The Best Places in Yorkshire for Bonfire Night and Firework Displays

15th October 2021

As the month of October is slowly drawing to the end, we can look forward to another pre-Christmas celebration. Oh yes, the much-loved Bonfire Night will be back this year across the county. We wanted to throw a spotlight on the top places in Yorkshire to come and warm up by bonfire or watch the magnificent light and firework displays.

 

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Musical Fireworks Spectacular Sledmere House

This is the event we’ve all been waiting for and this year it’s going to be the best Musical Fireworks Spectacular yet! The theme is ‘A FRIGHTFUL FIREWORK BONANZA’ and we have some fantastic and terrifying tunes ready to accompany the most amazing big bangs and mesmerising colours to light up the sky with a spectacular spooky twist!

When: 30th October

Entry: from 7.50 per adult

Link: https://www.sledmerehouse.com/events/details/musical-fireworks-spectacular

 

Bradford lit event

Bradford is #LiT

Bradford is #LiT is a district-wide festival of light, which will culminate on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 November 2021 in Bradford city centre. Working with a select group of local and national artists, the festival will bring Bradford to life with an outstanding programme of unique light installations and provide a fun, alternative family offer this Bonfire Night weekend.

When: 5th – 6th November

Entry: FREE

Link: https://www.visitbradford.com/lit.aspx

 

Thornton Hall Country Park

This Bonfire weekend, bring the family and friends for a special night of fireworks, fun, entertainment, and not forgetting our huge bonfire at Thornton Hall Country Park. A night jam-packed full for the whole family, including: fireworks display, huge bonfire, children’s entertainment, street theatre and fire/spark show, amazing food and drinks as well as live band and DJ!

When: 5th – 6th November

Entry: Early Bird (Limited Available Save £5!) – Children £9.95 | Adults £14.95 (Limited Tickets) or Full Price – Children £14.95 | Adults £19.95

Link: https://www.thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk/program-event/item/431-bonfire-weekend

 

cannonhall farm

Bonfire Spectacular at Cannon Hall Farm

Enjoy a fun packed day at Cannon Hall Farm with family friendly fireworks display, disco with copycat party co and all-day farm admission.

When: 7th November

Entry: £12.95 per person, under 2 FREE

Link: https://www.cannonhallfarm.co.uk/event/bonfire-spectacular-2021/

 

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Harrogate Stray Bonfire

The Stray Bonfire is coming back this November following a recent approval from Harrogate. The Stray Bonfire is an annual event organised entirely by volunteers from the Harrogate District Round Table.  They had to postpone their 50th annual stray bonfire in 2020 due to Government restrictions.

When: 6th November

Entry: FREE

Link: https://harrogateroundtable.co.uk/

 

doncaster race course fireworks

Spooky Fireworks Spectacular, Doncaster Racecourse

This spooktacular family night out begins at 4pm and we’re laying on some great entertainment for all ages throughout the evening to make your family night really fizz and pop. At 7.45pm the pyrotechnics team will unleash the HUGE firework fiesta featuring a dazzling display of rockets, Catherine wheels, fountains and more.

When: 30th October

Entry: £9.00 per adult, £7.00 per child, FREE for under 3’s

Link: https://www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk/whats-on/spooky-fireworks-spectacular

 

Leeds City Council Public Bonfires

The much-loved bonfire night with amazing firework displays is celebrated in various parks across the city of Leeds. Cosy up with hot chocolate and watch the amazing firework displays in Roundhay Park, East End Park, Woodhouse Moor, Springhead Park Middleton Park or Bramley Park.

When: early November

Entry: FREE

Link: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/

 

Ponderosa Zoo

Wrap up warm and join us at Lakeside 4pm-8pm on 7th November for a Bonfire Night to remember! There will be a Madagascar themed bonfire and bang-less firework display! The fireworks will be silent to ensure all our animals are kept safe, but we can guarantee an explosive time as the display will be set to music from the film Madagascar.  Celebrate with fairground rides and a delicious food court.

When: 7th November

Entry: £5 over 5yo

Link: https://ponderosa-zoo.co.uk/whats-on/