American Pyrotechnics Association

Walt Disney World


The American Pyrotechnics Association have held several conferences at the Walt Disney World Resort, and in September 2008, they celebrated their 60th Anniversary. The event included 3 firework shows, with the final show, presented by Walt Disney World Entertainment with pyro design by Brad Cicotti, being the largest firework show ever staged at Walt Disney World.

Show 1 was held on the lgaoon at Downtown Disney, and was presented by Parente Fireworks of Melara Italy.

Show 2 was on the shore of Fort Wilderness, and was presented by Pyrotechnico. New Castle, PA.

Show 3 - Welcome to Our World, the finale, was fired from the shore of the Contemporary Resort, with firing locations on the shore and on Firework Island in the Seven Seas Lagoon.


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