Vancouver’s ‘Celebration of Light’ fireworks show ends with a bang

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the final night of Vancouver's Celebration of Light festival. Global News

The Vancouver Honda Celebration of Light wrapped up Saturday night with a dazzling final show of the year.

Spain took the stage; they’re the third team and last to present this year.

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English Bay was once again crowded with hundreds of thousands of onlookers.

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Police say it was a much busier night than Wednesday and they had to close the main beach early for safety reasons as it hit capacity.

Vancouver Police said overall it was a relatively quiet night.

“There were a few minor disturbances that our members were able to get a handle on before they became a bigger issue and a few arrests were made,” said Const. Tanie Visintin, a VPD officer.

“We had a few lost children that were separated from their families but it was a great night.”

Vancouverites can vote for their favourite out of the three teams that performed this year.

The “people’s choice winner” will be announced on August 2, 2022.

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City of Vancouver maintenance crews and park board employees were hard at work following the firework display to restore English Bay.

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