Things to do in Vancouver
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Honda Celebration of Light 2014
July 26, 2014 @ 10:00 pm - August 2, 2014 @ 11:30 pm
Honda Celebration of Light – Fireworks Dates July 26, July 30, August 2, 2014
The Honda Celebration of Light is not only Vancouver’s biggest event, but it’s also the largest offshore fireworks competition in the world and attracts up to 400,000 spectators along English Bay each evening. Owned by the Not For Profit Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society, 2014 marks the 24th consecutive year of the event, which contributes in excess of $39 million in incremental tourism and hospitality spending each year.
2014 will bring 3 new countries to Vancouver, guaranteed to put on world class Pyro-Musical performances each night.
Participating countries and other event details will be announced in late April 2014 – Check back soon for updates!
The shows kick off right at 10:00PM on each night of the event, and each show will last 25 minutes. Don’t be late!
There are a number of hotels in the West End that have viewing points of the Fireworks but they book up quickly! Check out the Sandman on Davie St., Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites on Denman and Comox and others at: http://www.tourismvancouver.com/stay/search-hotels/
Is this a free event?
Yes, the fireworks is a free event supported generously by the City of Vancouver, the Province of BC, and our generous event sponsors. You can help support the Fireworks by purchasing a ticket to the YVR Observation Deck or The Keg Lounge — all proceeds go to help put on this amazing event!
Honda Celebration Of Lights recommends bringing:
Small speakers– SHORE104.3FM will be simulcasting the soundtrack on each of the evenings
SmartPhone or iPhone if you’ve got one – listen to the fireworks soundtrack online and use our handy site map
Picnic blanket/ Low Chairs
Wet Weather Gear/Sunscreen – The weather can change very suddenly!
Please note, consumption of Alcohol is prohibited in Vancouver Parks and should be left at home!
Public Transit, cycling or walking are the best ways to enjoy the Honda Celebration of Light from the prime viewing areas! Prime viewing areas include English Bay, Kits Point, Vanier Park, and various locations around the West End, Sunset Beach and Stanley Park.
YVR Observation Deck
Bleacher tickets for 2014 will be onsale May 1st, 2014.
The Keg Lounge
Tickets for the VIP experience at The Keg Lounge will also be onsale from May 1st, 2014.
For group sale inquiries, please contact: Rachel Orris email@example.com