Here's where you can catch fireworks in and around Toronto this weekend

May 17 2017, 7:18 pm

What’s May 2-4 in Toronto without a little fireworks show?

How about a big one?

This is the official first long weekend of summer, and we couldn’t be more excited. Although it won’t be in the high 20s weather-wise, it still looks warm and clear on Monday, just in time for fireworks.

Every year, the skies light up to celebrate Victoria Day in the GTA, and here’s where you can catch the shows.

Fireworks at Dundas Driving Park

Head to Hamilton and celebrate Victoria Day with some live music, food trucks and fireworks! Maybe get a little hike in early before everything goes down in the evening. And you can park for free at any one of the Dundas Municipal Parking lots!

Where: Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross St, Hamilton
When: May 21 at 6 pm, fireworks at 9:30 pm

Victoria Day SpeedFest

Make the most out of the long weekend in Bowmanville! The Victoria Day SpeedFest features the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, along with fireworks, and lots of family friendly events. The fireworks show, launched at dusk from Corner 1, is a spectacular celebration for your first long weekend of the summer.

Where: Canadian Tire Motosport Park, Consessions Road 10, Bowmanville
When: May 19 to 21, fireworks on May 20 at dusk

Canada’s Wonderland

Celebrate Victoria Day weekend with rides and the best fireworks in the region. Each fireworks show at Canada’s Wonderland has a unique design with an original sound track and over 6,000 colourful explosions, you won’t want to miss it.

Where: Canada’s Wonderland
When: May 21 at 10 pm

Ashbridges Bay Park

Local favourite spot Ashbridges Bay returns with its annual display of lights. Boasted as “Toronto’s only Victoria Day fireworks” the show will last 14 minutes. Be sure to take transit!

Where: Ashbridges Bay Park
When: May 22 at 9:45 pm

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