Canada Day Weekend at Niagara Parks
Niagara Parks is set to once again mark Canada’s birthday with a full lineup of events over the July 1st long weekend! Celebrate all long weekend at Niagara Parks and enjoy free live concert performances by Tanya Tagaq and Hannah Georgas and Night Lights dinner packages at Table Rock House Restaurant. Plus our signature Tastes of Canada BBQ and of course stunning Falls Fireworks shows each night at 10pm, including an extended show on July 1st!
Extended Canada Day Fireworks
Nightly Falls Fireworks shows take place all weekend at 10pm, with a special extended show on July 1st!
Queen Victoria Park is the best place to experience Falls Fireworks, offering spectacular views from all angles. Take it all in from our Grand View Marketplace featuring newly renovated dining areas, where you’ll enjoy a panoramic view of the illuminated Horseshoe Falls and American Falls, or get up close and watch from the platform of Journey Behind the Falls just steps away from the base of the falls.
JUNE 28 • 8PM
Niagara Stage Concert Series, Queen Victoria Park
Hear Inuk throat singer and Polaris Prize winner Tanya Tagaq live on the Niagara Stage at the brink of Niagara Falls at this free concert.
“Tagaq projects sounds that carry the imprint of the body’s secret contours and recesses, delving far beyond personal utterance, out beyond human identity, to summon voices from the flesh cavity haunts of animal spirits and primal energies.” – The Wire (UK)
JUNE 29 • 8PM
RUMBLE THE CONCERT
Queen Victoria Park
On June 29, Niagara Parks present RUMBLE THE CONCERT as part of Indigenous Month, produced and directed by Tim Johnson in association with the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Kakekalanicks Indigenous Consulting.
JULY 1 • 8PM
Niagara Stage Concert Series, Queen Victoria Park
Along with its dreamy soundscape of fuzzy, wistful horns Georgas’ sweet-sounding voice begins as a whisper that ascends layer-upon-layer, against a sparse backdrop of drums.
“With its rich sonic landscape and Georgas’ confident lyrics, For Evelyn is a great record, but perhaps more importantly, it also shows that Georgas is getting better and better with each release.” -EXCLAIM!
Light up the Wonder With Us
Niagara Parks is thrilled to bring back Night Lights: Journey Behind the Falls After Dark!
Even more exciting, we’ve partnered with our newly renovated Table Rock House Restaurant to provide you and your family the ultimate dining experience.
Begin your evening with an incredible three-course meal featuring locally sourced ingredients prepared by our Feast On certified chef, along with local craft beer and VQA wines. While you dine, marvel at the spectacular view of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls in full colour!
After dinner, stand at the heart of Niagara to feel the sheer power of the Falls. You’ll descend 125 feet to explore 130-year-old tunnels leading you to the enormity that is Niagara Falls. Marvel at the beauty of this natural wonder as its highlighted by our dazzling Fireworks display.
Admission price is $24.95 to Journey Behind the Falls, entrance for the Night Lights experience begins at 9:30 p.m.
Upgrade your experience to enjoy our three-course prix fixe dinner at Table Rock House Restaurant for $70, includes admission to Night Lights.
Flavour Begins Here
Table Rock House Restaurant
You can’t beat the epic dining experience at the edge of the falls at our newly renovated Table Rock House Restaurant.
For years, Niagara Parks Culinary has championed Ontario food and drink through our Feast On certification at all five of our full-service restaurants.
Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day during the day or by night, the view through floor-to-ceiling windows is spectacular.
In the evening, Watch as we transform this natural wonder into an incredible, multi-coloured water and light masterpiece.
Later in the evening, be dazzled by our stellar expanded fireworks series now in its 26th year!
Queen Victoria Place Restaurant
You can’t celebrate Canada Day without BBQ!
Savour the tastes of Canadian cuisine at Queen Victoria Place on July 1 from 4PM to 10PM.
Enjoy a specially crafted, mouth-watering menu prepared by Niagara Parks Culinary team for the Savoury Tastes of Canada BBQ featuring dishes made with locally sourced ingredients.
Take a moment to marvel at the panoramic view of both falls from the terrace of the restaurant.
Chefs have also selected VQA wines and local craft beers and ciders to compliment your meal.
This is an outdoor, licensed event.
Experiences in Nature
Niagara Glen: Guided Hiking Tours
Visit our newly renovated Niagara Glen Nature Centre to book your guided hiking tour of the Niagara Glen and learn about the geology, plant and animal life that call this area home. Daily tours leave at 11am and 2pm July through August!
Traveling from Toronto?
Getting to the brink of the falls from Toronto just got a whole lot easier. The GO Niagara Seasonal Train service runs weekends throughout the summer months and includes a round-trip GO Train ticket and two-day access to WEGO. New this year, enjoy extended access into Niagara-on-the-Lake during your stay.