Niagara Falls Fireworks & Illumination Schedule

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

2021 NIAGARA FALLS FIREWORKS SCHEDULE

There are no fireworks performances scheduled at this time.

NEW! INSPIRED BY NATURE ILLUMINATION DISPLAY

A new nightly illumination display, "Inspired by Nature," will showcase colors and movements found in nature, including sunrise, aurora borealis, rainbow and sunset. The five-minute lighting display will play through three times on the half hour, beginning at 7:30 p.m. each evening, with additional displays at 8:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Both the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls will be illuminated.

2021 NIAGARA FALLS ILLUMINATION SCHEDULE

Every evening beginning at dusk, Niagara Falls is illuminated in an array of colors. Recently, 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 5:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
February 1 – March 11 5:30 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
March 12 – 18 7:30 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
March 19 – 31 7:30 p.m. 2:00 a.m.
April 1 – May 14 8:00 p.m. 2:00 a.m.
May 15 – 31 8:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
June 1 – July 31 8:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
August 1 – 15 8:00 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
August 16 – 31 7:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
September 1 – 19 7:00 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
September 20 – 30 6:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
October 1 – 15 6:15 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
October 16 – October 31 6:00 p.m.   2:00 a.m.
November 1 – December 31 4:30 p.m.   2:00 a.m.

SPECIAL NIAGARA FALLS ILLUMINATION CALENDAR 2021

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 COLORS
Ongoing 8:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m. For hope for COVID-19 Yellow
Jan. 24 10 - 10:15 p.m. National School Choice Week Red, Yellow
Jan. 28 10 - 10:15 p.m. Cuba's National Day Red, Blue, White
Feb. 2 10 - 10:15 p.m. 13th Annual International Prostate Cancer Awareness Blue
Feb. 4 10 - 10:15 p.m. World Cancer Day Orange, Blue
Feb. 5 10 - 10:15 p.m. American Heart Association - Wear Red Day Red
Feb. 11 10 - 10:15 p.m. 211 Day Red
Feb. 12 10 - 10:15 p.m. Chinese New Year Red
Feb. 15 10 - 10:15 p.m. Serbia Statehood Day (National Day) Red, Blue, White
Feb. 16 10 - 10:15 p.m. Independence Day of Lithuania Red, Yellow, Green
Feb. 17 10 - 10:15 p.m. The Republic of Kosovo - National Day Yellow, Blue, White
Feb. 22 9:45 - 10 p.m. Girl Guides of Canada World Thinking Day Green, Blue
Feb. 22 10 - 10:15 p.m. World Encephalitis Day Red
Feb. 24 10 - 10:15 p.m. Estonian Heritage Day in Canada and Estonian Independence Day Blue, White
Feb. 25 10 - 10:15 p.m. Kuwait National Day Red, Green, White
Feb. 28 10 - 10:15 p.m. Light up the World for Rare Disease Day Green, Blue, Pink, Purple

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