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2023 Blackpool Fireworks Championships get off with a bang

Blackpool News

There’s always plenty going on in and around Blackpool and while the summer season is fast drawing to a close, visitors can still enjoy a range of activities from the famous Blackpool Illuminations to the thrilling World Fireworks Championships which got started on Saturday evening.


2023 Blackpool Fireworks Championships get off with a bang


Thousands of extra visitors packed the famous Blackpool Promenade on Saturday evening to witness the first of three spectacular firework displays as part of the 2023 World Fireworks Championships.

Three nations are taking part in this year’s World Fireworks Championships and it was the turn of India to wow the massive crowds along the seafront on Saturday evening. Indeed, the skies were lit for a full fifteen minutes and no-one along the promenade will have gone home disappointed following was was certainly a fantastic display.

The performance to music by AMFQ (Azan Morani Fireworks) was the first time that an Indian company has put on a display in the UK despite the company having been formed as far back as 1937. India will battle for the World Fireworks Championships title with Italy and Switzerland.

The three spectacular displays take place right in front of Blackpool Tower at the headland and they are synchronised to music. The second display will be performed by Switzerland on Saturday, 30th September while the third and final display will take place on Saturday, 20th October.

No tickets are required for each event but visitors are advised to arrive early and book accommodation as soon as possible, many Blackpool Hotels booking out well in advance. Visitors to the World Fireworks Championships can enjoy enjoy the 2023 Blackpool Illuminations which will continue to light up the night sky for six miles along the seafront each night until 1st January 2024.