Niagara Falls Events

About Niagara Falls Events

Events in Niagara Falls run throughout the year, attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists. It’s best to experience the Falls at different times throughout the year – each season offers something unique and memorable. The Niagara region compliments popular Fallsview attractions in the area with a wide array of events every month, so no stay in Niagara Falls is the exact same. From dazzling firework shows to the illumination of the falls to the winter festival of lights – there is never a shortage of events in Niagara Falls to keep you entertained and looking forward to your next visit! The Fallsview Casino Resort across the street from the Holiday Inn hosts various shows and concerts all year long.  Or try something truly magical at The Greg Frewin theatre, also host to the Niagara’s first ever Elvis Festival in 2017. 

Spring and Summer Events

Spring and summer are popular seasons for the Niagara Falls area as families choose Niagara for their spring break and summer holidays. Some of the events in Niagara during this time include:

  • Springlicious  – NF
  • Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse Spring and Summer Displays – NF
  • Niagara Falls Comic Con – Scotiabank Convention Centre – NF
  • Spring and Easter Botanical Displays – Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Parkway, Botanical Gardens- NF
  • Niagara Home and Garden Show – Scotiabank Convention Centre – NF
  • Oh Canada Eh Dinner Theatre – NF
  • Niagara Food and Wine Expo – Scotiabank Convention Centre – NF
  • Niagara Falls Rotary Rib Fest – 7555 Montrose Rd. Niagara Falls
  • Father’s Day Car Show at Safari Niagara – Stevensville
  • Niagara Falls Elvis Festival – Greg Frewin Theatre -NF
  • Daily free Live Music on the Patio – Coco’s Terrace Steakhouse – NF
  • Fireworks Over the Falls and Niagara Parks Summer  Coca Cola Concert Series – Queen Victoria Park
  • Nightly Illumination of the Skylon Tower and Niagara Falls
  • Summer Music Series – Grandview Market Place ( bottom of Clifton Hill) NF
  • The Shaw Festival Theatre – NOTL
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Shaw Garden Tour – NOTL
  • Canal Days- Port Colborne
  • Muddy Paws Wine Festival – Vineland
  • Niagara Falls Beer Festival – NF
  • Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks – NF
  • Onguiaahra Sound and Laser Light Show – NF

Fall and Winter Events

You might think that fall and winter are slower seasons in the Niagara region, but this isn’t the case. The area is a popular choice for people looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day, so if you’re considering booking a hotel room on one of these two special days you’ll need to plan well in advance. Other popular fall and winter events include:

  • September Grape and Wine Festival – St Catharines
  • Oktoberfest- Scotiabank Convention -NF
  • Niagara Falls International  Marathon – USA to Canada
  • Niagara Falls and NOTL Santa Clause Parades
  • The Winter Festival of Lights – NF
  • New Year’s Eve Concerts and Fireworks- NF
  • Live Music Weekends at Coco’s Terrace Steakhouse – NF
  • The Ice Wine Festival – NF, Vineland and NOTL
  • Days of Wine and Chocolate – NOTL
  • Savour the Sights – NOTL
  • Floral Show House Annual Fall and Winter Displays – NF
  • Restaurant Week – NF

No matter when you choose to visit the Niagara area you’ll find a number of popular Niagara Falls events to choose from, all of which will make your stay truly memorable.
Book your stay at Holiday Inn Niagara Falls to enjoy the value of a central location, comfortable rooms and luxurious amenities.


Fireworks Displays

Come for a night of dazzling pyrotechnics and stay in a beautifully appointed room just steps away from the falls. The Fireworks over the Falls are just a part of an unforgettable experience in Niagara Falls that will make you want to come back time and time again.

Illumination Schedule

Every evening beginning at dusk, the Falls are lit in the colours of the rainbow – don’t miss the unmatched beauty of the Falls at night! Lighting the Falls allows visitors to enjoy the beauty of the might world wonder even at night.