June Events & Festivals Happening in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Fireworks

With summer around the corner, now is the time to make some plans! Events and Festivals are popping up throughout Niagara, and you won’t want to miss them. Whether you have a month, week, weekend, or day off, we can help you make the most of it. Beautiful Niagara Falls is the perfect getaway for couples, families, friends, and groups, anyone looking for a Breakation. Come experience Niagara Falls in full bloom with lush walking gardens along the parkway, blue skies, and sunshine. Feel the cool mist hit your skin and be replenished by one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World.

Where better to stay than the best located hotel in Niagara, Holiday Inn By The Falls? You’ll have your own little oasis in the middle of the action whether you pick a two-night package or stay for a week! Some of our neighbours include The Skylon Tower, Fallsview Casino, as well as our favourite restaurant, Coco’s Steakhouse. So come join us at Holiday Inn By The Falls (5339 Murray Street) and join in the excitement.

Here are some of the events happening in Niagara this June that you’ll want to check out:

Comic Con is coming to Niagara Falls June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2018 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre (6815 Stanley Avenue). This Festival will feature more than 150,000 square feet of exhibitors, including comic books, movie cars, cosplay contests, celebrity autographs & photo-ops, a video gaming arena, Falls Horror Fest, and so much more. This year’s celebrity guests include Jaleel White (Steve Urkle), Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid), Rick Flair (Wrestling Legend), and over a dozen more! See their website for full detail and to buy tickets: nfcomiccon.com. This event is just steps away from from the escarpment, with a breathtaking view of the Falls, so you can be sure to cool off in between costume changes.

Niagara Falls Ribfest arrives at the Niagara Square Shopping Centre (QEW & McLeod Road) just in time for Father’s Day Weekend, June 15th, 16th, and 17th. Treat your Dad to a family fun day of food and drinks at Niagara’s Annual Ribfest. There will be free parking, free admission, free entertainment, a kids play area, and over 20 vendors to choose from. For more information, check out their webiste.

Fireworks Display above the rushing water of the Falls happen at 10pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as weeknights beginning June 18th through September 3rd. A short walk from the Holiday Inn By The Falls, the fireworks are a great way to enjoy the summer air, whether at the end of a long day or the beginning of a night on the town! Visible throughout Queen Victoria Park and along the Niagara Parkway, the fireworks display above Niagara Falls only adds to the spectacular view. As always, fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be cancelled at the last minute due to unexpected changes. For more information, visit the Niagara Tourism website.

Illumination at the Falls begins every evening, at dusk. The tumbling Falls are lit up with the colours of the rainbow, creating a unique and magnificent sight that is the perfect background for capturing memories with your camera. The Illumination stays on until midnight, weather permitting. Check out the Niagara Parks website for more information and specific schedule. Illumination Display is subject to weather conditions.

So what are you waiting for? Holiday Inn By The Falls has Hotel Vacation Packages to make planning your stay simple and stress-free. Packages may include accommodations, free on-site parking, dining, breakfast, admission tickets, wine tasting, and more. Spend more time exploring attractions and less time worrying about the details. Browse our packages here or call at 1-800-263-9393, so we can help plan your stay in world-renown Niagara Falls.


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