NFNY Local’s Picks for Events the Week of July 1-7

Fireworks Nightly at Niagara FAlls

July 1 is Canada Day and July 4th Independence Day.

With Niagara Falls spanning the border of two countries with national holidays, this is one busy week.

Watch Fireworks Displays Any Night of the Week

July 1st and 4th the 10PM displays over The Falls are extended to longer shows marking the holidays.

Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino offers a big fireworks event on July 6.

Fantasy Island Theme Park will light up the skies with fireworks July 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th.

Hyde Park and the Town of Tonawanda have displays as well. Check out our Events calendar for more details.

See a French and Indian War Encampment and Battle Reinactment

Encampment & Reenactment Weekend at Old Fort NiagaraHistoric Old Fort Niagara will be the scene of one of the largest French and Indian War encampments in the world.

Events happen at the fort all day Saturday and Sunday, with battles at 2PM.

Independence Week Block Party

Old Falls Street is the site of a 3-day block party with food, drink, games, and plenty of live music.

The party runs from noon til 10:30 PM Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

For More Events This Week and This Summer

See our events calendar for more ideas.

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