Autumn Events

15 Brilliant Bonfire Night Events

Written by Lottie

Let’s go out on Bonfire Night for some autumnal firework fun,
With fairgrounds, music, theatre and food… the list has just begun!
From Crystal Palace, Dumbarton and Weymouth beach too,
To Bournemouth, Alexandra Palace and even a London cruise!

Fireworks Festival at Alexandra Palace, London

3rd – 4th November

Watch a fantastic fireworks display in style at Alexandra Palace’s Fireworks Festival. Bigger and brighter than ever with an epic laser show this is the place to be this Bonfire night weekend. Accompanied with fantastic music with a DJ Set from Top DJ’s! Entertainment includes the March of the Phoenix parade, an ice rink, fairground, fire breathers, festival tent, beer market and food and drink stands. So there is really something for all the family whilst waiting for the main event! Find out more.

Dumbarton Firework Display, Glasgow

4th November, 7 – 9pm

This amazing bonfire night display will feature a range of exciting fireworks, including comets, mines, spinners, hummers, whistles, strobes and dragon’s eggs, and light up the sky in an array of colours! Find out more.

Bonfire Night, Hatchford Brook Golf Centre and Gym, Birmingham

5th November

This fab bonfire night, which features a DJ, bouncy castle and face painting, as well as super yummy treats such as a hog roast, bbq and donuts, is sure to be a winner with all of the family! Find out more.

River of Light Fireworks, Mersey, Liverpool

This year will see Bring the Fire Project and Wirral Samba Drummers take to the stage at River of Light. With performances by the Sugar House Steps, The Terrace and Chavasse Park, Bring the Fire Project’s blend of dance, theatre and fire tricks coupled with Wirral Samba Drummer’s incredible music, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Find out more.

4th – 5th November

This is the perfect venue to celebrate Guy Fawkes with a spectacular firework display! This historic site will be packed full of amazing activities for all of the family to get involved in, including story telling, theatre productions, science shows and, of course, food from their Gunpowder cafe and food outlets! Find out more.

Leeds Castle Firework Spectacular, Kent

4th – 5th November

Visit Leeds Castle for the biggest and best firework display in the South East. In partnership with Heart FM. This year the theme of the display will be “Best of British” Get your groove on to some iconic British tunes in this patriotic evening of pyrotechnics! Arrive from 2pm and enjoy live music, entertainment including a falconry display, maze and play areas for the little ones with a selection of delicious food stands. Display and projections start from 5.30pm. Find out more.

Wildwood Days Mini Bonfire Night, Chorley

4th November

Join Wildwood Days for a friendly, alternative bonfire night for families wanting the fire and fun but not the fireworks. Hot spiced cider for adults, plenty of hot chocolate and marshmallow toasting for all and important bonfire activities like chocolate dippy apples and sparkler twirling! Find out more.

Thames Bonfire Night Cruise, London

4th November

Sailing from Westminster Abbey, sit back and remember how close we came to having this majestic building destroyed by Guy Fawkes. On-board you can enjoy an all time classic of Chilli Con Carne and have access to a fully stocked bar. Find out more.

Crystal Palace Fireworks, London

5th November

Crystal Palace park are putting on two excellent shows at their display this year. One for children with less bangs and more music and then the main event at 8.30pm with all bangs and colours! The event will be supporting St Christopher’s childrens hospice. So bring the family along for a night of fun, entertainment and fantastic fireworks! Find out more.

Monster Bonfire and Firework Night, Swanage And Wareham Rugby Football Club

3rd November, 6pm

This family friendly firework extravaganza sounds like great fun for both kids and adults. There will be lots to keep everyone entertained with a bar, fun fair and even a fire show! Kids get FREE entry to this family-friendly firework event, which starts at 6pm. Find out more.

Weymouth’s Bonfire, Fireworks and Guy Fawkes Celebration, Weymouth Beach

5th November, 3pm

Weymouth is one of the most popular places to celebrate bonfire night in Dorset. The event features lots of traditional firework night fun including a fun fair, bonfire on the beach and a Guy Fawkes competition. Find out more.

Bonfire Night and Fireworks Display, Littledown Centre, Bournemouth

4th November

Bournemouth’s spectacular fireworks displays make Guy Fawkes Night one of the most magical events of the year! The Littledown Fireworks is a fantastic family event and is one of the South’s largest and most loved displays. In addition to the fireworks, the Littledown Centre hosts a large indoor kids’ zone, large fun fair, plus numerous have-a-go sports including rugby, cricket and tennis. Find out more.

Ignite the Night, Battersea Park, London

4th November

Bring the family along to Ignite the Night- Battersea Park’s annual firework display! The show will be run by the award -winning pyro-technicians -Jubilee fireworks for the 22 minute display which will be set to the music inspired by this years theme “Power.” Gates open at 6pm for pre-show entertainment including live music and food stalls and bars. Please remember to bring cash as there are no card facilities on -site. Find out more.

Aberdeen Fireworks Display, Aberdeen Beach

5th November

The City of Aberdeen Fireworks and entertainments start with a charity firewalk and fire jugglers at 6.30pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks display to music at 7.30pm! Find out more.

Fairlands Valley Park Fireworks, Stevenage

5th November

This traditional Bonfire Night celebration is complete with firework display and family friendly entertainment! The display starts at 7pm and the event offers free parking. Find out more.

Do you know a brilliant bonfire event that we’ve missed? We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and want to have a go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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