Niagara Falls looks spectacular on a bright, sunny day with mist rising up from Niagara Gorge, making rainbows appear over the Falls.
Sightseeing in Niagara Falls, Canada, does not end with sundown. In fact, the city of Niagara Falls comes alive at night with the bright lights of casinos and malls, restaurants welcoming guests, and many other nighttime attractions.
Niagara Falls Illumination
The first attraction you should see at night is the Niagara Falls Illumination. Niagara Falls can be viewed even at night when awash in colourful lighting it looks like something out of a fairy tale.
The Falls is illuminated every night, so enjoy the view!
Niagara Falls Fireworks
During the tourist season of May-October, fireworks are set off over the Falls on select days at 10:00 p.m. The best places to watch the fireworks are Niagara Parkway and Queen Victoria Park.
Falls Fireworks Cruise
Watch Niagara Falls fireworks while cruising up Niagara River with Hornblower Niagara Cruises. The Falls Fireworks Cruise is available only when fireworks are scheduled. This 40-minute boat ride begins at 9:30 p.m. Tickets can be bought online.
Clifton Hill Attractions
This street close to Niagara Falls is one of the major tourist areas in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Walk through the promenade to see the dazzling lights and various activities. The fun and adventure in Clifton Hill continues into the wee hours of the night.
Great Canadian Midway: This 70,000 square foot entertainment complex is open till 2:00 a.m. every day of the week. It has arcade games, rides, and a Boston Pizza outlet on the upper level.
Niagara SkyWheel: This 175-foot high Ferris wheel provides perfect views of the Falls. Its climate-controlled enclosed gondolas provide a comfortable atmosphere to enjoy the ride and the view. It stays open till 1:00-2:00 a.m.
Other Attractions: Most of the attractions and eateries in Clifton Hill stay open till midnight. After a day of sightseeing, you can wander around this neighbourhood and step into some of the places.
- Dinosaur Adventure Golf
- Movieland Wax Museum
- Fudge Factory
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum
- Niagara Speedway
- Zombie Attack
- ……and more
For those looking for a good time, there are a lot of pubs, theatres, nightclubs and other fun places.
If you are looking for some family entertainment, watch Greg Frewin perform the Wild Magic Illusion Show nightly at the Greg Frewin Theatre.
Niagara Falls Casinos
Try your luck at gambling at Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara – the two casinos in Niagara Falls, Canada. The casinos are open for business 24 hours a day throughout the year.
The casinos house many restaurants and also have live entertainment. You will find slot machines, blackjack, roulette and other table games at the casinos.
Dine at a Fallsview Restaurant
What can be more exciting than having dinner while enjoying a view of an illuminated Niagara Falls? The Revolving Dining Room and Summit Suite Buffet Dining Room in Skylon Tower, Fallsview Buffet at Sheraton on the Falls, Morton’s Grille, Prime Steakhouse and watermark are some of the restaurants with a view of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls, Canada has clubs that offer plenty of action late into the night. There are pubs, wine bars, karaoke bars and nightclubs. Dragonfly Nightclub, The Beer Garden, Hard Rock Night Club, and R5 Lounge in Fallsview Casino Resort are some of the some places you can visit.
Explore Niagara Falls at Night
If you are staying overnight in Niagara Falls, Canada, step out to enjoy the city’s nightlife. From fun activities and great restaurants to pubs, 24-hours casinos and nightclubs, Niagara Falls Canada has entertainment suitable for every type of visitor to the city.
Lundy’s Lane, Clifton Hill, and Falls Avenue have a lot of attractions.
There are many theatre productions like Oh Canada Eh?
If you visit in winter, you can enjoy the Winter Festival of Lights, an event where lighting displays are put up all over the tourist districts and iconic landmarks are also covered with coloured lights.