The Best of Niagara Falls in June

Heavenly weather and a full lineup of events conspire to make June a perfect time to visit Niagara Falls USA. Start planning your trip now!

Whether you’re coming for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, there’s tons of things to do in Niagara Falls USA in June. With so many must-experience events and things to eat, see and do, you’ll need a plan. Luckily you’ve come to the right place. Here’s some of our favorite events taking place this June.

National Trails Day

June 6. What better way to explore the Niagara Falls than on National Trails Day? The day’s action begins at the gorge at Artpark where trekkers of all ages and abilities embark on the awesome hike to the rim of the American Falls! For hike details and registration, call 716-282-5154. And even if you’re not able to make it June 6, there are plenty of great trails to explore all season long.

Artpark's Fairy House Festival

June 9. Returning for it's ninth year, the Fairy House Festival transforms the Lower Park at Artpark into a magical and whimsical space. From craft and potion-making to performances by Lewiston Dance—the event will also feature a variety of food trucks and more. The highlight this year is a performance by Ukranian Ethno-Chaos band, DakhaBrakha and “Color Constellation,” a fabric installation by Virginia Melnyk.

Safety Fair & Touch-a-Truck

June 15. This kid-friendly and free event features a variety of exhibitors including many NYPA vehicles used to perform daily tasks at the Niagara Power Project. Once you're finished outdoors, head inside the Niagara Power Vista for an interactive adventure with hands-on experiments and a high-tech virtual ride where you'll feel the transformation from water to hydroelectricity. 

Lewiston GardenFest

June 20–21. Every summer in Niagara County, the neighborhoods of leafy Lewiston bloom into an open-air garden festival. Center Street will be the hub of the events, with everything from nursery booths to gardening master demos. Even if you don’t arrive in Niagara with a green thumb, you’ll leave with one.


June 22. Kick off the summer season with the locals at Localfest! Shop unique items and gifts at the LiveNF Maker's Market, enjoy live music and food.

Free Fishing Days

June 27–28. Gone fishing? On this June weekend, the rich fresh waters of New York state are open to fishing for everyone— with or without a fishing license. For Niagara County, that means dibs on a whole wealth of waterways from the lower Niagara to Lake Ontario. Expect trout, bass and even chinook salmon to be biting.

Niagara Falls Fireworks

June 1–2, 7–9, 14–30. Let your colors burst! In addition to the nightly illumination spectacles over the Falls, June sees an explosion of summer fireworks shows at Niagara Falls too! Whether watching the show from Terrapin Point or the rim of the American Falls at Prospect Point, everywhere in town is a front-row seat!

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