Prepare yourself to explore the best fireworks in the UK that will bring a sparkle to your Diwali festivities. Whether you are an enthusiast in Fireworks or new to celebrating Diwali our expert selections cater to all tastes and preferences. Join us as we reveal the secrets behind creating a Diwali fireworks show that will leave a lasting impression on your loved ones.

Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights is a celebrated and cherished event, across the globe. It symbolizes the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. As anticipation builds for this festival so does the excitement for the Diwali fireworks display. At Showtime Fireworks we understand the significance of creating an unforgettable experience that illuminates the night sky with an array of colors and pure joy.

In this blog post we invite you to embark on a journey into the world of fireworks. We will share our expertise on how to organised a Diwali party with your family and friends. Our team of experts at Showtime Fireworks has carefully handpicked the Top 10 best fireworks that are guaranteed to enhance your celebration like never before.

Get ready for a journey through a world filled with brilliance and vibrant colours as we unveil our top 10 picks, for Diwali fireworks.
Lets make this Diwali an unforgettable celebration by illuminating the night sky with the dazzling fireworks of Showtime Fireworks!

Top 10 best fireworks for Diwali

What is Diwali?

Diwali is known as the festival of lights and is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The festival usually lasts about five days and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month of Kartika. 

Every faith has its own reasons to celebrate Diwali, but there is an overarching theme of celebrating good triumphing over evil, or light overcoming darkness. The popular Hindu legend that revolves around Diwali tells the story of Rama and Sita returning to their kingdom, Ayodhya, after 14 years of being expelled to defeat the evil king, Ravana.

However, in Sikh culture, Diwali falls in line with the date on which the sixth guru, Hargobind Singh, and 52 princes, were released from jail in 1619. Diwali is the most significant festivals for the Jains, marking the annual celebration of the liberation of their 24th Tirthankaras’ (spiritual leader) soul.

For many who celebrate Diwali in India, the festival also marks the end of the harvest season. During this time, the Hindus will take the opportunity to pay for Lakshmi, the goddess of riches and prosperity. 

It is a magical time of the year full of positivity that creates an amazing atmosphere for anyone who is able to celebrate or just be around it. 

 

So, why do people light fireworks to celebrate Diwali?

Fireworks are an essential part of the light festival. With there being less focus on effects and volume, the vibrancy and colour range are crucial to a good Diwali display.

For Diwali, the lighting of fireworks is interpreted as a way to ward off all evil spirits as well as a way of adding to the festive mood. In addition to these reasons, the ritual may also be linked to the tradition of paying respect to ancestors.

In fact, fireworks are deeply embedded in Indian culture. They feature as a prominent theme of joy and celebration in many paintings from the 16th and 17th centuries.

So that is why you will typically be able to see the sky lit with fireworks on the first night of Diwali. Across the United Kingdom, many cities will celebrate the beginning of this festival with an opening ceremony, which closes with a spectacular display.

The fireworks will signify the victory of light over darkness by warding off all evil spirits as well as adding to the festive mood. As this will be the focus of the festival, the fireworks that are mainly used will be silent ones such as sparklers, lanterns and fountains which omit the most beautiful colourful light effects.

 

How to safely celebrate Diwali with a bang

We understand that you want to have fun and enjoy yourself but you need to do so safely and responsibly. Therefore we have put together some of our top tips on how to celebrate Diwali as safely as possible: 

  • You should always keep your fireworks in a closed, fireproof box and only take them out one at a time, closing the box immediately after removal
  • You should never keep fireworks in your pockets
  • You should never give fireworks to children
  • Always carefully read and comply with the safety instructions on each and every firework
  • Only one person should be in charge of the fireworks
  • Always light fireworks at an arm’s length and stand well back after lighting them
  • Never return to a lit firework that has failed to fire
  • You should always hold sparklers in a gloved hand one at a time. When finished, put the sparklers' hot end down into a bucket of water
  • Make sure that there is a safe distance between the fireworks and those watching as your fireworks display should always include a safe watch distance
  • Never throw fireworks

Is there a specific way I should store fireworks?

There are a few things to consider on how to store away fireworks that you have purchased to make sure that you are being as safe as possible. 

To make sure that nothing happens to the fireworks you should ensure that they are stored well away from any flammable materials and sources of heat such as hot water boilers or radiators. Make sure that your storage area is one hundred percent dry and any fireworks which have become damp are not used as you should never attempt to dry a firework or use them.

You need to also consider the temperature at which you store fireworks, ensuring that they are kept at a consistent temperature. Changing temperatures can cause humidity, which can then make your fireworks damp, so you will need to find a moisture trap sold by local DIY stores that is useful in extracting moisture from the environment.

 

Why you should buy fireworks to celebrate Diwali from Showtime Fireworks

Not only do we have over 20 years experience in supplying only the top brands to give our customers the most professional displays but we also offer free local delivery which we know is a massive selling point for our customers. 

Here at Showtime fireworks, we have plenty of fireworks for sale in our online shop. There is a range of the UK’s leading brands including the award-winning 2022 ‘Brand of the Year’: Vivid Pyrotechnics. Some of the other brands we are able to supply are Klasek Pyrotechnics (Dum Bum), Celtic Fireworks, Hallmark Fireworks, Cube, Jonathans, Firework King, Brothers, Black cat and many many more.

Our company supplies and delivers fireworks to London and its surrounding areas all year round. We take pride in the fact that we are able to offer a wide range of high-quality fireworks for sale to all our customers in all kinds of settings. Whether you need fireworks for a special celebration like a wedding or birthday, or simply want to get into the spirit of certain holidays such as Bonfire Night, Diwali, Eid, Chinese New Year or New Year's Eve, we have everything you need in order to make a night memorable.

With a diverse selection of fireworks that includes the likes of rockets, fountains, cakes, barrages, sparklers and much more, which are all available online for easy ordering and convenient delivery, you will no doubt be able to find something for your celebration.

 

What fireworks do we have to offer

You will be able to find a wide range of different types of fireworks that are all available on our website. But to help you on your search for the perfect fireworks for your celebration we have highlighted some of our favourite products that we sell below: 

Cakes & Barrages

These amazing fireworks are composed of a series of Roman candles, small aerial shells, or a combination of both, that are all connected together by a high-speed fuse. Our current favourites that we sell are: 

Large Fireworks

Barrages are made up of a number of different tubes that are linked together, with each tube firing a single firework in a pattern or sequence. Here are some of our favourites that we sell: 

Firework Rockets 

A rocket is a pyrotechnic firework made out of a paper tube that is packed with gunpowder that is then propelled into the air when it is lit. Here are some of the best rockets we sell:

Firework Selection boxes 

The selection boxes we supply all give their own unique display, as each box is packed with different fireworks from rockets, and fountains to firework cakes. Here are some of the different varieties we sell: 

 

Presenting our season's top 10 Best fireworks for Diwali at Showtime Fireworks

1. Asylum barrage pack 9 cakes by vivid fireworks - £150.00

Prepare for a pyrotechnic spectacle that will leave you in awe! Discover the brilliance of VIVID Pyrotechnics‘ Award-Winning 2021 & 2022 barrage pack. Year after year, this remains one of our best-selling items due to its remarkable versatility. With a minimum safety distance requirement of 15 meters, this formidable collection of fireworks presents an astonishing display of 210 shots, showcasing a captivating array of effects, including willows, crackles, strobes, brocades, and stars. This impressive assortment of nine dazzling firework cakes & Barrages are packed with a punch with an astonishing 2336g of powder, ensuring a night sky ablaze with vibrant colours and unforgettable brilliance like never before!

 Approx time : 22-25 mins

2. PRO CAKE Bundle - RRP £250 Our Price £150

Get ready to elevate your Bonfire Night with the Pro cake bundle pack – the ultimate firework display package that will set your celebration ablaze. This exceptional bundle features the crème de la crème, including top-class 1.3G rockets and barrages that are guaranteed to leave your audience in awe. Among the highlights is the Screaming Demon by Vivid Pyrotechnics fireworks, an innovative masterpiece that clinched the award for the best INNOVATION in the 2021 UK Firework Review awards.

Experience an unforgettable night with the Pro cake bundle pack, showcasing a phenomenal 25-shot 1.3g barrage that will paint the sky with Red falling leaves effects like you’ve never witnessed before. Why settle for a mediocre display when you can have the best? Purchase discounted firework packages today and transform your celebration into an extraordinary event!

If this pack has left you impressed, explore our ‘Loose Pack‘ selection for a variety of options tailored to your pyrotechnic preferences, ensuring your event reaches new heights of excitement and wonder.

Approx Time : 18-22 mins

3. Royal flush box by primed fireworks - £299.99

Prepare to illuminate the sky with an astonishing collection of 32 premium fireworks by Primed! This epic box promises to be a surefire hit with both friends and family, delivering a diverse range of cakes and firework rockets that are bound to leave a lasting impression. From sky-piercing bangers that command the heavens to an assortment brimming with value, this comprehensive selection has everything you need for an unforgettable display. Trust us, your audience won’t be able to resist the mesmerizing spectacle of Primed’s high-quality fireworks. So why wait? Place your order now and prepare for a show-stopping performance that will leave your guests in absolute awe!

Approx Time : 22-28 mins

4. SHINDIG Selection Box firework by Jonathans - £119.99

The Shindig Selection Firework Box has earned the prestigious title of the best selection box in the recent UK Fireworks Award 2021! If you prioritise quality over quantity, then this box is tailor-made for you. Rather than inundating you with numerous lackluster, low-performing fireworks, the Shindig offers a meticulously curated collection of 28 top-tier fireworks, each designed for larger and more impressive performances.

Inside this exceptional box, you’ll discover a comprehensive array of popular firework types, including multi-shot aerial fireworks, breathtaking fountains, rockets that soar to the sky, and a selection of remarkable Catherine Wheels. It’s no wonder that the Shindig Firework Box reigns supreme, delivering an unmatched fireworks experience that sets it apart from the rest!

Approx Time : 24-32 mins

5. GALA Selection Box firework by Jonathans - £69.99

Seeking top-quality fireworks without straining your budget? Your search ends with the Gala Firework Selection Box from Jonathon’s Fireworks! This medium-sized collection presents a remarkable array of 19 stunning options, each meticulously chosen for their unparalleled quality. Featuring multi-shot cake fireworks that are typically found in boxes priced twice as high, you’ll be astounded by the incredible value offered by this unique selection. Prepare to illuminate the night sky and ensure your next celebration is truly unforgettable with the Gala Firework Selection Box!

Approx Time : 17-23 mins

6. MOONSHOT Rocket Pack firework by primed - £14.99

Prepare for an exhilarating journey into the skies with a rocket pack from Primed Fireworks! Featuring 10 dazzling flash of Firework multi pack rockets, you’ll be treated to a dynamic blend of vivid colours and mesmerising effects. Witness the majestic blue stars that twinkle alongside golden and silver glitter, and be captivated as green stars burst into a radiant red strobe. Marvel at the fiery red stars that shimmer with silver glitter and brace yourself for the breathtaking display of purple stars that crackle with silver sparks. Get ready to launch into a world of excitement and wonder with these spectacular rockets!

Approx Time : 6-10 mins

7. Jeopardy 64 shot cake/barrage by Vivid Firework - £69.99

Introducing “Jeopardy,” the thrilling new firework from Vivid Pyrotechnics that promises to bring dazzle and delight to your celebration! This stunning firework boasts a captivating array of vibrant colours, mesmerising patterns, and an awe-inspiring finale that will leave you absolutely astonished.

As you ignite “Jeopardy,” you’ll witness a breathtaking display of red, green, and blue stars streaking across the night sky, culminating in a spectacular crown burst with matching colours. The pulse firing section adds an extra layer of enchantment with blinking and glittering red, green, and blue tails, creating a truly amazing effect. To top it off, “Jeopardy” features a Z-firing W fan of beautiful gold crowns that will fill the sky with brilliance.

No matter the occasion, “Jeopardy” is the perfect way to celebrate. Whether you’re hosting a Bonfire Night extravaganza or ringing in the New Year, this fireworks show is guaranteed to impress. Don’t delay – order “Jeopardy” NOW and get ready for a celebration that will leave a lasting impression!

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Approx time : 45-55 secs 

8. REAPER Rockets Pack 68g each By Vivid Fireworks - £27.99

Prepare to unleash explosive chaos into the night sky with the Vivid Fireworks Reaper Rocket pack! This extraordinary pack features five exceptional rockets, each delivering a powerful punch with 68g of gunpowder and a unique, awe-inspiring effect. From shimmering red glitter to sparkling silver and dazzling golden spiders with a captivating blue twist, these rockets are a sight to behold.

What’s more, these rockets are on par with our best-selling Sky Hunter, Mesosphere Hawks, and War Hawks, a testament to their exceptional quality and performance. But, a word of caution – these rockets are not for the faint-hearted, as they produce an intense sound that’s impossible to ignore! You don’t have to take our word for it; these rockets are a “must buy” with a flawless score of 10/10! Get ready for a night of fireworks that will leave you breathless!

Approx time : 4 – 5 mins 

9. Push it to the limit By Funke Fireworks - £119.99

Prepare for an extraordinary ‘Display in a Box’ experience like no other with the astonishing 100-shot Z-firing Compound Firework known as ‘Push it to the Limit!’ by Funke Fireworks. This cake is designed to mesmerise you with its stunning colours, expansive spread, and incredible effects, all powered by an impressive 1420g of powder. True to its name, this cake pushes the boundaries and promises an unforgettable display.

Get ready to be awestruck as this remarkable firework unfolds its magic, including:

  • A vibrant combination of blue and lemon with a amazing red strobe mine, transitioning into a stunning display of blue and lemon peony with a red strobe.
  • The sky igniting with shades of blue and chicken blood red, complemented by a vivid green strobe mine, evolving into an exquisite blue and chicken blood red peony surrounded by a captivating green strobe.
  • A grand finale featuring an impressive big silver chrysanthemum mine, culminating in a breathtaking spectacle of magnificent big silver chrysanthemum effects.

Prepare for a fireworks extravaganza that will leave you in awe!

If you’re in search of Wedding Fireworks to add that extra touch of magic to your special day, look no further. Our curated selection of wedding fireworks is tailored to create unforgettable moments, adding a mesmerising and celebratory flair to your wedding festivities. Let the brilliance of fireworks illuminate your love story and make your wedding day truly unforgettable.

Approx time : 50-55 secs 

10.Adrenaline 164 shots by primed fireworks - £229.99

Behold the Adrenalize Firework – a true spectacle of exuberant colors and a sky-filling display! This colossal cake from Primed boasts an astonishing 2886 grams of powder, a remarkable 164 shots featuring I + V + W + Z firing sequences, and massive bursts of captivating effects and colors that extend over an impressive 90 seconds. It’s the perfect grand finale to cap off your night in style.

Learn More about Primed

Primed has consistently delivered some of the finest fireworks in the market in recent years. Their products have earned the loyalty of customers who return year after year to experience their exceptional ranges. With Primed fireworks, you get exceptional value for your money, and even their more modest cakes are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. Prepare for a night of excitement and wonder with Adrenalize and Primed!

Why not check out our other Discounted Packages that our team of experts have hand-picked. 

Approx time : 90-95 secs 

Here are some reasons why you should choose us for your fireworks:

Experience: With over 20 years of experience at Showtime Fireworks, we have honed our expertise in the fireworks industry. This extensive experience ensures that you receive not only the highest quality fireworks but also expert guidance and support for your celebration.

Top Brands: We take pride in exclusively supplying the top brands in the fireworks industry. This means you can trust that the fireworks you receive are of the highest quality, providing stunning visual displays while prioritising safety.

Variety: Our extensive selection includes a wide array of fireworks, including firework rockets, firework fountains, cakes, barrages, sparklers, and much more. This diversity allows you to tailor your fireworks display to your specific preferences and the theme of your celebration.

Certified Products: All our fireworks are rigorously tested and certified to meet the highest safety and quality standards. Your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities, and we ensure that every product we offer adheres to these standards.

Free Local Delivery: To make your fireworks shopping experience even more convenient and cost-effective, we offer free local firework delivery for qualifying customers. This means you can get the fireworks you need without the hassle of additional delivery fees.

Year-Round Availability: At Showtime Fireworks, we understand that celebrations happen throughout the year. That’s why we provide fireworks in London and its surrounding areas all year round. You can count on us to be your reliable source for fireworks, no matter the season.

Customer Satisfaction: Our primary goal is to ensure your satisfaction. We are dedicated to providing you with the best fireworks for sale and service, ensuring that your fireworks display exceeds your expectations.

Convenient Ordering: Ordering fireworks online from us is easy and convenient. We encourage proper planning and preparation for your celebration by allowing you to order well in advance. This ensures that you have everything ready for the big day, eliminating any last-minute stress.

Choose Showtime Fireworks for your fireworks needs and experience a memorable and spectacular display that will leave your guests in awe. Don’t delay; add some sparkle to your next event with fireworks from our online firework shop! If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact us through our website. Explore more of our blogs to discover additional insights and tips for making your celebration unforgettable.

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