Niagara Falls Fireworks, Coca Cola Concerts & Illumination (FREE)

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Year 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.

2014 Summer Falls Fireworks Series Schedule

Beginning Friday, May 16th, the Falls Fireworks Series starts off with a bang with over 55 stunning displays over Niagara Falls! Enjoy displays over Niagara Falls every Friday, Sunday and Holiday until the Canadian Thanksgiving/US Columbus Day on Monday, October 13th. BONUS! Look for added shows every Wednesday in July and August!

Holiday shows include Victoria Day (May 19), Canada Day (July 1), Independence Day (July 4), Civic Holiday (August 4), Labour Day (September 1) and Canadian Thanksgiving/US Columbus Day (October 13).

All performances begin at 10 p.m. and are subject to change. As always, fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be cancelled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain.

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.

2014 Illumination Schedule

  • January 1 to January 31 5:00 p.m. Midnight
  • February 1 to February 28 6:30 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
  • March 1 to March 9 *** 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
  • March 10 to March 31 *** 8:30 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
  • April 1 to April 30 *** 8:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m.
  • May 1 to August 15 9:00 p.m. Midnight
  • August 16 to September 30 8:30 p.m. Midnight
  • October 1 to November 1 7:00 p.m. Midnight
  • November 2 to December 30 5:00 p.m. Midnight
  • December 31 5:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m.

Note: Illumination times are approximate and subject to
change according to light conditions.

✴ During the months of March and April, ‘Lights Off’ extends to midnight
on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The Niagara Falls are often lit in special colours for many registered charities marking a significant date in support of their cause. Special Colour Illuminations are provided courtesy of The Niagara Falls Illumination Board. Download the illumination request form to apply for special lighting for your event.