Free wristbands now available for this year's firework spectacular - have you ordered yours?

Wristbands are now available for people to grab some of the best spots in the district to watch the spectacular finale of this year’s popular Light Up Lancaster event.

Funded by Lancaster City Council, Lancaster BID, Arts Council England and Lancaster Arts City, this year’s event will take place on 3-4 November.

The popular firework spectacular will be launched from the grounds of Lancaster’s medieval castle on Saturday November 4 at 8pm to provide a fitting end to what promises to be a magical two day festival of music, art, light and fireworks in the city.

As in previous years, entry to watch the fireworks at two of the official viewing areas (Giant Axe and Quay Meadow) on the Saturday evening will be free and wristbands to access the sites are now available to order online from   Wristbands can also be picked up in person from visitor information centres at Lancaster and Morecambe or customer services at Lancaster Town Hall.  Wristbands ordered online will be posted out ahead of the event. 

The other official viewing area, which does not require wristbands to access the site is Williamson Park.

Those watching the spectacular from these sites will also be able to enjoy the specially coordinated soundtrack as well as a range of food and entertainment and plenty of atmosphere.  For those who prefer to watch them from other vantage points in the city – if you can see Lancaster Castle, you will be able to enjoy the fireworks.

The full programme will be available soon.  In the meantime for more information visit or follow the event on Facebook/LightUpLancaster or Twitter @lightuplanc

The delivery of Light Up Lancaster is kindly sponsored by The Duchy of Lancaster and the University of Cumbria and supported by The Dukes and Pennine Events.

Last updated: 26 September 2017