Where to see Fireworks for Canada Day

Canada Day Fireworks kick off Summer Fun as schools out for the Summer! Canada Day Fireworks are a great activity to enjoy with your family! Fireworks shows are back in person this Canada Day long weekend, as on July 1st, 2022 Canadians celebrate the anniversary of Canada becoming a Country. Checkout our Guide to Local Canada Day Events!

Canada Day is also a great day to make a tradition of taking a family photo just to see how much things have changed in the year, and you are all wearing RED which makes for a great picture! Canada is a beautiful country from East to West and has many beautiful places to visit: Canada in Summer!

We have some great Canada Day Recipes that you can make for any Canada Day Celebration, family gathering, or pool party.

Canada Day Cake
Canada Day Pretzles

You can find Things to do in and around Toronto during Canada Day Weekend including festivals, food events, family activities and more on our Calendar of Events!

Can I light fireworks for Canada Day?

All GTA cities and towns allow fireworks on your property for Canada Day without a permit. Consumer fireworks include low hazard fireworks for recreation, such as fireworks showers, fountains, golden rain, lawn lights, pinwheels, Roman candles, volcanoes, sparklers and other similar devices.

Fireworks can be used the day before and the day after the holiday. Fireworks must be discharged by someone 18 or older on private property, or with permission of the property owner, and safe distances must be respected. 

Tips for At Home Fireworks: Source: Pickering Fire Department

  • Appoint a responsible person to be in charge. Only adults who are aware of the hazards and essential safety precautions should handle and discharge fireworks.
  • Carefully read and follow the label directions on fireworks packaging.
  • Always keep a water hose or pail of water close by when discharging fireworks.
  • Discharge fireworks well away from combustible materials like buildings, trees and dry grass.
  • Keep onlookers a safe distance away, upwind from the area where fireworks are discharged.
  • Light only one firework at a time and only when they are on the ground. Never try to light a firework in your hand or re-light dud fireworks. For dud fireworks, it is best to wait 30 minutes and soak them in a bucket of water. Dispose of them in a metal container.
  • Discharge fireworks only if wind conditions do not create a safety hazard.
  • Keep sparklers away from children. Sparklers burn extremely hot and can ignite clothing, cause blindness and result in severe burns. As the sparkler wire remains hot for some minutes after burnout, it should be immediately soaked in water to avoid injury.
  • If someone gets burned, run cool water over the wound for three to five minutes and seek medical attention, if necessary.

If you are looking for Firework Displays for Canada Day 2022, then check out our full list of Canada Day Fireworks:

Please remember that Firework Displays are weather dependent.

Canada Day Fireworks in Vaughan – Canada’s Wonderland

Enjoy the day at one of Ontario’s Amusement Parks Canada’s Wonderland,and enjoy over 200 rides and attractions. Finish off the weekend with a amazing fireworks display over Wonder Mountain.

Each of the fireworks shows has a unique, custom-design set to an original soundtrack that you won’t find anywhere else in Toronto! It’s a great way to end a fun day at the park.

More than 375 people-hours go into designing and mounting the show, with 11 separate firing positions and 1,800 firing cues creating a spectacular display above the park skyline and our iconic Wonder Mountain.

For approximately 15 minutes, you’ll witness more than 6,000 colourful explosions, reaching heights of over 800 feet, which is sure to ignite thrills for guests of all ages.

Where? 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6

When? July 1st from 10-10:15PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Brampton

Incredible 10-minute firework show​ to end the days celebrations, from the top of Chinguacousy Park hill. ​Experience top Canadian and local performances all evening!

Where? Chinguacousy Park

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Mississauga

1. Celebration Square

Celebrate Canada Day from in the heart of Mississauga with live entertainment, food trucks, and a spectacular fireworks finale!

Featuring Canada’s most inspiring breakout artist, JESSIA along with multi-platinum performer, elijah woods, Mississauga sensation, Junia T, Hip Hop star, Zach Zoya, and Juno-winning artist TÖME. Join the rest of the city for an unforgettable evening.

Where? Celebration Square – 300 City Centre, Mississauga

When? July 1st from 10:15PM

2. Streetsville Canada Day Fireworks

Streetsville Village Square
6:00pm – 9pm – Matt Zaddy
7:00pm –Cake Cutting
9:00pm – 9:15pm – Streetsville Pipes & Drums Performance
9:15pm – Colour Party Flag Raising Ceremony & O Canada

Memorial Park Stage
6 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.- Live Music
8:45pm – 9:50pm – Canada Roxx
10pm – Fireworks

Where? Memorial Park Stage, Streetsville Village Square, Main Street, Mississauga

When? July 1st from 10:00PM

3. Port Credit

Enjoy Fireworks and Live bands on Canada Day Evening! Live Bands Incude: David Bowie Tribute, Bob Seger Tribute, and The Music of Billy Joel.

Where? Port Credit Memorial Park, 40 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5G 1S4

When? Nightfall *Around 9:30PM

4. Canada Day Together Event

A dazzling fireworks display will cap off this explosive celebration beginning at 10:00 p.m. The 2022 Canada Day Together Festival features a culturally-diverse line up of performers, artisans and experiences for all ages to enjoy!

Where? 3340 McDowell Drive, Mississauga

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Oakville – Bronte Heritage Waterfront

Enjoy evening events and free family fun at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. Family activities and food trucks open at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 10 p.m. (weather permitting).

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get to the park early for the best view of the fireworks.

Where? Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, 2340 Ontario St, Oakville

When? July 1st from 10:00PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Ajax – Ajax Downs

Enjoy an evening of 2 stages of live entertainment, community displays and exhibitors, sensory zone, food vendors, beer garden and a special fireworks finale at 10 p.m. Nominal fees apply for food and beverages.

Leave the driving to us – take the free Canada Day shuttle.
Free Canada Day Shuttle — Shuttle Locations: On-site parking is limited. Take the shuttle from 1 of 3 convenient locations:
GO Parking off of O’Brien Court, Ajax Town Hall (65 Harwood Ave. S.), and Audley Recreation Centre (1955 Audley Rd. N.)

Where? 50 Alexander’s Crossing, Ajax

When? July 1st from 10:00PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Pickering

Join us in the park for live entertainment, activities, games, food and more! The City of Pickering invites you to celebrate Canada Day together, in-person, in Kinsmen Park.  Live entertainment on the main stage, food trucks, and finish the day off with a bang… FIREWORKS.  Free for all ages. Evening entertainment includes: Musician Richard Forget, Forget Phoenix, and SACHA.

Where? Kinsmen Park, Pickering

When? July 1st from 10:00PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Burlington

1. Spencer Smith Park

The City of Burlington is excited to return to an in-person Canada Day celebration in Spencer Smith Park in 2022. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as a “Top 100” event, this year’s celebrations will focus on providing evening entertainment leading into a spectacular fireworks display over the lake.

Where? Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington

When? 10:00PM

2. Fireworks from the Rooftop – Museums of Burlington

Enjoy the City of Burlington’s fireworks show over Burlington Bay with a rooftop view from Joseph Brant Museum! There will be live entertainment, hourly draws, jumbo lawn games, beer tasting, pizza and Museum tours. Guest can indulge in snacks from the concession stand, alongside an ice-cream soda bar. Tickets are $35/person, ages 19 years+. Member discount applies. Ticket price includes beer tasting and food items. Beer will be available for purchase.

Where? Joseph Brant Museum

When? 10PM for Fireworks

Canada Day Fireworks in Keswick

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate Canadian pride in Georgina! Our Recreation Services team is working hard to bring you a full line up of amazing entertainment and fun family activities throughout the day, followed by a fantastic fireworks show like no other. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

Where? Recreational Outdoor Campus, 26749 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Newmarket

Don’t miss the music from the Newmarket Citizen’s Band from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. followed by a live concert from 9 to 10 p.m. featuring the band Switchbeat. Fireworks will take place from approximately 10:10 to 10:30 p.m.  

Where? George Richardson Park (Bayview Parkway)  

When? 10:10-10:30PM

Canada Day Fireworks in East York

Our day ends with a spectacular fireworks show presented by the City of Toronto. Also enjoy food vendors and a beer garden hosted by Muddy York Brewery. WE ARE READY TO CELEBRATE!

Where? Stan Wadlow Park, 373 Cedarvale Ave, Toronto

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Richmond Hill

Our largest single-day event dazzles thousands of residents every year with an exciting day full of live entertainment, food and beverage vendors, a beer garden, artist exhibit, midway, and one of the largest municipal fireworks displays in the Region.

Where? Richmond Green Park (1300 Elgin Mills Road East)

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Toronto

1. Fireworks at Woodbine Park

Then we’ll cap off the night with Toronto’s largest fireworks display from Ashbridges Bay, set to a “live” tribute to Journey! The party starts at noon on Canada Day, in Woodbine Park near the beaches. Come down and enjoy the Kids Zone with arts and crafts, great eats, a Beer Garden and most of all… Rock & Roll!

Where? Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen St E, Toronto

When? 10PM

2. Fireworks in Downsview Park

Fireworks and Food trucks – what more could you need to enjoy an evening of fun to kick off the summer.

Where? Downsview Park

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Stouffville

Where? Stouffville Memorial Park – 2 Park Dr, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON

When? Dusk

Canada Day Fireworks in Oshawa

A spectacular fireworks show will happen in the evening to end this fun day of Canada Day fun!

Where? Lakeview Park, Simcoe St. S. and Lakeview Park Ave, Oshawa

When? 10PM

Canada Day Fireworks in Whitby

Join us at Victoria Fields Park on July 1, 2022 with family, food, photo ops and fireworks. Pack a picnic and enjoy the performers or grab some food at the food trucks! 

Where? Victoria Fields. 345 Watson Street West, Whitby

When? 10PM

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