• Lewiston, New York

About Historic Lewiston

Known as the last stop to freedom on the Underground Railroad and the area that pioneered commerce on the Great Lakes, you are sure to enjoy Lewiston’s rich and fascinating history. In addition to the area’s historical features and proximity to the majestic Niagara Falls, Lewiston boasts many activities and events. This quaint and vibrant village is home to some of the best restaurants and unusual retail shops in Western New York. Fishing is great and historical buffs will find early history of New York, and Underground Railroad trails.

The Village is home to many festivals celebrating food, fine arts, gardens, historic houses, jazz, harvest, musical concerts during the summer in the village and at Artpark. and the Annual Peach Festival

Upcoming Festivals and Events in Lewiston New York


  • Lewiston Smelt Festival  May 5
  • Taste of Lewiston May 27


  • Lewiston Region Tour of Homes June 3-4
  • Ransomville Country Faire June 10
  • Tuesday in the park at Artpark June 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Fairy House Festival at Artpark June 16
  • Lewiston Garden Festival June 17-18
  • Youngstown Street Dance & Classic Car Show June 22



  • Lewiston Fourth of July Fireworks at Academy Park 
  • Blue Monday's at Hennepin Parek 7pm-9pm July 10,17,24,31
  • Tuesdays in the park at Artpark July 11,18,24,31
  • Summer of '69 at Hennepin Park July 14
  • Niagara Wine Trail Wine & Culinary Festival July 29-30 


  • Tuesday in the park at Artpark Aug. 1,8,15,22,29
  • Niagara County Fair Aug. 1-15
  • Bluegrass Monday Concerts at Hennepin Park 7pm-9pm                         Aug 7,14,21,28
  • Lewiston Art Festival Aug. 12-13
  • Lewiston Jazz Festival Aug 25-26

More Information about Lewiston near Niagara Falls

The Historic Village of Lewiston has a lot to offer during your stay.  We have many state parks, outdoor activities, and cultural entertainment to keep you busy while you visit. For a full list of events and festivals taking place in Lewiston during your stay please visit www.niagarariverregion.com