Celebrating Canada Day in Toronto

Next Friday, July 1st marks Canada's 149th birthday, and of course the city of Toronto is just buzzing with excitement. Here in Toronto we do not take this statutory holiday lightly, we are proud of our diverse country and we can always appreciate a good celebration. Luckily Toronto has plenty of annual events to enjoy as well as many patios, live-music shows, family activities and of course fireworks spectaculars to join in on. So if you’re still looking for ways to enjoy the warm weather that comes along with Canada Day then keep reading because Zinc has got you covered for the long weekend.

Harbour Front Canada Day

Visit Toronto’s central waterfront to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Spend the night enjoying exciting musical performances and activities as well as an incredible firework display over Lake Ontario. This year you won’t want to miss it since the Harbour Front Centre has decided to extend the party all weekend long for their Oh Canada Festival.

Toronto Ribfest

Looking to chow down this long weekend? Toronto’s Ribfest is here for the long weekend from June 30th to July 3rd. It’s an event you surely won’t want to miss! There will delicious food to dine in on, great attractions for the whole family, live professional music and lots more! The best part about the wonderful event is that the event is 100% for charity to give back to the community.

Canada’s Wonderland

If you're looking for a real thrill this Canada Day, then why not spend it at Canada’s Wonderland? Spend the day as a ride warrior experiencing over 200 awesome rides, coasters and attractions then enjoy a spectacular light showing featuring over 6000 colourful action-packed fireworks over Wonder Mountain.


Of course if you’re looking for a classic fireworks show Toronto has many great parks that will feature a full day of festivities as well as kicking the night off in a blast at dusk. Ashbridges Bay is one of the best locations for firework watching, followed by Downsview Park, Queen's Park and lastly Mel Lastman Square which is hosted by the City of Toronto.