Weekly Events

See what's happening in Niagara Falls USA this week.

Check back each week for a list of special events and activities.

All event dates and details are subject to change. Registration and/or tickets may be required. Mask ordinances may vary from business to business, regardless of vaccination status. Please contact the business directly, or visit the individual websites for pricing and ticket information.

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Weekly Events for August 9-18, 2022 

August 9: Elvis Costello & The Imposters ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
6:30-10pm. Elvis Costello & The Imposters will perform in the Artpark Amphitheater with special guest Nicole Atkins.

August 10: Ziggy Marley - A Live Tribute to His Father ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
7-10pm. Ziggy Marley will perform a special show billed as “A Live Tribute To His Father” in the Amphitheater with special guest, Kazayah.

August 11: Party in the Plaza
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls / 716-285-3575
5-8pm. Enjoy family-friendly activities, snacks and refreshments, live entertainment and more at the aquarium's new outdoor community space, Whirlpool Commons! 

August 12: Rock the Locks 
Canal Street, Lockport
5-8pm. Enjoy live music, local vendors, food trucks, and more all overlooking the beautiful Erie Canal!

August 12: 90 West ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
7-10pm. 90 West performs at the Rustic Barn at Freedom Run Winery.

August 12: Goat Island Evening Walk
Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St., Niagara Falls / 716-282-5154
7:30-9:30pm. Explore and experience the beauty of Niagara Falls in the twilight on a guided tour with a Park Naturalist. Pre-registration is required via phone.

August 13: JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
8-10pm. The Jp Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band returns to Artpark!

August 13-14: Lewiston Art Festival 
Center Street, Lewiston / 716-754-0166
10am-6pm. Lewiston's signature event featuring work by more than 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Event also features food vendors, music and more!

August 14: Lockport Food Fest
Canal Street, Lockport / 716-434-0212
11am-5pm. Celebrate the foods of Lockport! From diverse restaurants to the food producers of the Lockport Community Farmers Market, this is the most delicious Sunday of the year. 

August 14: World Fusion Music Festival 
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
2-4pm. A free outdoor music performance and circus including aerialists, jugglers and fire dancers, as well as a multi-cultural recorded open mic!

August 16: Backroads Blues Festival ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
5:30-10pm. Kenny Wayne Shepherd will be joined at Artpark by Buddy Guy and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.

August 18: Sip and Pour Candle Workshop ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Road, Gasport / 716-772-2211
6-9pm. Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer while learning the ins and outs of candle making.

August 18: Outdoor Movie Night
Olcott Beach Carousel Park, 5979 Main St., Olcott
6-10pm. Bring blankets and chairs for a movie night under the stars at Olcott Beach Carousel Park. Concessions are available for purchase. 

August 18: Brantley Gilbert ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
7-10pm. Country star Brantley Gilbert performs live at the Artpark Amphitheater.


Ongoing Events

August 1 - August 15: Niagara Falls Illumination
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls
8pm-2am. Enjoy a colorful illumination display nightly. 

May 20 – October 10: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls. Subject to weather conditions. 

Tuesdays until August 16: Bar(re) in the Gardens ($)
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
6-7pm. Barre is a form of physical exercise that blends inspired elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates. We’ll have a different winery or brewery here every week so that you will be able to enjoy a refreshing beverage after class!

Wednesdays until August 17: Music in the Gardens - Youth Edition ($)
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
3-4pm. Bring the family for a fun music hour!

Wednesdays until August 17: Wednesday Nights at the Gazebo
Newfane Gazebo, Main Street, Newfane / 716-778-8531 x8
7-9pm. Bring a chair and enjoy live music at the Newfane Gazebo. 

Mondays until August 22: Music Mania Mondays
Veteran's Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls
6:30-10pm. Enjoy live music in Veteran's Memorial Community Park by popular area bands and musicians, plus food vendors. 

Wednesdays until August 24: Gill Creek Concerts in the Park
Gill Creek Park, Niagara Street and Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls
6-8pm. Come enjoy free music at Gill Creek Park! 50/50 raffle, food and beverages available for purchase. 

Thursdays until August 25: Food Truck Thursdays
Niagara Falls Train Station, 825 Depot Ave. West, Niagara Falls
11am-2pm. Enjoy lunch from a local food truck featuring entertainment. Rain or shine. Seating inside and out. 

Thursdays until August 25: Thursdays on Third 
The Craft Kitchen and Bar, Third Street, Niagara Falls / 773-410-4375
5-11pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beer tent, food, and live music. Opening act at 5 p.m. No coolers allowed.

Thursdays until August 25: Thursdays on the Water
Gratwick Park, 1300 River Road, North Tonawanda
5-10pm. Enjoy local food, vendors, classic cars, family fun and live entertainment next to the beautiful Niagara River. 

Fridays until August 26: Friday Night Concerts 
Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
7-10pm. Enjoy food trucks and live music every Friday night on Old Falls Street this summer!

Fridays until August 26: Live Music Friday
Bella Vista Ristorante, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0344
7pm–10pm. Live music on the patio deck every Friday, weather permitting! Located at Niagara Riverside Resort. 

Fridays until August 26: Summer Sizzler Series
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
5:30pm-8:30pm. Culinary and pastry demonstrations to enhance your cooking skills. 

Saturdays until August 27: Free Family Saturdays
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
12-4pm. Enjoy free arts and crafts, and live performances for all ages. 

Saturdays until August 27: Live Music Saturdays
Becker Farms, 3724 Quaker Road, Gasport / 716-772- 2211
5pm–9pm. Live music at Becker Farms every Saturday! 

Sundays until August 28: Spring Lake Winery's Summer Music Sundays
Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Road, Lockport / 716-439-5253
3-6pm. Enjoy local musicians and bands at Spring Lake Winery. Reservations required. 

Sundays until August 28: Tours at Van Horn Mansion ($)
Van Horn Mansion, 2159 Lockport-Olcott Road, Newfane / 716-778-7197
1pm–4pm. Stop in for a 90-minute guided tour of this living museum.

Wednesdays until August 31: Wednesday Night Canal Concert Series
Gateway Harbor, Sweeney & Webster streets, North Tonawanda
6-10pm. Enjoy live music at Gateway Harbor every Wednesday night! 

Thursdays until September 1: Thursday Night Concerts
Castellani Columbus Square Park, Corner of 15th Street and Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls
7pm. Enjoy live music and food trucks every Thursday at Castellani Columbus Square Park.

Fridays until September 2: Friday Nights on the Boardwalk
Lakeview Village Shoppes, 5955 Ontario St., Olcott / 716-778-8531
5pm–8pm. Join the Lakeview Village Shoppes every Friday night on the Boardwalk for live music, wine tastings, and a farmer’s market. 

Every Saturday until September 3: Music in the Mist on Buffalo Ave
SPoT Coffee, 24 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-501-5111
11:30am–2:30pm. Sidewalk concert series happening on Buffalo Ave., between SPoT Coffee & Red Coach Inn.

Available until September 4: Music in the Mist at Seva
Seva Tapas Bar & Lounge, 200 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-501-5111
Every Thurs., Fri., Sat., and select Sun., 7pm– 11pm. Enjoy live music on the beautiful outdoor patio at Seva, located at The Cadence Hotel. 

Sundays until September 5: Olcott Beach Gazebo Concert Series
Olcott Beach Gazebo, Main Street, Olcott / 716-778-8531 x8
2pm–4pm. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy live music at the Olcott Beach Gazebo. 

Available daily until September 10: Sunflowers of Sanborn 
Sunflowers of Sanborn, 3311 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn / 716-628-9513 
11am-8pm. Explore over 8 acres of sunflowers! Offerings include U-Pick sunflowers, family-friendly activities, concessions, a sunflower trail, corn maze, and much more. 

Every other Thursday until September 15: Live on the Lawn Music Series ($)
Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda / 716-694-4400
6-8pm. Bring a chair or blanket and listen to live music! Food and beverages must be pre-purchased. 

Available until September 16: Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour ($)
Outside the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport / 716-349-7998
11-11:45am. Learn about the Erie Canal and the construction of the Lockport Locks on this 45-minute narrated walking tour. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance. 

Exhibition on display until September 24: Perceptions
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
"Perceptions" is a guest curated art exhibit by Geraldine Wilson, featuring artists & poets affected by visual impairment! 

Exhibition on display until September 15: Into the Wild
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
12-4pm. The Kenan House Gallery presents Into the Wild, a collection of wildlife-focused fine art and photography from regional to national artists.

Mondays until September 26: Cruisin' at the Wurlitzer Car Show
The Wurlitzer Building, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda
5-9pm. Enjoy music, raffles, food, drinks and more at Western New York's largest car cruise!

Saturdays until October 1: Locks Demonstrations
Outside the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport / 716-349-7998
11am-1pm. Demonstrations of the reconstructed Flight of Five including locking through a Durham-style vessel, the “Erie Traveler," are offered free of charge to the public every Saturday. 

Available daily through 2022: Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
1pm-5 pm. Learn about the rich history and wide variety of wine produced here, as well as the harvest and production process. Pre-registration is required. 

Sundays through 2022: Yoga & Wine ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
11am. All levels welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat, towel and water. 

Available daily through: Underground Railroad Freedom Art Walk ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
12-6pm. Begin the self-guided Freedom Art Walk in the Tasting Room for a wine tasting and then set off for a stroll through the vineyards & apple orchard up to the base of the Niagara Escarpment to view 16 ceramic works of art to honor history. 

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