Niagara Falls to be Illuminated in Recognition of Black History Month

February 1, 2023

Holly Goertzen

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Falls Illumination Board will illuminate both the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls in red, green and black on February 1 from 10:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. in observance of Black History Month.

To learn more about Black History in Niagara, including the extensive collection of displays and monuments honouring Black Canadian history, please visit exploretheniagara.com.

Assets: Niagara Falls Illumination photos are available here.

All special illumination requests are reviewed and approved by the Niagara Falls Illumination Board, which has financed and operated the “illumination of Niagara Falls” since 1925. The Niagara Falls Illumination Board is made up of representatives from the City of Niagara Falls Ontario, City of Niagara Falls, New York, Ontario Power Generation Inc., New York Power Authority, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and The Niagara Parks Commission. It is the Illumination Board’s responsibility and mandate to finance and maintain the nightly illumination of both the Horseshoe and American Falls.