Whether its Bonfire Night, Independence Day, or New Year’s Eve, fireworks will always dazzle us! So sit back, relax, ooh and aah at these magnificent displays from across the globe. These mind-blowing pictures will certainly make you wish you were there in person.
1. Seattle, Washington
Seattle is one of the best places in the United States of America to witness the Independence Day Fireworks. This breath-taking shot with the Space Needle in the background was captured on 4th July 2013.
2. Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland
Imagine being lucky enough to witness this awe-inspiring showcase! Every summer thousands flock to watch these iceberg illumations across Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. This stunning photo was taken in August 2015.
3. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
This beautiful demonstration broke the Guinness World Record on New Year’s Eve in 2014 for being the largest firework display in the world. Over 500,000 were needed and it only lasted for six minutes!
4. Orlando, Florida
The fireworks at Walt Disney World may have been talked about a lot, but that’s only because they’re truly extraordinary. What could be a more magical moment than watching these enchanting illuminations while listening to your favourite childhood songs!
5. Sydney, Australia
Australia is always one of the first countries to enter the New Year, so it’s no surprise that they go out with a bang! This image of the 2006 NYE celebrations from beyond the Sydney Opera House is just a taste of what you’d expect from this amazing production.
6. Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow is, without a doubt, one of the best cities to celebrate the history of Guy Fawkes in the United Kingdom. The fireworks look astounding reflected in the River Clyde, and the entire city really gets into the spirit of Bonfire Night.
7. Melbourne, Australia
Sydney may be a champion of New Years, but Melbourne takes the biscuit when it comes to Diwali! This image was taken from 2013, where thousands celebrated the Hindu festival of lights!
8. Marina Bay, Singapore
Each year, Singapore celebrates National Day to commemorate its independence from Malaysia. In Marina Bay, fireworks are set off from the rooftops, while the National Parade sweeps across the harbour.
9. Kumano, Japan
Kumano is a small and remote city, but once a year it plays host to the Kumano Hanabi Taikai fireworks festival. The vibrant colours of the fireworks create an absolutely striking horizon.