Old Falls Street
Student groups on Niagara Falls hiatus will want to stop and smell the flowers and take a break from hectic travel agendas - with a leisurely stroll down historic Old Falls Street, USA. This tree-lined and native-plant landscaped, three-block thoroughfare conveniently links the entrance of landmark Niagara Falls State Park with the Conference & Event Center and other downtown hotels and attractions and serves as the area “Welcome Center” for residents and visitors alike. Celebrated as the “Greenest Street” in Western New York, its inviting limestone rock table benches, cool granite curbs, innovative stormwater management and “recycled-mist” fountains, refurbished street lamps, plenty of bicycle parking, and abundant recycling containers create the perfect, relaxing environment in which to grab a quick bite, scribble out those postcards, or check and update Facebook – Wi-fi service is provided free of charge to park visitors.
Rent bikes and get out and explore the surrounding area or jump into a complimentary fitness session; once you’ve worked up an appetite, grab a quick meal or tasty treat prepared fresh from Old Falls Street’s many specialty vending carts. You’re likely to meet chipper Old Falls Street Mascot Walter C. Falls – be sure to take advantage of this perfectly foxy photo op! Free entertainment abounds in this perfectly picturesque venue: Thursday nights, all Summer, Old Falls Street, USA, is transformed into an open-air theatre featuring wonderful classic and contemporary movies beneath the stars – grab a blanket and some popcorn and revel in some good ol’ movie time magic! Friday night concerts serving up the area's finest dance bands kick off awesome weekend events and festivals. Be sure you stay until 10 p.m. when guests are treated to fireworks launched over iconic Niagara Falls!