Toronto is set to welcome 2024 with a dazzling display of fireworks at midnight, visible from various points along the city’s downtown waterfront. This year’s New Year’s Eve celebration promises to be a memorable event filled with excitement and festive activities.
Residents and visitors can enjoy the grand fireworks show from numerous locations along the waterfront, including:
Sherbourne Common - Toronto Music Garden - Sugar Beach Park - Harbour Square Park -
HTO Park - Little Norway Park
For those who prefer to celebrate from the comfort of their homes, the City of Toronto offers a livestream of the event on the City of Toronto Culture YouTube channel.
While there will be no fireworks at Nathan Phillips Square, the area will still be a hub of holiday cheer. Until 10 p.m., visitors can enjoy the glittering holiday lights and public skating, adding to the festive spirit before heading to the waterfront for the fireworks.
To ensure everyone can participate in the festivities, the TTC will provide free service from 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve until 8 a.m. the following morning. Additionally, GO Transit is an excellent option for those traveling into the city, with details available on their website.
Visitors driving to the event can find parking at various Green P parking lots throughout the city. Be mindful of road closures, including eastbound traffic on Queens Quay W. and Bay St. from Lakeshore Blvd. W. to Queens Quay W., effective from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on New Year’s Eve.
As all programming is outdoors, attendees are advised to dress appropriately for the weather. For everyone’s safety, residents are reminded not to set off fireworks without a permit and to adhere to the city’s fireworks regulations and bylaws.
This New Year’s Eve, Toronto invites everyone to celebrate the end of 2023 and the beginning of a hopeful new year with a spectacular waterfront fireworks display, symbolizing the city’s enduring spirit and excitement for the future.