The Honda Celebration of Light has announced their participating countries for the summer of 2018! South Africa, Sweden and South Korea will light up the sky on those hot Vancouver nights at English Bay.
Honda Celebration of Light Countries for 2018
The unforgettable energy of the Honda Celebration of Light returns for its 28th year with a thrilling line-up featuring competing teams.
- Saturday, July 28, 2018 Fireworks for Africa, representing South Africa
- Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Unique Pyrotechnic, representing Sweden
- Saturday, August 4, 2018 Daehan Fireworks Co., representing South Korea
For the first time ever, all three participating countries will be required to incorporate the same theme into their fireworks display and musical accompaniment. As voted by the public, this year’s theme
will be Love.
At 10:00pm each night, rain or shine, the fireworks will begin from barges located in English Bay. Music simulcast can be heard on LG 104.3 FM and through the festival’s mobile app, which will be released in early summer. The winning team will be announced on August 7th, 2018.
Family Fun, Reserved Seating, and More
Back again for all three days, the Park Stage at Second Beach is a free family-friendly festival site featuring live music, food trucks, sponsor activations, a site-wide liquor license and the REMAX Family Zone. The event also welcomes back the Red Bull Air Show, a spectacular pre-show performance. New this year, radio partner Z95.3 will be presenting Z-Fest on The Keg Lounge stage overlooking English Bay for 3 nights of music programming.
Attendees can reserve a seat at the 3-day summer festival with exclusive VIP and family-friendly viewing options of the fireworks with the best seats in the house! Limited seats are available for the 3 ticketed viewing locations: The Keg Lounge, the Concord Lounge at the Inukshuk, and the YVR Observation Deck with new partner Air Canada included in the Observation Deck experience.
All tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 13, 2018 online.