Niagara Falls Fireworks & Illumination Schedule

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

NIAGARA FALLS FIREWORKS SCHEDULE 2018

Enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over Niagara Falls during the summer season featuring a new, expanded schedule with over 100 firework shows. All performances begin at 10 p.m. and are free. 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.

Weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday + holiday Mondays) May 18 - June 17, 2018
Daily June 18 - September 3, 2018
Weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday + holiday Mondays) September 7 - October 8, 2018

NIAGARA FALLS ILLUMINATION SCHEDULE 2018

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.

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January 1 – 31 5:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
February 1 – 28 6:30 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
March 1 – 11 7:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
March 12 – 31 8:30 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
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.   1:00 a.m.
December 31 4:30 p.m. 2:00 a.m.

SPECIAL ILLUMINATION CALENDAR 2018

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

DATE TIME EVENT COLORS
August 8 10 - 10:15 PM Light It Up Green for MD Lime Green
August 15 10 - 10:15 PM India's Independence Day Orange, White & Green
August 17 10 - 10:15 PM 150th Anniversary of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Orange
August 25 10 - 10:15 PM Alfie's Army Blue & Purple
August 26 10 - 10:15 PM Brother Sister Community Day Blue & Pink
Sept. 1 10 - 10:15 PM Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Gold
Sept. 7 10 - 10:15 PM SU2C - Stand Up To Cancer Red & Orange
Sept. 15 10 - 10:15 PM World Lymphoma Awareness Day / Light it Red for Lymphoma Lime Green & Red (Alternating)
Sept. 18 10 - 10:15 PM Big Brothers Big Sisters Day Purple
Sept. 22 10 - 10:15 PM Chiari Awareness Month Purple
Sept. 28 10 - 10:15 PM Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Green, Blue & Teal
Sept. 29 10 - 10:15 PM World Heart Day Red
Sept. 30 10 - 10:15 PM Dystonia Awareness Month Blue

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