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Niagara Falls Canada Day Event Schedule

It’s a 3 Day Entertainment Extravaganza from June 30 to July 2, 2017

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 Friday, June 30, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

NIOMA - Niagara Institute of Music & Art.  Niagara Students Rock Concert on the Main Stage at City Hall, 4310 Queen Street.  Live Entertainment & Food Vendors  - Sponsored by Cruising on the Q, NIOMA with support from NRPS & Wendy Leard School of Dance.

  • 5:00 pm - Jake & Sam Duo.
  • 6:00 pm - Stoneblind.
  • 7:00 pm - Dark Horse Power.
  • 8:00 pm - Riley Band with James White, Jonah Cappa and Sofia Acevedo.

From Seneca Queen Theatre from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm - The Northern Pikes. Tickets required.

    Niagara Parks Commission, Queen Victoria Park

  • @The Falls - FIREWORKS & Live Entertainment in Queen Victoria Park (QVP) – Following the day’s festivities!
  • 8:00 pm - Coca Cola Concert Series at the Illumination Tower Stage in QVP.
  • 10:00 pm - Fireworks in Queen Victoria Park.

Canada Day – Saturday, July 1, 2017

Hosted by the Niagara Falls Canada Day Planning Team

  • 8:00 am - 1K & 5K Run/Walk for St. John Ambulance at Oakes Park.  Registration 8 am; Run/Walk begins 9 am.
  • 9:00 am - CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY in the Niagara Falls Public Library.
  • 10:00 am - Niagara Falls Concert Band, outside the Niagara Falls Public Library.
  • 11:00 am - OPG Canada Day Parade along Victoria to Queen, Ending at Crysler Ave.
  • 11:00 am - Open Choir Rehearsal at the Children’s Stage, Rosberg Family Park - Everyone welcome! Come Sing with Choir Nation for the Main Stage!
  • 12:30 pm - Opening Ceremonies on the City Hall Main Stage, 4310 Queen Street.
  • 12:15 pm - 283 Performing Arts Company (PAC).
  • 12:30 pm  Opening Ceremonies hosted by Pete Dychtiar & Rita Carrey.  Choir Nation (National Anthem, one Canadian song & Happy Birthday).
  • 12:50 pm -  Oh Canada Eh!.
  • 1:05 pm - Be Our Guest, Beauty & the Beast Musical Revue.
  • 1:25 pm - Camp Rock.
  • 1:45 pm - The Rita Carrey Band
  • 2:30 pm - No Sugar Tonight.
  • 4:00 pm - LiveStock Niagara & NIOMA present the following bands.
  • 4:00 pm - Finnigan (NIOMA).
  • 5:00 pm - J.I.N.
  • 6:00 pm - The Natrolites
  • 7:00 pm - Street Pharmacy
  • 8:30 pm - Entertainment concludes.

 FREE Birthday Cake at City Hall from 12 noon, while quantities last!

FREE Raffle, Free Caricatures, Face Painting, Henna Tattoos & Food Vendors.

 FREE Water Station – Bring your refillable container to Queen St & Erie Avenue.

 FREE Bike Valet at the Rosberg Family Park compliments of the Park in the City Committee.

 

 Canada Day Car Show along Queen from Victoria to Crysler Ave

Sponsored by Brock Ford Sales & Hosted by Cruising on the Q with DJ Rockin Roger. Remember to check out Napier Outdoor tents.

 

Canada Day Art Show

Along Queen Street; St. Clair to Ontario Street – Featuring Canadian Artists and live entertainment.

 

 Scotiabank Children’s Zone with Free Inflatables!  Queen St & Erie Avenue

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Sandcastle Building & Demonstration.
  • 12:00 am - 4:00 pm    Free Electronic Animal Rides.
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Free Children’s Inflatables.
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Free Rock Climbing Wall.
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Free Family Mini-Putt.
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Free Face Painting.
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Reptile Kingdom.

Scotiabank Children’s Stage (Rosberg Family Park) 

  • 11:00 am - Choir Rehearsal with Choir Nation. Everyone welcome!
  • 1:00 pm - Welcome by Emcees.
  • 1:00 pm - Illusionist Lucas Wilson.
  • 1:30 pm - Bubbleology Show with Miss T the Bubble Queen.
  • 2:00 pm - Mad Science Show.
  • 2:30 pm - Princesses – Belle, Princess Elsa, & Friends.
  • 3:00 pm - Peter Pan interactive show.
  • 3:30 pm - Loopy-Doo Circus

Scotiabank Children’s Zone – Near the Children’s Stage (Rosberg Family Park)

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm     Free Face Painting & Community Group Displays.
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Story Walk by the Niagara Falls Public Library.
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm   Mad Science Fun Station.
  • 12:45 pm -1:30 pm    Bubble Station.
  • 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm    Circus Workshop (Isabella Hoops).
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm     Mad Science Fun Station.

Live Entertainment at Queen & Ontario

Hosted by Paul Campigotto & Patricia Mascarin

  • 12:30 pm - Kobbler Jay.
  • 1:00 pm - Flint & Isabella Show.
  • 1:30 pm - The Steve Goodtime Show.
  • 1:50 pm - Kobbler Jay.
  • 2:30 pm - The Steve Goodtime Show.

Live Entertainment at Queen & St. Clair

  • 12:45 pm - Michael Francis, Strolling Magician. (2 hours)
  • 2:40 pm - Bubbleology Show with Miss T the Bubble Queen. (30 min)
  • 3:10 pm - Bubble Station with Miss T the Bubble Queen. (30 min)

Live Entertainment at Queen St & Crysler Ave

  • 1:00 pm - DSBN Jazz Combo.
  • 1:30 pm - Elvis by Rowen.
  • 2:00 pm - DSBN Jazz Combo.
  • 2:30 pm - Red Dawg Taekwando.
  • 3:00 pm - TBD

EXTREME Music, Dance & Sports

Queen between Crysler & St. Clair

  • 1:00 pm - Krusher BMX Stunt Team.
  • 1:00 pm - Hoola Hoop Zone, Eclipse & DJ Boogie & Skateboarding Demo.
  • 1:30 pm - Beshano Bike Trials.
  • 2:00 pm - Hoola Hoop Zone, Eclipse & DJ Boogie & Skateboarding Demo.
  • 2:30 pm - Beshano Bike Trials.
  • 3:00 pm - Krusher BMX Stunt Team.
  • 3:30 pm - Beshano Bike Trials.
  • Be sure to visit Happy Feet Dance to enjoy their performances, Cotton Candy & Sale.
  • Taps on Queen for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Pepper Palace WingFest from 11:00am to 5:00pm.

    Niagara Parks Commission, Queen Victoria Park

  • @The Falls  - FIREWORKS & Live Entertainment in Queen Victoria Park (QVP) – Following the day’s festivities!
  • 8:00 pm     Coca Cola Concert Series at the Illumination Tower Stage in QVP.
  • 10:00 pm   Fireworks in Queen Victoria Park.

Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Live Entertainment on the Main Stage at City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, hosted by LiveStock Niagara

  • 12:00 pm - Jordan Rutledge.
  • 1:00 pm - C. D. Onofrio.
  • 2:00 pm - Laurel Minnes.
  • 3:00 pm - Justin Narsansky + Laura Marchese + Calista Caeser.
  • 4:00 pm - Rafik Guirguis Band + Perpetual Peace Project with dance by Infinate Motion.

    Niagara Parks Commission, Queen Victoria Park

  • @The Falls  – FIREWORKS & Live Entertainment Schedule  in Queen Victoria Park (QVP) – Following the day’s festivities!
  • 8:00 pm - Coca Cola Concert Series at the Illumination Tower Stage in QVP.
  • 10:00 pm - Fireworks in Queen Victoria Park.

Road Closures

June 30: Queen Street will be closed from Ontario Street to Erie Avenue from June 30, 12:00 pm to July 2 at 7:00 pm.

July 1: Jepson Street and Amoury Street will be closed at 7:00 am for the formation of the Parade entries. Please ensure vehicles are not parked on the roadway.  Victoria Avenue will be closed from 10:00 am until approximately 1:00 pm for the Parade.  Queen Street between Ontario and Erie will be closed until 10:00 pm.  Queen Street between Victoria Avenue to Ontario Avenue will be closed from 7:00 am until approximately 7:00 pm.  Queen Street from Ontario Street to Erie Avenue, will remain closed until July 2 at 7:00 pm.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience that these street closures may create during this time frame. The City would greatly appreciate your assistance and patience in this matter by planning your day’s activities around the Canada Day Celebration if at all possible.

Get Involved

For more Parade information, volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lori Albanese, Community Development Coordinator at 905-356-7521, extension 3332 or email Lori.  Not sure how to get to Niagara Falls? Get directions and come join us!

Please note, the above schedule is subject to change.