Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Edinburgh 2017

A guide to bonfire and firework events in and around Wolverhampton 2017

What time do the fireworks start in Edinburgh, Fife and East Lothian

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 the farewell Meadowbank Fireworks Concert on Sun 5 Nov, where gates open at 6pm and fireworks burst from 7.30pm. It'll be the last event of any kind at the old Commonwealth Games stadium, which closes for redevelopment on 3 Dec. Scottish Love in Action has three displays lined up this year, with a display at George Heriot's Playing Fields on Fri 3 Nov from 6.30–8pm, and two further displats at George Watson's Rugby Stadium on Sun 5 Nov, 4.30–5.35pm and 6.30–7.45pm. All three Lightastics Fireworks 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 Tue 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 4 Nov (bonfire lights at 7pm, fireworks at 7.45pm), leaving you with the choice to attend both it and Aberlady Fireworks & Bonfire Night the following night, Sun 5 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, Sun 5 Nov. Meadowside Field is the location for Aberlady Fireworks which gets underway at 6pm on Sun 5 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 4 Nov. A evening's worth of entertainment cultimates in the firework display, with this year's theme 'Fire and Ice'. 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 4 Nov at 6.30pm. But if you're more of a cricket family, Livingston Cricket Club hosts a free display on Sat 4 Nov, 7.30pm (donations welcome).

Across the Forth Road Bridge, Burntisland Bonfire & Fireworks Display this year is on Bonfire Night proper, event kicks off at 6.00pm, 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 Sat 4 Nov (donations welcome), fireworks take off from 7.30pm. Also on Sat 4 Nov 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 3 Nov with a torch-lit procession for children. Nearby Kirkcaldy Golf Club Bonfire Night Fireworks hosts its annual celebrations on the Sun 5 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.

Aberlady Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Traditional bonfire night with gates open at 5pm and display at 6pm.

Craigielaw Golf Course, Aberlady

Sun 5 Nov

£3 (Students £12; parking £4) / 07710 434347

  • 17:00

Burntisland Bonfire & Fireworks Display

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

The Links, Burntisland

Sun 5 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 872164

  • 18:00 – 20:30

Cardenden Community Bonfire & Fireworks Display

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

Wallsgreen Park, Cardenden

Fri 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 414843

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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

Sat 4 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Deer Park Fireworks Night

The country club hosts its own fireworks display, open to the public. Tickets also available for food and display.

Deer Park Golf & Country Club, Livingston

Sun 5 Nov

£6 (groups of four £18; Members £4; Four members £12) / 01506 446699

  • 19:30

Dunfermline Fireworks Display

Bonfire night with live music.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 4 Nov

Free

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Fireworks Extravaganzas

Traditional fireworks display with pipe bands, Dance Ihayami, Delighters Fire Circus Theatre and more. Compèred by Malcolm Reid and Dougie Robertson.

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Nov

£7.50–£20 (Family £21–£42) / 0131 229 7263

George Watson's College, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Nov

£7.50 (Family £21–£42) / 0131 447 7931

George Watson's College Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Nov

£7.50

  • 16:00 – 17:15
  • 18:30 – 19:45

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Haddington Fireworks Association Display

A family friendly fireworks display to celebrate bonfire night. Bonfire at 7pm and fireworks at 7.45pm.

Whittinghame Drive, Haddington

Sat 4 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed

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.

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Sat 4 Nov

Sold out / 0131 473 2000

Kirkcaldy Golf Club Bonfire Night Fireworks

Family-friendly annual fireworks display complete with bonfire, carvery and a magician.

Kirkcaldy Golf Club

Sun 5 Nov

£4 / 01592 205240

  • 17:30

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 4 Nov

£4–£5 (Family £10–£15) / 01506 845087

  • 18:30

Livingston Cricket Club Annual Fireworks Display

Fireworks display hosted by Livingston Cricket Club.

Livingston Cricket Club

Sat 4 Nov

Donations welcome

  • 19:30

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

Sun 5 Nov

£7 / 0844 8700 887

North Berwick Fireworks Display

Fireworks display organised by East Lothian Yacht Club and supportted by North Berwick Community Council.

East Lothian Yacht Club, North Berwick

Sun 5 Nov

Donations welcome

  • 19:30

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