Ottawa Fireworks and Events – 2016

The annual Canada Day celebration and fireworks display takes place in various locations throughout Ottawa.  There is continuous entertainment throughout the day at  Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park, and Jacques-Cartier Park, and on closed streets downtown.

Flag Raising Ceremony and Changing of the Guard at Parliament Hill ​9 a.m. – 10 a.m. / A perfect way to kick-start your Canada Day with pomp and pageantry.
Canada Day Noon Show at Parliament Hill ​12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. / Featuringlive entertainment and kids activities.
Canada Day Evening Show at Parliament Hill 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. / Live music and entertainment
Evening Show at Major’s Hill Park (Hudson’s Bay Stage) 7 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. /Live music and entertainment
Evening Show at Jacques-Cartier Park 7 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. /Live music and entertainment
​ Fireworks ​10 p.m. / The fireworks are launched from the Astrolabe at Nepean Point and light the skies over the Ottawa River, behind Parliament Hill.