Nik Wallenda Update on viewing from the American side

Toni Williams   

This is what's happening on the American side of the border.  The Canadian side has yet to announce their plans. Niagara Falls, NY - - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced that FREE vouchers for access to the Terrapin Point area of Goat Island for Nik Wallenda's historic high-wire walk over Niagara Falls on June 15, 2012 will be available starting at 9am Friday, June 1. The Terrapin Point area can safely accommodate 4,000 spectators. FREE tickets for public access to the Terrapin Point area will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis for interested spectators who pre-order through the website www.walkthefalls.com. Spectators will be limited to a maximum of five FREE vouchers per email address. Those without computer access can call to request vouchers at 1-877-325-5787 ext. 337 beginning at 9am on June 1. Vouchers secured via the website can be redeemed for a wristband on June 15. Beginning at 9am, wristbands can be picked up at the following locations in the State Park: The Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center and the Cave of the Winds Information Kiosk, on Goat Island. Additionally, starting at 11am that day, vouchers can be redeemed for wristbands at the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation (NTCC) Visitor Information Tent, located temporarily on Old Falls Street between Rainbow Blvd. and Prospect St., downtown Niagara Falls. There is no cash value for the voucher or wristband. (more...)