The cost of a professional firework display can vary enormously depending on the intensity, size and number of fireworks fired and the duration of the display.
A high quality wedding firework display would normally cost about £800 for 6-8 minutes duration and typically £100 for every extra minute after that. Once the budget exceeds £1,500 then you could consider the option of having your display choreographed to music.
As a guide an organisation such as a Round Table or Parish Council typically spends between £3,000 to £6,000 for a 15 to 20 minute pyromusical.
Major Guy Fawkes displays as seen in many cities accross the UK over November would typically cost between £10,000 and £16,000 and often have audiences in excess of 20,000.
Larger displays seen in such places as Battersea Park, Edinburgh Castle and the London Eye can range from between £30,000 to £200,000.
The record for the most expensive firework display is held by Kuwait for the 50th anniversary of the ratification of Kuwait’s Constitution in November 2012. The display cost a reported £10,000,000 !
The Guinness World Record for the largest firework display was achieved by The Church of Christ in Manilla in the Philippines at the countdown to the 2016 New Year Celebrations. Although the cost of the display is unreported.