Free movies and concerts planned for Old Falls Streetby jmaloni
"Flicks on Old Falls" and "Fridays on Old Falls" schedules announced
Old Falls Street, USA, the historic three-block destination in downtown Niagara Falls, managed by Global Spectrum, has announced the schedules for its weekly Thursday night "Flicks on Old Falls" open-air movie series and the weekly "Fridays on Old Falls" concert series. Each series is presented on Old Falls Street's middle block. Each event is free and open to the public.
The "Flicks on Old Falls" movie series, sponsored by KeyBank, will be hosted for nine consecutive Thursdays, from July 5 through Aug. 30, beginning at approximately 9 p.m. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy interactive performances by Deep Roots Niagara, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Coupons for free popcorn are being distributed at KeyBank (2407 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls, location only).
The "Fridays on Old Falls" concert series, sponsored by the neighboring Legends Bar & Grill, will be hosted for 10 consecutive weeks, from June 29 through Aug. 31, from 7 to 10 p.m. The series is presented by the City of Niagara Falls and the Niagara Fine Arts Program.
"We are happy to partner with Legends Bar & Grill this summer in order to extend the concert series an extra hour each week," said Global Spectrum's Ryan Coate, general manager of Old Falls Street, USA, and the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. "This will allow the concerts to lead right into the weekly fireworks launched over Niagara Falls."
Series schedules are as follows:
"Flicks on Old Falls" schedule:
- July 5 "Grease"
- July 12 "Spider-Man"
- July 19 "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
- July 26 "The Muppets Take Manhattan"
- Aug. 2 "Toy Story"
- Aug. 9 "Cool Runnings"
- Aug. 16 "Hook"
- Aug. 23 "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
- Aug. 30 "ET: The Extra Terrestrial"
"Fridays on Old Falls" concert series schedule:
- June 29 USA Band
- July 6 Frank Grizanti Band
- July 13 Soul Providers
- July 20 Penelope
- July 27 "A"List
- Aug. 3 White Chocolate
- Aug. 10 Studio 54
- Aug. 17 Denzell Ward & Cool Co.
- Aug. 24 Junk Yard Dogs
- Aug. 31 Lakeside Blues Band
"Flicks on Old Falls" and "Fridays on Old Falls" compliment a full line-up of free activities on Old Falls Street, USA this summer. Other activities include "Fitness on Old Falls," Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m.; the Old Falls Street Kids Club, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and the "Hard Rock Rocks" Old Falls Street concert series, Saturdays from 6 to 11 p.m. New this year will also be "Shops on Old Falls", a series of food and merchandise vendors featured from Thursday through Sundays.
Weekly activities compliment Old Falls Street continuous daily activities that began on Memorial Day and run through Labor Day 2012.
For more information, visit www.FallsStreet.com or like Old Falls Street, USA, on Facebook.