UPDATE: Where to watch fireworks in the GTA

Where to watch Victoria Day fireworks

Ashbridges Bay Park on Monday beginning at ~ 10pm
Canada’s Wonderland on Sunday at 10 pm
Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Bowmanville) on Saturday beginning at dusk
Memorial Park (Witchchurch-Stouffville) on Sunday beginning at dusk
Dundas Driving Park (Hamilton) on Sunday beginning at ~9:30pm

Open and closed on Victoria Day

What’s open on Victoria Day?

• Canada's Wonderland
• The Royal Ontario Musuem
• Toronto Zoo
• CN Tower
• Ontario Science Centre
• Art Gallery of Ontario
• Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
• Riverdale Farm
• Eaton Centre, Square One Shopping Centre, Vaughan Mills, Promenade, Yorkville Village, Pacific Mall, Hillcrest Mall and Toronto Premium Outlets
• Independent grocery stores
• TTC and GO Transit will be operating on holiday hours

What’s closed on Victoria Day?

• Government offices
• Banks
• Toronto Public Library branches will be closed Sunday and Monday
• All LCBO and Beer Store locations
• Most major grocery chains
• Yorkdale Shopping Centre, CF Fairview Mall, CF Sherway Gardens, Scarborough Town Centre, Dufferin Mall and Bayview Village Shops


Golf Toronto's five municipal golf courses are located on beautiful parklands and offer early-bird rates. These affordable, high-quality and TTC-accessible courses are open daily, including Victoria Day

Tennis courts All public tennis courts will have nets up and will be available for use throughout the Victoria Day weekend. Public sites are free.

Farms and zoos

Riverdale Farm Riverdale Farm is home to heritage breeds such as Shorthorn cows, Tamworth pigs and Cotswold sheep. It is open daily from 9am to 5pm and admission is free

High Park Zoo Victoria Day is a great time to see the High Park Zoo's spring babies, including a new bison calf. This attraction is open daily, year-round from 7am to dusk


Toronto Island Park Toronto Island Park is a great place for a scenic picnic, hike or bike ride, and features the interactive Franklin Children's Garden. Many attractions offered by independent operators are also onsite including Centreville Theme Park and Far Enough Farm. As a popular destination spot, Toronto Island Park can get quite busy. Ferries leave every 15 minutes. To help plan ahead and avoid the ferry lineups, check the peak-times schedule and purchase tickets in advance

Splash pads Splash pads will begin to operate across the city on Saturday, May 19, with a few exceptions at sites under repair or located on outdoor pool decks. Splash pads operate daily from 9am to 8:30pm and are activated with push-button features

Bike and skate parks The City maintains several bike and skate parks across Toronto, including the new Sunnyside Bike Park