Where there’s Big Smoke, there are fireworks, this year seemingly more than ever. Here’s a round-up of the Canada Day weekend’s free displays of starbursts, screech rockets and everything else pyrotechnic.
CHIN International Picnic, June 29., dusk, Exhibition Place, scotiabankchinpicnic.com.
Harbourfront Centre, June 30, 10:30 p.m., 235 Queens Quay W., harbourfrontcentre.com.
Milliken Park, July 1, dusk, 4325 McCowan Rd., toronto.ca.
Strawberry Festival, July 1, 10 p.m. Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., strawberryfestival.ca.
Milne Dam Conservation Park, July 1, 10 p.m. or dusk., Markham, Ont., guidingstar.ca.
Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park, July 1, 10 p.m., Brampton, Ont., brampton.ca.
Canada’s Wonderland, July 1, 10 p.m. Vaughan, Ont., 9580 Jane St., canadaswonderland.com.
Toronto Ribfest, July 1, 10 p.m., Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Rd., torontoribfest.com.
Downsview Park, July 1, 10 p.m., 35 Carl Hall Rd., downsviewpark.ca.
Ashbridges Bay Park, July 1, 10 p.m. 1675 Lake Shore Blvd. E., toronto.ca.
Stan Wadlow Park July 1, 10:15 p.m. 373 Cedarvale Ave., toronto.ca.
Amesbury Park, July 1, 10 p.m., 1507 Lawrence Ave., amesburycanadaday.ca.
Mel Lastman Square, July 1, 10:15 p.m. 5100 Yonge St.,. toronto.ca.
Mississauga Celebration Square, July 1, 10:15 p.m., City Centre Dr., mississauga.ca.
Q107 Canada Day Picnic July 1, 10:30 p.m., Woodbine Park, Lake Shore Boulevard East and Coxwell Avenue, q107.com.