Fireworks a go for Sunfest 2023
The BC Wildfire Service has granted the Castlegar Festival Society an exemption from restricted equipment and activities, as defined in Section 12 of the Wildfire Act, permitting the Sunfest fireworks display to proceed Saturday, June 3, 2023.
This exemption relates to the restricted equipment and activities outlined within the Category 2 and Category 3 prohibition, including the discharge of fireworks, throughout the Southeast Fire District that was announced on May 17, 2023.
This is a one-time exemption and only applies to the Castlegar Festival Society’s Sunfest fireworks at Millennium Park & Ponds on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
The ban on all Category 2 and Category 3 fires throughout the Southeast Fire Centre is still in effect.