Niagara USA is bustling with activities this Labor Day weekend! Whether you seek live music, culinary delights or outdoor adventure, we have it all! Start filling up your calendar now with activities and events!

Music, Arts & Entertainment 

Sept. 2: Peace Garden Painting Parties ($)
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-0166
6pm. An artist will lead in the painting experience! All supplies provided. Bring your own refreshments.

Sept. 2: Concerts in the Park
Gill Creek Park, Niagara St. and Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls
6pm. Free live music featuring Formula Band.

Sept. 2: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
7pm. Free live music featuring Aaron Anson.

Sept. 2: Counting Crows ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
7pm. Live music featuring Counting Crows, Citizen Cope, Hollis Brown.

Sept. 3: Summer Film Series ($)
Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda
7:30pm. Movie musicals on the silver screen featuring Tom Hanks! Admission is $3.

Sept. 3: Karaoke Thursdays
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
9pm. Choose from over 90,000 songs!

Sept. 4: TGI Fridays on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street - Conference Center Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
7pm. Live music by Carrie G & the Runaways. Food, beverage & marketplace vendors!

Sept. 4: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Rob Falgiano.

Sept. 4: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
9pm. Free live music featuring Rock Angel.

Sept. 4 & 6 & 7: Falls Fireworks
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, USA
10pm. Fireworks display over Niagara Falls!

Sept. 5: Free Saturdays on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
11am - 4pm. Food demos, children's activities, merchandise vendors, live performances and more!

Sept. 5: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

Sept. 5: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Mike Petraglia.

Sept. 6: Olcott Fireworks
Krull Park, 6108 Lake Rd., Olcott
10pm. View from Lake Ontario shoreline or Krull Park.

Culinary

Sept. 4: Sip into the Sunset ($)
Arrowhead Spring Vineyards, 4746 Town Line Rd., Lockport / Reservations - 716-434-8030
6:30pm. Relax under the tent overlooking the vineyard and enjoy (2) glass of wine & wood-fired pizza.

Sept. 4: Free Wine Tasting
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
5pm. Free wine tastings from local wineries. Must be 21+.

Sept. 5: A Gust of Sun Winery's 4th Anniversary Party ($)
A Gust of Sun, 4515 Baer Rd., Ransomville / 716-731-4878
6pm. Tickets include live music by The Thurman Brothers and all-you-can-eat pig roast.

Sept. 5 - 6: Taste of Niagara Falls
Old Fall Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12pm. Sample over 25 restaurants from Niagara Falls. Tickets sold in $1 increments.

Sept. 5 & 7: Free Culinary & Baking Demos
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute - Barnes & Noble, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
3pm - 4pm. See free demos and enjoy samples!

Shopping 

Sept. 3: T-NT Gateway Market
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
5pm - 8pm. Family-friendly event featuring food trucks, artisan market and live acoustic music every Thursday night. Also live crafting demonstrations.

Sept. 3 & 5: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Over 100 vendors including fresh produce, flowers, pastries, cheese and more!

Sept. 5: Lockport Community Market
Canal St., Lockport 14094
9am - 2pm. Open-air market featuring live entertainment, activities, vendors, gifts and more! Yoga classes offered at 7am (bring own mat, blanket, towel and water).

Sept. 5: Back to School Fashion Show
Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls, USA, 1900 Military Rd., Niagara Falls
12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30pm. See the hottest back to school looks from your favorite designer outlets!

History 

Sept. 5 - 6: War of 1812 Encampment ($)
Old Fort Niagara, 4 Scott Ave., Youngstown / 716-745-7611
9am. Tactical and weapons demonstrations from the War of 1812. Living history camps and programs throughout the weekend.

Tours 

Sept. 2, 4, 5: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
Wed., 6pm, Fri., 4pm & Sat., 10am. Walk along Buffalo Ave. and explore the past for a 90-minute tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest and see how they changed the shape of history.

Sept. 5: Marble Orchard Ghost Walks ($)
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-0166
7pm. Hear ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime and mayhem of Lewiston's best - and worst. Bring a flashlight!

August - Sept.: Behind the Scenes Tour / Meet a Seal ($)
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls / 716-285-3575
Enjoy one or both of these can't miss opportunities to explore behind the scene at the Aquarium or get up close and personal with a playful seal! Call to make a reservation!

Outdoors 

Sept. 2: Fitness on Old Falls Street
101 Old Fall St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
Different paths taken including 2.5-, 4- and 5.5-mile routes around Niagara Falls.

Sept. 4: Goat Island Adventure Walk
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, USA / 716-282-5154
7:30pm. Enjoy a walk and fireworks. Weather permitting.

Sept. 5 - 7: Annual Pumpkin Fiesta ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
12pm. Live music from 1-4pm, food available for purchase, Becker Bazaar and more!

Sept. 6 - 7: Labor Day Harvest Festival ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
10am. U-pick apples, hayrides, pony rides, music by Fiddle Stix & Scram Central & a BBQ.

Ongoing Events 

May 25 - Sept. 7: Food Carts & Backyard Board Games
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
11am-4pm. Food options from the vending carts, picnic tables, free backyard board games.