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Enjoy Free Concerts and Fireworks Over the Civic Holiday Long Weekend

Fireworks over Niagara FallsLooking for fun this long weekend? Head to Niagara Falls for free Coca Cola Concerts on the Illumination Tower Stage, the youDiscover music and comedy series and Canada’s longest running fireworks series over Niagara Falls, sponsored by Pizza Pizza.

Coca Cola Concert Series
The free Coca Cola Concert Series takes place at 8 p.m. on the Illumination Tower Stage next to Queen Victoria Place, directly across from the Falls.

Concert goers will have the best view of the fireworks displays, making for the perfect family outing.

Coca Cola Concert Series lineup for long weekend:
Saturday, July 31 – Last Exit * NOTE: NO FIREWORKS ON SATURDAY *
Sunday, August 1 – Borderline
Monday, August 2 – Athertones

The Black Flies Perform at Oakes Garden Theatre

youDiscover Competition Series at Oakes Garden Theatre
youDiscover is a talent search like no other! 22 independent music artists and 22 comedians are competing at Oakes Garden Theatre at the foot of Clifton Hill. The competition series runs from 8 – 10 p.m., followed by Fireworks over Niagara Falls at 10 p.m.

Friday, July 30 will feature comedians Jack Dani of Toronto, Ontario and Calwyn Shurgold of Brantford, Ontario, while performer Kelly Presto of Cambridge, Ontario will square off against Michala Todd of Tottenham, Ontario.

Audience members can be a part of the action by casting their votes by text message at the show, or online at  Admission to the live shows is FREE and donations are encouraged to support the talent.

The top five music and comic acts will compete in the Grand Finale where a panel of celebrity judges will select the Grand Prize winners. The last band remaining earns a chance to win a recording contract from Orange Lounge Recordings, receive a band makeover and will become the opening act on the nationally broadcast New Year’s Eve show in Niagara Falls. The comedy champion also earns the chance to perform at the nationally broadcast New Year’s Eve Show.

Pizza Pizza Falls Fireworks
Special Long Weekend Fireworks will take place at 10 p.m. on:
Friday, July 30
Sunday, August 1
Monday August 2

Plan to return to see the fireworks again as part of the annual series that runs every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday and holiday at 10 p.m. throughout July and August, and every Friday from September 10 to October 8.

For fireworks schedules and upcoming concert listings,
click here

White Water Walk

Great Family Value!
Purchase a 2010 Niagara Falls & Great Gorge Adventure Pass and for one low price and enjoy admission to Maid of the Mist, Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury and White Water Walk, and receive discount coupons for the Butterfly Conservatory, Whirlpool Aero Car and more. Discount Season and Family Passes are also available.

The Niagara Parks Commission is an agency of the Ministry of Tourism that has operated at no cost to taxpayers since 1885.

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