Vancouver Fireworks and Events – 2017

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

Canada Place ​July 1, 11:00 am – 9:30 pm / Main Stage
​July 1, 11:00 am – 5:30 pm / Pier Point Lounge & North Point Stage
July 1, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm / Celebration Stage


Live music and entertainment

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 July 1, all day – music, entertainment, art, crafts, and food.
Canada Day Parade Sunday, July 2, afternoon / 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.