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
June 20 10 - 10:15 PM World Refugee Day Blue
June 21 10 - 10:15 PM World Music Day Orange
June 23 10 - 10:15 PM Pollinator Week Yellow & Orange
June 29 10 - 10:15 PM International Scleroderma Awareness Day Blue
July 1 Top of the hour, every hour throughout the evening Canada Day Red & White
July 4 Top of the hour, every hour throughout the evening Independence Day Red, White & Blue

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