Henley Regatta
August 4 to 10 at Henley Island in St. Catharines
This year will mark the 132nd of this event…join in the tradition by watching some of the top amateur rowing events in North America. Parking is free on Henley Island, and there is shuttle service from the Island to the Grandstand area. More info at henleyregatta.ca

Elton John, The Music of Elton John
August 6 at the Greg Frewin Theatre
Enjoy celebrity impersonator Ron Camilleri’s dead on impression of Elton John. You will enjoy hearing all of Elton’s greatest hits, as well as the sounds of the seven piece band. This is a show that shouldn’t be missed! Tickets and more information at gregfrewintheatre.com

Peach Festival
August 9 to 10 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Spend a weekend celebrating nature’s juiciest fruit! Taking place in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake, there will be live music, historic displays, local food and wine, a kids area, merchants and more. More information at niagaraonthelake.com

Dog Days of Summer
August 9 at Welland Canal Centre at Lock 3
Taking place from 11 to 4:30, this fun filled day is the perfect time to hang out with your pup. There will be special pet related vendors and displays, as well as several rescues on site with their adoptable animals. There will be food trucks for the humans as well. More information at stcatharines.ca

Niagara Falls Story
August 22 to September 1 at Queen Victoria Park in Niagara Falls
From 6 to 10pm, you can enjoy a sound and light show that tells the story of Niagara. The evening will be filled with music and entertainment.

Echos of Niagara
August 23 to 24 at Fort George Historic Site
Go out and celebrate over 200 years of Niagara’s Military History…there will be interpreters, animators and veterans displaying uniforms, weapons and vehicles from the War of 1812, both World Wars and several more. Admission to the displays is included with general admission to Fort George. More information at friendsoffortgeorge.ca

Fleetwood Nicks and Practically Petty
August 27
Enjoy two different bands during this lively show that will bring you back to the heyday of Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty. Showtime is at 6:15, dinner is at 7:30. More information and tickets are available at gregfrewintheatre.com

Marshville Heritage Festival
August 30 to September 1 at Heritage Village in Wainfleet
Taking place over the long weekend each day from 10 to 5, visitors can enjoy going back in time to experience period costumes, restored historic buildings, horse and wagon rides, delicious food and so much more. More info at marshvilleheritagefestival.com