Where’s the party?
Niagara loves a good party, festival or event, and no matter what time of year you visit, you’re bound to find some sort of celebration happening. While each has its unique flavour, they all share a “the more, the merrier” philosophy.
NIAGARA FALLS FIREWORKS
Year after year, Niagara Parks hosts Niagara Falls Canada’s longest running fireworks series. If you’re looking for a spectacular display in front of an unforgettable backdrop, that’s absolutely free then this event is for you.
May 19th to September 4th.
NIAGARA FALLS COMIC CON
Niagara Falls Comic Con has become such a beloved event that and entire weekend has been dedicated to the annual celebration of super heroes. This year Barbara Eden from I Dream of Jeannie, Lee Meriwether from Batman and Caleb McLaughlin of Stranger Things, will be making their way to Niagara to mingle with fans.
June 2,3 and 4th.
NIAGARA FALLS SPRINGLICIOUS
Niagara Falls’ Springlicious is a great local street festival that serves up the best Niagara has to offer. Explore historic Queen Street, and enjoy culinary delights, great live music, exceptional beers and wines from the Niagara Region. along with fun family entertainment.
May 26th, 27th and 28th
Niagara VegFest in downtown St. Catharine’s Market Square celebrates the benefits of a plant based lifestyle by showcasing dozens of exhibitors, vendors and speakers from the Niagara Region and beyond.
June 3rd and 4th
NEW VINTAGE WINE FESTIVAL
Each year Niagara ushers in the summer with a solstice celebration like no other. The New Year Vintage Festival’s annual Tailgate Party is held in the vineyard of the grape grower who’s been crowned ad Grape King during the annual Niagara Wine Festival. This delicious event celebrates the delicious connections between vineyard, farm, winemaker and chef with wine and food pairings, live music, and a whole lot of fun. The New Vintage Festival also features two weekends of wine and culinary adventures at wineries across Niagara through the New Vintage Discovery Pass. Discovery Pass holders can enjoy eight unique tasting experiences at award-winning wineries and designated drivers can enjoy eight mocktail and culinary pairings at a reduced rate with the Discovery Pass.
June 17th and 18th
THE FORT ERIE FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL
The Fort Erie Friendship Festival celebrates peace along the longest unprotected border in the world with great music, crafters, fireworks and fun events, like the Hand Across the Border giant human handshake across the Peace Bridge.
July 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th
During the first weekend of August, Port Colborne celebrates Canada’s Civic Holiday with the annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival. This four-day celebration is located in the South Coast and offers activities and attractions that celebrate the rich, nautical history of this marine community and its connections to the St. Lawrence Seaway. Cruise Lake Erie on a Tall Ship, enjoy concerts from top-notch talent, enjoy great family activities, shopping and food.
August 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE PEACH FESTIVAL
What better place to celebrate the perfection of the peach than Niagara-on-the-Lake? The town’s annual Peach Festival in August includes live music, street markets, historic displays, entertainment, fun and lost of Greenbelt-grown peaches.