Please take extra time to arrive and would suggest if travelling by car to park in the southern car parks and use the tramway to travel to the event. pyro-musical performances and the best in interactive light art to outstanding locations When early Autumn approaches people start to get excited about the upcoming Blackpool Fireworks Championships! retain the title of World Fireworks Champion. We also love closing the season with our own show on the last Friday.”. All displays subject to suitable weather conditions. Please allow for plenty of time to arrive at the event. The annual fireworks championship is FREE, and is among the most popular event in Blackpool’s exciting calendar, attracting tens of thousands of visitors to the Promenade each night. … Please do enjoy and if you can afford to donate please do. Take a look at what’s on at Blackpool Grand Theatre this Autumn / Winter 20/21. In addition to the fantastic fireworks competition, anyone attending the event will be invited to stay on and enjoy the Blackpool Illuminations atmosphere as well as projections onto the front of the Blackpool Tower buildings. 2020 World Fireworks Championship Blackpool – 11, 18, 25 September & 2 October 2020. The four free events were scheduled to take place on successive Fridays – September 11, 18, 25 and October 2. Friday 25 September 2020: TBC There’s so much to do in Blackpool so if you’re here for the Blackpool Fireworks why not stay for the weekend, or week! Friday 11 September 2020: TBC of this magical event. While we are attempting to keep our content as up-to-date as possible, the situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic continues to develop rapidly, so it’s possible that some information and recommendations may have changed since publishing. The inaugural World Fireworks Championship, hosted in Oman in 2010, gave 750,000 spectators from home and abroad the opportunity to marvel at this stunning festival of light. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We would Connect people by offering tutorials on communication tools like Zoom and conduct community face-to-face meetings (book readings, youth groups and more). If you’re in the UK, the National Health Service can also provide useful information and support, while US users can contact the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Safety Note: Please be aware that tramway and Promenade roadway are both open and operational, so please ensure you stay a safe distance from the tramway and road and cross safely at the crossings. Friday 18 September 2020: TBC For any concerns and latest advice around COVID-19, visit the World Health Organisation. If you fancy staying over check out our blogs Blackpool Where To Stay and Where to Eat in Blackpool. The winner will be announced during the exciting finale event on 2 October (TBC) which features a showcase from the UK’s very own Titanium Fireworks. Alternative public transport via the rail systems and buses are also recommended. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. greatest itinerant arts and entertainment events, bringing a combination of world-leading went on sale just a couple of weeks ago and the…. The inaugural World Fireworks Championship, hosted in Oman in 2010, gave 750,000 There’s so much to do in Blackpool so if you’re here for the Blackpool Fireworks why not stay for the weekend, or week! 2020 World Fireworks Championship Blackpool – 11, 18, 25 September & 2 October 2020. In 2020, the Montreal Fireworks Competition is held June 20 through July 29. Top class world teams will compete for the coveted title, with displays taking place over four Friday nights starting on the 11 September 2020. There are plenty of restaurants and eating establishments available on the promenade and in the town centre to enjoy before and after each display. They beat off international competition from Estonia and last year’s winners (2018), Canada, to take the coveted title. If you are interested in hosting the World Fireworks Championship, please contact Blackpool Grand set out a COVID-Community Communication Programme (CCCP) during the Coronavirus pandemic. hosting@worldfireworkschampionship.com. This is your city's chance to write its name in lights. VisitBlackpool are working once again with the amazing Titanium Fireworks to deliver this world-class, pyrotechnical event. To view the official World Fireworks Championship 'blog' and videos of the 2010 Championship click here. Please note that due to the popularity of the World Fireworks Championship Blackpool, there may be traffic delays arriving and leaving the event. Any pictures provided maybe used by VisitBlackpool for promotional purposes. Facilitating overseas companies to deliver their displays in this wonderful resort and working from the majestic North Pier is a privilege. Friday 2 October 2020: Celebratory display and winners announcement from Titanium Fireworks. Blackpool Illumination Switch on 4 September, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The winner will be announced during the exciting finale event on 2 October (TBC) which features a showcase from the UK’s very own Titanium Fireworks. The winners will be chosen by a panel of local judges. © 2020 The Grand Theatre Blackpool, All Rights Reserved. Comfort through stories of heritage, memories and storytelling, and to Uplift visitors spirits through laughter and exercise. It was announced during a celebratory display by Titanium Fireworks. 11, 18, 25 September and the finale on 2 October The skies above Blackpool light up again this year. Take in a top show at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre of here’s a few suggestions of other Things To Do In Blackpool. Organisers VisitBlackpool say that the current restrictions on mass gatherings and safe distancing make it impossible to stage the events, which usually attract tens of thousands of people to the Promenade. Blackpool World Fireworks Championships 2020 is POSTPONED this year due to the ongoing coronavirus situation Scheduled to take place over four consecutive Fridays after Switch On. The annual World Fireworks Championship Blackpool has been postponed. Pure Pantomonium Success – Blackpool Grand’s Christmas production Pantomonium! In  2019 the Ukraine’s dazzling Dance of Fire won the annual World Fireworks Championship Blackpool. All displays and start times are subject to suitable weather conditions. Pyrotechnic teams from all over the world will go head-to-head in the annual Blackpool fireworks championships in September. PLEASE NOTE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS – PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK VISTBLACKPOOL’s WEBSITE. The four free events were scheduled to take place on successive Fridays – September 11, 18, 25 and October 2. If you do not wish to be included, please contact VisitBlackpool Web Team. If you do stay over check out our blogs Blackpool Where To Stay, if you need to eat check out Where to Eat in Blackpool. The information in this story is accurate as of the publication date. The event starts from 7:30pm, with the first fireworks firing from approximately 8:30pm. Here’s our suggestion of the top Things To Do In Blackpool. Our vision is to develop the World Fireworks Championship into one of the world's Six of the world's most celebrated fireworks companies, An iconic host city illuminated over three unforgettable weekends, The greatest pyro-musical performances ever seen. Dance of Fire impressed judges and public alike with their amazing pyrotechnical expertise and synchronization of fireworks to music. Blackpool Fireworks Championships – The World’s Best Compete. The World Fireworks Championship is now seeking a new host for the next three years To stay up-to-date during for these events, head over to the dedicated VisitBlackpool Blackpool Fireworks page www.visitblackpool.com/fireworks, PLEASE NOTE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS – PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK EVENT ARE RUNNING. The largest pyrotechnics competition of its kind in the world, the Montreal International Fireworks Competition has been going strong since 1985 and remains one of this city's top summer attractions. spectators from home and abroad the opportunity to marvel at this stunning festival Simon Page, Director of Titanium Fireworks said: “Titanium Fireworks are absolutely delighted to be organising the World Fireworks Championship Blackpool again this year. The competition was won by Lacroix-Ruggieri from France, who currently retain the title of World Fireworks Champion. Watch for free from the Comedy Carpet several times every night, with extra performances at weekends and over the October half-term. The competition was won by Lacroix-Ruggieri from France, who currently Please note that there will be live filming and photography at this event. The displays feature jaw-dropping pyrotechnics – synched to music – from some of the most talented and technically gifted pyrotechnic engineers in the world. Our aims were simple, to CONNECT, COMFORT and UPLIFT. of light. Organisers VisitBlackpool say that the current restrictions on mass gatherings and safe distancing make it impossible to stage the events, which usually attract tens of thousands of people to the Promenade. around the globe.