Clacton Pier to celebrate 150th birthday with free firework displays
Clacton Pier will be celebrating its 150th birthday in style, with a host of amazing firework displays completely free of charge.
In total, there will be 8 nights of firework displays. Spectators can view the fireworks on-site or from the seafront. There will also be a firework display on the Bank Holiday weekend, and, for the very first time, fireworks will be fired every weekend during the school summer holidays - hooray - brilliant news for the kids :)
Here are the dates for the fireworks later this year:
Sunday, May 30th
Saturday, July 24th
Saturday, July 31st
Saturday, August 7th
Saturday, August 14th
Saturday, August 21st
Sunday, August 29th - Bank Holiday Weekend
And, later in the year, Guy Fawkes Fawkes Fireworks are planned for Saturday 6th November.
Like most events, last year's event was cancelled due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This year the town is coming back with an epic bang and were crowned 'Pier of the Year' in 2020 by the National Piers Society. The pier hosts rides, ten-pin bowling, arcades, a seqaurium, golf and a soft-play centre, as well as numerous food, drink and retail outlets, so, get the dates in the diary and plan a fantastic weekend with the family. We will keep you updated with more news soon.