Looking for fireworks and bonfires in York? Look no further! As the only reason we celebrate bonfire night is because of one of the city’s most notorious residents – Guy Fawkes – it would be rude not to mark the occasion with a roaring fire and a rocket or two. Here’s our pick of some of the best this year, from local events to the bigger attractions. Wrap up warm and don’t forget your sparklers!
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York Maze – Sunday 5th November 2017 – 4.30pm to 10.30pm
Expect live music, fairground rides and refreshments as well as the usual fireworks, bonfire and lasers.
Rawcliffe Country Park, York – Saturday 4th November 2017 – Adults £10, children £5, under 5s free – Find out more here
Last year’s display at Stockeld Park was a huge hit, and this year’s promises to be even better, with an incredible soundtrack, amazing entertainers and fire breathers! If you buy an Adventure Day Pass, you’ll get entry to all four activity zones AND free entry to the fireworks. Family fireworks admission is £22.
Stockeld Park, Wetherby Road, Wetherby LS22 4AN – Sunday 5th November 2017 – Fireworks at 5.30pm prompt
Enjoy a huge bonfire, hog roast and lots of fireworks at this great Poppleton event. There’ll be live music too. Tickets in advance only, available from various locations in Poppleton, including The Poppleton Centre.
The Poppleton Centre, Main Street, Poppleton York YO26 6JT – Sunday 5th November 2017 – Adults £8, child (5 to 16) £3, under 5s free – Gates open 5pm
This popular local event takes place on Saturday 5th November and there’ll be a bonfire, fireworks and two sets of live music. There’s also a 5 minute quiet firework display for anyone not keen on big bangs. Gates open at 3.30pm, the bonfire will be lit at 5pm with quiet fireworks at 5.30pm and the main display at a bedtime-friendly 6.30pm. Family ticket £20.
Eastfield Showfield, Dunnington YO19 5ND – Saturday 4th November 2017
After watching the Ship of Horrors show in Plaza Square, marvel at a spooktacular ten-minute feast of fireworks at Flamingo Land. It takes place on Wednesday 18th, Wednesday 25th and Saturday 28th October 2017, accompanied by haunting melodies.