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What’s New In Niagara Falls This Summer – 2024


NIAGARA FALLS FARMERS’ MARKET 2024 (at The Exchange) (May 18th – Oct 26th)

The Niagara Falls Farmers’ Market opened at its new permanent location, The Exchange (5943 Sylvia Place), on Saturday, May 18, from 7 am to 1 pm, and will run every Saturday until October 26. The award-winning Niagara Falls Farmers’ Market showcases local growers, makers and bakers from across the region. The market also features weekly live music & entertainment, children’s activities, community initiatives, and more. Customers can enjoy the best local assortment of farm and artisanal products at the welcoming community Niagara Falls Farmers’ Market.

Spend summer evenings at the Exchange for the Supper Market, where you can enjoy delicious local cuisine, drinks, and light shopping. Local musicians and artists will entertain you as you create memories with your family and friends. Niagara Falls Supper Market begins in June and runs every Wednesday evening from 4pm to 7pm until the end of September.


Canada’s favorite casino welcomes Canada’s favorite global superstar for a 20th-anniversary celebration like no other! Michael Bublé has spent the past two decades deeply committed to keeping the flames of the great classics of the American Songbook alive and well – to not only breathe new life into them – but to bring his singular style, vocal power and passion to timeless tunes. With unstoppable talent, energy and a voice that is equally at home singing standards, pop tunes, swing, jazz, R&B, and comedy, Michael takes his audiences on a special journey every night – singing his heart out, entertaining them with beautiful love songs, making them laugh, cry, and dance – to give them an evening they will never forget.


Table Rock Bistro + Wine Bar is Niagara’s newest upscale casual dining experience, boasting the closest open-air rooftop patio to the brink of the iconic Horseshoe Falls. Savour gourmet dishes crafted from the freshest local ingredients, expertly paired with an extensive selection of fine Niagara VQA wines, beers, cider and spirits in a sophisticated setting you won’t find anywhere else. Table Rock Bistro + Wine Bar is located on the upper level of Table Rock Centre. Reservations are not available. Walk-ins only.

REKINDLING ALL OUR RELATIONS (An Indigenous Audio Tour of The Niagara Glen)

Embark on a self-guided audio tour hike of the Niagara Glen, Rekindling All Our Relations – An Indigenous Audio Tour of the Niagara Glen, and discover the Indigenous connections to nature all around you. Free for the public, this unique self-guided hiking experience in the stunning Niagara Glen merges nature, culture, and storytelling into a profound exploration of Indigenous wisdom and connection. At its heart, “Rekindling All Our Relations” is an Indigenous journey curated by Michele-Elise Burnett, a respected member of Niagara’s Indigenous community. With her deep roots and understanding of Indigenous teachings, Burnett has carefully crafted an experience beyond the Niagara Glen’s physical beauty, delving into its spiritual essence. Through her guidance, participants are invited to engage with the land profoundly and meaningfully, fostering a deeper connection and appreciation for its wonders. 

The tour soundtrack, engineered by William Riech Jr., also an Indigenous community member, adds another layer of depth to the experience. Drawing on his expertise in audio engineering, Riech skillfully creates a sonic landscape that highlights the natural sounds of the Niagara Glen. This enhances the storytelling while enveloping participants in a sensory journey that connects them back to the land.


NEW IN 2024, Currents will run continuously from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the main generator hall and is included in the Power Station at Night ticket. Experience an epic reawakening with Currents, a mesmerizing evening show that tells the incredible story of the Niagara Parks Power Station through mind-blowing light and sound effects. Reactive media will help you discover your surroundings and uncover Niagara’s story of power from an extraordinary perspective. Follow the water flow by moving around the power station and watch as the power station comes to life right before your eyes. During your nighttime experience, you can choose when to watch the show and explore brilliant lighting activations throughout the generator hall and the Tunnel.


Red Arrow’s newest bus route between Toronto and Niagara Falls began May 5th! The 2-hour bus ride takes passengers between Toronto’s Union Station and Niagara Falls’ Table Rock Centre for as low as $10 a ride, 7-days a week. Bookings can be made at www.redarrow.ca



The popular Niagara Falls fireworks series returns in 2024 to delight visitors. Shows run for 5 minutes at 10pm nightly. The majestic Niagara Falls are also illuminated every night of the year, making the destination among the world’s best places to see fireworks displays.

Hop aboard the Falls Fireworks Cruise for the best views. There’s nothing quite like the sight of exploding fireworks over the brink of Niagara Falls to make your trip memorable. Admire Niagara Falls at night aboard a 40-minute Falls Fireworks Cruise departing from Niagara Falls, Canada. Set sail for starry skies, panoramic skyline views, stunning illuminations, and fireworks that light up the sky.


The jet boat tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to comfortably experience what is commonly referred to as the “Mount Everest” of white water. As you speed along the Lower Niagara River at 80 km/h you’ll be astounded as the 31,000 lbs. of thrust from the jet boat vanquishes the mighty Class 5 whitewater of the Devil’s Hole Rapids and the swirling waters of the Whirlpool. Choose between a “Wet Jet” or “Jet Dome” experience. WJBT’s one-of-a-kind white water tour will hydrate your senses as you take on Class 5 white water that’s guaranteed to leave you absolutely soaking wet and amazingly refreshed. If getting wet is not for you, the Jet Dome tour follows the exact route as the Wet Jet but shelters you from the water.

SHAW FESTIVAL (Niagara-on-the-Lake)

Eliza Doolittle, Candida, Sherlock Holmes, a servant of two masters, plus an orphan of Chao … come and meet this season’s cast of characters! In the heart of Niagara’s wine country, this season presents productions of My Fair Lady, One Man, Two Guvnors, Witness For The Prosecution, The Orphan of Chao, Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Human Heart, The Secret Garden, Candida, The House That Will Not Stand & Snow in Midsummer.


Safari Niagara is a 150-acre, privately owned and operated Nature Park and is home to more than 1000 animals of native and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Located only 10 minutes from Niagara Falls! Safari Niagara is the ultimate summer fun destination for people of all ages and abilities. Park admission is all-inclusive and includes access to interactive and educational animal presentations, safari tram, paddle boats, Sky Quest and Sky Tykes (ropes course), Bounce-A-Rooz (jumping pillows), Safari Speedway (pedal bike go-karts), catch & release fishing and of course a splash pad.


The fun begins at the Backyard BBQ on June 6 where Fallsview has taken the “Q” to a new level. Don’t miss the official kickoff for the event at Fallsview’s weekly Backyard BBQ. With demonstrations by Canadian BBQ Masters Maddie and Kiki, live entertainment, delicious food, and drink sections, all with the scenic atmosphere of the Falls! There’s no entry fee for this tasty new adventure – à la carte food and beverages will be available.

On June 7th, the Celebrity Chef Dine About is back, and this year Fallsview has raised the culinary bar. Enjoy an intimate evening of fine food, amazing drinks and mingling with celebrity chefs Mary Berg, Aarón Sánchez, Rocco DiSpirito, Geoffrey Zakarian and Maddie & Kiki. All while sampling local food and drink pairings, with live music provided by DJ JustGeorge.

This year’s celebrity chefs include Mary Berg, Aarón Sánchez, Rocco DiSpirito, Geoffrey Zakarian & Maddie, and Kiki – Canada’s Favourite BBQ Masters.

FALLSVIEW FOOD CON (Saturday June 8th)
On June 8, Fallsview Food Con is back. Sip and savor at the afternoon food expo with local vendors while celebrity chefs Mary Berg, Aarón Sánchez, Rocco DiSpirito, and Geoffrey Zakarian whip up delectable treats in live-action demonstrations on the main stage with a host of the Food Network Canada Series You Gotta Eat Here! John Catucci.

Niagara Falls Comic Con is set to take place over three days on June 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2024! The event takes place just steps away from the majestic Falls and will feature more than 200,000 square feet of exhibitors, comic books, movie cars, cosplay contests, celebrity autographs and photo-ops, a video gaming arena, Falls Horror Fest, and more.

Summer is almost here, and we’re kicking things off with a bang! Head into the heart of Niagara’s wine country for the return of our annual TD Tailgate Party. For just $135 + fees, your all-inclusive ticket includes an evening of premium VQA wine, live entertainment, and culinary fare inspired by all your summer favorites – from wood-fired pizza to BBQ classics.

Niagara Jazz Festival is an award-winning not-for-profit music festival dedicated to celebrating jazz and world music throughout the year, with a summer festival in June. Now in its 11th season, the festival aims to inspire, educate, and develop jazz audiences by combining live music with an immersive Niagara experience: food, wine, culture, attractions, and natural wonders. Niagara Jazz Festival also hosts LIVE.LEARN.JAZZ educational events include Master Class workshops and the popular JAZZ 4 the AGES Youth Competition – keeping jazz music alive for generations to come. The Niagara Jazz Festival is supported by Presenting Sponsor TD Bank Group through the TD Ready Commitment.

Join us at Firemen’s Park (2275 Dorchester Road) for a free Canada Day Celebration event. Enjoy live music & entertainment, interactive kids shows, all-ages activities, food, vendors, inflatables, and more! With shuttle busses to get you to and from the event.

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Fort George National Historic Site! Listen to period music, support the Friends of Fort George, and don’t miss our captivating musket demonstrations and cannon firings! Canada Day festivities at the fort conclude with a fantastic concert and fun to be had by all!

TESLA FEST (July 12th & 13th)
Tesla Fest is an annual International Festival commemorating Tesla’s birthday on a provincial level in Ontario. The festival aims to illuminate Tesla’s life, inventions, and profound impact on modern society. The festival’s genesis coincided with Tesla’s historic breakthrough in 1895 when he pioneered the alternating current (AC) electrical system and constructed the first hydroelectric power plant in Niagara Falls. This achievement revolutionized electricity generation and distribution, marking a significant technological advancement.

July 10th was officially declared “Nikola Tesla Day” by Mayor Jim Diodati in 2015 and later enacted into law across Ontario by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Violet Elizabeth Dowdeswell, in 2021.

NIAGARA IRISH FESTIVAL (August 23rd & 24th)
This is a two-day Irish Festival set outdoors at Firemen’s Park in beautiful Niagara Falls, Canada. Niagara Irish Festival is presented by Irish Music Niagara, a non-profit organization that runs weekly traditional Irish music sessions and folk singalongs in Niagara Falls. The festival aims to celebrate Irish Music Culture in a family-friendly, community-centered way. Niagara Irish Festival prioritizes quality artisans, musicians and businesses that are based locally while extending a warm welcome to all who wish to visit our lovely city! 

iMELA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (September 13th & 14th)
iMela, the 9th annual international festival will return to Niagara Falls, Ontario September 13th and 14th 2024. Taking place in the Niagara Parks Queen Victoria Park, against the stunning backdrop of Niagara Falls, immerse yourself in Bhangra performances, live music from both local and international talents, and a captivating stage play by our very own community theater group. Don’t miss out on this fantastic celebration of culture and creativity!


Niagara Falls is Canada’s entertainment capital with unique and memorable attractions, headline entertainment, outdoor concerts, live shows and the largest casino in Canada. Live venues include the Fallsview Casino Resort, home to two state-of-the-art entertainment venues (1,500-seat Avalon Theatre and 5,000-seat OLG Stage) with over 320 annual shows. The OLG Stage presents a new world-class theatre with 5,000 seats, state-of-the-art technology, outstanding acoustics, and spectacular entertainment. Some upcoming performances include:

  • Pete Davidson (June 8th @The OLG Stage)
  • Ben Schwartz (June 15th @The OLG Stage)
  • Michael Buble (June 21st @The OLG Stage)
  • Keith Urban (June 22nd @The OLG Stage)
  • Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit (June 23rd @The OLG Stage)
  • Nickelback (June 29th @The OLG Stage) 
  • Mike Birbiglia (July 5th @The OLG Stage)
  • The Offspring (July 10th @The OLG Stage)
  • Alice Cooper (July 30th @The OLG Stage)
  • My Mulan Fantasy Dance Drama (August 9th-18th @The Niagara Falls Convention Centre)
  • Ali Wong (August 18th @The OLG Stage)
  • Sheng Wang (August 31st @Avalon Theatre)

Visit here for a current list of frequently updated live events and shows.


Niagara Falls will be illuminated in rainbow colors to celebrate LGBT+ pride and inclusivity on June 30th.