Can you believe that July 1st is around the corner?! We sure can’t! It’s so exciting to see the return of many in-person Canada Day celebrations in Hamilton, Burlington Oakville and beyond. In this article, to help you and your family make the most of the Canada Day weekend, you’ll find a list of all the fireworks displays and festivals to mark this special occasion!
Most importantly, Canada Day falls on a Friday this year, so with (hopefully) no work the following day, you can stay up late and watch some fireworks close to home!
Fireworks from the Rooftop
Join the Joseph Brant Museum in celebrating Canada Day with their view of the Burlington fireworks from their roof! In addition to seeing the Burlington fireworks, there will be live entertainment, hourly draws, lawn games, beer tasting, pizza and museum tours, alongside snacks from the concession booths and an ice cream soda booth! This is a 19+ event. Learn more and buy your tickets here.
Address: Joseph Brant Museum
Price: $35 per ticket
Burlington Canada Day Celebrations
Join the City of Burlington in their Canada Day celebrations with a party in the park! There will be live entertainment, food & marketplace vendors, and family activities. the night will end with fireworks over Lake Ontario!
Location: Spencer Smith Park
Oakville Canada Day Celebrations
Join the City of Oakville with a free family fun event! Family activities, food trucks and FIREWORKS, of course!
Location: Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park
Hamilton Canada Day Fireworks and Celebration
Join the city of Hamilton for their Canada Day celebrations with a Food Truck Rally, children’s recreation & art activities, a Hamilton Sports Zone and a fireworks display!
Location: Bayfront Park
Waterdown Oh Canada! Ribfest
Come for the famous ribs and then stay for the Canada Day fireworks fun! Waterdown’s Ribfest also brings you live music, marketplace vendors, midway rides the kids will love, Bubble Soccer and more!
Location: Waterdown Memorial Park
Milton Canada Day Celebrations
Join the City of Milton with a wide array of live entertainment, diverse food choices, arts & crafts, and fun activities for the whole family at the Fair Grounds. And don’t forget the Canada Day fireworks show under the stars!
Location: Milton Fair Grounds
Price: Entry by Donation
Mississauga Celebration Square Celebration
Mississauga’s Celebration Square will play host to five live musical acts, food trucks, family activities and fireworks over the square!
Location: Celebration Square
Paint the Town Red Port Credit
The Port Credit Community Association hosts the only Canada Day Parade in the GTA! With 6 live musical performances, appearances by Heroes & Princesses, crafts & games for kids, and much more. This full-day event is one the whole family will enjoy!
Location: Port Credit Memorial Park
Canada Day Together Festival
The 5th annual Canada Day Together festival brings together a culturally diverse lineup of performers, artisans and experiences for the whole family! Live music, a petting zoo, inflatables, magic, juggling, a video gaming truck, bingo, and of course, fireworks, bring fun to this festival!
Location: Friendship Community Park in Mississauga
Niagara Falls Fireworks over the Falls
Niagara Falls will be illuminated in red & white lights while the Canada Day fireworks show blasts above them! A classic Canada Day celebration that is worth the drive to the Falls.
Canada’s Wonderland Fireworks
Canada’s Wonderland will host a fireworks display at 10 pm, so if you’ve got plans to visit the park for the day, stick around because, following that, you’ll be treated to a great quality fireworks display to celebrate Canada Day.
Price: Included in your park admission
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