Vancouver Fireworks and Events – 2016

The annual Canada Day celebration and fireworks display takes place in various locations throughout Vancouver. Get times and details!

Vancouver International Jazz Festival ​12 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. June 30 / Granville Island; The Public Market, The Railspur District, Performance Works.   A full day of music starts at noon and goes until 9:30 p.m., featuring four free stages with internationally renowned musicians.
MELA! ​11 a.m. – 8 p.m. / East of Emily Carr University, Granville Island.  The MELA! Festival will get take over the eastern side of Granville Island all day, will a variety of South Asian cultural displays, food, fashions, and fun.
Granville Island Canada Day Parade 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. / Granville Island; beginning at Ocean Construction, ending at Ron Basford Park
Canada Day Parade 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. / Canada Place; Parade starts at the corner of Georgia Street & Broughton Street
​Fireworks ​10:30 p.m. / With barges in Dundarave and Coal Harbour, the annual Fireworks Show will be visible from northwest-side Downtown (Coal Harbour, parts of Stanley Park), West Vancouver (the seawall between Ambleside and Dundarave), North Vancouver (Lower Lonsdale).

Don’t forget to visit Vancouver’s famous Chinatown, and join in the Vancouver Chinese New Year celebration every February.