Celebration of Light (formerly known as Symphony of Fire) is an annual musical fireworks competition in Vancouver, BC, Canada, since year 1990. This multi-day event is held around August Long Weekend and draws hundreds of thousands of spectators each day gathering around English Bay. Each firework lasts for at least 30 minutes and displays in concert with music. The fireworks shoot directly from water on English Bay and can be viewed from Sunset Beach, Spanish Bank Beach, Kitsilano Beach, Jericho Park Beach, and Vanier Park Beach. Every year, three or four different countries partipate in this international competition.
Map and Driving Direction
Exact location is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).
The fireworks shoot on English Bay, directly in front of Inukshuk on Sunset Beach. This is one of the best locations to view fireworks directly in front of you!
Read Sea to Sky Highway Scenic Route for nearby tourist attractions.