August is here and with it comes some of our favorite Niagara Falls activities, including the Niagara County Fair! August is a beautiful time in Niagara Falls, the days are warm and sunny and the nights bring the cool crisp fall air. It's a great month to enjoy some of the many festivals and events during the day, then when the sun goes down grab a blanket and enjoy a movie on Old Falls Street.
July 30th: Tuesday in the Park at Artpark
This Tuesday head to Artpark to see The Machine perform Pink Floyd. The Machine, America's top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 20 year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating another legacy all their own. Their use of expanded theatrical elements and elaborate stage displays continue the spirit of the later Floyd lineups. Gates open at 4:15 pm and the show starts at 7:15 pm. For tickets and more information CLICK HERE.
July 31st - August 4th: Niagara County Fair
The 2013 Niagara County Fair is coming together to be better than ever! More than just fun rides and fair food, the Niagara County Fair has lined up performances by 7th Heaven, 90 West, and Craig Wilkins. There will also be magicians, dancers, clowns, and a daily show by Air Mutts - K9's in Flight.
July 31st: Lewiston Jazz Project
Come and experience jazz at it's finest in an intimate and relaxed outdoor concert setting at the Gazebo at Hennepin Park. The Lewiston Jazz Project is a seven-piece group, under the direction of composer / pianist Ron Corsaro. This septet performs original as well as classic jazz repertoire, swing, and modern jazz, accompanied by guest artists and student musicians. The concert is from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm and this is a FREE event! For more information CLICK HERE.
August 1st: Free Wine Tastings
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute is located on Old Falls Street in the heart of downtown and just steps from the beautiful Niagara Falls. Visit the Wine Boutique at the Culinary Institute on Thursday from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm for free wine tastings. For more information CLICK HERE.
August 1st: Flicks on Old Falls Street
Grab a blanket and share a bag of popcorn each Thursday night as Old Falls Street USA turns into an open air theater featuring classic and contemporary movies under the starts. Food and beverage vendors will be available every week. This Thursday come and see The Muppets at 9:00 pm in the Old Falls Street Middle Block. For more information CLICK HERE.
August 2nd: Friday on Old Falls Street
Kick off the weekend with the area's finest classic rock and dance bands. This free concert series features food and beer vending with plenty of room to dance. Make sure to stay until 10:00 pm when guests are treated to fireworks launched over Niagara Falls. The party starts at 7:00 pm on the Middle Block, and this week's featured band is White Chocolate. For more information CLICK HERE.
August 2nd - August 4th: Italian Festival
Enjoy three days of tradition, food and music at this year's Italian Festival on Pine Ave. Bring the whole family out and immerse and indulge yourself in Italian food, live entertainment and culture! Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm and Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm. Event is located at Pine Avenue at 15th Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
August 2nd - August 4th: 3rd Annual Niagara Tattoo Expo
This year's 3rd Annual Niagara Tattoo Expo features a variety of diverse and distinctive nationally renowned artists. They also have an eclectic array of vendors and a mixture of entertaining indoor and outdoor events. Pre-sale tickets are $10.00 for a one day, $25 for the weekend. Door prices $15.00 for one day, $40 for the weekend. For more information CLICK HERE.
August 4th: Jazzy Sundays on Old Falls Street
Sundays from July 7th to August 25th Jazzy Sundays will e held from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Old Falls Street's Middle Block. The annual live music series features performances by the region's greatest jazz, Dixieland, and big band musicians. The afternoon also features Encounter Niagara's historical reenactors in period costume. This series is pet-friendly, so bring your pooch and get ready for some fun.