Long Weekend Events at Niagara Parks
Here is an exciting lineup of events for the upcoming Canada Day/Independence Day holidays hosted by the Niagara Parks Commission:
We have spectacular fireworks displays scheduled at 10 p.m.
for June 29
AND July 1 – 4!
(Special note: the July 3 fireworks display will be 25 minutes long and will be fired from the U.S. side, courtesy of the Seneca Casino).
The free Coca Cola Concert Series will take place at 8 p.m. on the Illumination Tower Stage in Queen Victoria Park, followed by Falls Fireworks at 10 p.m. Concert goers will have a prime view of the fireworks displays, making for the perfect family outing.
Coca Cola Concert Series Lineup
Shows Start at 8 p.m.
Friday, June 29 - The Deal
Sunday, July 1 - Lowdown
Monday, July 2 - Danny Black
Wednesday, July 4 - The Athertones
Live Daily Entertainment at the Maid of the Mist Marketplace
Enjoy live entertainment all weekend at the Maid of the Mist Marketplace from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. (10 p.m. on fireworks nights).
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
RCMP Officer Meet and Greet at Table Rock
Canada is known for many things, but nothing is more notable than the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Come to Table Rock Centre, located at the brink of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls to meet an RCMP officer for photos and to answer questions. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
June 29 at 9 p.m.
Old Fort Erie Friday Night Frights
Come join a popular tradition – hear the eerie stories of the ghosts of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield.
Cost: $5.00 per person. Reservations recommended, please call 905-871-0540.
June 29 – July 2
Fort Erie Friendship Festival
The Fort Erie Friendship Festival features spectacular concerts, entertainment, crafts and more in celebration of 200 years of friendship between Canada and the U.S.
ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE: During the Friendship Festival, there will be a road closure along the Niagara Parkway from Queen Street to Central Avenue. Detour signs will are located throughout the town of Fort Erie to assist drivers.
Peace Garden Plaque Unveiling, Mather Arch
During the opening ceremonies of the Friendship Festival at Mather Arch, a commemorative plaque will be unveiled to launch a new Peace Garden at Old Fort Erie as part of a Binational Heritage Peace Garden Trail. For more information, visit www.binationalheritagepeacegardentrail.com
Daily, June 30 – September 16
Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse
Niagara Parks has partnered with the Niagara Bonsai Society to launch a new display, featuring several unique Bonsai trees.
July 5 at 7 p.m.
Battle of Chippawa Memorial Ceremony
Niagara Parks and the Chippawa Branch 396 of the Royal Canadian Legion will honour those who served on the Chippawa Battlefield on July 5, 1814. All are welcome to attend.
Spend the Day! Get the Ultimate Falls Experience with the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass:
You’ll get to experience four of the most popular attractions at Niagara Parks: Journey Behind the Falls, Maid of the Mist, White Water Walk and Niagara’s Fury: The Creation of the Falls, as well as two-day all-day transportation on the in-park bus system. You’ll also receive over $30 in additional discount coupons for shopping, dining and additional attractions… CLICK FOR INFO OR TO PURCHASE ONLINE
The Niagara Parks Commission is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders and Inspires people world-wide.
Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.