Join in the Fun at the Fireworks Championships 2015
For the next four Friday evenings, Blackpool plays host to the Fireworks Championships 2015.
As the Blackpool Illuminations bathe the Promenade in light, three of the best pyrotechnicians from across the globe will battle it out on the North Pier in a bid to be crowned winner of the event.
The teams for 2015
This year sees China, France and Canada compete to put on the best quality displays, of which the results are sure to be breathtaking. The talented fireworks engineers will also match their fireworks to music throughout their shows in order to truly delight all the senses.
All displays start from 7.30pm with a build up from Rock FM, with fireworks going off at approximately 8.30pm.
The displays set to light the sky over the Irish Sea this year are as follows:
11th September – China, Tanghua Fireworks – after providing fireworks for the 2012 London Olympics, Tanghua are opening the competition with their spectacular show.
18th September – France, Féérie – this team boast the Guinness World Record for the longest firework display, so are sure to be tough competition to beat this year.
25th September – Canada, Orion Fireworks – Canada will be looking to retain its title, which was won in 2014 by fellow countrymen Firemaster Productions. Performing over 80 shows a year, Orion is well versed at putting on jaw-dropping displays, so will not disappoint in Blackpool this year.
2nd October – Celebration Display by UK and Winner Announcement – Each display will be judged by a panel of local judges, with the winner announced after a display from the UK’s very own Titanium Fireworks team.
(All displays are subject to weather conditions)
The fireworks displays are brilliant family days out, as excitement on the ground builds early in the day and thousands of spectators fill the seafront eagerly awaiting the performances.
When you’re there, be sure to make the most of the carnival atmosphere and also indulge in some traditional Blackpool treats while the sky fills with amazing technicolor light.
Our new LightPool display
This year, spectators will also be treated to a stunning projection display on the front of the iconic Blackpool Tower. Designed by WarPro and The Projection Studio, LightPool truly brings the Blackpool Illuminations to life, celebrating the best of the resort in the amazing display.
Come and visit us
The Fireworks Championship is a treasured event on the Blackpool calendar and is the perfect way to spend the evening with your family. What’s more, it’s completely free! So head down to the beach this Friday and get ready to be amazed by the most visually stunning fireworks displays you will ever see.