Canada Day fireworks 2015 captured from the top of the Hotel Grand Pacific by Ryan Kelm photography

O Canada! There is no better way to celebrate our nation’s birthday than with fireworks!! Not only are there four firework shows this week to celebrate the big day, but Saturday also marks the kick off to weekly night fireworks at the Butchart Gardens – and they’re spectacular!

Here are five firework events to celebrate our country’s 149th birthday – we have also included the stunning Butchart Gardens display:

Victoria Harbourcats Fireworks – June 30th (after ball game)

This Thursday June 30th, take in a Victoria Harbourcats vs. Kelowna Falcons game, followed by an amazing 18-minute fireworks display from the outfield at Royal Athletic Park. Game time is 6:35pm. Fireworks will follow right after the game.

Sidney Musical Fireworks Extravaganza – June 30th at 10pm

Sidney knows how to celebrate Canada in a big way! Celebrations begin June 30th and the evening will be capped off with a musical fireworks extravaganza along the Sidney Waterfront.

Inner Harbour Fireworks Display – July 1 at 10:20 pm

After celebrating Canada Day downtown with an exciting lineup of live music and family-friendly events – make sure to stick around for a spectacular fireworks show along the inner harbour. Tune in to accompanying broadcasts from the Zone 91.3 or 100.3 The Q.

Sooke Flats Fireworks – July 1 at 10:15pm

Following a day of celebration Sooke will also be hosting a fireworks in the field at the Sooke River campgrounds.

Butchart Gardens – July 2 at 10:15pm

Did you miss the previous four firework shows or still itching for more? Head to the Butchart Gardens and check out the jaw-dropping, dazzling fireworks show that features both aerial and ground displays, beautifully choreographed to show tunes.


Just a reminder: Don’t forget to bring the dogs indoors before the fireworks start.


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