2018 Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition
Dates: Fridays & Saturdays, staring November 9th 2018.
November 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 18th.
Time: All shows start at 9:00 PM
Where: Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls, Canada
This November see the skies explode with color, lights and sounds over Niagara Falls as the premiere edition of the “Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition” kicks off. This grand event is widely anticipated to become the largest and most impressive firework show in the country this fall!
These remarkable displays will thrill audiences from across the region with events on Fridays and Saturdays over 6 weekend nights, starting November 9th, 2018. Cascades of Fire boasts multiple 18-minute pyrotechnic light shows, beautifully matched to music.
The event will be held at Queen Victoria Park, at the foot of Clifton Hill’s extremely popular amusement area. There is no admission fee for the firework competition and visitors will have full access through Queen Victoria Park, so you can enjoy all the fun of Clifton Hill with thrilling rides like the Niagara Speedway and some for the less adventurous (or young) plus a multitude of themed dining and retail venues.
Though Niagara Falls has hosted many traditional firework shows over the years, all the teams in this upcoming competition will get as imaginative as possible to bring their best displays to the audience by synchronizing the fireworks with music and putting together some incredible multi-sensory spectacles.
Each show starts at 9:00 PM and pits some of the best pyrotechnic companies in the world against each other in the 6-day competition. There is a diverse group of teams from across the globe which include: China, Finland, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy with a special closing ceremony event by the host country: Team Canada.
Here is the full schedule for the event with competing teams:
Each of the fireworks displays will take place at 9pm weather permitting.
The competition displays taking place on November 16 and 17 will have music broadcast simultaneously on Star 102.5.
As you can see from the competitor line-up, each team hails from different corners of the world and will be showcasing their own unique theme, music, creativity, effects and synchronization! Additionally, each team is among the best around the World and hold a huge number of awards and accolades between them. Click here to read about all the competitors in this years Cascades of Fire.
The decision of the judging panel is final. Teams will be rated as follows:
Following each presentation, jury members will rate the performance on: theme and music, creativity, effects, synchronization and crowd reaction. Awards will be handed out by the city of Niagara Falls Mayor at the closing ceremony on Sunday, November 18th.
It is a free event.
Yes, the fireworks will be visible from the New York side as well.
Not at the moment, though you can listen to the music of each presentation on the radio via Star 102.5 FM, each night of the event.
Please visit wfol.com for more details.
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