August Events in Niagara Falls

August Events in Niagara Falls

Enjoy the warm, sun and events this August in Niagara. Highlights include the 13 Fireworks displays, free concerts, casino entertainment, beer festivals and more.

August Niagara Falls Events

Fireworks

August is the best month to watch Niagara Falls Fireworks. The skies are clear, the weather is near perfect and there are a season high 13 performances.
Fireworks Displays (10pm) take place every:

  • Wednesday
  • Friday
  • Sunday

However, towards the end of August Fireworks take place daily, beginning on August 26th and running until September 5th, in conjunction with…

Onguiaahra: Thunders of Water

A laser light show like no other that covers the history of Niagara Falls. These shows take place from August 26th – September 5th, is free to attend, and is before free Niagara Falls concerts at Queen Victoria Park.

Shaw Festival

The 2016 Shaw Festival season continues into August, with performances of vaunted plays including

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • A Woman of No Importance
  • Engaged
  • Mrs Warren’s Proffession
  • Our Town
  • Sweeny Todd

Free Concerts:

Queenston Heights Park

Sunday afternoons are a popular time at Queenston Heights Park. This historic park featured a historic battle in the War of 1812, is adjacent to the beautiful Niagara Parkway and features free music from 2pm – 4pm each Sunday during the month of August.

Niagara Falls Museum Bi-Weekly Concert Series

August 4 & 18th (Thursday)

From 7-8:30pm, the Niagara Falls Museum courtyard features free concerts featuring local talent playing original music. This is a great event enjoyed by hip locals and families alike. The museum (5810 Ferry St, Niagara Falls, Ontario) is only a 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk from our hotel.

Fallsview Casino

The Fallsview Casino continues to be Niagara’s #1 entertainment destination, featuring five standout acts during the month of August. This month the 50’s to the 90’s are represented, from Ricky Nelson Remembered to the Wallflowers.

Casino Entertainment Schedule

Air Supply

August 11 – 13

Ricky Nelson Remembered

August 16 – 20

Herman’s Hermits

August 26 – 27

Wallflowers

August 25

The Scintas

August 2 – 6

Beer Festivals

There are two Beer Festival Events this August in Niagara Falls

Niagara Craft Beer Festival

August 5 – 7

This Festival has a strong focus on Beer—with breweries from near and far participating. Standouts include Flying Monkey, St-Ambroise, Niagara Brewing Company and Mill Street. Takes place in downtown Port Dalhouise.

Niagara Falls Beer Festival

August 13 – 14

This Festival is a full fledged party, featuring beers, food trucks and live entertainment from big Canadian acts such as Big Wreck & Wave. Takes place in downtown Niagara Falls.

These events are in addition to the year round attractions found around Niagara Falls, such as Hornblower Cruises, the Fallsview Casino and the Falls themselves.

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