World Fireworks Championships

September is the month that the Blackpool skies light up with sensational pyrotechnic displays at the annual Blackpool World Firework Championships providing stunning firework displays on Friday nights during the month making a great start to a long weekend in Blackpool which includes the world famous Blackpool Illuminations which are switched on at the end of August.

Blackpool international fireworks competition
Blackpool International Fireworks Competition image © Paul Brown Photography.

The Blackpool Fireworks Display Competition is famous for its ground breaking, breathtaking displays attracting the top pyrotechnics experts from around the world and this year will be no exception with fierce competition for the accolades on the final Friday evening. The competition culminating in a non competing firework display from the United Kingdoms very own Titanium Fireworks team on the final Friday. Fireworks displays are loved by all the family, young and not so young alike, bring along the whole family for an exhilarating evening of stunning audio visual entertainment.

The competitors at the 2019 Blackpool World Fireworks Championship from Europe and beyond will be showing their style in displays on each Friday evening in September:

The 2019 Blackpool World Firework Championship Program

  • Friday 6th September – International team tba.
  • Friday 13th September – International team tba.
  • Friday 20th September – International team tba.
  • Friday 27th September – Celebration Display by a non competing UK Team Winner Announcement.

The event is free and attracts large crowds so get there early and pick your spot on Tower Festival Headland. The build up starts at 7.30pm with first ignition around 8.30pm each Friday evening. The event is subject to weather of course and may be re located further up the Promenade or postponed in the event of adverse conditions.