A guide to the bonfire night fireworks display events in and around Edinburgh 2016

Including celebrations in the city centre, Fife and East Lothian

A guide to bonfire and firework events in and around Wolverhampton 2014

Whether you live in Edinburgh, or close by, this year there are more events than ever to help you celebrate Guy Fawkes' failed attempt to blow up the House of Lords. If you're in the city centre then head to Meadowbank Annual Fireworks Display on Sat 5 Nov, where gates open at 6pm and fireworks burst from 7.30pm. Scottish Love in Action has three displays lined up this year, with a display at George Heriot's Playing Fields on Fri 4 Nov from 6.30–7.45pm, and two further displats at George Watson's Rugby Stadium on Sun 6 Nov, 4–5.15pm and 6.30–7.45pm. All three Lightastics Fireowkrs Extravaganzas will include pipe bands, costume parade by ECA, Edinburgh Mela Bollywood Dancers and Delighters Fire Circus Theatre.

For something a bit different in the city, you might also check out Samhuinn Fire Festival. Hosted by the Beltane Fire Society, the event celebrate the Celtic New Year in slightly anarchic fashion, with a parade, acrobats, costumes, fireworks and a huge bonfire. Takes place Mon 31 Oct from 9pm, at West Parliament Square. Read our Samhuinn Fire Festival explainer to find out more.

Outside of the city to the east, Haddington Fireworks Association Display returns on Sat 5 Nov (bonfire lights at 7pm, fireworks at 7.30pm), leaving you with the choice to attend both it and Aberlady Fireworks & Bonfire Night the following night, Sun 6 Nov. Even further out into East Lothian, the Yacht Club plays host to the North Berwick Fireworks Display, taking place 7.30pm on the harbour, Sat 5 Nov. Meadowside Field is the location for Aberlady Fireworks which gets underway at 6pm on Sat 6 Nov. Back towards Edinburgh, Cockenzie and Port Seton Community Council host a fireworks display on Sun 6 Nov.

For something a little grander head west of the city for the stately Hopetoun Fireworks Display in South Queensferry whose celebrations take place a week earlier on Sat 29 Oct. A evening's worth of entertinament cultimates in the firework display choreographed by the award-winning 21CC Fireworks. Bring broomsticks for the wizardry and sorcery theme. Linlithgow Firework Night at the Rugby Club should also take up the West Lothian demand, it's display taking place Sat 5 Nov at 7pm. But if you're more of a cricket family, Livingston Cricket Club hosts a free display on Bonfire Night.

Across the Forth Road Bridge, Burntisland Bonfire & Fireworks Display gets things underway a couple days early on Thu 3 Nov, event kicks off at 6.30pm, bonfire lit at 7pm with added bonus of fairground rides to keep the kids happy. There's a welcome return of the free display at King George V Park in Crossford on Fri 4 Nov (donations welcome). On Bonfire Night itself there's the annual Dunfermline Fireworks Display in Pittencrieff Park with live bands on stage from 6pm and fireworks from 7pm.

Slight further north is Cardenden Community Bonfire & Fireworks Display on Fri 4 Nov with a torch-lit procession for children. Nearby Kirkcaldy Golf Club Bonfire Night Fireworks hosts its annual celebrations on the Sun 6 Nov, including a carvery and disco for old and young alike.

For more info on Guy Fawkes fireworks displays around the UK, see our Bonfire Night Guide.

Burntisland Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Traditional bonfire and fireworks display, with live music and fairground rides.

The Links, Burntisland

Thu 3 Nov

Free / 01592 872164

Cardenden Community Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Bonfire and fireworks with a torch-lit children's procession.

Wallsgreen Park, Cardenden

Fri 4 Nov

Donations welcome / 01592 414843

Crossford Fireworks Display

Family bonfire and firework display. Bonfire at 7pm and fireworks from 7.30pm. No fireworks or sparklers are to be brought into the park.

King George V Park, Crossford

Fri 4 Nov

Donations welcome

Dunfermline Fireworks Display

Bonfire night with live music. Fireworks from 7pm.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 5 Nov


Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night

A family event for Guy Fawkes' night featuring a spectacular fireworks display set to music on one of Scotland's most impressive country estates. The floodlit facade of this stately home provides a stunning backdrop for the pyrotechnics, plus entertainment including fire jugglers and a lively samba band. Fireworks display…

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Sat 29 Oct

£10–£13 (Children £0–£7) / 0131 473 2000

Lightastic Fireworks Extravaganzas

Traditional fireworks display with pipe bands, costume parade by ECA, Edinburgh Mela Bollywood Dancers, Delighters Fire Circus Theatre an food and drink.

George Watson's College Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 6 Nov


Linlithgow Fireworks Night at the Rugby Club

A fireworks display with all proceeds to be reinvested in youth and community sports. The clubhouse and bar are open and food and drink are available.

Linlithgow Rugby Club

Sat 5 Nov

01506 845087

Meadowbank Annual Fireworks Display

Fun for all the family at Edinburgh's only official fireworks display. This year features a sci-fi theme.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 5 Nov

£7 / 0844 8700 887

Deer Park Fireworks Night

The country club hosts its own fireworks display, open to the public.


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