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Fort Erie

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Fort Erie is in Niagara Region.

Get in[edit]

Fort Erie is a short drive (between ninety minutes and two hours) along the QEW Highway from Toronto, and 5 to 10 minutes away from the U.S. city of Buffalo across the Peace Bridge.

Get around[edit]



  • 1 Fort Erie Race Track, 230 Catherine Street, +1 905 871-3200. Watch live horse racing for free. Fort Erie Race Track on Wikipedia Fort Erie Race Track (Q5471134) on Wikidata
  • Friendship Festival. Coinciding with both Canada Day (July 1st) and Independence Day in the United States (July 4th), the Friendship Festival is a four-day celebration of almost 200 years of friendship and mutual cooperation between the United States and Canada. Mather Arch Park is the venue for events such as classic car shows, War of 1812 reenactments (at Old Fort Erie), live music, and fireworks.
  • Niagara Parkway. Take a leisurely drive along the Niagara River to Niagara Falls and continue on to Niagara-on-the-Lake.
  • Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Rd, toll-free: +1 877-642-7275. Explore the old fort. $12.25 adult(13+), $7.95 children(6-12), plus HST.



  • Freeland's Restaurant, 1485 Garrison Rd (Highway 3), +1 905-871-8333. 6:30AM-11:30AM & 4:30PM - 9:30PM. Family style restaurant located in the Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre. $6.95 - $22.95.
  • Green Acres Family Restaurant, 1554 Garrison Rd (Highway 3) (west of town), +1 905-871-1212. Closed Mon & Tues. 11:30am-8:30pm Wed-Sun.. Well known for their fish & chips, some people speak highly of their turkey dinner. Often very busy. Take-out and eat-in.



Go next[edit]

  • Tourist-friendly Niagara Falls is a short drive away.
  • Less than a 40-minute drive away is the picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake - a quaint, historic town with great little shops, restaurants, and (in the summer) the Shaw Theatre Festival
  • Fort Erie is mere minutes away from the U.S. city of Buffalo.
  • Crystal Beach
Routes through Fort Erie
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