Labour Day Long Weekend Events & Celebrations around Niagara Falls

Even though Summer is coming to an end, Niagara Falls just started its best stretch of weather all season. With many world-class attractions within walking distance, you can experience all the fun of our fascinating tourist area without having to venture far from the Falls.

Aug 30 to Sep 1: Niagara Falls Buskerfest – Downtown Queen Street (FREE)

Niagara Falls BuskerfestCelebrate with Lyndesfarne this Labour Day weekend as we take the party to the street ~ Queen Street ~ for the Second Annual Niagara Falls Buskerfest This is a free, all ages, community event showcasing more than 50 performances from world class performers from around the globe, artisan and food vendors and much, much more, in support of arts programming for children and youth. Admission: FREE. Share the power of theatre with community! Read more …

Aug 30 to Sep 1: The Carmel Fine Art and Music Festival (Sat & Sun FREE Admission)

The Carmel Fine Art and Music Festival 2012This project saw the expansion of an art show into a weekend festival featuring over 100 artists and musicians and included live painting, art exhibits, a children’s area, artist trading cards, a community mural, the unveiling of a special, new permanent art collection and Perpetual Peace Project, an ongoing performance of acoustic music streamed live on the web exploring the healing powers of art and music, from a magnificent venue overlooking Niagara Falls. Read more …

Aug 30 & Sep 1: Niagara Falls Fireworks & Coca Cola Concerts (FREE)

Niagara Falls FireworksYear after year, the Niagara Parks Commission hosts Canada’s longest running fireworks series. Join us for a spectacular display in front of an unforgettable backdrop, absolutely free! Come early and find a great spot in Queen Victoria Park, where you’ll enjoy Zimmerman Fountain and our beautifully maintained gardens and landscaping. Grab a snack or a hot beverage at our Tim Hortons, conveniently located in Queen Victoria Place. Cold Stone Creamery is also available. Parking is available at our Falls Parking Lot, directly across from Table Rock Welcome Centre. Read more …

Sep 6 to Sep 8: Niagara Greek Festival (FREE Admission)

Niagara Greek FestivalExperience a true Greek celebration with traditional music and the Kalamatiano, Tsamiko, Zeimbekiko and other Greek dances.

The Agora Marketplace is the perfect place to purchase Greek related items so you can have your own Greek Festival at home all year long!

The Niagara Greek Festival provides fun for the whole family! Check out the Kidz Zone to keep your little ones happy and busy with inflatables, face painting, crafts and tasty treats! Read more …