Jingle Falls USA

A holiday celebration in Downtown Niagara Falls, NY.

On Jingle Falls USA event dates only (November 30, December 1, 8, 15), enjoy FREE parking in city surface lots and ramp, as well as Niagara Falls State Park lots #1, located near Prospect Street  and lot #2 on Goat Island.
*Event times and performances are subject to change. Outdoor activities are weather dependent. Some registration and fees apply.

Friday, November 30, 2018:

  • 5 - 8 PM: Festival of Slice - A Celebration of Niagara Falls USA Pizza, located inside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute; Interested Vendors: Register here by Friday, Nov. 16.
  • 5 PM: Candlelight Stroll from Niagara Falls City Hall to Old Falls Street, USA: Assemble at City Hall at 5 p.m., stroll begins at 5:15 p.m. and ends on Old Falls Street's Middle Block, across from the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. (Discover Niagara Shuttle will be available between 4 - 9 PM for continuous shuttle transportation between Old Falls Street, USA and City Hall.)
  • 5:45 PM: Holiday tree lighting ceremony on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 6 PM: Fireworks display, following tree lighting. (Sponsored by Niagara Falls State Park)

Saturday, December 1, 2018:

  • 8 AM: Anchor Bar Niagara Falls Street Hockey Tournament; To register your team, click here.
  • 9 AM - 4 PM: Warm up by firepits or take a trip down the Cave of the Winds elevator to view the Frozen Niagara River. Ticket purchase required. Weather permitting.
  • 9:30 - 11 AM: Breakfast with Santa and Cha-Cha at Rainforest Cafe, located inside Sheraton Niagara Falls. Register by phone, 716-278-2626.
  • 10 AM - 1 PM: Make-and-Take Crafts and Meet Santa, Cave of the Winds The World Changed Here Pavilion, located on Goat Island at Niagara Falls State Park
  • 11 AM - 7 PM: Gingerbread Wonderland Activities including cookie decorating, visit with Santa and more; Located inside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
  • 12 - 1 PM: Ice Carving Demos on Old Falls Street, USA, located outside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
  • 12 - 2 PM: Meet and Greet with the Siberian Husky Club of the Niagara Frontier
  • 12 - 7 PM: Old Falls Street, USA fun including food trucks, fire pits, outdoor games, hot chocolate, holiday spirits and more.
  • 12 - 7 PM: Festive fun and holiday spirits around the firepits at the Rainforest Cafe patio, located at Sheraton Niagara Falls
  • 2 - 7 PM: Complimentary Horse & Carriage Rides, located on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 3 - 5 PM: Santa Appearance on Horse & Carriage Rides, located on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 3 - 5 PM: Live music on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 5 - 8 PM: Hard Rock Cafe's Outdoor Tent Party featuring Nerds Gone Wild, located on the Park Block of Old Falls Street, USA. Food and beverages will be available for sale.

Saturday, December 8, 2018:

  • 9 AM: Niagara PAL Santa Dash 5K, begins on Old Falls Street, USA. To register, click here. (Following 5K race, Niagara PAL Basket Auction will be held inside Sheraton Niagara Falls.
  • 9 AM - 4 PM: Warm up by firepits or take a trip down the Cave of the Winds elevator to view the Frozen Niagara River. Ticket purchase required. Weather permitting.
  • 9:30 - 11 AM: Breakfast with Santa, located inside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. To register for this ticketed event, click here.
  • 10 - 11 AM: Winter Falls Hike at Niagara Falls State Park, meet at Cave of the Winds The World Changed Here Pavilion. To register for this free event, call 716-282-5154.
  • 10 AM - 1 PM: Make-and-Take Crafts and Meet Santa, Cave of the Winds The World Changed Here Pavilion, located on Goat Island at Niagara Falls State Park
  • 11 AM - 5 PM: #LiveNF Makers Market, located in the former Niagara Gazette building (310 Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303). Shop more than 50+ local artisans and vendors.
  • 11 AM - 7 PM: Gingerbread Wonderland Activities including cookie decorating, visit with Santa and more; Located inside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
  • 12 - 7 PM: Old Falls Street, USA fun including food trucks, fire pits, outdoor games, hot chocolate, holiday spirits and more.
  • 12 - 7 PM: Festive fun and holiday spirits around the firepits at the Rainforest Cafe patio, located at Sheraton Niagara Falls
  • 12 - 3 PM: Photos with Santa, his sleigh and reindeer on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 2 - 7 PM: Complimentary Horse & Carriage Rides, located on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 3 - 7 PM: Live music on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 7 PM: Ugly Holiday Sweater Party at Chill 443, located inside Wyndham Garden At Niagara Falls

Saturday, December 15, 2018:

  • 9 AM - 4 PM: Warm up by the firepits or take a trip down the Cave of the Winds elevator to view the Frozen Niagara River. Ticket purchase required. Weather permitting.
  • 9 AM - 5 PM: Aquarium of Niagara "Tis the SEAson" Family Event including a holiday sea lion show, crafts, visit from Santa and more!
  • 9:30 - 11 AM: Breakfast with Santa and Cha-Cha at Rainforest Cafe, located inside Sheraton Niagara Falls. Register by phone, 716-278-2626.
  • 10 AM - 1 PM: Make-and-Take Crafts and Meet Santa, Cave of the Winds The World Changed Here Pavilion, located on Goat Island at Niagara Falls State Park
  • 11 AM - 7 PM: Gingerbread Wonderland Activities including cookie decorating, visit with Santa and more; Located inside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
  • 11 AM - 7 PM: Toy Train Show, located at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
  • 12 - 2 PM: Meet and Greet with the Siberian Husky Club of the Niagara Frontier
  • 12 - 7 PM: Old Falls Street, USA fun including food trucks, fire pits, outdoor games, hot chocolate, holiday spirits and more.
  • 12 - 7 PM: Festive fun and holiday spirits around the firepits at the Rainforest Cafe patio, located at Sheraton Niagara Falls
  • 2 - 7 PM: Complimentary Horse & Carriage Rides, located on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 3 - 5 PM: Santa Appearance on Horse & Carriage Rides, located on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 3 - 7 PM: Live music on Old Falls Street, USA
  • 4 - 11 PM: SantaCon, Downtown Niagara Falls Bar Crawl (Sponsored by the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association); Cost: $5/per person. Must be 21+ with proper ID. Wear festive attire for your chance to win prizes! Learn more here.

View the full Jingle Falls USA schedule here

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