Enjoy family-fun in Niagara Falls, USA this weekend with live music, outdoor activities, festivals and 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 more!

August 26 - 28: Fan World ($)
Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
24-hour video and tabletop gaming and more. Events held at Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, Quality Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls.

August 26: Friday Night Lights at the Aquarium ($)
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls
9am - 10pm. Live music at 6pm, a sea lion show at 7pm and two additional touch tank sessions. See fireworks over the Falls at 10pm from the 2nd floor top deck. Come and go for just one daily admission price. Food and drinks available for purchase.

August 26: 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 26: Legends Live on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
5pm. Enjoy free live music featuring ZigZag. A food truck will be on-site.

August 26 - 27: Lewiston Jazz Festival
Center St., Lewiston
Fri., 5pm | Sat., 12:30pm. Enjoy FREE Jazz performed by world-class musicians on various stages, indoors and outdoors. Taste delicious food and wines. Don't miss the Jewelry Show and Classic Car Show!

August 26 - 27: 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 26: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
9pm. Free live music featuring The Brothers Grimm. No cover.

August 26: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

August 27: 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 27: 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 27: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

August 28: Vineyard Express ($)
Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Rd., Lockport / Tickets: 716- 439-5253
1pm. Enjoy a train ride, Medina Railroad Museum Tour, wine and dinner at Spring Lake Winery and music by the lake. VIP tickets available and couples pricing.

August 28: Olcott Beach Concert Series
Olcott Beach Gazebo, Main St., Olcott
2pm. Enjoy live music by the Easy Street Band.

August 28: 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 28 - Sept 1: 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 28: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

August 29: 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 31: Haken with Special Guests ($)
The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls
6pm. Gazing Rabbit Productions Presents: HAKEN w/ Thank You Scientist and Turning Virtue. All Ages show. Anyone under 16 must be with an adult 18+. Show 7pm.

August 31: 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 31: 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. Instigators! Food trucks will be on-site, in addition to produce from Park Place Market.

August 31: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

Culinary

August 28: Summer Wine & Cooking Series ($)
Black Willow Winery, 5565 West Lake Rd., Burt
11am. Tickets are $25 per person and includes the demo class and samples, a glass of wine to pair, an NFCI apron to use and take home, and new recipes to try at home. Space limited.

Shopping

August 27: 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 31: Bicycle Group Ride
The Silo Restaurant, 115 N Water St., Lewiston
5:45 - 8pm. Enjoy a group bicycle ride and explore the history of the Niagara Frontier. All participants must be over the age of 12 and must bring their own bikes.

August 31: 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.