City reminds residents of permitted use of fireworks leading up to Victoria Day


BRANTFORD, ON – The City of Brantford and the Brantford Fire Department remind residents that the use of fireworks are only permitted on private property on Canada Day and Victoria Day or on the three calendar days leading up to both holidays. Fireworks are not to be ignited on public property, including parks and open fields/spaces in the City of Brantford.

The use of personal fireworks are only permissible if they meet the following conditions:

  • Displayed on Victoria Day and Canada Day, or the three days prior to both holidays.
  • Discharged between sunset and 11:00 p.m.
  • Set off on private property by the property owner or have written permission by the landowner for others to do so.
  • Handled by individuals 18 years of age or older.
  • Set off in a safe manner so that discharge or debris only falls on the landowner’s property or on the property in which written permission has been granted by the landowner
  • Discharged when the weather is appropriate to do so.
  • All debris, casings, or still burning fireworks must immediately be extinguished after they have been set off to avoid a fire.

For more information, please contact the City’s Customer Contact Centre at 519-759-4150 or visit

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Media Contact:

Chelsey Tobin | Communications Specialist, Communications and Community Engagement
City of Brantford | 519-759-4150 ext. 5779 |