Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Edinburgh 2018

A guide to bonfire and firework events in and around Wolverhampton 2018

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.The sad new is that there's no Meadowbank fireworks this year with the venue now closed for redevelopment – not to worry though, in Edinburgh you're never far from bonfire night pyromania. Scottish Love in Action has three displays lined up this year, with a display at George Heriot's Playing Fields on Fri 2 Nov from 6.30–8pm, and two further displats at George Watson's Rugby Stadium on Sun 4 Nov, 4.30–5.35pm and 6.30–7.45pm. All three Lightastics Fireworks Extravaganzas will include pipe bands, costume parade by ECA, 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 Wed 31 Oct from 9pm, on Calton Hill. Read our Samhuinn Fire Festival explainer to find out more.

Outside of the city to the east, Haddington Fireworks Association Display returns on Sat 3 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 4 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, Mon 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 3 Nov. A evening's worth of entertainment cultimates in the firework display, with this year's theme 'The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth' boasting a big top! Linlithgow Firework Night at the Rugby Club should also take up the West Lothian demand, it's display taking place Sat 3 Nov at 6.30pm.

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 Fri 2 Nov (donations welcome), fireworks take off from 7.30pm. The following night (Sat 3 Nov) there's the annual Dunfermline Fireworks Display (cancelled) 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 9 Nov with a torch-lit procession for children. Nearby Kirkcaldy Golf Club Bonfire Night Fireworks hosts its annual celebrations on the Sun 4 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.

Dunfermline Fireworks Display

Please note: the 2018 fireworks display has been cancelled (more details). Bonfire night fireworks plus live music entertainment.

Cardenden Community Bonfire & Fireworks Display

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

Burntisland Bonfire & Fireworks Display

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

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.

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. The display begins at 7.30pm.

Musselburgh Firework Display

Spectacular fireworks display, kicking off at 7pm.

Deer Park Fireworks Night

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

Aberlady Fireworks and Bonfire Night

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

Kirkcaldy Golf Club Bonfire Night Fireworks

Family-friendly annual fireworks display complete with food and games. Bonfire is lit at 7pm with fireworks to follow.

Haddington Fireworks Association Display

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

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. All funds raised go toward the Crossford Children's Gala day

Fireworks Extravaganzas

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

North Berwick Fireworks Display

Fireworks display organised by East Lothian Yacht Club and supportted by North Berwick Community Council. Fireworks display begins at 7.30pm.


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