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 5, 2021. What better way to explore the Niagara Falls than on National Trails Day? Participate in a free, guided hike along the beautiful Niagara Gorge and hike rim and gorge trails from the mouth of the gorge at Artpark to the American Falls! There are plenty of great trails to explore all season long.

Fairy House Festival

June 12, 2021. Enjoy a whimsical afternoon at this immersive performing arts festival at Artpark, the Fairy House Festival. Enjoy European street theater groups, modern dance, interactive performances by local actors, and music presented in the setting of the park overlooking the stunning Niagara Gorge. Wander amongst fairy house creations and roaming musicians in colorful, costume creations. Tickets available online only.

Civil War Garrison

June 12–13, 2021. Step back in time and experience life at Old Fort Niagara between 1861 to 1865 at this living history event. The weekend includes various activities and socially-distanced demostrations including 19th century engineering, cooking, medicine, common soldier life, and more.

Lewiston GardenFest

June 19–20, 2021. 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.

Free Fishing Days

June 26–27, 2021. Gone fishing? On this June weekend, the rich fresh waters of New York state are open to fishing for everyone— no fishing license required. For Niagara County, that means dibs on a whole wealth of waterways from the lower Niagara to Lake Ontario and the Erie Canal. Expect trout, bass and even chinook salmon to be biting.

Lockport Arts & Crafts Festival

June 26–27, 2021. With almost 100 vendors already signed up, the Lockport Arts & Crafts Festival returns this year! The event will operate from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days along Main Street in Lockport, NY. The public is asked to follow current COVID-19 regulations.

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