Niagara Falls tourism update: Sunday May 28th 2023 @ 8:19pm.
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Q: IS NIAGARA FALLS OPEN?
A: Yes. – The Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls New York USA is open every day of the year. In Niagara Falls Canada, Queen Victoria Park is open for viewing Niagara Falls 24/7/365. The boat rides below Niagara Falls and most seasonal attractions typically close in November and open during April or early May. Details for all major Niagara Falls attractions are posted below.
Border Crossing: The Rainbow Bridge between Niagara Falls New York USA and Niagara Falls Ontario Canada is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week every day of the year. Typically there are no delays yet you can check current border crossing times beforehand. Proof of vaccination to enter Canada and the use of the “ArriveCan” app when arriving from the US is no longer required – effective October 1st 2022. Complete Border Crossing Information.
The nightly Illumination of the Falls is from 8:30pm until 2:00am every evening during the months of May & June. (X)
Fireworks are displayed every night over the Falls during the summer months at 10:00pm. The fireworks displays begin Friday May 19th and run through Monday October 9th. (X).
NIAGARA FALLS NEW YORK USA ATTRACTIONS – June 2023
OPEN: Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls New York USA is open 24/7/365 for viewing the Falls. The observation tower is now open M-F from 8:30am to 7:00pm and until 9:00pm on Saturdays. The $1.25 fee to walk out on the observation deck is waived for those riding on the Maid of the Mist. A brand new $46 million dollar visitor center is scheduled to open soon! (X)
OPEN: Cave of the Winds – On Goat Island opens at 9:00am daily seven days a week. Tickets for admission are sold only at the ticket window. Last tickets sold May 29th is 6:15pm. May 30th – June 14th 9:00am-6:15pm and until 8:15pm on Saturdays. Price of admission during May through October is $21.00 for adults and $17.00 for youth. (X)
OPEN: Goat Island – Open daily from sunrise until 8:00pm Sunday through Thursday and until 10:00pm on Fridays & Saturdays year round. There is no fee to enter Goat Island yet parking is currently $10.00 per vehicle. The pedestrian bridge is always open to Goat Island and there is no fee to cross. During the summer months beginning May 26th parking increases to $15.00 on Friday-Sunday. (X)
OPEN: Niagara Scenic Trolley – Is open. Hours of operation are currently 9:00am to 7:30pm and until 9:30pm on Saturdays. During the months of July and August the trolley typically operates from 9:00am until 9:30pm. Trolley Fee is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for youth 6-12. Service ends November 26th 2023. (X)
OPEN: Whirlpool Jet Boat – Lewiston location is now open. Reservations are required. Adults $64.95 Child 6-12 $39.95. First run of the day is at 1:00pm during May. (X)
OPEN: Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist – Is open. 2023 pricing $28.25 for adult $16.50 for youth 6-12. Memorial Day weekend May 27th & 28th 9:00am-8:00pm. May 29th to June 14th 9:00am-6:00pm daily and until 8:00pm on Saturdays. Last tickets are sold 15 minutes prior to closing. (X)
OPEN: Hydro Power Plant Ruins – Open daily 8:00am to 5:00pm seven days a week in season. Free parking and no entry fees. (X)
OPEN: Niagara Falls Aquarium – Open seven days a week from 9:00am-5:00pm. $19.95 adults and $14.95 youth 3-12. Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing. Parking is $5.00. Advance ticket sales are available from www.aquariumofniagara.org. (X)
OPEN: Whirlpool State Park – Open daily from sunrise to sunset. There are no fees for parking.
OPEN: Niagara Power Vista (hydro-electric plant) – Now open seven days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm. No fee to visit and free parking is available. (X)
OPEN: Old Fort Niagara – Currently open seven days a week from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Last tickets sold at 3:30pm. Adults $20.00 and $12.00 youth 6-12. Free parking. *You may be charged to enter the State Park but the fee will be deducted from your ticket purchase. Be sure to save your receipt. (X)
OPEN: ArtPark in Lewiston NY – is open. View the 2023 concert series. (X)
Parking at any of the NY State Parks in Niagara Falls NY is currently $10.00 per car seven days a week. Beginning May 26th parking will increase to $15.00 for Friday-Sunday. Credit Cards only. (X) (X)
NIAGARA FALLS ONTARIO CANADA ATTRACTIONS – June 2023
OPEN: Queen Victoria Park in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada is open 24/7 for viewing the Falls. (X)
OPEN: Table Rock Visitor Centre / Journey Behind the Falls – Open daily from 9:00am until 7:00pm M-F and until 9:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of May. Tickets for Journey Behind the Falls: Adults $24.00 – Child 3-12 $16.00. Please arrive at least one hour before closing. (X)
OPEN: Greg Frewin Theatre – Open for performances and dinner shows Thursdays-Sundays during June. Reservations are recommended. Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first served basis. (X)
OPEN: Clifton Hill – All indoor and outdoor Clifton Hill attractions are now open. A complete list of available options can be found here. (X)
OPEN: Butterfly Exhibit – Open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm seven days a week during June and until 6:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Adults $17.50 Child 3-12 $11.50. Try to arrive at least one hour before closing. (X)
OPEN: Niagara Parks Power Station & Tunnel Tour – Open seven days a week 10:00am to 7:00pm during the month of June. Self guided tours – Adults $28.00 Child 3-12 $18.25. Guided tours – Adults $38.00 Child 3-12 $25.00. Evening CGI Night show Adults $30.00 Child 3-12 $19.50 Please arrive at least one hour before closing. (X)
OPEN: ZipLine Niagara Falls– Is open seven days a week during June 2023. Current hours: 10:00am to 7:00pm. Monday-Thursday and 8:00am -10:00pm Friday – Sunday. Fee: $69.99. (X)
OPEN: Niagara Helicopters – Open daily yet weather dependent starting at 9:00am. Call for reservations, no advance payment necessary. Adults $180.00 – Child 3-11 $110.00. (X)
OPEN: Whirlpool Jet Boat Ride – Queenston location is open. Reservations are required. Adults $74.95 Child 6-12 $44.95. First run of the day is 1:00pm until June 23rd. First run is 10:00am from June 24th through August. (X)
OPEN: Hornblower Niagara City Cruises – Boat Ride Below the Falls is now open seven days a week from 9:30am until 8:30pm. Adults: $32.75 Child 3-12: $22.75. (X)
OPEN: WEGO shuttle bus green line – Is now open. Typical in season hours are from 10:00am until 6:00pm. Adults $12.00 Child 3-12 $8.00. You can download schedule here. (X)
OPEN: White Water Walk – is now open. Typical hours during the tourism season are 10:00am to 5:00pm and until 6:00pm on weekends. Adults $17.50 – Child 3-12 $11.50. Arrive at least one hour before closing. (X)
OPEN: Whirlpool Aero Car – Is now open from 10:00am to 5:00pm and until 6:00pm on weekends. Adults $17.50 Child 3-12 $11.50. Plenty of parking usually available. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before closing. (X)
A Niagara Parks Parking pass is $30.97 per day and valid at all Niagara Parks parking areas. (X)
* All information is thought to be correct but is not guaranteed. Prices do not include tax unless noted. US attractions are priced in US funds & Canadian attractions are in Canadian funds.