News

An Important Message in response to COVID-19

By Evan / March 17, 2020

To our customers, collaborators, and partners within the event industry, in response to the current and ever-shifting news and information about COVID-19, North Star Fireworks wants to ensure that everyone knows we are committed to our clients. We are diligently working with our employees across Ontario, and every event and venue to ensure you are … Read more

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*NEW!* date added for fireworks licencing course

By Geoff / February 21, 2020

Sharpen those pencils and add this to your calendar: we have added a new date and location for the Display Fireworks Safety and Legal Awareness Course! *NEW* April 25, 2020 – Trenton, ON May 2, 2020 – Kitchener, ON Cost: $150 payable to us (+ a separate payment of $102 payable to Natural Resources Canada … Read more

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2020 Family Day Fireworks!

By Evan / February 13, 2020

With the family day weekend nearly upon us, the North Star crew wants to make sure you know where to catch the best Fireworks shows around Ontario this weekend! Saturday, February 15th: 8:00PM – Blue Mountain Village, The Blue Mountains (Collingwood), Ontario 9:45PM – Chicopee Ski Club, Kitchener Ontario 7:00PM – Craigleith Ski Club, The Blue … Read more

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*NEW* Fireworks licence course date added for 2020 & electric firing system training

By Geoff / February 5, 2020

Not only do we put on amazing fireworks shows across the country, but we teach the course that lets you do it too!  We’ve added the first date of the Display Fireworks Safety and Legal Awareness Course to our spring schedule; this is the official Natural Resources Canada/Explosives Regulatory Division fireworks certification programme.  In other … Read more

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Drone update: We’ve been featured on a podcast!

By Geoff / January 22, 2020

We recently announced our newest project in the entertainment industry: drone swarming shows!  It’s garnered a huge amount of interest, with shows booking up fast.  North Star founder and CEO Jeff Clarmo gives insight into this exciting new venture on the latest podcast produced by Festivals and Events Ontario.  Click on the link below (or … Read more

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HUGE NEWS! *The drones are coming…*

By Geoff / January 6, 2020

North Star is excited to announce the official launch of our new venture in the entertainment industry: choreographed, synchronised drone swarming shows!  You may have seen drones shows featured in the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony, as well as part of the last couple of Super Bowl halftime shows.  We have now become the … Read more

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Patrice Guy

By Matt / December 24, 2019

Patrice Guy is a 33-year veteran of the international pyrotechnics industry. He is the Co-owner and Technical Director of North Star Fireworks and is the former Vice-chairman of the Canadian Pyrotechnic Council. His specialty is in Pyro musical Design, Show Production and Drone Light Shows. Most recently, Patrice served as the Technical Director of the … Read more

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Geoff Worthington

By Matt / December 24, 2019

Geoff is our General Manager and show coordinator.  He makes sure that things are perfect, from conception to production, and from firing shows to site clean-up.  He works closely with not only our clients, but also with our crews and local authorities having jurisdiction, to ensure everyone is more than satisfied with the final product.  … Read more

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Jeff Clarmo

By Matt / December 24, 2019

Jeff is the founder of North Star Fireworks Entertainment. His experience has been in both fireworks manufacturing in the early years to running a company now that does hundreds of shows a year. Jeff manages the communications, logistics, show conception and show administration. His career in fireworks spans from 1989 and includes over 3000 produced … Read more

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Coming soon… ☃ our 2019 holiday season fireworks!

By Geoff / November 17, 2019

Believe it or not, 2019 is already drawing to a close.  But this time of year always means lots of fireworks shows to choose from!  Be sure to follow us on all social media platforms (@northstarpyrofx) for the latest news.  We’ll see you in the crowd! November 22 – Ingersoll Santa’s Village (Victoria Park, Ingersoll, … Read more

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