Just Announced - Fireworks Return to Niagara Falls for the Holidays

Fireworks display over niagara falls

Niagara Falls Tourism

Release Date

Sunday, December 12, 2021


Beginning December 26 and continuing each night through to January 1, fireworks will return with spectacular displays over Niagara Falls this holiday season, adding to events and celebrations taking place across Canada’s Entertainment Capital.


December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and January 1 at 10:00 PM each night

December 31 (New Year’s Eve) at 9:00 PM and Midnight


An iconic, signature experience for the destination, there’s nothing like the sight of fireworks over the brink of the Falls to make a memorable trip even more unforgettable. The fireworks series over Niagara Falls typically takes place throughout the summer and during the Winter Festival of Lights and select other holidays throughout the year.



The fireworks displays can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points across Niagara Falls. These include outdoor spaces throughout Niagara Parks, high above at the Skylon Tower and Niagara SkyWheel, and indoors at the many hotels and restaurants with views of the Falls throughout the tourism districts.

  • New Year’s Eve: find all live music, events, and dining experiences in Niagara Falls on New Year’s Eve here
  • Visit musiclive.ca for more information about artists, tickets, and more.
  • Link to Niagara Falls Music Live + NYE photo assets here and video assets here
  • Link to previous announcements for Niagara Falls Music Live + NYE  here

The fireworks complement exciting events including the 39th annual OPG Winter Festival of Lights and new Niagara Falls Music Live events taking place in the Niagara Falls. Don’t miss the nightly illumination of the Falls for a majestic backdrop to the fireworks.



Niagara Falls is the place to be on New Year’s Eve for an unforgettable countdown to 2022 with the ultimate line-up of live music events, shows and dining experiences across the city. Music lovers planning a memorable New Year’s Eve can experience multiple live shows plus the year-round attractions and award-winning culinary scene during their visit to Niagara Falls, Ontario’s most iconic location.

Canada’s Entertainment Capital offers up an extraordinary setting and diverse line-up of New Year’s Eve celebrations from major concert events, dinner parties, Brazilian Carnival and DJ parties, and lively performances in bars and lounges as well as the memorable ambiance of New Year's Eve dinner at one of the famous Niagara Falls restaurants with breathtaking views of the Falls.

“Niagara Falls is Canada’s entertainment capital and an internationally renowned New Year’s Eve destination and we’re thrilled to welcome visitors back to ring in 2022 with the most exciting lineup of memorable options to celebrate,” said Janice Thomson, President and CEO of Niagara Falls Tourism. 

Niagara Falls Music Live is presented by Niagara Falls Tourism in partnership with the Tourism Partnership of Niagara and funding provided by the Government of Ontario.


Live music events on New Year’s Eve are part of Niagara Falls Music Live from December 27, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Niagara Falls is celebrating the return of live music in a big way with more than 75 performances at 20 venues over 6 nights. From concerts in theatres and convention centres to intimate performances at restaurants and bars, the city will be showcasing talented local, Ontario and Canadian artists in Ontario’s most iconic location. Concerts include live performances by Chantal Kreviazuk, Tyler Shaw, David Wilcox, The Trews, Jim Cuddy, Great Lake Swimmers, Spoons and more!

Niagara Falls Music Live is presented by Niagara Falls Tourism in partnership with the Tourism Partnership of Niagara and funding provided by the Government of Ontario.

Find all the event details at musiclive.ca.

Niagara Falls Music LIVE

OPG WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS – 101 Nights of Twinkling Lights

The 39th annual Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Winter Festival of Lights, Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival, illuminates Niagara Falls for 101 nights of twinkling lights from November 13, 2021 – February 21, 2022. With over 3 million lights and 75+ larger than life displays providing colourful visuals, Niagara Falls is transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland along the Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and across the tourism districts. Visitors to this popular annual festival can bundle up and walk or drive through the Festival route to explore the outdoor, socially distanced, self-guided experience. New for 2021-22 is free family-friendly entertainment on weekends (and throughout the holidays) at the Hilton Fallsview Hotel & Suites, OPG Santa Meet & Greet in the park, and more. The exciting indoor activation allows guests to warm up while exploring the light displays to enjoy live music, magicians, story time and more.
For event schedule visit Wfol.com
Learn more here

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