Celebrate Long Canada Day Weekend in Niagara Falls

July 1st - Happy Canada DayJuly 1st is Canada Day, the 151st anniversary of this nation’s 1867 self-governing status. Visitors can join patriotic residents celebrating this great country’s freedoms, values, and diversities Friday night, June 29 through Sunday, July 1. This year’s annual tradition features a parade, music, art and car shows, food vendors, birthday cake, fireworks, and more. Review the details below to discover fun activities and welcoming Niagara Falls hotels.

Friday, June 29

4-7 p.m.: Jazz After 4 (Niagara Falls City Hall)

Saturday, June 30

1-7:30 p.m.: Busk 4 a Cause (City Hall). Entertainment and donations

Sunday, July 1

8 a.m.: Register for 9 a.m. 1- and 5-K Runs/Walks (Oakes Park)

10 a.m.: Niagara Falls Concert Band (Niagara Falls Public Library exterior)

11 a.m.: Parade (Victoria Avenue to Queen Street/Crysler Avenue)

Noon: Birthday cake for first 3000 revelers (City Hall)

12-4 p.m.: Children’s Zone (Rosberg Family Park):

  • 12:30-1:30 and 3-4 p.m.: Mad Science Fun Station
  • 12-4 p.m.: Face painting; community group displays
  • 12-4 p.m.: Niagara Falls Public Library’s Story Walk
  • 12-4 p.m.: Hands-on exotics

12-4 p.m.: Children’s Zone (Queen Street/Erie Avenue):

  • Toronto Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • Zip line
  • Electronic animal rides
  • Inflatables
  • Rock climbing
  • Mini-putt
  • Face painting
  • Reptile Kingdom

12:15-6 p.m.: Main Stage entertainment (City Hall):

  • 12:15 p.m.: 283 Performing Arts Company
  • 12:30 p.m.: Opening ceremonies
  • 1 p.m.: Greg Frewin Magic Show
  • 1:30 p.m.: High School Musical
  • 1:45 p.m.: The Legends’ superstar tributes
  • 2:45 p.m.: Passport raffle drawing
  • 3 p.m.: Niagara Students Rock Concert

12:30-4 p.m.: Live entertainment (Queen/Ontario Streets)

  • 12:30 and 2 p.m.: Kobbler Jay Show
  • 1 p.m.: Isabella Hoops circus act
  • 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.: Pymoreo Show
  • 3 p.m.: Hip hop violinist
  • 3:30 p.m.: Magician Mark Correira

1-4 p.m.: Live entertainment (Queen Street/St. Clair Avenue)

  • 1-2:30 p.m.: Hip hop violinist
  • 1-4 p.m.: Paradisaea Aerial Dance
  • 1-4 p.m.: Magician Michael Francis
  • 2:40 p.m.: Bubbleology Show

1-4 p.m.: Live entertainment (Queen Street/Crysler Avenue)

  • 1, 2, and 3 p.m.: Country singer Randy Thomas
  • 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.: Juggler Eric
  • 3 p.m.: Red Dawg Taekwondo
  • 3:30 p.m.: Comic/juggler Checkers

1-4 p.m.: Extreme sports, music, and dance (Queen Street between Crysler and St. Clair Avenues)

  • 1-1:30 and 3-3:30 p.m.: Krusher BMX Stunt Team (bike motocross)
  • 1-4 p.m.: Chill Zone bean bag chairs; inflatable darts
  • 1-4 p.m.: Hula Hoop Fun Zone; Eclipse and DJ Boogie; Skateboarding
  • 1:30-2 and 2:30-3 p.m.: NBA All-Star Basketball Trick Show
  • 2-2:30 p.m.: Bubbleology Show
  • 2-2:30 p.m.: Happy Feet Dance Show
  • 3:10-3:45 p.m.: Bubble Station

1-4 p.m.: Rosberg Family Park Children’s Stage:

  • 1 p.m.: Welcome
  • 1 p.m.: Bubbleology Show
  • 1:30 p.m.: Mad Science Show
  • 2 p.m.: Isabella Hoops
  • 2:30 p.m.: Magician Mark Correia
  • 3 p.m.: Sally Sue and Denim Burns Show
  • 3:30 p.m.: Princesses Show features Belle, Elsa, and friends


  • Art Show (Queen Street from St. Clair Avenue to Ontario Street)
  • Car Show (Queen Street between Victoria and Crysler Avenues)
  • Caricatures; henna tattoos; face painting
  • Food vendors
  • Water station: Fill reusable containers (Queen Street/Erie Avenue)
  • Bike valet (Rosberg Family Park)
  • Baby Changing Station (Queen Street/Erie Avenue)

Evening (Queen Victoria Park):

  • 8 p.m.: Concert Series (Illumination Tower Stage)
  • 10 p.m.: Fireworks

Overnight Accommodations

To stay near the fun, check out the top 10 hotels surrounding the Niagara Falls Canada Day festivities. Choose from various lodging options from standard rooms to luxurious suites for families, couples, and singles. Popular amenities include Internet, in-room movies, refrigerators, microwaves, whirlpools and private balconies. Common areas range from swimming pools and fitness centers to lounges and restaurants.

Would you like the hotel with the best view in Niagara Falls, Canada? Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel & Spa offers lavish accommodations closest to the cascading water. Rooms feature plush beds, coffee makers, hair dryers, and more. Relish breakfast at Terrapin Café with a spectacular waterfall backdrop. Visit Lobby Lounge for quick snacks or leisurely cocktails. Casual yet elegant Morton’s Grille serves fresh seafood, steaks, burgers, and salads. Tranquil Serenity Spa’s rejuvenating treatments include massages and facials.

One of the classiest Niagara Falls hotels in Canada with Fallsview scenery is the Crowne Plaza. Just one block away from the famous natural wonder, old-world opulence meets modern conveniences. Enjoy comfy beds, pay-per-view movies, making your own complementary coffee or tea, and shopping. Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls classics extend from steaks to fresh seafood and cocktails to wine.

Want more options? Niagara Falls Hotels boast over 165 diverse properties for every lodging preference, group size and budget. Book your choice online today.