City of Hamilton Canada Day Fireworks
Bayfront & Pier 4 Parks
Sunday, July 01, 2012
6pm - 11pm
The public is invited to attend the City ofHamilton’s annual Canada Day celebration on Sunday July 1, 2012at Bayfront and Pier 4 parks.
Enjoy more than 8 of Southern Ontario’s finest food trucks serving up tacos, ice cream, poutine, schnitzel, candy and hot dogs. Local entertainers will perform throughout the parks starting at 7:00pm leading up to the “big” show, the Canada Day fireworks, which start around 10:00pm. The fireworks will be launched from the north-west point of Bayfront Park requiring a section of the park to be closed on July 1 starting at 8:00 a.m.reopening atnoonon July 2.
The Canada Day fireworks show draws thousands of people to the waterfront. Residents are strongly encouraged to walk, bike or take theHSRshuttle bus to the event to minimize traffic as there is limited public parking available in the area. The shuttle bus service starts at the east side ofJohn Street(just north ofKing Street) and ends in Pier 4 Park. Shuttle service begins at6:00p.m.
The public is asked to bring a non-perishable food item to support theWelcome InnCommunity Centre’s Emergency Food Pantry which serves over 14,000 people inHamiltonevery year. Food donations can be dropped off at the information tents in Bayfront and Pier 4 parks.
Residents are reminded that personal fireworks and sparklers are not permitted in City parks or on City property.
For more information about this and other City of Hamiltonevents, visit www.hamilton.ca/specialevents or call the City's Special Events Office at (905) 546-4646.