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.

  ON OFF
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.

DATE TIME EVENT COLORS
April 6 10 - 10:15 PM Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month Purple
April 13 10 - 10:15 PM Donate Life Month Green & Blue
April 14 10 - 10:15 PM Buffalo Niagara Honour Flight Red, White & Blue
April 17 10 - 10:15 PM World Hemophilia Day Red
April 19 9 - 9:15 PM Child Abuse Awareness Walk Blue
April 19 10 - 10:15 PM CDH Awareness Day Yellow, Blue & Pink
April 22 Top of the hour, every hour throughout evening Earth Day Green
April 24 10 - 10:15 PM Human Values Day Red, Yellow, Orange, Green & Blue
April 28 10 - 10:15 PM Day of Mourning Yellow
May 1 10 - 10:15 PM Brain Tumour Awareness Month Orange
May 2 10 - 10:15 PM Bladder Cancer Awareness Month Orange
May 7 10 - 10:15 PM World Ovarian Cancer Day Teal
May 8 10 - 10:15 PM Children's Mental Health Awarness Week Green
May 9 10 - 10:15 PM Europe Day Yellow & Blue
May 10 10 - 10:15 PM World Lupus Day Purple & White
May 12 10 - 10:15 PM May 12th International Awareness Day Green, Blue & Purple
May 16 10 - 10:15 PM World Hypertension Day Red
May 17 10 - 10:15 PM World NF Awareness Day Green & Blue
May 18 10 - 10:15 PM Food Allergy Awareness Day Teal
May 19 10 - 10:15 PM Light Up Lyme for Lyme Disease Awareness Month Lyme Green
May 20 10 - 10:15 PM "WeHaveAFace" for Huntington Disease Blue & Purple
May 21 Top of the hour, every hour throughout evening Victoria Day Purple
May 28 Top of the hour, every hour throughout evening Memorial Day Red, White & Blue
May 30 10 - 10:15 PM World MS Day Red

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