What to See and Do this Labour Day Weekend in Niagara Falls

Fireworks for labour day weekend in Niagara Falls.
Fireworks over Niagara Falls.

The start of the school year is just around the corner, which means it’s time for one last summer hurrah. A visit to Niagara Falls is a great way to make the most of the Labour Day long weekend, and there are so many fantastic sights to see and attractions to check out! Here are a few of our picks for what to see and do this labour day weekend in Niagara Falls.

Coca Cola Concert Series & Falls Fireworks

The Coca Cola Concert Series in Queen Victoria Park draws to a close this Labour Day weekend with a lineup of free performances from:

  • Ben Hudson – August 31st
  • The Howling Horns – September 2nd
  • Under the Influence – September 3rd

Performances are from 8-10pm and are followed by spectacular fireworks over Niagara Falls. The daily fireworks shows run until September 3rd and will be happening on weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and holiday Mondays from September 7th to October 8th.

Niagara Brewing Company

Stop by Niagara Brewing Company on Clifton Hill to sip some awesome new brews, which are on the rotating taps for a limited time. Right now you can try exclusive brews like Clockwork Berliner Weisse, Annie’s English Ale, Irish Red Ale, and Cream Ale, along with their four signature beers.

And don’t forget to grab some delicious snacks and sit out on one of the brewery’s two outdoor patios to soak in as much of that summer sunshine as you can!

Niagara Speedway & Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Hornblower boat ride to the Falls.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride.

You’ll definitely want to check out a few attractions while in Niagara Falls this Labour Day weekend and Hornblower Niagara Cruises and the Niagara Speedway are at the top of our list. Hornblower Niagara Cruises offers iconic boat rides to the Falls and has a number of different experiences to choose from, including:

  • Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour – 20 minutes
  • Voyage to the Falls Evening Boat Tour – 20 minutes
  • Falls Illumination Cruise – 40 minutes
  • Falls Fireworks Cruise – 40 Minutes

And don’t miss out on the Niagara Speedway, which is one of Niagara’s newest summer attractions! This elevated outdoor go-kart course is the first of its kind in Canada and features a 4-storey helical spiral followed by a 2-tiered coaster style ramp.

Majestic Monarchs at Butterfly Conservatory

On September 1st and 2nd you can stop by the Butterfly Conservatory on the Niagara Parkway for their Majestic Monarchs event, which will teach you all about the migration of the beautiful Monarch Butterfly.

The event runs from 11am-4pm and will even give you the chance to help tag butterflies that are ready to embark on their journey south.

We hope your Labour Day weekend in Niagara Falls is one for the books!


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