Enjoy all there is to see and do this weekend in Niagara USA! From outdoor concerts to fireworks over Niagara Falls, enjoy family-friendly fun for all!

Music, Arts & Entertainment

August 19: F-Bites Culinary Program
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12 - 1pm. Chef Bobby leads a student culinary team in preparing a gourmet meal with interactive fun. Guests will be treated to samples of the meal prepared on-site.

August 19: NURT Performance on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
1 - 1:30pm. NURT is comprised of Niagara University performance majors, who play dozens of characters from well-known children's books.

August 19: Village of Youngstown Free Concerts
Falkner Park, Main St., Youngstown
7pm. Enjoy live music featuring Bruce Wojick & Jamie Holka. Bring a blanket or lawn chair!

August 19: Legends Live on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
5pm. Enjoy free live music featuring Black Widow. A food truck will be on-site.

August 19 - 20: Rock the Dock Live Music Series
Bella Vista Restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls
7:30 - 10pm. Enjoy live music on the patio! Open to the public. Food and drinks available for purchase.

August 19: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
9pm. Free live music featuring Vinnie DeRosa. No cover.

August 19: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

August 20: Free Family Fun on Saturday Afternoons
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12 - 5pm. Free games, music, arts & crafts and more. Each week also features a different performance or hands-on activity. Fun for the whole family!

August 20: Psychic Fair ($)
The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 East Lake Rd., Appleton / 716-778-7001
2 - 9pm. Gallery readings, private readings, wine, food and more at the summer Psychic Fair. Pre-sale ticket holders will receive a free wine slushie (must be 21+) or sno cone.

August 20: Mermaids of the Mighty Niagara
Main St., Youngstown / 716-288-5510
4 - 8pm. Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with plenty of island style music, mermaids, kids and pet costume party, food, beverages and activities for the entire family!

August 20: Saturday Night Car Cruises
Main St., Olcott
6 - 9pm. Cars are parked and hoods raised. Come check out your favorite classic cars as they fill Main Street.

August 20: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

August 20: Dance of the Fireflies
24 Below Gallery & Café, 435 Third St. | Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
7 - 11pm. A night-time glowing moving event starting at 24 Below Gallery on Third Street, and moving through Old Falls Street. Featuring glowing creatures, dance troops, sidewalk food, entertainment and the bizarre.

August 21 - October 2: Beauty of the Beasts, Paintings of Our Natural World feat. the work of Judith Hartke
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport
M-F, 12-5pm | Sun., 2-5pm. See the works of Judith Hartke, an accomplished wildlife artist who has won numerous awards and acceptance into national and international competitions, shows, and exhibitions.

August 21: Roaring 20's Community Appreciation Day
Olcott Beach Carousel Park, 5979 Main St., Olcott
12 - 6pm. Celebrate the 14th season and the 88th birthday of the carousel! Enjoy family-friendly fun! See an antique 1920's car display, entertainment and more!

August 21: Olcott Beach Concert Series
Olcott Beach Gazebo, Main St., Olcott
2pm. Enjoy live music by The Sophisticats.

August 21: Niagara Falls Legacy Tour - Power, People, Powerful Places ($)
Departs from Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
3pm. Walk along Buffalo Ave. and explore the past for a 90-min. tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest thinkers, inventors, and industrialists, and see how they changed the shape of history.

August 21: Music Uncorked!
Flight of Five Winery, 2 Pine St., Lockport / 716-433-3360
4 - 6pm. Enjoy live music featuring the Heenan Brothers along with Flight of Five wines! Offering Sips & Dips as well. Food pairing of light fare to enjoy with the music!

August 21 - 25: Sheraton at the Falls Live Music Series
Sheraton at the Falls, 300 Third St., Niagara Falls
5 - 9pm. Live music on the Old Falls Street patios of TGI Fridays or Rainforest Café. Music begins at 5pm, with the exception of Wednesday's beginning at 6pm.

August 21: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

August 22: Blue Grass Monday
Hennepin Park Gazebo, 4th & Center St., Lewiston
7 - 9pm. Enjoy an evening of music! Bring a lawn chair and don't forget your dancin' shoes!

August 22: Free Family Movie Night
Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Artpark / 716-754-4375
7:30pm. Watch Disney Pixar's The Incredibles on the Jumbotron in Artpark's Outdoor Amphitheater. Grab the family, chairs & blankets, and enjoy a night under the stars. Light concessions available for purchase.

August 23: Tuesday in the Park at Artpark ($)
Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Artpark / 716-754-4375
6:30pm. Live music featuring Boz Scaggs with Special Guest Don McLean. Week of show pricing $17.

August 23: Niagara Falls' Summer in Your City
Center Court, Niagara Falls
7pm. Enjoy a free screening of The Peanuts Movie outdoors & a bounce house for the kids. The movie will begin at 8:45 pm, depending on sunset. Food truck on-site.

August 24: Niagara Falls Legacy Tour - Power, People, Powerful Places ($)
Departs from Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
6pm. Walk along Buffalo Ave. and explore the past for a 90-min. tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest thinkers, inventors, and industrialists, and see how they changed the shape of history.

August 24: #LiveNF Games on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
6 - 8pm. Enjoy free family-fun feat. live music by Savannah & The Kings, Lloyd's Taco Truck and a physical challenge of the Inflatable "Toxic Meltdown."

August 24: Canal Concert Series
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
6 - 10pm. Live music featuring A List & Hit N Run.

August 24: Concerts at the Gazebo
Newfane Gazebo, 2727 Main St., Newfane
7 - 9pm. Enjoy live music feat. Creekside Classic.

August 24: Gill Creek's Concerts in the Park
Gill Creek Park, Niagara St. and Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls
7 - 9pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music feat. Formula Band! Tim Horton's and Goofy's food trucks will be on-site, in addition to produce from Park Place Market.

August 24: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

Culinary 

August 19: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Demo/Dinners ($)
NF Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6pm. Enjoy an introduction to a systematic approach to wine tasting. Learn how to analyze a wine visually, aromatically, and structurally. Cost per participant is $30.

Shopping

August 20: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Fresh produce, flowers, pastries and more.

Outdoors

May 30 - Sept. 9: Old Falls Street's Daily Interactive Games
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
Games include Imagination Playground, Before I Die - Public Art Initiative, Foosball, Table Tennis, Corn Hole, Kan Jam, Jenga and much more!

August 20: Free Fitness in the Park
Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston
10am - 11am. Enjoy a free 60-minute Zumba class outdoors! Class will be cancelled in the event of rain or poor weather.

August 23: River Tours in Niagara USA ($)
Hyde Park, 1002 Robbins Dr., Niagara Falls / Call to Reserve Your Space, 716-852-7483
5:30 - 8pm. A fun and unique way to connect the community to local waterways with ACA certified kayak trainers, and safety equipment for all participants, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper offers rich paddling tours to paddlers of all experience levels.

August 24: Free Fitness in the Park
Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston
10am - 11am. Enjoy a free 60-minute Pilates class outdoors! Class will be cancelled in the event of rain or poor weather.

August 24: Old Falls Street Run Club
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
5:45pm. Run at your own pace as running captains help the group prepare for local races.

What's New

May 26 - October 19: Discover Niagara Shuttle
Throughout Niagara USA
9am - 7pm. Experience Niagara's iconic landscape, rich history and various communities along the Niagara River aboard this FREE shuttle. Connecting 12 destinations sites along the 14-mile route from Falls to Fort. Visit discoverniagara.org for more information.