2017 Canada Day 150th Fireworks Celebration
Come join us at the Charlton Waterfront to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday on Saturday July 1st for the best fireworks display in the North! The show begins at dark but arrive early to get a spot!
We are now organizing sponsors for the 2017 Fireworks Celebration. If you would like to make a donation contact the Municipal Office at 705-544-7525.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who hosts the Charlton Fireworks Celebration?
The Fireworks Celebration is organized by the Municipality of Charlton and Dack with the support of local businesses. Without their support the fireworks show would not be possible. The fireworks show is put on by NorthStar Fireworks Entertainment Inc. out of Waterloo, Ontario.
Am I still able to make a donation?
Yes please do! We accept donations right up until July 1st. Donations will also be collected at the entrances to town by the Charlton Englehart Lions Club.
Will the show go on if it rains?
Yes the show will go on rain or shine.
Will a shuttle bus be provided?
No there will be no shuttle bus from Englehart this year.
What will be happening in addition to the fireworks display?
The Charlton Agricultural Society will be hosting events at the Fairgrounds and the Englehart Area Artists will be displaying art at the Heritage Centre in Charlton. There will also be Canada Day cupcakes and free giveaways for the first 250 people at the event!
Where is everything taking place?
The Fireworks will take place at the Charlton Waterfront at dark. This year the fireworks will be shot from the North end (instead of the west). Arrive early to get a spot!
Can I go to the location where the fireworks are set off?
It is not safe to be close to the actual fireworks preparation site itself but Charlton does offer a number of good viewing areas.
Are there street closures in effect?
Agnes Street and Church Street will be closed to all but local traffic during the event.
Are there washrooms available?
A portable washroom will be provided at the Charlton Water Plant parking lot on Agnes Street across from Blackbridge Park.
Can I bring alcohol to the event?
No. Public consumption of any alcoholic beverages is not permitted.
Where can I park?
Wherever you can find a spot! Parking along the the road is allowed throughout town on July 1st. We just ask that you do not block any roads or driveways.
I have special needs. Is there parking available for me close to the site?
Parking for special needs will be reserved along Agnes Street beside Blackbridge Park. Travel down Highway 573 and a volunteer will help guide you to your parking spot.
Is there special event parking for Plantium sponsors?
All Platinum sponsors are eligible for premium parking for a single vehicle. Passes will be mailed out prior to the event and on July 1st travel to Agnes Street and a volunteer will show you to your parking.
Where can I get more information?
For all other questions please contact the Municipal Office of Charlton and Dack at 705-544-7525.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 SPONSORS!
PLATINUM (Donation of more than $500)
- Charlton Englehart Lions Club
- Brownlee Equipment
- Georgia Pacific LLC.
- Government of Canada
- Earlton Timber Mart
- Englehart Rotary Club
- Koch Logistics Inc.
- Municipality of Charlton and Dack
- Town of Englehart
- Tunnock Consulting Ltd.
- Wincikaby Contracting
GOLD (Donation between $251 and $500)
- Chauncey and Ingrid Corley
- Jim and Dora Huff
- Laframboise Forest
- Lafromboise Fuel
- Merrill and Karen Bond
- Perry and Debbie Veerman
- Township of Chamberlain
SILVER (Donation between $101 and $250)
- BeeLee Honey and Apiary Services
- Coffee Time
- Cousin's Restaurant
- Harvey and Aileen Parker
- Kingston's Service Centre
- LV. Vickery Ltd.
- Marshall’s Pharmasave
- McDonald Funeral Home
- Moose Haven Lodge
- Norm Charland and Everdina Desilets
- Ontario Clean Water Agency
- Treeline Reforestation Inc.
- W. Lafrance Logging
BRONZE (Donation of less than $100)
- Down by the Bay
- Third Street Chiropractic
- Trevor Bond
Fireworks Fundraising Goal 2017