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Celebrate Independence Day at Old Falls Street's '4th of July Carnival'

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Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:35 pm

3 full days of fun comes to downtown Niagara Falls for the first time this holiday weekend

Old Falls Street USA is partnering with Hammerl Amusements to present its first "4th of July Carnival" this three-day weekend (noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 2, through Monday, July 4). The fun includes 14 rides, family-friendly games, various street performers and food vendors, which will be featured on Old Falls Street's middle and park blocks in downtown Niagara Falls.

This all-ages carnival features various picture-taking opportunities, clowns, a face painter, balloon art, jugglers, "In Jest" juggling performances by Nels Ross, as well as a fire dancer and fireworks every night. Younger riders will enjoy the new "Rockin Tug," the "Raiders Obstacle Course" and a merry-go-round. Teenagers will enjoy "The Round-Up," "Tornado" and a Ferris wheel.

All-day ride wristbands are available for $20. Wristbands allow guests to ride the rides, and experience free face painting, balloon art and live shows.

The 4th of July Carnival on Old Falls Street Schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 2

  • Noon-10 p.m. - Rides, carnival games, food vendors, face painter
  • Noon-10 p.m. - Beer tent and refreshments
  • Noon-4 p.m. - Free face painting with purchase of ride wristband
  • 1-4 p.m. - Free balloon art with purchase of ride wristband
  • 1-4 p.m. - Niagara Clown Alley
  • 2-5 p.m. - Stilt walker, juggler
  • 4-5 p.m. -  "In Jest" Juggling Performance by Nels Ross
  • 6-8 p.m. - Live music with Nick Spacone
  • 8-9 p.m. - Fire dancer
  • Dusk - Fireworks provided by Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino

Sunday, July 3

  • Noon-10 p.m. - Rides, carnival games, food vendors, face painter
  • Noon-10 p.m. - Beer tent and refreshments
  • Noon-4 p.m. - Free face painting with purchase of ride wristband
  • 1-4 p.m. - Free balloon art with purchase of ride wristband
  • 1-4 p.m. - Niagara Clown Alley
  • 2-5 p.m. - Stilt walker, juggler
  • 6-8 p.m. - Live music with Lewis & Klark guitar duo
  • 8-9 p.m. - Fire dancer
  • Dusk - Fireworks on Old Falls Street

Monday, July 4

  • Noon-10 p.m. - Rides, carnival games, food vendors, face painter
  • Noon-10 p.m. - Beer tent and refreshments
  • Noon-4 p.m. - Free face painting with purchase of ride wristband
  • 1-4 p.m. - Free balloon art with purchase of ride wristband
  • 1-4 p.m. - Niagara Clown Alley
  • 2-5 p.m. - Stilt walker, juggler
  • 6-8 p.m. - Live music with Steve Balesteri
  • 8-9 p.m. - Fire dancer
  • Dusk - Spectacular fireworks over Niagara Falls

More information on Old Falls Street, USA can be found at www.FallsStreet.com, or follow Old Falls Street, USA, on Facebook.

Old Falls Street, USA, managed by Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, is a historic three-block destination that conveniently connects the entrance of Niagara Falls State Park with The Conference & Event Center and other downtown Niagara Falls hotels, restaurants and attractions. Serving as a welcome center for residents and visitors alike, the thoroughfare provides spaces for free family-friendly games and activities, as well as seasonal concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, holiday and other special events. Additional information can be found at www.FallsStreet.com.

For over 50 years, Hammerl Amusements has provided family-friendly entertainment in a clean and safe environment. To learn more, visit www.hammerlamusements.com.

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