Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill


The Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill is a great event for families with children of all ages in the summer!

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Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill

Northern Lights is the Sound and Light Show presented this summer Thursday through Monday evenings from July 7th to September 4th 2023 on Parliament Hill. This year the show will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The show lasts 30 minutes and is a great way for you and your children to learn about Canada’s great achievements and key milestones in its history.

The show starts at 10pm in July, 9:30pm in August and 9pm in September.

Spectators are recommended to bring blankets and chairs. You can also bring strollers or wagons for young children as well as snacks.

Good to know: There is no parking available on Parliament Hill however, there are many parking nearby ($$). On weekends, parking is free at City lots and on-street parking meters located within the downtown core. For more information, the official page of the Government of Canada

The sound and light show may be cancelled in the event of poor weather conditions, check out their Facebook page before heading to parliament hill for cancellation notices.

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4 thoughts on “Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill”

  1. Will the show be always at 10:00pm? We have young children and they get tired at this time…. does it start at 9:00pm?


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