Tonight is Sweden's chance to shine at the Honda Celebration of Light and if you're heading down to watch the fireworks be aware of the following road closures in effect:
- Kits Point: 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
- West End: 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
- Davie Street will be closed from Burrard St to Denman St
- Denman Street will be closed from Beach Ave to Alberni St
- Pacific St/Beach Ave will be closed from Burrard St to Stanley Park
- Eastbound, Beach Ave will be closed at Davie from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Residents will be allowed into Kits Point and the West End -- just display your local parking decal or vehicle registration with a local neighbourhood address.
The second night of the #CelebOfLight is happening tonight! This means road closures will be in effect starting at 6pm in some places. Pls see the map below & click the link for more details. https://t.co/T6kScOGSPQ Pls give yourself extra time to reach your destination. #VPD pic.twitter.com/1GukwimwUo— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) August 1, 2018
Drivers are not allowed to stop on any city bridge to watch the fireworks because doing so poses a risk to their safety and impedes the flow of traffic.
A reminder that the event is alcohol-free and those watching the fireworks from their boats are encouraged to take advantage of the Park Board's free pump-out services at Burrard and Heather Civic Marinas.
Calling all boaters! If you are watching @CelebofLight tonight from the water, PLEASE do your part to keep our waters CLEAN. We offer free 24/7 pump outs ? at Burrard & Heather Marinas or via mobile pump out service. Learn more: https://t.co/mwUv9iv2H4 #PumpDontDump pic.twitter.com/SzjjbWL6eg— Vancouver Park Board (@ParkBoard) August 1, 2018
The fireworks start at 10 p.m. but there is a pre-show featuring divers from the Red Bull Air Force and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.
Catch live music at the Park Stage at Second Beach until 9 p.m.