Where you can celebrate Canada Day
Written by Camões Radio on June 25, 2019
JULY 1st CANADA DAY
It’s time to celebrate Canada for its 152 anniversary.
We tell you where you can see the firework and enjoy this holiday.
Mel Lastman Square
What: An evening for a family-friendly affair of eats and drinks, face painting, an eclectic assortment of live music, arts and fireworks.
Time: 6 pm to 10:30 pm, live performances from 8 pm, fireworks at 10:30 pm
Where: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street
What: Multicultural entertainment, children’s activities, plus many interesting vendors… and of course, fireworks.
Time: Fireworks around 10 pm
Where: Amesbury Park, 1507 Lawrence Avenue West
Price: Admission is free
What: End a day at the beach (or a day on the town) with a spectacular fireworks display at Ashbridges Bay Park.
Time: Fireworks start at dusk
Where: Ashbridges Bay Park
What: Appreciate the outdoors near the northern edge of Scarborough. And while out there, enjoy the fireworks.
Time: 10 pm
Where: 5555 Steeles Avenue East
Centennial Park: Ribefest
What: If spending Canada Day mowing down on a saucy rack of ribs with a craft beer sounds about right, you’ll find no shortage of both at Ribfest. Other perks include live music, KidzZone activities, a massive mobile midway, a variety of daily activities, and Canada Day fireworks to music at sundown.
Time: Monday 11 am to 10 pm, fireworks at sundown
Where: Etobicoke Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Road
Price: Admission is free
Downsview Park Canada Day Festival
What: Celebrate Canada’s birthday Downsview Park-style. Kicking off at 4 pm, attendees will be able to partake in an action-packed day of festivities with inflatables, face painting, vendors, and live entertainment and a line up of food trucks. And of course, a grand firework display at dusk.
Time: 4 pm to 11 pm, fireworks at dusk
Where: Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Road, North York
Booze n’Cruise Canada Day
Not much compares to watching fireworks over the Toronto skyline from from a boat on the water with drink in hand. Pioneer Cruises is having a Canada Day booze cruise this season, loaded with entertainment and a dance floor, and you’ll end the night with a gorgeous fireworks display over the water.
Time: 6:30 to 10:30
Where: 333 Lakeshore Boulevard East
Canada Day at Canada’s Wonderland
What: Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Canada’s Wonderland. Feast your eyes on over 6,000 colourful explosions reaching heights of over 800 feet beaming over Canada’s Wonderland’s Wonder Mountain.
Time: Fireworks at about 10 pm
Price: Adult day pass starts at $39.99, fireworks included in day pass
East York Canada Day Celebration and Parade
What: Start the festivities with a parade beginning at Dieppe Park (455 Cosburn Avenue) that travels through East York, finishing at Stan Wadlow Park for a day of programming and festivities such as live music, artisans, rides and children’s activities. The programming ends at dusk before the fireworks kick off at 10 pm.
Time: 10 am to 10 pm, fireworks at 10 pm
Where: Stan Wadlow Park
Richmond Green Park
Looking to celebrate Canada Day uptown? You’ll find all sorts of fun-filled activities throughout the day at Richmond Green Park in Richmond Hill, including a midway, a beer garden patio, food vendors, and of course, plenty of live entertainment and music. Oh, and this year will be superhero themed—so come dressed as your fave superhero and look forward to a superhero parade and lots of superhero themed activities! There will be a fireworks display set to music at 10 pm.
Time: 11 am to 11 pm, fireworks at 10 pm
Where: Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park