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Niagara Falls Illumination & Fireworks Schedule

From day to night, see Niagara Falls come alive with seasonal fireworks and a colorful illuminations display year-round.

2017 NIAGARA FALLS WINTER FIREWORKS SCHEDULE

Enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over Niagara Falls at 9 p.m. every Friday night during the winter season. There will also be bonus fireworks shows during the holidays, every night from December 23 - 29, 2017. All performances are free and begin at 9 p.m. Fireworks performances are subject to change. Fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be canceled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain.

  • Thursday, November 23 at 8:10 p.m.
  • Fridays: November 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, January 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Nightly: December 23 - 29, 2017
  • New Year's Eve: Sat., December 31 at Midnight

2017 NIAGARA FALLS ILLUMINATION SCHEDULE

Every evening beginning at dusk, Niagara Falls is illuminated in an array of colors. In 2016, the Niagara Falls Illumination Board launched an ambitious project to replace Xenon lights with new LED technology, increasing both the display’s brightness and energy efficiency. Please note, all illumination times are approximate and subject to change according to light conditions.

  ON OFF
January 1 – 31 5:00pm Midnight
February 1 – 28 6:30pm Midnight
March 1 – 11 7:00pm Midnight
March 12 – 31 8:30pm Midnight
April 1 – 30 8:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m.  
May 1 – 14 8:15 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
May 15 – 31 8:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
June 1 – July 22 8:45 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
July 23 – 31 8:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
August 1 – 15 8:15 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
August 16 – 31 7:45 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
September 1 – 19 7:15 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
September 20 – 30 6:45 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
October 1 – 15 6:30 p.m.   1:00 a.m.
October 16 – November 4 6:00 p.m.   1:00 a.m.
November 5 – December 30 4:30 p.m.   Midnight
December 31 4:30 p.m. 2:00am

SPECIAL ILLUMINATION CALENDAR

The Niagara Falls Illumination Board offers special color illuminations for charitable and not-for-profit organizations only; all requests must be submitted online.

DATE TIME EVENT COLOR
Nov. 1 10 - 10:15 p.m. Lung Cancer Awareness Month & International LGS Awareness Day Green
Nov. 2 10 - 10:15 p.m. 4-H Awareness Green
Nov. 6 10 - 10:15 p.m. Colour the World Orange Orange
Nov. 11 Top of the hr., every hr. throughout the evening Remembrance Day | Veterans Day Red
Nov. 12 10 - 10:15 p.m. National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Purple
Nov. 14 10 - 10:15 p.m. World Diabetes Day Blue
Nov. 15 10 - 10:15 p.m. National Children's Grief Awareness Day Blue
Nov. 16 10 - 10:15 p.m. World Pancreatic Cancer Day Purple
Nov. 17 10 - 10:15 p.m. World Prematurity Day Purple
Nov. 24 10 - 10:15 p.m. UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Orange

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