Bring out the cake and put your red and oh so white attire on as July 1st marks a very special day in Canada as the country proudly turns 147 years young!  To kick off the birthday festivities, the city of Niagara Falls will be hosting a number of family-filled activities and events to highlight the Canadian spirit.  Among the businesses participating in the festivities is Hornblower Niagara Cruises who will continue to feature its brand new colourful evening Falls Fireworks/ Falls Illumination cruise beginning at 9:45pm. If you are looking for a party then you are sure to find it on board the boats as a brand new experience in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Niagara Falls, Canada knows how to celebrate by featuring six whole nights of breath-taking fireworks beginning at 10pm. Cool down on our boats  with a glass of wine while catching the magic in the skies above. Have a peek at the brand new fireworks schedule to celebrate Canada Day and the Fourth of July.
Friday, June 27 at 10pm
Sunday, June 29 at 10pm
Tuesday, July 1 at 10pm
Wednesday, July 2 at 10pm
Friday, July 4 at 10pm
Sunday, July 6 at 10pm

If you will be visiting Niagara Falls, Canada on July 1, 2014, be sure to stop by for the city’s annual parade beginning at 10:45am on Victoria Avenue followed by a birthday ceremony, the national anthem, entertainment and complimentary cake at Niagara Falls City Hall.  Earlier in the day locals and visitors can also participate in the 5k Run/ Walk for St. John’s Ambulance that will start at 8am at Oaks Parks and conclude with awards and medals at 1pm. Live entertainment will include: The Cavaners, Country Singer, Leah Daniels, pop sensations tribute to the best pop music, Broken Dance Canada No. 1, Bollywood Dance Company and the magic of the Greg Frewin, the magician.  You won’t go hungry, as tasty Food Vendors will be present along St. Clair and Queen Street from 1pm to 5pm. For those looking to get their pre Canada day party started then be sure to enjoy a Pre-Canada Day celebration hosted by the BIA beginning at 6pm until 10pm. New events that have been added to the Canada Day celebration line up is Wing Fest at Taps Bar on Queen Street hosted by Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada as well as a brand new Motorcycle Show & Shine.
If you are looking to dodge the summer heat and add a refreshing splash to your morning or afternoon, be sure to visit Hornblower Niagara Cruises for the daytime ‘Voyage to the Falls’ boat tour. Relax and unwind and celebrate Canada’s big birthday on our brand new evening cruises that brings you as close as possible to the mighty Falls as they illuminate with vivid colours. Don’t miss the stunning and electrifying light show from the fireworks above as you stand on the state-of-the-art catamarans from below to catch the magic in the sky.  Grab a glass of refreshing Niagara wine and be sure to make a toast to Canada on board at the fully licensed bar. Don’t miss our pretty cool glow wands that light up in five different electrifying shades. Pick one up before you board and you will thank us later. Let your night continue with musical entertainment where you can shake your hips and dance the night away with friends and family. If you are looking to create once in a lifetime events in Niagara Falls, Canada then be sure to visit Hornblower Niagara Cruises.
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