Takin’ It to the Max with Legal Fireworks

Many firework enthusiasts are looking for the next biggest high, fireworks that are more powerful, more explosive and shoot higher with more outrageous special effects. If a little firework action is good, then more is better – right? Well, we think so as long as you...

How to Become a Pyrotechnician

Back in the olden days, it was quite easy to become a pyrotechnician – just hang out a shingle, get to stuffing shells and pray the whole place didn’t blow up. However, today the industry is heavily regulated by federal, state and local entities that all have a say in...

Firework Festivals Around the World

Great balls of fire, there are a lot of fireworks festivals on the planet! Get your firework fix here:  Celebration of Light: Since 1990, this annual musical fireworks competition has been held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada during the summer. Three...

Can’t Stop Talking About Tultepec

Although attendance at the Tultepec Firework Festival is said to be around 5,000 a year, mainly from residents from this area north of Mexico City, it is still fairly unknown to tourists and adventure seekers from outside the county. Visiting a firework festival is a...

Tultepec Fireworks and Burning of the Bulls

  Tultepec has some crazy firework traditions, and that’s no bull! Tultepec, a municipality near Mexico City, has been long linked to the country’s pyrotechnic industry. Some estimate that over half the population is involved in the firework business, making more than...