The City of Timmins is excited to present what promises to be one of the biggest festivals across the country in celebration of Ontario and Canada’s 150th birthday. Stars and Thunder – Timmins International Fireworks Competition and Music Festival will see a spectacular lineup leading up to the performance of international country music icon Keith Urban!

The eight-day festival will feature a lineup of Canadian music stars from a variety of music genres, whose performances will be followed by international fireworks displays by teams representing France, Italy, Finland, Ukraine, China, Brazil, United Kingdom in addition to the host team from Canada.

A great lineup of Francophone entertainers and Team France will kick things off on Saturday, June 24 to celebrate Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, leading into an amazing week of live music featuring Keith Urban, Johnny Reid, Simple Plan, Tom Cochrane, Cold Creek County, April Wine, David Wilcox, Michel Pagliaro, Lights, The Washboard Union, Alyssa Reid, Sass Jordan, Alan Frew, LGS, The Box, Meghan Patrick, Sons of Maxwell, Cindy Doire, Celeste Levis and Scarlett Jane.

The event will wrap up on July 1, with a Canada Day celebration featuring country music superstars Keith Urban and Johnny Reid and a fireworks display from Team Canada, represented by David Whysall International Fireworks Inc. All shows will be produced by Ron Sakamoto of Gold & Gold Productions.

Everyone is encouraged to purchase their festival tickets online – beginning December 2nd at 6 pm.

For full ticket information, please visit the festival website. Visit their Facebook page for the latest.