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Victoria Day Fireworks 2024

The sky is brightened with a 14-minute display of dazzling fireworks—all for Her Majesty

Dates: May 20, 2024

Victoria Day Fireworks
Victoria Day Fireworks
Victoria Day Fireworks

There is a long-established tradition to set off fireworks in honor of Queen Victoria on the Monday preceding May 25th. The first celebration dates back to 1845, when Toronto saw the big show for the very first time. The event is so popular that it's even labeled the official City of Toronto show. Now, let's delve into the details!

Where to watch the fireworks

The fireworks displays can be seen in the evening at several places across Toronto. The greatest of all is at Ashbridges Bay, starting at approximately 10 pm. You can also watch Ashbridge's fireworks from Balmy Beach Park, which offers food as a bonus. Another shindig takes place at Canada's Wonderland, featuring an astounding 6,000 explosions. However, if you haven't been to the amusement park and came to see the fireworks, it'll cost you up to $50 to watch the spectacle. If you want to have a comfortable viewing of the fireworks show, get there ahead of time to ensure you snag a prime spot for viewing. Bring chairs, blankets, food, and drinks to make this evening really cozy.

Victoria Day Parade

However, it's not just about fireworks. On this day, Toronto packs a punch with entertainment: attraction parks and outdoor venues open for the summer. so visitors have plenty of fun options to choose from. For example, attendees can visit the Victoria Day Parade, which usually kicks off at 9 am. A tradition loved by locals and guests alike pays homage to Queen Victoria. Guests can enjoy parade floats, marching bands, and lovely live music.

Victoria Day Tradition

Victoria Day weekend is quite a big deal for the locals as it marks the beginning of spring and summer. People get ready for the warm season with a blast, and fireworks are a great representation of that. Colorful lights cover the sky above for 14 minutes, bathing Toronto in the sparkling beauty of the gorgeous pyrotechnics.

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin