Bonfire Night in Yorkshire

in Bradford

Bringing a bit of sparkle to the dark nights of Autumn is Bonfire Night when a spectacle of glittering firework displays light up the Yorkshire’s skies.

(Updated 2021)

It’s heating up in Yorkshire

Bring a bit of warmth and sparkle to the dark nights of Autumn this November by attending one of the many bonfire night events in Yorkshire. Wrap up warm and head to your nearest bonfire display for an evening of delicious local fare and a firework show that will light up the sky. Browse our list of bonfire night displays in Yorkshire:

#LiT Bradford

Friday 5th November – Saturday 6th November

Bradford’s Bonfire Night special events will see the skylines and local landmarks illuminated by bespoke commissioned artwork in the form of light shows and projections including a fantastic rendition of the Northern Lights in Central Bradford by Dan Archer. Other shows are spread across the district including Tong, Bingley and Keighley. All will be sure to dazzle you on Bonfire Night Weekend.

Big Bang Fireworks – Doncaster

Friday 5th November 2021

Entry is £3 for this elaborate Fireworks display at Stadium Way in Doncaster this bonfire night as the vibrant pyrotechnics reflect over the Lakeside Lake set to start at 5pm. 

Scarborough Bonfire Night

Friday 5th November 2021

Scarborough Bonfire Night is not to be missed! With theme park rides and real-time concert music broadcast throughout the fete, this is a Guy Fawkes celebration that goes the extra mile. Guests can participate in marches and sample delicious hot dishes and brews from local outlets throughout the evening as they warm themselves by the bonfires. There will also be a spectacular firework show. Entry from 6pm, ends at 11pm.

Musical Fireworks Spectacular, Sledmere House

Saturday 30th October 2021

The 6th year of this fantastic event, the 2021 Musical Fireworks Spectacular at Sledmere House promises to be the best yet. A ‘frightful firework bonanza’, this year’s event invites you to dress up in your Hallowe’en best as you watch a fireworks show with a spectacular spooky twist… Gates open at 4pm and the display is scheduled for 7:30pm. The Coach House Café will serve hot and tasty bonfire snacks, and children can enjoy all the fun of the fair on rides and attractions before the show.

Bonfire Night at The Anne Arms, Doncaster

Friday 5th November 2021

For a more homely setting, try bonfire night at The Anne Arms, a cosy traditional pub in Doncaster. Keep warm with a roaring bonfire and tuck into hot dogs, burgers, Yorkshire pie and peas and the much-loved Jamaican BBQ! Top it all off with not one but TWO fabulous firework displays (7pm and 8pm) which are guaranteed to delight.

Horsforth Bonfire Night

Friday 5th November 2021

Savour an amazing professional presentation of fireworks at Horsforth Bonfire Night this November. Horsforth will also be putting on carousels to add further thrills to the extravaganza, and of course there will be a roaring bonfire and delicious hot food and drink from local vendors throughout the evening. The event kicks off at 6pm and ends at 11pm.

Harrogate Stray Charity Bonfire Night

Saturday 6th November 2021

Harrogate Round Table have hosted a Bonfire and Fireworks display on the Stray for nearly 50 years but missed their 50th Anniversary event last year due to COVID restrictions. The event is set to go ahead in 2021! The event will take place on the Saturday night and feature a bonfire from 6:30pm followed by fantastic fireworks from 7pm. Entry is FREE but donations will go towards the charity Friends of Harrogate Hospital to help patients of the Harrogate Hospital and District NHS Foundation Trust.

Sky Magic Drive In Firework Spectacular – Driffield

Friday 5th November 2021

Enjoy an awe-inspiring firework display this Bonfire Night from your own car or on foot! After a sold-out, COVID safe, first year event in 2020, Sky Magic Drive In is returning for a Firework Spectacular at Driffield Showground. The event boasts live radio entertainment, competitions, giveaways, and food such as delicious local pizzas.

The event is scheduled to take place from 5pm to 8:30pm. Drive in tickets are available so you can sit in the comfort and warmth of your own vehicle. Walk-in tickets are also available though parking is only available for those that drive-in.

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