The 2016 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night, rain or shine.

July 25

Saturday, July 23

NETHERLANDS

July 29

Wednesday, July 27

AUSTRALIA

Aug 1

Saturday, July 30

USA

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Keg Lounge

The Keg Lounge

Most popular VIP viewing stage-side with the bands.

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Clearly Lounge

INUKSHUKL

A chill VIP lounge with the closest view of the fireworks.

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YVR Observation Deck

YVR Observation Deck

Bleachers that are perfect for families or groups

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Business Class Cabanas

YVR Business Class

The perfect location to host guests for a private party

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Music, food and more

Check out highlights from the 25th anniversary of the
Honda Celebration of Light 2016 –
the longest running offshore fireworks competition in the world
and BC’s largest public event!

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Read more of the latest news on the 2016 Honda Celebration of Light

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    TEAM USA WINS THE 2016 HONDA CELEBRATION OF LIGHT

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    Team USA has won the 2016 Honda Celebration of Light, despite the exceptional performances of Team Netherlands and Team Australia, as Vancouver’s most eagerly anticipated summer festival came to a close with a final electrifying performance on Saturday night.

    The 26th annual festival saw dazzling performances light up the night sky from all three teams with Royal Fireworks representing The Netherlands, Howard & Sons representing Australia and Walt Disney Parks and Entertainment representing the USA.

    “Congratulations to Team USA on their winning display, and thank you to all our talented competitors. We are also thankful to all of our partners and sponsors for helping us continue this wonderful Vancouver tradition,” says Paul Tilbury, Co-Chair of the Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society. “We very much appreciate the time and energy that the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, the Vancouver Police Department and the city’s emergency services teams put into making the Honda Celebration of Light a fun, safe and family-friendly event.”

    The 2016 Honda Celebration of Light saw over 1 Million spectators coming to English Bay and Kitsilano from communities across the Lower Mainland and throughout B.C. as well as from the USA and overseas. The festival featured over 20 SHOREFEST musicians on 2 stages, 40 food trucks, sold out reserved seating areas, and the Sunsetter Lounge beer garden at Sunset Beach.

    Dates for the 2017 event will be announced in the fall!

     

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