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Our Eight U.S. Presidential Inaugurations Jan 20, 2017 From 1981 to 2017 (Reagan to Trump) Fireworks by Grucci performed eight consecutive U.S. Presidential Inaugurations (which featured fireworls) . . .        Donald J. Trump (2017):             During the Obama administration, there were no fireworks for his 2009 or 2013 inauguration ceremonies....[more]
Saks Fifth Avenue 2016 Window Unveiling Nov 22, 2016 New York City November 22, 2016 - Once again, we had the pleasure of collaborating with the Saks Creative team in designing a performance to highlight the holiday window reveal and celebrate "The Land of 1,000 Delights"! Mark Briggs, Chris Wieliczko, Margurita LaCorte-Deluca and the entire Saks production crew are a delight...[more]
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular 2016 Jul 4, 2016 Boston July 4, 2016 - The 43rd annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular featured great performances by Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, along with pop stars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, and country superstars Little Big Town. Fireworks by Grucci added excitement to the Pops' performance of Tchaikovsky's Overture of 1812. And...[more]
Los Angeles Grand Opening of OUE Skyspace Jun 25, 2016 Los Angeles, June 25th 2016 - Another historic "Fireworks by Grucci" event displayed on June 25th 2016 from the new US Bank Tower. The grand opening of OUE Skyspace in Los Angeles was the first fireworks show ever on a commercial building in Downtown Los Angeles. One of the unique attractions of...[more]
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Jun 17, 2016 Las Vegas Jun 17, 2016 - Insomniac Events organized a magnificent 20th anniversary celebration for its flagship festival, Electric Daisy Carnival - complete with Fireworks by Grucci.  Planners went to great lengths to ensure that those in attendance would look back on the landmark event with a special fondness. Thanks...[more]
Las Vegas Riviera Hotel & Casino Implosion Jun 14, 2016 Las Vegas, June 14th 2016 - The famous Riviera Hotel & Casino stands for the last time. To celebrate it's glorious past and to welcome the future, Firework By Grucci, provided a fitting fireworks show to precede the final implosion.     Thousands of people gathered at 2:00 am to...[more]
Station Casino's Red Rock Resort and Casino 10th year anniversary Apr 16, 2016 Las Vegas - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa celebrated it's 10th birthday on April 16, 2016. Many have hailed the Red Rock as the crown jewel of Station Casino collection and in honor of its milestone birthday, Fireworks by Grucci was commissioned to cap off the celebration in spectacular...[more]
T-Mobile Arena Grand Opening Apr 6, 2016 Grucci dazzled Las Vegas with a spectacular surprise performance on April 6, 2016.   The T-Mobile Arena transformed the world-renowned Las Vegas Strip with its grand opening on April 6, 2016. After nearly two years of construction, the 20,000-seat world-class arena opened its doors in the Entertainment Capital of the...[more]
Chinese New Year 2016 - Year of the Monkey Feb 6, 2016 China’s Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and award-winning composer Tan Dun teamed up with Fireworks By Grucci to welcome the Year of the Monkey on February 6, 2016.   The impressive Chinese New Year fireworks celebration was supported by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Changsha...[more]
America's Party - New Year's Eve 2015-16 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2015 - Las Vegas Events and Fireworks by Grucci rang in the New Year 2016 at “America's Party” to help the Nation Shoot for the Stars.     Las Vegas is renowned for hosting the largest, most sensational New Year’s Eve celebration in the USA. To ring in...[more]
SAKS & COMPANY’S 2015 Holiday Jubilee On 5th Avenue Nov 23, 2015 Saks & Company, one of the world’s most iconic brands in fashion, continued a joyous holiday tradition at its famed flagship store on 5th Avenue with the November 23rd, 2015 unveiling of its new holiday window theme, “The Winter Palace.”     Saks and Company’s Holiday Jubilee was highlighted by a stunning pyrotechnical...[more]
70 Years of Peace, Following end of WWII Aug 16, 2015 Associated Press - August 16, 2015  PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII   The mayors of Honolulu and Nagoaka, Japan – two cities linked by World War Two – joined the U.S. Navy and hundreds of people Saturday night, August 16, 2015 to mark the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end by watching...[more]
World Class Harborfest 2015 Jul 25, 2015 World-renowned Fireworks by Grucci helped spotlight the fantastic cultural and recreational opportunities to be found in the City of Oswego and its waterfront, the County of Oswego, the Oswego River and the southeastern shore of Lake Ontario with a World-Class Fireworks performance on July 25, 2015 a centerpiece of 28th...[more]
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (2015) Jul 4, 2015 Fireworks by Grucci choreographed a stunning pyrotechnical accompaniment to the 4th of July performance of the Boston Pops. An American tradition for decades, the 2015 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular was overflowing with patriotism and pride that was reflected in the skies along the Charles River Esplanade.   Phil Grucci, President/Creative Director and Designer...[more]
Grucci realizes Black Square for the opening of the Garage Museum in Moscow Russia Jun 11, 2015 Jun 11, 2015 - Fireworks by Grucci completed their first ever commissioned production in Russia.        Collaborating with contemporary artist Rirkrit Tiravanija in the design of Black Square, FbG designed and fabricated the PixelBurst-tm shells in their own factory then shipped into Russia for the installation and display. The...[more]
Las Vegas Rock in Rio 2015 May 8, 2015 Las Vegas May 8, 2015 - Rock in Rio brought its first U.S. concert on May 2015 to Las Vegas. The star-studded lineup included Metallica, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Deftones and John Legend.  Opening night included Fireworks by Grucci.      [more]
Dubai World Cup at Meydan Race Course Mar 28, 2015 March 28, 2015. Dubai World Cup at Meydan Race Course Fireworks by Grucci designed, engineered and produced an unforgettable finale to the 20th Dubai World Cup World - a showcase of nine horse races known as the “world’s richest day in racing” with $30 million in purses leading up to a US$10...[more]
Fantastic Art China - Chinese New Year Fireworks on the Hudson Feb 17, 2015   Feb 17, 2015 – Fantastic Art China - Chinese New Year Fireworks on the Hudson   Fireworks by Grucci, the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (part of the Chinese Ministry of Culture), and Intently (a Chinese fireworks company), all worked together to create a major fireworks exhibition to...[more]
America's Party - New Years 2014/2015 Jan 1, 2015 The Nation’s Largest New Year’s Eve Fireworks performance was threatened by wind possibly cancelling the performance. In Las Vegas style and in accordance with this year’s America’s Party theme “Don’t Stop the Party” mother nature allowed the party to go on!     An audience in excess of 340,000 on...[more]
The Star-Spangled Spectacular 200th Aniversary Sep 13, 2014 September 13, 2014 - Fireworks by Grucci began the 20 minute fireworks celebration with a Pyrotechnic PixelBurst™ of the American Flag that measured 900 feet by 600 feet and hovered over Fort McHenry; the original battlefield and birthplace of our National Anthem.  This never before seen effect earned Grucci ...[more]
Grucci & Bergdorf Goodman Kick off 2014 Holiday Season Nov 18, 2014 Black Friday? Grucci Kicks off the Holiday Season with a NYC Pyrotechnics Performance in Bergdorf Goodman's White, Silver and Lavender! BELLPORT, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The famed pyrotechnical artisans of Fireworks by Grucci performed for 2014 Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Window Unveiling & UNICEF Snowflake Lighting on November 17...[more]
Dubai & Grucci Enter The Guinness Book of World Records Jan 1, 2014 Grucci makes and captures history ! (see video below)    BELLPORT, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2014 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Guinness Book of World Records officially certified the fireworks performance designed...[more]
Downtown Summerlin - Las Vegas 2014 Oct 9, 2014   Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Las Vevas, NV Through long time partner Andrea Michaels and Extraordinary Events, the Howard Hughes Corporation commissioned Fireworks by Grucci to punctuate Downtown Summerlin’s grand opening of it's 1.6 million-square-foot outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment center. The evening was bustling with fashion shows, lights, music...[more]
Saudi Arabia National Day Sep 23, 2014   September 23rd, 2014 - Fireworks by Grucci coordinated a multi-media event to commemorate the 84th year of the Unification of Saudi Arabia by King Abdul Aziz. The magnificent fireworks incorporated architectural lighting that set the stage for a majestic dazzling performance! The VIP’s gathered at the Ritz...[more]
Amway China Celebration at Ellis Island Apr 15, 2014 April 15th, 2014. Ellis and Liberty Island, New York Harbor. Amway China celebrates the success of the top 1,600 sales delegates with a Gala dinner in the Ellis Island museum, a display from Fireworks by Grucci and a pop concert starring Wang Lee-Hom.     Phil Grucci: "We have persevered...[more]
Implosion with Fireworks - Albany, NY Aug 25, 2014   August 2, 2014 - Albany, New York: Columbia Development Cos. President Joe Nicolla surprised the crowd with fireworks before the implosion of the former Wellington Hotel Annex, including puffs of red, blue and yellow smoke in the shape of 'J & J.' That's 'J' for Joe and 'J' for...[more]
SLS Las Vegas Grand Opening Aug 22, 2014   On August 22, 2014, when the clock struck midnight, Fireworks by Grucci lit up the Las Vegas night sky at the Grand Opening of the SLS Hotel and Casino Las Vegas. As the doors opened for the first time, guests and VIPS were treated to a state-of-the-art pyrotechnical performance...[more]
Black Lightning - Aspen Art Museum Aug 2, 2014     August 2, 2014 - Chinese artist Guo-Qiang once again collaborated with Fireworks by Grucci to create a daytime explosion event "Black Lightning". It was performed twice against the dramatic blue sky of Aspen and its iconic mountain, Ajax. An extraordinary presence seven hundred feet high, the black lightning...[more]
EMAAR Burj Khalifa New Years Eve 2013-2014 Oct 5, 2014     Brilliantly jaw dropping Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building at over 2,800’, in the colors of the UAE National flag, Dubai ushered in the New Year 2014 with a breathtaking display of fireworks that captivated the world. Downtown Dubai, the flagship development of Emaar Properties PJSC, hosted a...[more]
Qatar National Day Dec 18, 2013 December 18, 2013 - Qatar National Day (also known as Founder's Day) is a national commemoration of Qatar's unification in 1878. It is celebrated on the 18th of December every year. The holiday was established by a June 21, 2007 decree of the then Crown Prince and Heir Apparent Sheikh...[more]
thmArtist Cai Guo-Qiang's "Explosion Event" Nov 29, 2012 Fireworks by Grucci once again collaborated with Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang and staged a remarkable pyrotechnic explosive event. Sackler Gallery and Art in Embassies Present Artist Cai Guo-Qiang's "Explosion Event" on November 30, 2012. This free public event was viewable at the Mall grounds directly across Jefferson Drive at the...[more]
DUBAI Celebrates Winning EXPO 2020 Nov 27, 2013   Nov 27, 2013 - Dubai, UAE Following a vote in Paris by the Bureau International des Expositions, the UAE, was selected as the host nation of the World Expo 2020 in Dubai under the theme "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future". This momentous occasion was celebrated at the world famous...[more]
Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge Dedication - Atlantis Bahamas Nov 15, 2012   Paradise Island, BAHAMAS - Scores of Bahamians, local dignitaries, and tourists came out to enjoy the celebrations of the launch of the Bahamas 40th independence year (2013) and to honour Sir Sidney Poitier after a bridge renaming ceremony took place earlier in the day. Oprah Winfrey, a longtime friend...[more]
thmRevel Casino Resort Sep 3, 2012 Labor Day weekend 2012   The Revel Casino Resort treated their guests and Atlantic City to three amazing evenings of World Class Grucci fireworks!  The spectacular fireworks choreography combined state-of-the-art rooftop special effects from Revel's 750' tall high-rise tower along with heart-pounding high aerials from Revel Beach.  Hotel guests were able to experience...[more]
thmKatara EID Festival Aug 20, 2012     Fireworks by Grucci amazed residents and guests at the four day Eid al-Fitr celebration in Doha, Qatar.  The fireworks were presented as a gift to the local audience by the Katara Cultural Village. In a joint cooperation between the Grucci family and Qatar based Innovations Unlimited ME, the...[more]
thmElectric Daisy Carnival produced by Insomniac Events May 17, 2012     Electric Daisy Carnival New York Fireworks by Grucci Met Life Stadium May 18 to 20, 2012   Insomniac Events and Pacha joined forces once again with the Grucci Family to bring the traveling version of the incredible EDC Vegas show to Met Life Stadium.  EDC combines the world's...[more]
thmMathaf Arab Museum Of Modern Art, Cai Guo-Qiang Exhibit Dec 4, 2011     According to the UK's Daily Mail afticle entitled: "Holy smoke! Chinese artist creates fireworks display for the DAYTIME" It seems like an easy way to send money up in smoke.   But a fireworks exhibit that took place in broad daylight in Doha, Qatar has impressed art lovers....[more]
thmSEAGames - South East Asian Games 2011 Nov 10, 2011    The South-East Asian Games 2011 also referred to as the SEA Games - hosted by two cities - Palembang and Jakartawill for 11 days between November 11 and November 22 in . The SEA Games are held every two years. The games involve participants from the countries of South-East...[more]
thmCunard Royal Rendezvous Sail Away II Jan 12, 2011   The three Cunard ships-Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth-took to the NY Harbor all at the same time for a little "Royal Rendezvous" and a lot of Grucci fireworks.   This is only the second time that all three Queens have been together in NYC at the...[more]
thmAmerica's Party - Las Vegas New Year 2011 Dec 30, 2010       "America's Party 2010, the country's largest New Year's Eve fireworks show, in Las Vegas proved to be another successful event for the Grucci Family", said Felix J Grucci, Jr Executive Show Producer for America's Party fireworks   Grucci went on to say "This year's show presented some...[more]
thmThe 7th annual TD Bank "Celebrates America" Jul 2, 2010   Long Island's only World Class program performed behind the Harry Chapin Theater. Attended by over 150,000 spectators and sponsored by TD Bank - America's most convenient Bank.          [more]
thmWynn Encore Grand Opening - Macau, China Apr 21, 2010       April 22, 2010 - Steve Wynn marked the opening of Encore, his newest, all-suites boutique hotel, with a fireworks spectacular. Accompanied by Allan Zeman, Vice Chairman of Wynn Macau, Limited; Ian Coughlan, President, Wynn Macau and Linda Chen, Chief Operating Officer, Wynn Macau, he ignited the display...[more]
thmMeydan Race Course Dubai World Cup, U.A.E. Mar 26, 2010                                                     15 Revolving Laps of Brilliant Grucci Silver Comets race around the 2.8 km Horse Track. Falcon Illumination Silouette of the massive Falcon shape along...[more]
thmGuinness' 250th Anniversary Dec 30, 2009       [December 31, 2009]  (New Years Eve) at exactly 17:59 GMT, Guinness & Co signed off on a remarkable 250th anniversary year with a spectacular 60 second broadcast live on RTÉ One from St James's Gate Brewery. Fireworks by Grucci of New York, who have designed and...[more]
thmAmerica's Party - Las Vegas New Year's 2010 Dec 30, 2009   50 Grucci Pyrotechnicians spent a week from December 27th thru New Year’s Eve 2009 to install and prepare the many effects planned for America’s Party Celebration to bring in the year 2010. 12 months in the planning culminated when Fireworks by Grucci pushed the button and 7 rooftop...[more]
thmPhiladelphia Museum Of Art Dec 10, 2009                                                         Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project occured in front of the Museum's East Façade, where the image of a blossoming flower appeared...[more]
thmMorocco: Sol Kerzner Opens Mazagan Oct 30, 2009                                                           After opening two of the most anticipated resorts in the world within the last twelve months - Atlantis, The Palm...[more]
Queensboro Bridge's 100th Birthday May 31, 2009 May 31, 2009 New York City - The Queensboro Bridge celebrated it's 100th birthday with Fireworks by Grucci. Often overshadowed by its famous downriver sibling, the Brooklyn Bridge, the 7,449-foot span links Manhattan and Queens and led to explosive growth in the borough dominated by farmland at the dawn of the...[more]
Atlantis the Palm Dubai, U.A.E. Nov 19, 2008     Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2008 The grand opening celebration of Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis Resort, created by Nakeel and Kerzner International, was celebrated in grand scale with the world's largest fireworks performance designed and created by the international firework artists, the Gruccis of New York. The night's...[more]
thmBeijing Summer Olympic Games, China Aug 7, 2008    The Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee selected Phil Grucci to the prestigious position of Chief Fireworks Designer and Engineer for the Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Mr. Grucci and the Fireworks by Grucci team used their extensive experience in international pyrotechnics to lead the massive collection of Chinese pyrotechnicians in...[more]
thmLumière Place Dec 18, 2007                                                               ST. LOUIS, MO., December 19, 2007 – Lumière Place, the new $507 million luxury gaming property constructed in...[more]
Atlantic City - Sands Casino Resort - Implosion Oct 18, 2007 October 2007 - The Atlantic City Sands Casino Resort took its final bow with pomp, circumstance and fireworks after a long run of 26 years. The timely exit of this shining 21 story star on the boardwalk in the lavish casino town marks the end of a golden era in...[more]
thmNew York's Plaza Hotel turns 100 Sep 30, 2007     For the Plaza's centennial, its new owners threw a birthday party with a 12-foot-tall cake and an impressive pyrotechnics display sychronized to the music of a live orchestra.         [more]
thmHagley Museum's Fireworks Jun 14, 2007                                                                     WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - Each year, Hagley Museum and Library present a pyrotechnic masterpiece that weaves...[more]
Cove Atlantis All-Suite Resort Grand Opening May 10, 2007   Across the entire Cove Atlantis resort, bursts of light lit up the sky in orchestrated symphony of colour erupting to every note of the thundering classical music blasting through the speakers. In amazement, eyes gazed up at the masterpiece of fireworks: the pink, green, gold and blue colours of...[more]
Wynn Macau - Grand Opening Sep 5, 2006 09-06-2006 - Macau, China -  Wynn Macau, the first resort in Asia developed by Wynn Resorts, was opened to the public on September 6, 2006, but the night before Steve Wynn marked the opening with another Fireworks by Grucci extravaganza.    One could say we literally helped him put his...[more]
rainbow2MoMA QNS Opening (rainbow) Jun 28, 2002        The World Famous Grucci Family, the "Artists of the Sky," were commissioned by New York's Museum of Modern Art and famed contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang to produce the "Transient Rainbow." Conceived by artist Cai Guo-Qiang and produced by Fireworks by Grucci Inc.,...[more]
2002 Winter Olympics - Salt Lake, Utah Feb 24, 2002 The 2002 Winter Olympic Games were held in and around Salt Lake City, Utah from February 8 to 24, 2002. The Paralympics from March 7 to 16, 2002. During the opening ceremony, a pyrotechnic display began north of the stadium. Workers at 11 launch sites in the valley around the...[more]
thmAsia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, Shanghai, China Oct 14, 2001     A magnificent 18-minute pyrotechnic spectacular was staged from 37 different firing locations, which included more than 8,000 lines of digital computer firing code.  Each location was simultaneously fired utilizing Fireworks by Grucci’s expertly trained pyrotechnicians and the State-of-the-Art in computer firing systems.  The pyrotechnics were displayed from: 10...[more]
thmMillennium NYC (Macy*s) Jul 3, 2000     26 Barges surrounding Manhattan Island 13 Separate wireless computerized firing positions 1 Stunning performance with seamless fireworks synchronization    [more]
thmLas Vegas Strip Performances Feb 19, 2010     Fireworks by Grucci has produced many of Las Vegas' largest special events and grand openings, including the official Las Vegas Centennial celebration. Some of their favorite Vegas backdrops include: Aladdin, Bally's Grand, Bellagio, Caesar's Palace, Circus Circus, City Center, Excalibur, Flamingo, Las Vegas Hilton, Mandalay Bay, Mirage, MGM...[more]
thmAmerica's Millennium - Washington DC Dec 31, 1999       Exclusive waivers granted for the attachment of explosive devices to a National Monument. (Federal law prohibits such demonstrations within a 45' radius of a National Monument)Two-weeks of product demonstrations and extensive testing accompanied with meetings to achieve an unprecedented approval from Department of the Interior, US Park...[more]
Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Aug 10, 1996 August 10th & 11th 1996 - Washington DC - The Smithsonian Institution celebrated the 150th Anniversary of its founding with a Birthday Party on the Mall. The festivities include 23 pavilions which stretched from 3rd Street to 14th Street and represented all the museums and several research facilities and offices. The...[more]
Brooklyn Bridge Centenial May 24, 1983 May 1983 - New York City - Tens of thousands of New York City residents and out-of-town New York City buffs flocked into lower Manhattan and Brooklyn and onto the banks of the East River to pay joyful homage to the Brooklyn Bridge, which turned 100 years old on May...[more]

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