Sky Wars 2023 - 18th Annual US Invitational Fireworks Championship

Actions Panel

Sky Wars 2023 - 18th Annual US Invitational Fireworks Championship

Sky Wars, The United States Invitational Fireworks Championship

By Sky Wars: A Light & Sound Explosion

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, September 23 · 2 - 10:30pm CDT


Wright City/Innsbrook Missouri 13604 State Highway M Wright City, MO 63390

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Sky Wars is the United States Invitational Fireworks Championship - the nation's largest fireworks competition and one of the only pyrotechnic competitions in the U.S. We invite pyrotechnicians (who are among the nation's top fireworks choreographers) to create breathtaking pyromusicals for an audience of all ages.

Sky Wars is celebrating its 18th annual fireworks championship on September 23, 2023 with three hours of fiery fun for the entire family.

  • GROUP SALES - Have a large group? For groups (25 and up), we have a special rate. Please contact Sky Wars at to book.
  • SPONSORS - Multiple levels of sponsorship are available to area businesses and patrons. For details, email
  • FAMILIES - Children ages 5 and younger get free admission, but must have a ticket. The Children's Festival Area will be open from 2-7 p.m. before the fireworks show.
  • VIP EXPERIENCE - (Limited availability) VIP area opens at 2 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. - Bar Opens; 4:30-5:30 p.m. - Passed Appetizers; 6-8 p.m. - Buffet and Desserts; 9:30 p.m. - Bar Closes. Beer and wine included. *Everyone - including children of all ages - needs a ticket to access the VIP area.
  • PARKING - There are two types of parking - Free and Reserved - over multiple lots. Both options offer handicapped-accessible spots. Reserved parking's entrance is closer to the seating area, and reserved parking vehicles will be given priority to exit the event at the end of the evening.

RAISE THE WOOF! - The event helps Wags & Whiskers, a no-kill animal shelter in Warren County. For more information on this project, visit


  • Children's Festival Area open from 2-7 p.m.
  • VIP area opens at 2 p.m.
  • Live music performance from 3-7 p.m.
  • Fireworks show begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • Bring your own chairs and/or blankets.
  • No coolers, alcoholic beverages, outside food or drink. Food trucks and other vendors will be available.
  • No pets, no RVs, no drones, no pop-ups, tents, tables or canopies, no firearms, and no personal fireworks (the irony of that is not lost on us).
  • Questions? Please email Thank you!


*Tickets are non-refundable. (The only exception is if the government imposes an order to cease operation of large gatherings due to COVID-19.)

**Sky Wars will happen regardless of rain. If severe weather prevents the performance, the show will take place the next evening (Sunday, September 24, 2023) at 7:30 p.m.

***Sky Wars' non-profit partner is Wags and Whiskers and its "Raise the Woof" campaign to build a no-kill animal shelter in Warren County.

Thank you for your support!

About the organizer