Here is a list of the best places in Niagara Falls to take photos during the winter season and whenever the city offers firework displays. Check out the current Fireworks Schedule here, and happy shooting!
Come see Canada’s longest-running fireworks series with us all winter long!
FIREWORKS SCHEDULE WINTER 2022
November: 12, 18-19, 25-26 at 8:00pm
December: 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 26-31 at 8:00pm
December 31 * NYE at 12:00am
January: 1-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 at 8:00pm
February: 3-4, 10-11, 17-20 at 8:00pm
#1 Along the Niagara Parkway
When the fireworks go off, any location along the Niagara Parkway from the bottom of Clifton Hill to the Table Rock Complex will get you a one-of-a-kind view! The route is fully illuminated along this stretch of the Niagara Parkway to the Horseshoe Falls.
#2 Dino Adventure Golf
The best mini-putt experience in Niagara Falls is Dinosaur Adventure Golf! Play through this dinosaur-filled prehistoric realm to experience an exhilarating and never-to-be-forgotten mini-putting adventure. Dinosaur Adventure Golf enables participants to fully immerse themselves in a fascinating world of the lost, making it the ideal activity for families, friends, couples, or business outings.
#3 Skylon Tower
No matter the season, the Skylon Tower offers fantastic views of the fireworks via 775 feet up in the air! Take the elevator up to the Observation Deck, and take in the 360 degree view for miles in every direction. You will get a view of Niagara Falls, the Niagara River, and even the Toronto Skyline and Buffalo on the American side.
#4 Queen Victoria Park
Probably the best place of all to witness the fireworks is at Queen Victoria Park. The park is spacious, and you are welcome to bring your lawnchairs and sit back and relax. During the Winter Festival of Lights, the scene is extra pretty with trees decked out in festive lights, and the historic Zimmerman Fountain in dazzling lights. It’s a magical Christmas-time view.
#5 Rainbow Bridge
You’ll get a phenomenal view of the fireworks from this standpoint on the Rainbow Bridge. Absolutely no obstructions will be in the picture looking out over the Niagara River between the Canadian and US border. Make sure you have .50 cents to cross from the Canadian to American side. There is a coin machine next to the turnstile to make change. You do not show your passport/visa until you arrive on the American side from Canada.
#6 Niagara SkyWheel
The Niagara SkyWheel soars 175 feet above the peak of Clifton Hill, allowing an even higher perspective to look out over the Niagara Falls. This gives you an incredible view of the fireworks show as you rotate. You will need to time yourself to be on the ride when the fireworks occur, so we recommend that you buy tickets and get in line approximately 20 minutes to a half hour before the show begins.
#7 Niagara City Fireworks Night Cruise
Niagara City Cruises offers great views, when you board the Falls Fireworks Cruise. There is nothing that can compare to the sight of fireworks going off over Niagara Falls to make your trip memorable. Take a 40-minute Falls Fireworks Cruise to view Niagara Falls at night, which departs from Canada’s Niagara Falls. Set sail for starry skies, expansive views of the skyline, breathtaking illuminations, and, of course, sky-filling fireworks.
#8 Oakes Garden Theatre
This spectacular garden is the entranceway to Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Parks’ centerpiece that showcases the Falls. Located at the foot of Clifton Hill, this is the perfect spot for a superb panoramic view of the American and Horseshoe Falls. This spectacular garden is the entranceway to Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Parks’ centerpiece that showcases the Falls.