Toronto is gearing up for Canada Day celebrations this weekend. Don’t head into the weekend without knowing where to watch the fireworks displays, and what’s open and closed.
Here’s what you need to know for Canada Day 2018.
Fireworks in Toronto
Most Canada Day fireworks displays will take place on Sunday, July 1. Check out, in alphabetical order, where to catch the explosions in the sky.
Ashbridges Bay Park – 10 p.m.
Amesbury Park – 10 p.m.
Canada’s Wonderland – 10 p.m.
Centennial Park during Ribfest – 10 p.m.
Downsview Park – 10 p.m.
Mel Lastman Square – 10:30 p.m.
Milliken Park – 10 p.m.
Stan Wadlow Park – 10 p.m.
What’s Open and Closed on Canada Day?
With Canada Day falling on Sunday this year, many businesses, government offices, and banks will observe the statutory holiday on Monday. The TTC will operate on its holiday schedule on Monday, too.
Shopping centres, including Yorkdale Mall, Scarborough Town Centre, Fairview Mall, Sherway Gardens, Dufferin Mall, and Bayview Village Shopping Centre will be open on Sunday, but will close for Monday.
Tourist attractions and cultural landmarks including the CN Tower, ROM, Toronto Zoo, Hockey Hall of Fame, Ontario Science Centre, Canada’s Wonderland, and Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will be open all weekend.
LCBO/Beer Store Hours
Toronto LCBO store will be open on Sunday. Most Beer Stores will operate from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, save for the locations listed here. Both the LCBO and Beer Store will close their doors to observe the statutory holiday on Monday.
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