Ottawa Fireworks and Events – 2017

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 ​9:00 am – 10:00 am / A perfect way to kick-start your Canada Day with pomp and pageantry.

Carillon Concert at 10:00 am

Canada Day Noon Show at Parliament Hill noon – 1:30 p.m. / Featuring live 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 6:15 pm – 10:30 pm / Live music and entertainment on the Tim Hortons Stage
Canadian Museum of History 9:00 am – 5:00 pm / Arts, crafts and entertainment
​ Fireworks ​11:00 p.m. / The fireworks are launched from five separate locations, creating a dazzling 360-degree display.  Note that Parliament Hill is not the best viewing location, because your view may be blocked by the tall buildings.