Niagara Falls Fireworks Return Sunday, May 1

2016 Season to Include 43 Additional Shows in Queen Victoria Park – Presented by the Tourism Partnership of Niagara

News from Ontario’s Niagara Parks Commission

Posted May 1st, 2016 on Niagara At Large

Niagara Falls, Ontario – The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC), along with presenting sponsor the Tourism Partnership of Niagara (RTO2), are pleased to announce the return of Canada’s longest-running fireworks series on Sunday, May 1 at 10 p.m. in Queen Victoria Park.

Photo courtesy of Ontario's Niagara Parks Commission

Photo courtesy of Ontario’s Niagara Parks Commission

Thanks to the continued strong support of destination partners on both sides of the border, a total of 85 fireworks displays are planned for 2016, up from the 42 shows which took place last year. Fireworks displays are scheduled to take place at 10 p.m. every Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and holiday from May 1 to October 31.

NPC’s popular Coca-Cola concert series will also resume over the Victoria Day long weekend on Friday, May 20 and will run each fireworks evening until Labour Day Monday, September 5. These free concerts will take place at 8 p.m. at the Queen Victoria Park Stage, located beneath the Illumination Tower in Queen Victoria Park (bottom of Murray Hill).

Full fireworks and concert listing are available at www.niagaraparks.com/fireworks .

Fireworks are weather permitting and may be cancelled due to unexpected changes in wind direction.

About The Tourism Partnership of Niagara

The Tourism Partnership of Niagara (TPN) is a non-profit industry led organization funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and is one of thirteen Regional Tourism Organizations in the Province of Ontario (RTO2). TPN’s sub-regional partners Niagara Falls Tourism, Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake, City of St. Catharines Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Twenty Valley Tourism Association and Niagara’s South Coast Tourism Association share our vision to become the #1 international tourism destination in North America. Tourism Partnership of Niagara will enhance and grow a highly competitive tourism region through visitor-centric strategies and by developing a compelling leisure destination brand that strengthens Niagara’s reputation as a world-renowned travel destination.

About The Niagara Parks Commission

NPC is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that preserves a rich heritage, conserves natural wonders and inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

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