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There are some great activities and fireworks going on this May Long Weekend: you may just have to drive a little bit to visit them. From Blue Mountain to Niagara Falls to Bowmanville... explore Southern Ontario and have a fabulous holiday weekend!
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The Toronto Zoo Presents Washed Ashore-Art To Save The Sea

A Canadian First
Opening Saturday, May 18, 2019

You won’t want to miss Toronto Zoo’s feature exhibit for 2019, Washed Ashore – Art to Save the Sea. This installation will open May Long Weekend and includes 10 larger than life sculptures of aquatic animals created entirely from plastic and other debris gathered from the ocean.



Friday May 17 - Monday May 20. 2019

The Falls Fireworks Series returns to Niagara Parks for its 26th year!

With 110+ displays, including daily fireworks throughout the summer, there’s no better time to plan a night out in Niagara Parks.

It all kicks off May 17, 2019 in Queen Victoria Park, in front of the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls. All shows begin promptly at 10 p.m.

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Saturday May 18 - Monday May 20, 2019

Rides, games, fireworks!
A Weekend of Family Fun & Excitement!


FIREWORKS SHOW at 10PM on Sunday and Monday night (weather permitting)

Milton Fairgrounds
136 Robert St., Milton, Ontario

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Friday May 17-Sunday May 19, 2019

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park's 2019 major event schedule kicks off with the Castrol Victoria Day SpeedFest, featuring the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, the Blancpain GT World Challenge and the Pirelli GT4 America Series. Three Canadian series – the Canadian Touring Car Championship, the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama and the Nissan Micra Cup Series – will round out the weekend of exciting on-track racing action. The weekend's main attraction is the on-track competition, but there are plenty of other things for you to see and do as well.

A special weekend highlight is our traditional Victoria Day fireworks display, which will light up the sky on Saturday evening. The fireworks show, launched at dusk from Corner 1, is a spectacular celebration for your first long weekend of the summer.



Saturday May 18-Monday May 20, 2019

Kick off summer in style with our May Long Weekend celebrations, featuring a variety of family-friendly activities and fireworks!

Fireworks over the Mountain
Saturday, May 18 at 10:15pm

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Saturday May 18, 2019

The Rotary Club of Peterborough and Peterborough Kawartha will host the 17th annual Rotary Victoria Day Fireworks and Family Night on Saturday May 18. The rain date is May 19.

Del Crary Park, 100 George St. N.Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 3G3

The Saturday night event at Del Crary Park will begin with music at 5 p.m., but the lineup has not been set yet.

Fireworks will begin after dark, with children's programs running throughout the evening.

Admission to the event is free.

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Don't miss Victoria Day Weekend fireworks at Canada's Wonderland on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10pm!

Victoria Day Fireworks is included with Park Admission

Canada's Wonderland will present its spectacular fireworks display when the Park closes at 10:00pm (weather permitting). Spend your day enjoying over 70 awesome rides, including the all-new thrill ride Yukon Striker and then settle in for an explosive fireworks display.

Each of our fireworks shows has a unique, custom-design set to an original soundtrack that you won’t find anywhere else in Toronto!

More than 375 people hours go into designing and mounting the show, with 11 separate firing positions and 1,800 firing cues creating a spectacular display atop of our iconic Wonder Mountain.

For approximately 15 minutes, you’ll witness over 6,000 colourful explosions, reaching heights of over 800 feet, which is sure to ignite thrills for guests of all ages.

Please note that the fireworks start at approximately 10:00pm. Certain rides are subject to close early on these dates.



Fireworks: Sunday May 19, 2019
Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross St, Hamilton, ON

The Dundas Valley Sunrise Rotary Club and the City of Hamilton are pleased to present Victoria Day Fireworks at the Dundas Driving Park on Sunday May 19.

Live music and food trucks will be on site starting at 6 pm, with a professional fireworks display beginning at 9:30 pm.

This is a free event. Donations to the Rotary Club are appreciated.

Due to limited onsite parking, visitors are encouraged to park at any one of the free Dundas Municipal Parking Lots and walk to Dundas Driving Park.



Join Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Events for this year's Victoria Day Fireworks presented by Stouffville Academy for Music & Dance! This event will take place at Ballantrae Community Centre on Sunday May 19th 2019, from 8:00-9:30pm, with fireworks taking place at 9:30pm.
Rain Date: Monday May 20th 2019, 8:00-9:30pm.

Parking is limited, but a FREE shuttle bus service has been arranged, and will leave from Ninth Line Arena (12483 Ninth Line, Stouffville ON) at 8:00. 8:15, 8:30 and 8:45pm.

We hope to see you at this annual event to enjoy fun for the entire family!

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Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay Park

Victoria Day, Monday. May 20, 9:45 pm

Ashbridges Bay Park, Toronto

Toronto's only Victoria Day fireworks show will be a spectacular 14 minute display at Ashbridges Bay Park, rain or shine. TTC service will be increased between Queen Street East and the Bloor-Danforth subway on the Coxwell (22A), Main (64) and Woodbine South (92A). It is recommended that members of the public use the TTC and leave their cars at home. A special viewing area with limited space is set aside to accommodate people with disabilities and their families. City bylaws prohibit the public from setting off personal fireworks in the park.



Monday May 20, 019

Come celebrate Victoria Day in Nobleton! Start your day watching the annual Victoria Day Parade (leaving from the Nobleton Library at 11am). Make your way to the Nobleton Arena for the famous Victoria Day Fair which includes vendors, food, entertainment and a midway. Finish off the day watching the greatest Victoria Day fireworks display in Ontario.

Parade starts from the Nobleton Arena at 11am

Fair and Midway start at 12pm at the Nobleton Arena (15 Old King Road)

Fireworks start at dusk behind the Nobleton Arena‚Äč