Shanghai International Music Fireworks Festival

  • Celebrated: Sep. 30 to Oct. 6
  • Location: Shanghai
Shanghai International Music Fireworks Festival originated in 2000 and has been held on the National Day every year in Shanghai Century Park. It is one of the most influential international music fireworks events in China as well as Asia. It is hosted by Shanghai Tourism Management Committee and Shanghai Pudong New Area People's Government.


The launch of this innovative festival is in line with Shanghai’s characteristics and the unique brand of Pudong urban cultural tourism. It has become an important festival and cultural tourism event in Shanghai.

Shanghai International Music Fireworks Festival uses Chinese and foreign culture as its soul, takes spacey visual arts as its charm, and makes modern technology its foundation. It perfectly combines colors, pictures, rhythm and music with melody and artistic conception, making both visual and audio impressive and artistic.

Each year six famous fireworks companies from around the world take part in the fireworks display competition. Prizes are the Gold, Silver and Copper Awards which are awarded by a panel of famous firework experts, musicians and writers.

Travel Information

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Entry: adult - 260 RMB (with a seat), 70 RMB (without a seat); children below 1.3 meters - free. You can book a ticket by calling 021-33680020.

Address: Century Park, 1001 Jinxiu Road, Pudong, Shanghai

Shanghai is the largest city in China with an efficient transportation network. It is served by Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao Airport.

Century Park can be accessed by bus 640, 746,794 or 983.

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I updated this article on February 28, 2014
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Questions and Answers About Shanghai International Music Fireworks Festival

Peter 2012-01-18
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Is it possible to come to the festival with a tripod to take pictures of fireworks? Thank you.
Hello. Yes you can see the festival and bring a tripod to take pictures. I believe that there will be many people who like photography will do like this. Mia Yang replied on 2012-01-19
nahashon 2010-09-21
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do you have vending spaces? let me know
Sorry Nahashon, we do not offer vending space to this festival . It is a night option. Grace Wang replied on 2010-09-22
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