Festivals & Seasonal Events

32nd Int. Firework Competition

The world’s best pyrotechnicians compete against each other in the Great Garden.

The world's most renowned pyrotechnicians compete on five summer evenings and create spectacular firework choreographies against the unique backdrop of the Herrenhausen Gardens.

Dates 2024

25 May 2024 - Malaysia, Red Flame Special Effects
08 June 2024 - Estonia, Pyrocom
17 August 2024 - India, Amir Morani Fireworks
07 September 2024 - Lithuania, Vilniaus Saliutas
14 September 2024 - Slovakia, Privatex-Pyro Firewokrs

Year after year, the fiery monuments captivate audiences with their artistic symbiosis of sound and light. Before darkness falls over the baroque garden, tense anticipation makes the air shimmer. Then live music, walking acts and drama characterise the colourful scenery. Creative reminiscences of the participating country and culinary variety make the time fly by. The Herrenhausen Gardens provide the perfect backdrop for this unique experience.

Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen - Hannover Timelapse

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International Firework Competition

The world-famous competition presents top teams every year.

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17.08.2024 starting from 18:00 to 23:00 o'clock

07.09.2024 starting from 18:00 to 23:00 o'clock

14.09.2024 starting from 18:00 to 23:00 o'clock


Herrenhausen Gardens
Herrenhäuser Straße 4
30419 Hannover