Well, the final night of 2021 may not be panning out as we’d hoped, but Toronto’s New Year’s Eve fireworks show is still going full steam ahead! The City announced today that the high-altitude display is still happening as planned.

The fireworks will launch simultaneously at midnight at various spots along the city’s waterfront. You’ll only be able to see them along the lake, so if you plan on hitting up Nathan Philips Square for the Cavalcade of Lights, don’t be disappointed if you don’t catch a glimpse.

The City has also lined up a series of bands with pre-recorded shows as part of their year-end concert series, which you can view from home here starting at 10:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, followed by a live stream of the fireworks.

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Now that it’s just a couple of days away, all that’s left to do is to find a perfect spot to settle in and watch the show. Luckily there are plenty of scenic parks and open spaces with views of the water where you can enjoy some spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks.

Here are 10 of the best ones and where to find them:

  • Toronto Music Garden — Queens Quay W & Lower Spadina Ave
  • Coronation Park — 711 Lake Shore Blvd W
  • Trillium Park — 955 Lake Shore Blvd W
  • Humber Bay Arch Bridge —  In Sir Casimir Gzowski Park
  • Humber Bay Park East & West — 100 Humber Bay Park Rd W
  • Sugar Beach — 11 Dockside Dr
  • Tommy Thompson Park — 1 Leslie St
  • Sunnyside Beach — 1755 Lake Shore Blvd W
  • Ashbridges Bay — 1561 Lake Shore Blvd E
  • Marilyn Bell Park — 1095 Lake Shore Blvd W

Have a happy and safe New Year’s Eve, Toronto!