THOUSANDS of people planning to enjoy this year’s fantastic free Swansea Bay Fireworks Display are being urged to get there early.
The display is free to all this year as part of the city’s 50th-anniversary celebrations and the best views will be from the prom between the Civic Centre and Brynmill Lane.
But families are being urged to set out early as traffic in the area is likely to be very busy.
Parking at six council car parks nearby opens at 5 pm and will cost just £5 per vehicle. The event opens from 6 pm with the display starting at 7 pm and finishing at 8 pm.
Robert Francis-Davies, the council’s cabinet member for investment, regeneration, and tourism, said: “Our annual fireworks event in Swansea’s biggest display, offering people a great sociable occasion with a real wow factor in a safe, family-friendly environment.
He added: “The fireworks display starts at 7 pm but there will also be walkabout enter