Jingle Falls USA

Holiday celebrations happening in downtown Niagara Falls, NY.

Family viewing Falls from decks

Celebrate the winter season and participate in a variety of holiday activities in downtown Niagara Falls, NY, both indoors and out.

All event times and performances are subject to change. Some registration and fees apply. Masks may be required!


Parking Information

Complimentary parking is available at any of the Niagara Falls State Park lots on the following dates, November 27, December 4, 11, and 18, 2021.

In addition, free parking is available at the City surface lots and street parking meters on the following dates, November 27, December 4, 5, 11 and 12, compliments of the City of the Niagara Falls.


List of 2021 Holiday Events and Activities in Downtown Niagara Falls, NY:

Saturday, December 4, 2021:

Saturday, December 4: Gingerbread Wonderland
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. While the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will not have a life-sized gingerbread house this year, activities are still planned including live in-person entertainment (balloon artist, magician, etc), a gingerbread competition, visits with Santa, and seasonal dining events. All guests visiting NFCI must wear masks to enter the building. Learn more here.

Outdoor Activities Along Old Falls Street, USA
In addition to the activities noted below, enjoy holiday decorations, photo opportunities, fire pits, and refreshments.

  • noon – 3 p.m. | Horse and Carriage Rides
  • noon – 4 p.m. | Holiday Music from Eddie's Band Organ

Sunday, December 5, 2021:

Sunday, December 5: Gingerbread Wonderland
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Noon – 4 p.m. While the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will not have a life-sized gingerbread house this year, activities are still planned including live in-person entertainment (balloon artist, magician, etc), a gingerbread competition, visits with Santa, and seasonal dining events. All guests visiting NFCI must wear masks to enter the building. Learn more here.

Saturday, December 11, 2021:

Saturday, December 11: Jingle Falls Walk
Niagara Falls State Park; meet at Cave of the Winds Pavilion (nearby Lot 2)
11 a.m. – noon & 1 – 2 p.m. Join a New York State Parks naturalist and discover Niagara Falls State Park as it starts its transition into a breathtaking winter wonderland. Registration is encouraged via phone, 716-282-5154.

Saturday, December 11: Gingerbread Wonderland
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. While the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will not have a life-sized gingerbread house this year, activities are still planned including live in-person entertainment (balloon artist, magician, etc), a gingerbread competition, visits with Santa, and seasonal dining events. All guests visiting NFCI must wear masks to enter the building. Learn more here.

Saturday, December 11: Lunch with Santa! ($)
Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls USA, 333 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Noon – 2 p.m. Tickets include lunch, a meet and greet with Santa, and individual cookie decorating kits! All ages welcome! Reserve your spot here.

Outdoor Activities Along Old Falls Street, USA
In addition to the activities noted below, enjoy holiday decorations, photo opportunities, fire pits, and refreshments.

  • noon – 3 p.m. | Horse and Carriage Rides
  • noon – 4 p.m. | Holiday Music from Eddie's Band Organ
  • 1 – 3 p.m. | Siberian Husky Club Meet & Greet
  • 1 – 5 p.m. | Meet Santa’s Reindeer on Old Falls Street

Sunday, December 12, 2021:

Sunday, December 12: Gingerbread Wonderland
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Noon – 4 p.m. While the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will not have a life-sized gingerbread house this year, activities are still planned including live in-person entertainment (balloon artist, magician, etc), a gingerbread competition, visits with Santa, and seasonal dining events. All guests visiting NFCI must wear masks to enter the building. Learn more here.

Saturday, December 18, 2021:

Saturday, December 18: Jingle Falls Walk
Niagara Falls State Park; meet at Cave of the Winds Pavilion (nearby Lot 2)
11 a.m. – noon & 1 – 2 p.m. Join a New York State Parks naturalist and discover Niagara Falls State Park as it starts its transition into a breathtaking winter wonderland. Registration is encouraged via phone, 716-282-5154.

Saturday, December 18: An Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with Gimme Gimme!
Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls USA, 333 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
8 – 10 p.m. Arrive early to grab dinner or drinks before Gimme Gimme starts their rockin' performance! Get into the holiday spirit and wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater to celebrate!

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