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Niagara Falls to Host Free Concert Featuring The Glorious Sons and other Performers on April 8, 2024, After Total Solar Eclipse

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Mark your calendars! A phenomenal cosmic event awaits you in Niagara Falls, Canada. The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, will be succeeded by a dynamic post-eclipse concert hosted by Niagara Falls Tourism. Canadian band The Glorious Sons, natives of Ontario, will be headlining at Queen Victoria Park.

The concert, free of charge, will begin with the Niagara Symphony Orchestra setting the musical scene before the eclipse and resume after totality is achieved. The evening will be filled with a host of performances from The Glorious Sons, JJ Wilde, New Friends, The Boneheads, as well as a special encore from the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, ending at 10 p.m.

showcaseNiagara Falls’ Mayor, Jim Diodati, promises, “This is like nothing you’ve ever witnessed before and likely never will again!”. The combination of the solar eclipse and Niagara Falls as the central focal point promises to create an unforgettable memory.

Janice Thomson, President and CEO of Niagara Falls Tourism, further asserts, “The celestial event as seen over Niagara Falls is a one-off sight and absolutely not-to-be-missed!”


  • 8:30pm – The Glorious Sons
  • 7:20pm – JJ WIlde
  • 6:00pm – New Friends
  • 4:45pm – The Boneheads
  • 2:40pm – Niagara Symphony Orchestra 


A series of events will be held by Niagara Parks from April 5 to 8. This includes Astronomy in Action, Mad Science, TMU’s SciXchange, and NASA & CSA Talks.

The City of Niagara Falls has its own lineup featuring the Star Wars Intergalactic Dance Party on April 6 and a novel Guinness World Record Attempt on April 8 for the maximum number of people dressed akin to the sun in Queen Victoria Park.


  • Dates/Times: Monday, April 8, 2024 – Begins: 2:04 p.m. Maximum Eclipse 3:20 p.m. Ends 4:32 p.m. (3) minutes duration of totality, 2.5 hrs. start to finish
  • Premium Viewing Spots: Niagara River Parkway, Table Rock Centre, Skylon Tower, Niagara SkyWheel
  • For detailed events schedule and information, visit the Solar Eclipse Webpage.

This is a landmark event as the last time Niagara Falls was graced by a total solar eclipse was in 1925 and the next instance won’t be until 2144. Stay updated for the detailed events schedule on Travel Niagara’s events page, and plan your visit to Niagara Falls for the maximum celestial enjoyment.

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