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City of Toronto Fireworks Programming and Notices

The City of Toronto is proud to bring free, city-wide programming to residents and visitors celebrating Canada Day on Monday, July 1. 

 

Fireworks displays

The City’s flagship, 14-minute fireworks display will be held at Ashbridges Bay Park located at 1561 Lake Shore Blvd. E. starting at 10 p.m. on Monday, July 1.

 

The City will also host fireworks displays at the following parks starting at 10 p.m.:

  • Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Rd.

  • Milliken Park, 5555 Steeles Ave. E.

  • Stan Wadlow Park, 888 Cosburn Ave.

 

There will be no fireworks displays at Nathan Phillips Square, Mel Lastman Square, or Fort York National Historic Site.


Important reminders about fireworks

Fireworks are allowed without a permit on Canada Day only, until 11 p.m. on residents’ private property. Fireworks are not permitted in City parks or on beaches, balconies, streets, parking lots or a property not owned by a person setting off the fireworks.

 

Only adults 18 years of age or older should supervise or set off fireworks. Those setting off fireworks must be mindful of their surroundings and not discharge fireworks where they may be a nuisance or pose a risk of fire, injury or damage to any person or property.

 

Bylaw Enforcement Officers and Toronto Police Service will be patrolling various parks and waterfront areas to ensure compliance with the Fireworks Bylaw.

 

In the event of a fire, call 911.

 

The misuse or illegal sale of fireworks can be reported to 311 by phone or by submitting a service request on the City’s 311 webpage: https://www.toronto.ca/home/311-toronto-at-your-service/.

 

Safe fireworks disposal

Improper fireworks disposal can cause fires in waste collection vehicles and at facilities. To dispose of used or unused fireworks, residents are encouraged to completely submerge them in water and soak them overnight. Place the soaked fireworks in a plastic bag to keep them from drying out and dispose of them in your garbage bin. Never put used or unused fireworks in your blue bin.

 

More information about fireworks rules, safety tips and proper disposal is available on the City’s Fireworks webpage: https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/public-notices-bylaws/bylaw-enforcement/fireworks/.

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