Enjoy family-fun activities in Niagara Falls USA including live music, festivals, haunted happenings and falls fireworks! 

Music, Arts & Entertainment

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 and shows.

Sept. 10 - October 31: The Maize - Cornfield Maze ($)
The Maize, 3901 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda / 716-523-3860
Mon. - Thurs., 10am - 9pm | Fri., 10am - 11pm | Sun., 10am - 9pm. Find your way out of Pumpkindom and enjoy games, musicians, balloon artists and more!

Sept. 23 - October 31: Chaos Seeing Red Art Exhibit
Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (NACC), 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls
M-F, 9 - 5pm | Sun., 12 - 4pm. Explore the chaotic, sensual and the many other elucidations behind this powerful word, red.

Sept. 23: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Sirsy. No cover.

Sept. 23: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks dislay over the Falls.

Sept. 24 - 25: NYPA Wildlife Festival
NYPA - Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Rd., Lewiston
10am - 5pm. Annual favorites include a Wildlife Festival's Kids Fishing Derby, Primate Sanctuary with Carmen Presti, Nickel City Reptiles with Jeff Musial, Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Skyhunters Birds of Prey, Fishing pond, Archery, Crafts, Safety identifications, Face painting, Rock climbing wall and more!

Sept. 24 - 25: Lewiston Harvest Festival & Craft Show
Along Center St., Lewiston
10am - 5pm. More than 100 of New York State's finest crafters along with food vendors, farmers, wineries, and live music.

Sept. 24 - 25: Harvest Fest on the Niagara Wine Trail, USA ($)
Niagara Wine Trail, USA
Celebrate harvest season with wine and food pairing! Tickets include a tasting of 3 wines and sample of harvest-themed cuisine at each participating winery.

Sept. 24: Smithsonian Museum Day - Free Admission at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda
10am - 4pm. Enjoy free admission to the museum. You must present a Museum Day ticket specifically for the Carrousel Museum at the door.

Sept. 24: Earth Voices of the Great Spirit
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston
12 - 5pm. Traditional Native American storytelling, drumming, and dance as well as contemporary music by Native American performers.

Sept. 24 - 25: Annual Pumpkin Fiesta ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
12pm. Family-friendly event. Free live music from 1pm to 4pm. Wine, beer, hard cider and dessert wine tasting $5. Food available all over the farm for purchase and more.

Sept. 24: Live Music at the Farm
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
5pm. Enjoy free live music featuring Road 2 Recovery. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Sept. 24: Marble Orchard Ghost Walks ($)
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston
7pm. Hear ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst. Bring a flash light!

Sept. 24: Paranormal Walks 2016 ($)
Lake Effect Ice Cream, 79 Canal St., Lockport
7pm. Hear about one of WNY's oldest towns with a truly bizarre past. Free parking available at the Discovery Center.

Sept. 24: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

Sept. 24: Evening Lantern Light Tours on the Erie Canal ($)
Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride, 5 Gooding St., Lockport / 716-438-0174
7:30pm. Enjoy an evening lantern tour. Reservations required.

Sept. 25: Apple Harvest Festival
Town of Newfane Visitor Information Center, 2685 West Creek Rd. (corner at Ide Rd.), Newfane
10am - 4pm. Fall fun including a flea market, craft vendors, live performances and apples.

Sept. 25: The Spirits of Spring Lake Winery Hay Rides ($)
Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Rd., Lockport
12 - 5pm. Purchase your wine or specialty drink and listen to the old angry Irish grounds keeper who is in charge of the overnight watch.

Sept. 25: 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.

Sept. 25: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

Sept. 27: Tuesday Night Tapas Tour ($)
Old City Hall, 2 Pine St., Lockport / 716-863-6980
5:30pm. Sample hors-d'oeuvre and let Lockport Heritage Tours guide you on a 50-minute tour of the Erie Canal and Mill Race. Call to reserve your spot.

Sept. 28: 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.

Sept. 28: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

Sept. 29: The Spirits of Spring Lake Winery Hay Rides ($)
Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Rd., Lockport
5 - 9pm. Purchase your wine or specialty drink and listen to the old angry Irish grounds keeper who is in charge of the overnight watch.

Shopping

Sept. 24: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Fresh produce, flowers, pastries and more.

Outdoors

Sept. 28: 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.

Culinary

Sept. 27: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Demo/Dinner ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6 - 8:30pm. Explore the mysteries of sourdough bread, and find out how easy is really is. Call for more information!

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. Visit discoverniagara.org for more information.