Fireworks festivals that will spark your wanderlust

Light up the night

By 10Best Editors,
Chinese New Year | China & Worldwide | January-February
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Taiwan Lantern Festival | Taiwan | February-March
Correfocs | Spain | Throughout year
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Malta International Fireworks Festival | Malta | April
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Vesak | Laos & Worldwide | April-May-June
Independence Day | US | July 4
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Bastille Day | France | July 14
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Hanabi Taikai | Japan | July-August
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Swiss National Day | Switzerland | August 1
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Singapore National Day | Singapore | August 9
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Diwali | India & Worldwide | October-November
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Guy Fawkes Night | UK | November 5
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12th Night | Iceland | January 6
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Australia Day | Australia | January 26
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The boom of the launch, the splintering crack of the explosion, the glittering rays of light that fall gently to earth.  There's something about fireworks.  

If you can't get enough of them, there happens to be a a major festival featuring these sky sparklers almost every month of the year, and you can be there to witness the spectacle if you're willing to make the trip.

The festivals featured here span the globe from Iceland to Taiwan, Dubai to Peru, US to UK; there's a time and place for everyone.  So book your trip, pack your bags and get ready to ignite the night.

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