Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Liverpool 2016

A guide to the bonfire night fireworks display events in and around Liverpool 2014

What time do the fireworks start in the city centre, Birkenhead, Wirral, Wallasey and St Helens

The usual bonfire night celebrations in Sefton Park and Newsham Park have this year been replaced by the River of Light display on the River Mersey. The event is free and held on Sat 5 Nov, with street entertainment starting from 4pm.

A scour through most of the fireworks events taking place reveals Liverpool to be a city that really appreciates its bonfire night celebrations taking place on, you know, bonfire night.

If you're in Birkenhead you're spoilt for choice, with no less than six displays to choose from all taking place on 5 Nov at Mersey Park, Birkenhead Park, Mayer Park, Woodchurch Community Centre, Upton Park and Lingham Park. All fireworks start at or around 6pm, so just make sure you are there early to avoid disappointment.

In nearby Wirral, head to Leasowe Adventure Playground or to Central Park in Wallasey, where entrance is free and things kick off at 6pm.

In St Helen's, try Spark In The Park at Sherdley Park where, in addition to a bonfire and main display at 8pm, there'll be a kids display at 7pm and rides to keep everyone happy.

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

Wirral Community Firework Displays

A cacophony of community firework displays throughout the area to celebrate Bonfire Night.

Spark In The Park

Annual Bonfire Night event with the usual fireworks and bonfire, plus children's rides. Children's display 7pm, main display 8pm.

River of Light

Bonfire Night celebrations taking place on Liverpool's waterfront. World renowned drumming collectives Les Commandos Percu and Deabru Beltzak provide a percussive beat to a colourful fireworks display on the River Mersey.


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There's also our brilliant display at Tranmere Rovers on October 30th 2016 - undercover and seated, with all proceeds going to charity - find out more at tranmerefireworks.co.uk

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