Light up for Canada Day! Head downtown for the best view of the glorious light show that caps off Canada Day in Edmonton!

The fireworks show starts at 11 pm, but get there early to get a good spot. The City says to expect traffic delays 2 hours before the show, and for 90 minutes after. Parking will be very limited with road closures throughout the core, but ETS will be running extra trains and buses to help you get around. Please visit the City of Edmonton website to familiarize yourself with all the road closures and parking restrictions that may affect your plans.

Excellent viewing locations (direct sightline):

  • Queen Elizabeth Park and Hill
  • River Valley Road Trail
  • Victoria Park
  • Ezio Faraone Park (west entrance to High Level Bridge on 109 Street north)

Good viewing locations (indirect sightline):

  • Alberta Legislature Grounds
  • Walterdale Hill Road sidewalks and east Promenade
  • Government House Park
  • 109 Street (between Saskatchewan Drive and the High Level Bridge)

Watch them from the Riverhawks Baseball Game:

Plan to catch the baseball game at RE/MAX Field on Canada Day and guarantee yourself a fantastic front row seat to watch the fireworks! The Edmonton Riverhawks will be facing off against the Port Angeles Lefties at 7:05 pm with family-friendly entertainment and a late-night concession open until 11 pm. Buy your tickets online here.

Light Up for Canada Day – River Valley Fireworks:

When: Saturday, July 1, 2024
Time: 11:00 pm
Where: Edmonton River Valley