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. Please contact the business directly, or visit the individual websites for pricing and ticket information.

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Weekly Events for December 2-9, 2022  

December 1-4: Lewiston Christmas Walk Weekend
Village of Lewiston, Center Street, Lewiston
Center Street is full of holiday spirit! Many of the storefronts will offer special activities, treats, promotions and great shopping sales. Festivities conclude with the Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade at 5:30pm on Sunday.

December 2: Free Fall Music Night
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
5-7pm. Enjoy live music from the band Free Fall.

December 2: Light Up Newfane Parade
Main Street, Newfane
5:30pm. Enjoy the annual Light Up Newfane holiday parade down Main Street, followed by cookies, hot chocolate, a visit with Santa, carriage rides, vendors and craft shows.

December 2: First Friday Wine Class ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
7-9pm. Learn about wine from our incredible winemaking team! You’ll travel to Portugal and beyond as we explore fortified wines and the regions that they call home. 

December 3: Goat Island Gull Watch
Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St., Niagara Falls / 716-282-5154
7-9:30am. The Niagara River houses many species of gull each winter. Come find them and other birds on Goat Island with a park naturalist. Pre-registration is required via phone.

December 3: Holiday Happenings at the NACC
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7533
10am-4pm. Enjoy vendors, art, music, performances, crafts, food, basket auction Santa’s arrival, and a Tree Lighting Ceremony!

December 3: Doughnuts with Santa
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, 1900 Military Road, Niagara Falls / 716-297-1233
9-10am. Join the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA and decorate doughnuts with Santa! Suggested donation is $5 benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

December 3: Dose of Nature – Forest Therapy
Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St., Niagara Falls / 716-282-5154
10-11:30am. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the forest with a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide. The walk will conclude with tea under the trees. (Tea is not provided). Pre-registration is required via phone.

December 3: Holiday Happenings at Niagara Falls State Park - Jingle Falls USA
Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St., Niagara Falls / 716-282-5154
11:30am-2:30pm. Stop by the Cave of the Winds Pavilion for a variety of festive fun, including kid friendly crafts, card making and meet and greets with Santa.

December 3: Holiday Vendor Show
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport /716-433-4136
1-5pm. Shop small from over a dozen local vendors.

December 3: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol ($)
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
7-9pm. Enjoy a performance of 'A Christmas Carol' at the Taylor Theater. 

December 3: Decorate a Gingerbread House ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport /716-433-4136
12-4pm. The master baker of the Manning Family will guide attendees on how to decorate the perfect gingerbread house while enjoying a wine tasting.

December 3: CAM Public Tour – Connected Isolation
Castellani Art Museum, 7 Varsity Drive, Lewiston / 716-286-8200
1-2pm. This free exhibition tour provides a compelling commentary by Niagara University students on the human experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 3: Winter Wonderland Walk
Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St., Niagara Falls / 716-282-5154
1-2pm. A chance to join a park naturalist and discover the winter wonderland that Niagara Falls becomes in the winter months. Registration is encouraged via phone.

December 3: Jingle Falls USA on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls
11am-7pm. Enjoy a variety of holiday activities, including food, fire pits, holiday music, photo opportunities, outdoor games, a petting zoo, appearances from Santa and the Grinch, paintball and more!

December 3-4: Gingerbread Wonderland – Jingle Falls USA
Niagara Falls Culinary, Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
11am-7pm & 12-4pm. Enjoy life-sized gingerbread displays, visits with Santa, live music, face painting, crafts and more at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute!

December 4: Ornament Making Class
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport /716-433-4136
1-3pm & 3-5pm. Enjoy a wine tasting while making ornaments!

December 4: Feast Day of Saint Barbara at Old Fort Niagara ($)
Old Fort Niagara, 102 Morrow Plaza, Youngstown / 716-745-7611
10am-4pm. Celebrate the Feast Day of St. Barbara with a special tour that ends with a bang!

December 4: Lights and Flights Candle Making Workshop ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport /716-433-4136
3-5pm. Create your own custom scented premium soy candle while enjoying a wine tasting.

December 6: Snow Sculpture
Artpark, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston / 716-282-5154
6-7pm. Don't let your creativity hibernate! Create your masterpiece using a blanket of snow for a canvas. Program is weather-dependent. Pre-registration is required via phone.

December 7: Sip n’ Shop
Platter's Chocolate Factory, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda / 716-693-5391
5-7pm. Sample wine and chocolate pairings from Platter's and Freedom Run Winery!

December 9: Free Fall Music Night
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
5-7pm. Enjoy live music from the band Free Fall. 

December 9: A Boy Band Christmas ($)
Seneca Niagara Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Join A Boy Band Christmas for a special evening of classic holiday songs and unforgettable hits.


Ongoing Events

November 1-December 31: Niagara Falls Illumination
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls
4:30pm-2am. Enjoy a colorful illumination display nightly. 

December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 26-31: Fireworks over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls
8pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls. Subject to weather conditions.

Available daily until January 6, 2023: Fatima Shrine Festival of Lights
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown / 716-754-7489
5-9pm. 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.

Available daily through 2022: Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour ($)
Freedom Run Winery, 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport / 716-433-4136
1-5pm. 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 2022: 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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