Annual Events and Festivals in Niagara Falls USA

Experience one of the many music, art and food festivals that take place annually in Niagara Falls USA.

Buffalo Restaurant Week
April 17-23, 2023
Try signature lunch and dinner dishes from restaurants throughout the Buffalo Niagara region, all with special deals and offerings during this week only.

Newfane Apple Blossom Festival
May 21, 2023
Celebrate the arrival of spring with old-fashioned attractions and activities, along with food, entertainment, vendors, and hands-on fun for all!

Olcott Mermaid Festival
June 17, 2023
Come flip and frolic in your most magical mermaid finery. Enjoy music, magic, a parade and more.

Lewiston GardenFest
June 17-18, 2023
Explore vendor booths from area nurseries, landscapers and garden suppliers. Listen to noted speakers and learn about everything gardens.

Lockport Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival
June 24-25, 2023
Featuring over 100 artists, crafts and food vendors along Main Street in Lockport, NY.

Niagara Wine Trail Wine Festival
July 1, 2023
Enjoy wine tastings from the Niagara Wine Trail and food from local vendors. 

Olcott Pirate Festival
July 7-9, 2023
Put on your best pirate costume and enjoy rides, food, music, a parade, car show and live entertainment. 

Artpark Fairy House Festival
July 15, 2023
Visitors of all ages are welcome to marvel at fairy house creations by professional and community artists. Interact with the whimsical and enchanting Artpark Fairies and roaming musicians outfitted in new costume creations.

Lewiston Art Festival
August 12-13, 2023
Lewiston's signature event featuring work by more than 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media, and photography. Event also features food vendors, music and more.

Lockport Food Fest
August 13, 2023
The Lockport Food Fest is a celebration of the foods of Lockport. From diverse restaurants to the food producers of the Lockport Community Farmers Market, the festival will be the most delicious Sunday of the year. 

Northwest Jazz Festival
August 25-26, 2023
Enjoy Jazz performed by world-class musicians on 5 different stages. Taste delicious food as the region's finest chefs come out of their kitchens and onto the street to showcase their culinary talents. A selection of wines from the Niagara Wine Trail, USA will be available. Also, don't miss the Premiere Jewelry Show.

War of 1812 Grand Encampment 
September 2-3, 2023
The largest binational 1812 event of the year and one of the largest reenactment weekends at Old Fort Niagara.

Olcott Beach Jazz Trail
September 3, 2023
Spend the day in Olcott as nationally and internationally known top jazz musicians perform on different stages throughout the town. Wine tastings from the Niagara Wine Trail, USA, food trucks and more!

Niagara County Peach Festival
September 7-10, 2023
An old-fashioned festival complete with parade, peach shortcake, food, vendors, carnival rides and 4 days of entertainment.

Niagara Falls Blues Festival
2023 Dates Coming Soon
Enjoy live blues music, food vendors and more in downtown Niagara Falls, NY.

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival
September 16-17, 2023
Immerse yourself in the traditions and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Enjoy live Celtic music, dancers, sports, clans, living historians, vendors, contests and children's activities.

Harvest & Hops Festival
September 23-24, 2023
More than 100 crafters, along with artisan and food vendors, farmers, wineries, craft beers and live music.

Niagara Wine Trail Harvest Festival
September 23-24, 2023
Taste the flavors of fall along the Niagara Wine Trail and enjoy a sample of harvest-themed dishes with your wine pairings.

Newfane Apple Harvest Festival
September 24, 2023
Fall fun for the entire family including a flea market, craft vendors, live performances, and of course, apples!

Oktoberfest on Old Falls Street
September 30, 2023
Celebrate fall with live music, authentic German cuisine and beer, kid-friendly activities, and a stein hoisting competition.

September 30, 2023
A celebration of community, local agriculture and the Erie Canal, Locktoberfest is the highlight of all things Lockport and Niagara County. Witness the marvel of the original Flight of Five Locks in motion, by watching the Lock Tenders Demonstrations. All day music, food, beer tent and activities for children and families. 

Tap & Craft Festival
October 21, 2023
Share a drink with 40+ craft breweries, cideries and wineries while enjoying live music, vendors, food and games. Cheers!

Jingle Falls USA
2023 Dates Coming Soon
Celebrate the winter season and participate in a variety of holiday activities in downtown Niagara Falls, NY, both indoors and out.

Fatima Shrine Festival of Lights
November 18, 2023 - January 6, 2024
See over 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine. Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of fifteen acres of holiday lights.

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