Canada Day: Where to watch fireworks and what’s opened & closed

BARRIO – Toronto: Canada’s most populous city will be launching fireworks at 10 p.m. from Ashbridges Bay Park, Centennial Park, Milliken Park and Stan Wadlow Park. There will be no fireworks at Nathan Phillips Square, Mel Lastman Square, Thomson Memorial Park or Fort York.

Niagara Falls: The City of Niagara Falls has suspended its fireworks display for June 30 due to the impacts of wildfire smoke in many areas of Canada, but said it expects its fireworks show on July 1 to go ahead as scheduled.

What’s opened, what’s closed

Attractions open on Saturday and Monday

  • Canada’s Wonderland: Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Splash Works: Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Casa Loma: Open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CN Tower: Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Hockey Hall of Fame: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Ontario Place/Trillium Park: Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Ontario Science Centre: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium: Open 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Royal Ontario Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Art Gallery of Ontario: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Toronto Zoo: Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


  • Select Beer Store locations will be open on Saturday, click here to locate one in your area
  • LCBO stores will be closed on Saturday.


  • The TTC will run on a holiday service schedule on Monday
  • GO Transit will operate on a Saturday schedule on Monday

Grocery/pharmacy stores

  • Most grocery stores will be closed, but some will be open on Saturday and Monday, including some Pusateri’s locations. Check your local location for hours.
  • St. Lawrence Market will be open July 1 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature live entertainment, children’s activities and food vendors outside on the pedestrian-only Market Street.
  • Some Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall locations will be open on Saturday, call ahead or check online for your location’s hours


Open (Saturday)

  • Eaton Centre: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Markville: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Pacific Mall: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Square One Shopping Centre: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Vaughan Mills: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Closed (Saturday)


  • Banks and government offices will have reduced hours on Saturday and closed on Monday.
  • No mail delivery on Monday.
  • Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Saturday.
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