The unforgettable energy of the Honda Celebration of Light – the world’s longest-running offshore fireworks competition is set to return to Vancouver on July 22nd, July 26th and July 29th with a thrilling line-up of pyrotechnic performances featuring teams from Australia, Mexico & The Philippines along with returning major sponsors Honda, Concord Pacific and Scotiabank.
The Honda Celebration of Light is B.C.’s largest public event and the longest-running offshore fireworks competition in the world. It attracts up to 400,000 spectators along the shores of English Bay each night. Owned by the volunteer Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society, the event contributes more than $206 million in economic activity to the region each year. The Honda Celebration of Light event is produced by Vancouver-based BrandLIVE Management Group, in collaboration with Archangel Fireworks Inc.
SATURDAY | JULY 22 – AUSTRALIA – Howard & Sons
Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics are leaders in pyrotechnic innovation for a reason. From producing a
firework display for the opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932 & the Opera House in 1973 to winning
silver in the Celebration of Light in 2016, producing the highest quality fireworks in the world is what
they continue to do best.
WEDNESDAY | JULY 26 – MEXICO – Grupo AVACON
Grupo AVACON has been providing the highest quality pyrotechnic shows since 2009. Their extensive
experience has given Grupo AVACON the opportunity to show their talent internationally and participate
in some of the most popular contests and festivals in Mexico, while also performing almost every day of
the year for the best hotels and companies in the country.
SATURDAY | JULY 29 – THE PHILIPPINES – Blue Peacock
Blue Peacock Fireworks is regarded as one of The Philippines’ promising names in the pyrotechnic
industry and has won more awards than all competing companies. Their team not only became part of
history by culminating the 100th Philippines Independence Celebration but also was the first ever team
to set up a pyro-musical show using the SkyRanch Eye, the tallest Ferris Wheel in The Philippines, so be
ready for a colourful show.