full bloom! I have been coming here with my family for years and the scent surrounds you. The varieties and colors are an extraordinary sight. We even got to meet George a retired Canadian Park Service supervisor that was instrumental in the lilac gardens creation. George who is 94 years young... More 

1 Thank Mary J
Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

Variety, Colours, Fragrances, Atmosphere and an experience like you will never have again at this Lilac Garden. Every variety of Lilac is specified by the well maintained park. The outstanding Colours of some of the species is marvelous and the fragrances are breath taking. As a resident of Niagara Falls, I am fortunate to be able to take in this... More 

2 Thank gBster
Marion, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

Because of the late spring we got to see the lilacs in bloom. As soon as you open your car door a wave of amazing lilacs scent hits you. There is no charge to visit or park, a huge plus after being nickel and dimed at every stop to pay for parking. You can walk freely around the lilacs, checking... More 

1 Thank Vicky B

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