Family Friendly Bonfire Night Events across the UK

Read our guide on the best Bonfire Night events and fireworks near you

As the autumn evenings get chillier, Bonfire Night is just around the corner with loads of firework displays to warm us all up. Wrap up your little adventurers super snug and head to one of the UK’s many bonfire displays to enjoy a show of colours and a lovely family evening out this weekend.

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Here’s how you can witness the best Bonfire Night firework displays around the UK.

  1. Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival, Alexandra Park, London

Friday 3 and Saturday 4 November 2017

The Alexandra Palace Firework Festival returns to Alexandra Park for two days of bonfire night celebrations. Expect Ice skating, family area, fairground, fire performances. The fireworks display starts 9pm on Friday, 8pm on Saturday.

Tickets: £11 adults, £8.50 child

  1. The Annual Richmond Family Fireworks Display, Athletic Ground, Richmond, London

Sunday 5 November 2017

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, mulled wine, hot food, candy floss and popcorn stalls and an after-party. This year the display’s theme is “80’s Music Night”.

Tickets: £8 adults, £5 child

  1. Guildford Firework Fiesta, Stoke Park, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday 4th November 2017

The Firework Fiesta is a major event in the Guildford calendar and it is very family friendly. The torchlight procession will leave the Guildhall at 7.00pm. On arrival at Stoke Park the crowd will be entertained by Peter Gordon from Eagle Radio before the firework display starts.

Tickets: £5, Torches: £5

  1. Solihull Fireworks, Tudor Grange Park, Solihull

Saturday 4th November 2017

This community fundraising event is expected to be absolutely spark-tacular this year. As well as the incredible fireworks display, there will also be some fantastic rides including, Dodgems, Waltzers and children’s rides – something for all the family. Plus visitors can enjoy food options from more food stands than ever before including yummy burgers, Bavarian Sausages, Wood Fired Pizza, doughnuts and more!

Tickets: £6 to £7

  1. Family Firework Spectacular, Nevill Sports Ground, Hove

Saturday 4 November 2017

The display is produced by the award-winning team from Brightfire Pyrotechnics, silver medallists in the 2015 British Musical Firework Championship, and is choreographed to a fantastic musical soundtrack with some very familiar tunes and a few surprises too. Food stalls will be open all evening, and glow sticks and flashing toys will be on sale at stalls inside the grounds.

Tickets: £10 adults, £5 child

  1. Heaton Park Bonfire and Fireworks display, Heaton Park, Higher Blackley

Sunday 5 November 2017

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

  1. Meadowbank Annual Firework Display, Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sunday 5 November 2017

The official Edinburgh fireworks will be Meadowbank’s final firework show before they close for refurbishment at the end of 2017. But it’s not all bad news – this year’s theme is sci-fi so visitors can expect a spectacular show this year!

Tickets: £7

  1. Glasgow Green Free Fireworks Display, Glasgow Green, Glasgow

Sunday 5 November 2017

A Spectacular Free Event for all the Family. Glasgow’s biggest and best free fireworks display returns to Glasgow Green on Sunday 5 November. Visitors can access the site at Glasgow Green from 5pm and enjoy food and drink stalls and the funfair before the big fireworks display.

Tickets: free

If you are heading out to enjoy the Bonfire Night fireworks this weekend make sure you wrap up your little adventurers warm with one of our toasty children’s waterproof coats, bright bobble hats and a pair of super warm lined wellies!

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