Here are a few ideas if you are looking to do something locally this weekend!!
Today until Sunday, August 30th, 2015:
“Onguiaahra: Thunder of Waters” Sound & Light Show. This FREE event happens at the foot of Murray Street in Queen Victoria Park with a large fountain display that will be set up across from the American Falls.
Expect to see a fountain of an ever-changing multitude of colours that will reflect off the spraying water to sights and sounds to astonish and mesmerize the whole family!
The “Onguiaahra: Thunder of Waters” shows will be featured THREE times nightly at these times: *8:15 pm *9:15 pm *10:15 pm today until Sunday, September 13th, 2015.
Animal Noises Music Festival
The Niagara Falls Humane Society is pleased to present the “Animal Noises Music Fest” fundraiser this Saturday, August 29th.
There is plenty to do for the whole family including food and retail vendors, plus live music starting at noon and ending at close of the event at 11:00 pm!
Live performances by:
*Grizzly Waves (Kitchener)
*Common Deer (Toronto)
*Whitney Pea (Niagara)
*Low Animal (Mule Skinner) (Niagara)
*The Ker St. Band (Niagara)
*Resonance & Reason (Smithville)
Dogs are also allowed to this event (must be vaccinated and on a leash).
$10 at the entrance, and children 12 and under are FREE!
For more information please visit www.animalnoises.ca
Summer of Thrills
The Niagara Summer of Thrills shows features acts located at the top of Clifton Hill on Victoria Avenue.
Thursday, July 2nd – Monday, September 7th, 2015 (with the exception of Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)
Experience more events than the year previous with ample Variety Acts and 4 Thrill Shows Daily!
1:30, 2:15, 3:30, 4:15, 5:30, 6:15, 7:30 (except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)
- Sky Scraping Sway Pole Act: Duo
4:00 pm (Except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)
- Acrobatic Motorcycle High Wire: Duo
8:00 pm (except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)
- Wheel of Fate: Duo
2:00 pm and 6:00 pm (except Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s)
For more thorough information on the Niagara Summer of Thrills stunt shows click here.
Here’s a clip from the very first “Wheel of Fate” show of this 2015 season:
Queenston Bandshell – Sunday Concert Series
The Niagara Parks is proud to present the start-up of their free concert series every Sunday from June 14th to September 6th, 2015 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Watch live performances of Dixie, Jazz, and Blues at Queenston Heights Park here.
Location: 14184 Queenston Street, Queenston, ON.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises
Hornblower Niagara Cruises is an intimate tour that gets you as close as possible to the breathtaking flow of water, power and mist that is the magnificent Niagara Falls. Within the Niagara Great Gorge you will journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the very heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls.
Until September 7th, Hornblower Niagara Cruises offers daily Falls Illumination Cruises. This is in addition to the Voyage to the Falls daytime tours.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises is located on the Niagara Parkway at the north end of Queen Victoria Park, close to the Rainbow Bridge and Oakes Garden Theatre at the foot of the Clifton Hill tourist area. Visit www.niagaracruises.com for more information
Ghost Walks in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Every evening in August from 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm you can experience ghost walks in Canada’s Most Haunted Town! This tour begins at “the Haunted Shop” at 126 Queen Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake and features the old town and the many stories of ghosts and dark history.
Detailing the rich stories fitting of such a historically dark place, including the ghost of an angry soldier at The Angel, the violent legend on the shores of Lake Ontario, and a house that makes cameras go crazy.
Also includes stops outside the Niagara-on-the-Lake Courthouse, Prince of Wales Hotel, Apothecary, Royal George Theatre.
Stories of séances, town secrets, legends in the birth place of our nation and the violent heart of the only war fought on Canadian soil.
Children (13 and Under): $5.00
Seniors (60 and over): $10.00
For more information and for tickets sales, visit www.ghostwalks.com
Niagara Falls Fireworks
From May 15th until September 7th, 2015, every Friday, Sunday and Holidays at 10 p.m., enjoy a spectacular Niagara Falls fireworks display in Queen Victoria Park. Come early on fireworks evenings to enjoy free Coca Cola sponsored concerts at 8 p.m.
**Beginning this Friday, August 28th, all show dates until Sunday, September 13th will feature extended performances from 7:15 pm to 10:00 pm as part of the “Onguiaahra: Thunder of Waters” laser, sound, & light shows.**
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