Canada Day and Independence Day Long Weekend Niagara Falls Activities

Independence Day Fireworks (FREE)

Niagara Falls FireworksIndependence Day July 4 @ 10pm

Best spots for viewing fireworks in both sides of Niagara Falls: Oakes Garden Theatre & Queen Victoria Park in the Canadian Side. Prospect Point in New York, USA or watch fireworks from the Rainbow Bridge. Note: Dates and times are approximate and subject to change. As always, Niagara Falls Firework performances are weather permitting and may be cancelled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain. Read more…

Canada Day Parade at Downtown Niagara Falls (FREE)


Queen Street – Downtown Niagara Falls (Free admission)

Parade Route:  The Niagara Falls Canada Day Parade route will begin on Victoria Avenue at Armoury Street and will travel north on Victoria Avenue to Valley Way, east (right) onto Valley Way, east (right) onto Queen Street, ending at Ontario Avenue.

The Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebration will continue in Centennial Square, in front of City Hall, along Queen Street and in the new parkette, beside City Hall. Read more…

Niagara Parks Events at Canada Day Weekend – Fireworks and more (FREE)


NIAGARA PARKS Canada Day Long Weekend FIREWORKS @ 10pm

  • Friday, June 28
  • Sunday, June 30
  • Monday, July 1

Concert series @ 8:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

Illumination Tower Stage – Falls Fireworks, Illuminations & Coca-Cola Concert Series 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Canada’s longest running fireworks series! Read more…

5 KM Run or Walk for St. John Ambulance


5km Run or Walk for St. John Ambulance on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Oakes Park in Niagara Falls to celebrate the Niagara Falls Branch 75th Anniversary. Registration will take place at 7:00 a.m. at Oakes Park. The run/walk begins at 8:00 a.m.  Participants will travel east along Morrison Street and enter the Paisley Janvary-Pool Pathway and travel north to Thorold Stone Road, turning east on the sidewalk, travel south on the sidewalk along Stanley Avenue and end back at Oakes Park. Read more…

Canada Day Celebration at Niagara Falls History Museum (FREE)

niagara-falls-history-museum-2Come celebrate Canada Day at Niagara Falls History Museum on July 1, 2013. We will have several Canada Day themed crafts at the Museum, lots of family activities and more. Check out our galleries, try on some costumes, build a bridge and walk the tightrope.

Admission is free for the day and activities will start at 10am and run until 4pm.

Address: 5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada L2G 1S9
Phone: 905-358-5082
Fax: 905-358-0920

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Niagara District Art Association

Art Gallery Open on Canada Day from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at 5017 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada.

Good Canadian Citizen Award

  • Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding service to make our community a better place to live and visit?
  • Remember to submit your Good Canadian Citizen Award Nomination
  • Send your completed form to Lori Albanese at the City of Niagara Falls or drop off at the MacBain Community Centre