Here are 10 different Canada Day fireworks celebrations happening in Metro Vancouver

Jun 30 2018, 2:44 am

No matter where you live or where you’ll be in Metro Vancouver, there’ll be no end of celebrations and parties coming this Canada Day.

In addition to free concerts, a plethora of food trucks, and countless games and activities, there will also be a number of firework shows taking place once nighttime comes.

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To help end your Canada Day with a bang this year, here are 10 different fireworks shows taking place in Metro Vancouver.

Downtown Vancouver

Fireworks in Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver / Shutterstock

Metro Vancouver’s only two-barge firework show will make its annual return to the Burrard Inlet. Both barges are rather spread out, however, with one barge catering to downtown Vancouver and the other being located near Dundarave in West Vancouver.

Where: Coal Harbour and surrounding areas in downtown Vancouver
Time: Fireworks begin at 10:30 pm

West Vancouver

Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver. (Michel Elsenbroek / Flickr)

The second stage for Burrard Inlet’s two-barge display, the barge at Dundarave will provide a show to residents on the North Shore. Various celebrations can also be found across North and West Vancouver during the daytime.

Where: Dundarave and surrounding areas in West Vancouver
Time: Fireworks begin at 10:30 pm


Swanguard Stadium/City of Burnaby

Fireworks will follow a free concert and daytime celebrations held at Swanguard Stadium. The gates at Swanguard open at 5 pm, the concert begins at 6 pm and the fireworks will begin at dusk.

Where: Swanguard Stadium – 3883 Imperial Street, Burnaby
Time: Fireworks start at dusk

New Westminster

New Westminster

An eye-catching display of pyrotechnics will light up the sky over the Fraser River, accompanied with live music, and Hyack Festival’s market during the day.

Where: New Westminster Quay – 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
Time: Fireworks begin at 10 pm

White Rock 

White Rock Fireworks/Shutterstock

Along with food trucks and a charity BBQ, White Rock’s Canada Day by the Bay will conclude with fireworks at 10:15 pm.

Where: White Rock Waterfront
Time: Fireworks begin at 10:15 pm


Canada Day/City of Surrey

A fireworks finale that starts at 10:30 pm will conclude a night of free concerts including country stars Brett Kissel and Serena Ryder.

Where: Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre – 176 Street & 64th, Surrey 
10:30 pm


Canada Day/City of Richmond

A fantastic display of fireworks will take to the beautiful Steveston waterfront in Richmond. Live concerts and a fire show will also take place at the event.

Where: Steveston Village, Richmond
Time: Fireworks begin at 10:15 pm


The largest event in the Tri-Cities includes a range of ethnic and regional food, activities, and a fireworks celebration that begins at 10 pm.

Where: Town Centre Park – 1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Time: Fireworks start at 10 pm

Port Coquitlam 

At dusk, a day-long Canada Day celebration will conclude with a fireworks display put on by local firefighters.

Where: Castle Park – 2252 Castle Crescent, Port Coquitlam
Time: Fireworks start at 10 pm


Following a Canada Day parade in the morning and live concerts throughout the day, a fireworks celebration will cap off the party held at Abbotsford Exhibition Park.

Where: Abbotsford Exhibition Park – 32470 Haida Dr, Abbotsford
Time: Fireworks start at 10 pm

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