Get set for a magical night this Bank Holiday Monday, August 5th 2019, as thousands are expected to see a stunning fireworks display centred along Bray Seafront, which will be accompanied by an incredible soundtrack.
The display itself is designed by Rocket Pyrotechnics Ireland and includes 193 approx. fireworks producing 1728 approx. projectiles, 9 flame units and 2.5 approx. tonnes of equipment which will be launched on the seafront opposite the Bandstand.
Why not make a day of it and head to Bray where you can enjoy all the thrills and spills of the Seafront Funfair’s final day, grab a bite to eat at one of the many fantastic cafés, pubs and restaurants throughout the town then finish off the evening with a stunning fireworks display.
Eugene Finnegan from Bray Tourism said, “We hope everyone who attends Monday evening’s fireworks display is impressed with this fabulous show, it’s one of the largest free displays in the country. We look forward to seeing you there!”
Motorists are advised to expect delays before and after this event with limited public parking along the seafront. Visitors are encouraged to use public transport. Plan your journey here.
This year’s fireworks are proudly brought to you by The Martello Hotel, Bray with event build-up at 9:30 pm by East Coast FM’s Rob & Laura. The radio station will also be providing the soundtrack for the display which will be launching after 10 pm on Bank Holiday Monday, August 5th.
There are still plenty more events taking place in Bray this summer. You can watch Movies by the Bandstand on selected dates in August, catch big band performances on Sunday afternoons on the newly refurbished Victorian bandstand on Bray seafront, explore Pirates and Mermaids themed events at SeaLife Bray, celebrate Irish culture and history as Heritage Week finishes off our summer events from August 17th to 25th.
In between events, why not try out the incredible experiences that you can’t get anywhere else including Bray Adventures, Killruddery House & Gardens, Squirrel Scramble, Bray Bowl, Star Amusements, Delta Force Paintballing, Fatbike Adventures, Shoreline Leisure, Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre, the Brave Maeve Story Trail, Bray Celtic Camino Coastal route and Cool Planet Experience.
Or why not take a dip in the waters of Bray’s Blue Flag beach, stroll along the magnificent Victorian prom, check out the spectacular views from Bray Head or the Cliff Walk & visit our vibrant town centre where there is an excellent choice of places to shop, stay, dine and socialise in.
The spectacular fireworks photo has been kindly supplied by Brian Dempsey Photography www.creativephotography.eu.
Bray is a coastal town in County Wicklow and is situated about 20 km south of Dublin city centre on the east coast. It is the ninth-largest urban area within the Republic of Ireland.
Bray is a resort town making it a destination for tourists and day-trippers, with a great social scene, bustling town centre and thriving industry.
In 2013 Bray saw a four-fold increase in bookings via ebookers making it the second most popular staycation destination in the country.
In February bray.ie was shortlisted for ‘Best Connected Council‘ at the All-Ireland Community & Council Awards. Bray.ie won the award in 2017. Read more: https://www.bray.ie/bray-ie-wins-best-connected-community-award/.
The Bray Air Display and the ‘Summer in Bray’ tourism initiative have won Silver at The All Ireland Community and Council Awards. Read more:https://www.bray.ie/successful-night-for-bray-at-the-all-ireland-community-and-council-awards-2019/.
About Rocket Pyrotechnics – https://www.rocketpyro.ie
Rocket Pyrotechnics is Ireland’s leading fireworks company. They have been designing fireworks displays for over 20 years performing shows in all parts of Ireland. They are the only Irish fireworks company to perform at the Fireworks World Championships where they competed against the very best in the business and they placed second in the world!
Their work has featured on TV, at music & other festivals, concerts, great sporting occasions etc. The Rocket Pyrotechnics team create and execute some of the most dramatic and memorable shows imaginable in Ireland and abroad.
The Bray summer tourism campaign is brought to you by Bray Chamber, Wicklow County Council and Bray.ie. Bray.ie is a trading name of Bray Tourism.
Campaign taglines – ‘Summer’s here’ & ‘Splash into summer’
Campaign hashtag – #SummerInBray