Looking for THE place to check out fireworks this Canada Day, either in your city, or in a city your visiting? Well…look no further! We’ve got your guide to firework celebrations occurring all across the country, starting with the capital of course 😉
Ottawa: The fireworks are happening at the Astrolabe at Nepean Point in Ottawa-Gatineau at 10 pm sharp. This is following a huge day of celebrations all across the city, including a huge concert at Parliament Hill and Major’s Hill Park. Artists include Metric, Shawn Hook, and many more!
Toronto: The beautiful Harbourfront Centre will be the host of the annual fireworks this year. Be sure to stop by early, grab a bite, celebrate, check out the beautiful view of the water, then stay for the amazing annual firework show at 10:40 pm.
Montreal: All celebrations, including a ton of activities and a big Canada Day cake will be happening at The Old Port, followed by the fireworks at 10 pm. Be sure not to miss this!!
Vancouver: This year’s beautiful firework celebration will be occurring at Canada Place at 10:30 pm, and doors open at 8:30. Be sure to check out the show from these great views: Stanley Park, Crab Park, Harbour Green Park, and Coal Harbour.
Calgary: Be sure to check out the daytime festivities at Riverfront Avenue, then head over to the beautiful Centre Street Bridge to catch the fireworks for 11 pm!
Edmonton: Make sure to check out the firework show at Edmonton’s river valley parks and the North Saskatchewan River at 11 pm. Check out the view from these prime spots: Alberta Legislature Grounds, Victoria Park (River Valley Road), Government House Park (Groat Road & River Valley Road), Government House Park (Groat Road & River Valley Road), and Edmonton Ballpark.
Saskatoon: A day full of activities, including a flea market, beer garden, a live show, and much more in Diefenbaker Park, is followed by the closing fireworks at 10:40 pm!
Winnipeg: After a HUGE live show and day filled with fun, check out the fireworks happening at The Forks.
Charlottetown: After a day full of festivities, live music, and food in the beautiful Victoria Park, the firework show will light up the city at 10 pm.
Halifax: Check out the amazing firework show at Alderney Landing at 10pm, and get there a little earlier to catch Dear Rouge performing!
Saint John: The Market Square Boardwalk is the place to be on Canada Day; with a ton of fun festivities and good food, and then the beautiful fireworks at dusk.
St. John’s: After you check out the celebrations on Confederation Hill, check out the fireworks at Quidi Vidi Lake at 10 pm. You can’t miss it!
There it is, all the celebrations you need to know about! From everyone at Umusic, we’re wishing you a happy and safe Canada Day; we’ll be celebrating with an ice cream in hand at Harbourfront Centre 😉