Family Friendly Bonfire Night Events Across The UK (2019)


Read our guide on the best family-friendly Bonfire Night events near you

Bonfire Night is just around the corner with lots of firework displays and fun events. Wrap up warm and head to one of the UK’s many family-friendly Bonfire Night events to enjoy a show of colours and a lovely family evening out.

Here are our favourite places to watch the sky explode in colour.

family-friendly Bonfire Night events

1) Ally Pally’s Fireworks Festival, Alexandra Park, London

Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November

The wonderful Ally Pally’s Fireworks Festival returns to Alexandra Park for two days of bonfire night fun. Enjoy ice skating, music, funfair and the bonfire.

Tickets: £12.50 adults, £10 child

children in the garden

2) The Annual Richmond Family Fireworks Display, Athletic Ground, Richmond, London

Sunday 3rd November

The Richmond Athletic Association is planning a spectacular evening of family fun with a choreographed fireworks display, live entertainment prior to the fireworks spectacle as well as funfair rides, hot food, candy floss and popcorn stalls and an after-party.

Gates will open from 4.30pm, fireworks display starts at 7pm.

Tickets: £9 adults, £6 child

3) Guildford Firework Fiesta, Stoke Park, Guildford, Surrey

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Saturday 2nd November 

You simply can’t miss the family-friendly Firework Fiesta, a major event in the Guildford calendar. Join the fantastic torchlight procession leaving Guildford High St. at 7pm. Fireworks display starts at Stoke Park at 8pm.

Tickets: £5 per person (£10 per family), Torches: £5, on sale on the High Street at £5 from 6pm

4) Solihull Fireworks, Tudor Grange Park, Solihull

Saturday 9th November 

Solihull Round Table Fireworks is the largest firework display in Solihull and the event is expected to be absolutely spark-tacular this year! There will be something for everyone – a funfair, a great variety of food stalls and a bonfire. All profits from the event go straight back in to the local community.

Gates open at 4.30pm, bonfire starts at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm

Family ticket: £15- £20

family friendly bonfire night

5) The Nevill Fireworks, Hove

Saturday 2nd November 

The display is produced by the award-winning team from Brightfire Pyrotechnics and is choreographed to a fantastic musical soundtrack. Food stalls will be open all evening, and glow sticks and flashing toys will be on sale at stalls inside the grounds.

Gates open at 5pm, firework display starts at 7pm

Tickets: £12 adults, £6 child

6) Heaton Park Bonfire and Fireworks display, Heaton Park, Higher Blackley

Tuesday 5th November 

Heaton Park will be home to one of the biggest Bonfire Night displays in the Manchester region on 5 November. In addition to an epic fireworks display and giant bonfire, a funfair and a host of tasty treats will be on offer for families. The bonfire will be lit at 7.30pm followed by fireworks.

Tickets: free

family friendly bonfire night

7) Glasgow Green Fireworks, Glasgow, Scotland

Tuesday 5th November 

Glasgow Fireworks returns to Glasgow Green on Tuesday 5th November – the event is free and open to all. Spectators can access the site at Glasgow Green from 5pm and enjoy food and drink stalls and the funfair before the big fireworks display starts at 7,30pm.

Tickets: Free

If you are heading out to enjoy the Bonfire Night fireworks this weekend, make sure you wrap up your little adventurers warm. Have a look at our toasty children’s waterproof jackets, cosy bobble hats and super warm lined wellies.