As you make your plans for the upcoming festival, here are some frequently asked questions.
When is the Niagara Falls Blues Festival? The festival is a two-day event, and will be on Friday, September 15, and Saturday, September 16, 2023.
Where is the Niagara Falls Blues Festival held? The festival is on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls, New York. The stage is 1,000 feet from the actual brink of Niagara Falls! Do I need to buy a ticket to attend? No, the festival is free!
Is parking available near the festival in downtown Niagara Falls, NY? Yes, downtown Niagara Falls has several parking lots and ramps, as well as street parking. All city lots, ramps and street parking kiosks accept credit cards only; cash is not accepted. Is motorcycle parking available near the festival in downtown Niagara Falls, NY? There will be a designated motorcycle parking area along First Street, between Old Falls Street and Niagara Street.
What transportation can I use other than driving? While the downtown Niagara Falls area is very walkable, ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are available, as well as taxis. You can also ride on the NFTA Niagara Falls Trolley (55T), which is free to those staying at participating hotels along Niagara Falls Boulevard.
Are there hotels nearby? Yes, there are plenty of hotels nearby, and many within walking distance of the event. View a full listing of accommodations in Niagara Falls USA here. If it rains, will the show go on? Yes, we have large tents to sit under in case of inclement weather.
Should I bring a chair? There are many chairs provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Can I bring a cooler? No, beer and wine are sold at the festival, so please support the vendors for your food and drinks!
Can I bring my pet? We do not encourage bringing pets to this event.