This section filters information from the calendar and lists those events that have a FAMILY element to it including: Festivals, Discovery Events, Parades, Carnivals, Plays, Youth Gaming, Youth Camps, etc.

Family

  • June 26, 2018 - June 28, 2018

    www.cornerstoneicearena.com - (716) 438-7698

    Skating and puck skill - edgework, stopping, starting, stride development     Stickhandling, passing, shooting

    Small ice games - utilizing the skating and puck skills learned at camp

    For youth players ages 4-17 of any hockey organization

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  • June 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018

    www.oldfortniagara.org - (716) 745-7611

    Old Fort Niagara's annual recreation of the historic Siege of 1759

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  • July 2, 2018

    http://lockportmondaynightcarcruise.weebly.com - (716) 201-1076 - (716) 280- 2858

    No registration or fee is required to display your classic or custom car, truck or motorcycle

    This car show is a Family Event, any spectators acting inappropriately will be asked to leave the premises

    Please respect our cruisers cars and property. Look, but Please DO NOT touch

    Shirts and Shoes required. NO Bikes, Skateboards, Scooters or any other such item will be allowed in the cruise area. NO horseplay, running, pushing, playing ball, etc

    No Pets - Vested Service Dogs with paperwork are allowed

    Alcohol Free Zone

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  • July 7, 2018

    www.townofniagararecreation.com - (716) 297-5243 x1

    The Town of Niagara’s Independence Day celebration complete with an all day band line-up, family activities, and an amazing fireworks display.

    • 2pm - Chicago Authority
    • 4pm - McCartney - Yesterday & Today
    • 6pm - Keep The Faith
    • 8pm - Killer Queen
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  • July 21, 2018

    www.niagarahospice.org - (716) 439-4417

    Let your memories take flight at the annual Niagara Hospice Memorial Butterfly Release. Guests enjoy music, refreshments, kid's activities and more

    Participants can pre-order live butterflies to partake in the mass release, as well as other memorial items in memory of loved ones. The butterflies are released together following a short program conducted by Niagara Hospice staff and volunteers

    The beauty of the butterflies as they are released - symbolizing change and transition - creates a healing activity for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one

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  • July 23, 2018

    www.castellaniartmuseum.org - (716) 286-8200

    Kids 'n Arts summer camp will provide your children with an enriching art and theatre experience unlike any other camp! Campers will spend mornings enjoying storytelling and theatre games. In the afternoon they will create a number of exciting art projects inspired by the museum's rich art collection. Your children will have the benefit of working with faculty and students from Niagara University including the Theatre and Fine Arts Department, NURT (Niagara University Repertory Theatre), local teaching artists, and professionals from the Castellani Art Museum

    Ages & Attire: Camp is for children ages 5-12. Please dress in clothing appropriate for art making and physical activities. Sandals may not be suitable

    Tuition: $200 per week. An additional $50 nonrefundable registration fee per child, per week is required at the time of registration

    • July 23-27 - I've Got Rhythm
    • July 30 - August 3 - Nature Unleashed
    • August 6-10 - Fantastic Fantasy
    • August 13-17 - Makers & Builders
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  • July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018

    www.sanbornhistory.org

    Flea Market & Craft Show

    Food Available

    Hours:

    • Saturday - 8am-5pm
    • Sunday - 8am-4pm
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  • July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018

    www.oldfortniagara.org - (716) 745-7611

    This year only. The Grand Encampment will be the largest 1812 event yet seen at the Fort

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  • August 10, 2018

    www.cyberspokes.com - (716) 638-0455

    We will be supporting WNY Challenger Sports Leagues with this year's event! The Challenger Sports League is open to players of all ages. Each player has a physical or mental condition that limits their participation in other competitive sports programs. Games are structured to allow all players to be involved as they are able

    • Bike Competition
    • Live Music - The Stoll Brothers - 6pm
    • Vendors
    • 50/50
    • Raffles
    • Cold Beers
    • Wings

     

    First 50 people get a free gift and entry to win a two night stay at Blessings Lodge in Berlin, Ohio

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  • August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    This juried outdoor art show brings 25,000 visitors to the heart of picturesque historic Lewiston, New York. The festival attracts art lovers from Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as international visitors from Niagara Falls. Work by more than 175 exceptional artists is featured in a wide range of both fine art and artistic craft categories including:

    • Painting Works created in watercolor, oils and/or acrylics
    • Graphic Arts Drawing, Printmaking, T-shirts, Computer Generated Art, Chalk, Charcoal, Pastels, Pencil, Wax Crayons, Inks & Washes
    • Mixed Media Two and three-dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of physical material in their production
    • Photography
    • Pottery/Ceramics/Glass Original wheel thrown, hand built clay or mosaic design work
    • Fiber Wearable and non-wearable work crafted from natural fibers, including basketry, weaving, tapestry and papermaking
    • Jewelry Metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials
    • Sculpture All media
    • Wood Original works that are handtooled, machine worked, turned or carved

     

    But wait...there's more

    • College Alley Features student work
    • 34th Annual Chalk Walk Competition Teams of talented student artists representing schools across WNY create murals and compete for prize money, trophies and bragging rights
    • ArtZone Hands on activities for kids of all ages
    • Live Entertainment Street performers

     

    Hours:

    • 10am-6pm
    • 10am-5pm
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  • August 18, 2018 - August 19, 2018

    www.oldfortniagara.org - (716) 745-7611

    Recreating the American Revolution on the New York frontier. Living history programs, battle demonstrations, military music, hands on activities for families.

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  • September 15, 2018

    www.sanbornhistory.org

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  • September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

    www.niagaraceltic.com - (716) 778-5730

    Guests are immersed in the traditions and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all things Celtic

    • Attractions: Animals, Community Groups, Kid's Corner, Living History
    • Ceilidh Celebration: Concert, Bonfires, Gaelic Libations
    • Celtic College: Cultural Classes and Lectures, Bagpipes, Celtic Poetry, Genealogy
    • Highland Games: Competitions, Athlete Meet & Greet
    • Live Music: In several locations
    • Plus, so much more

     

    Hours:

    • Saturday 10am-10pm
    • Sunday 10am-6pm

     

    Tickets:

    • Adults (13+) Weekend-$25 - Saturday-$20 - Sunday-$14
    • Kids under 12 are free

    Check for early ticket discounts

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  • September 22, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • September 29, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 6, 2018 - October 7, 2018

    www.sanbornhistory.org

    Hours:

    • Saturday - 10am-4pm
    • Sunday - 10am-4pm
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  • October 6, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 13, 2018

    www.tonawandasgatewayharbor.com - (716) 695-8520

    Gateway Harbor will be haunted

    Free Admission

    5:30pm - Youth start at the Riviera Theater to get a free Halloween treat bag. Then parade across Webster Street to trick or treat at local merchants

    6pm-8pm - Haunted Gateway Harbor - Treats stations, activities and games on Sweeney Street at the Harbor

    7:30pm - Free Movie (TBA) at the Riviera Theater

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  • October 13, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 20, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 23, 2018 - October 25, 2018

    www.townofniagararecreation.com - (716) 297-5243 x1

    Our annual Halloween Week will include pumpkin carving, face painting, balloon twisting with Mr. No the Balloon Guy, as well as arts & crafts, costume contests, and entertainment with Rob Allen. Food packages will be available for purchase

    Registration Required

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  • October 27, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • December 8, 2018 - December 9, 2018

    www.sanbornhistory.org

    Children 2-8 can visit with Santa and receive a present

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  • December 11, 2018 - December 13, 2018

    www.townofniagararecreation.com - (716) 297-5243 x 1

    Our annual Christmas Week will include ornament decorating, writing letters to Santa Claus, Christmas caroling, a visit from Santa Claus, balloon twisting with Mr. No the Balloon Guy, as well as comedy entertainment with Nels Ross.  Food packages will be available for purchase

    Resevations Required

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