Summer Firework Displays

As the summer season starts, the evening skies of North Catalonia whizz, pop and crackle to the sight and sound of fireworks displays, sometimes musical, sometimes echoing over sea and port, or illuminating ancient bell towers, chateaux and mountains.

Here is a list of some of the promised firework displays coming up over the tourist season. Do check however with the local tourist office, that they will still be taking place on the day at the time shown as weather, strikes and other circumstances may causes changes to the schedule.

Also, just a little note on firework safety.  Please be aware that rules & regulations in France are much stricter than in the UK and certain fireworks you can buy in the UK may be banned in France, and for good reason!

Click the link for full details on rules & regulations in France. But, if in doubt, best to leave it to the experts and go to one of the many organised displays – there’s certainly no shortage of them!

Please double check times with the office de tourisme


Saturday 3rd
10pm Font Romeu
10pm Ille sur Têt

Sunday 4th
10.30pm Canet en Roussillon (plage sud)
11pm Le Barcarès (Le Lydia)

Saturday 10th
10.30pm Port Vendres

Wednesday 7th
11pm Argelès sur Mer (port)

Wednesday 14th
11pm Argelès sur Mer (port)
10.30pm Canet en Roussillon (port)

Thursday 15th
11pm Le Barcarès

Friday 16th
10pm Collioure

Sunday 18th
10pm Corneilla la Rivière

Wednesday 21st
11pm Argelès sur Mer (port)

Saturday 24th
10pm Banyuls sur Mer

Wednesday 28th
11pm Argelès sur Mer (port)

Although we try to put all firework displays on the list, our information is only as good as the people who send it! 🙂 If you know of a display not on the list, please email us and we will add it to the list –

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