Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Plymouth, Torquay and Exeter 2017
- Rowena McIntosh
- 18 October 2017
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Plymouth's biggest bonfire and firework display is held at The Hoe (Sun 5 Nov). Expect fun fair rides and catering stands from 4pm with entertainment provided by Radio Plymouth. The bonfire is lit at 7.30pm and the fireworks display set off from the Citadel. To the west, Peak Rock changes colour thanks to the fireworks overhead at Polperro Peak Rock Fireworks Display and Bonfire (Sat 4 Nov). The evening also features a Guy competition and a barbecue held on Looe's Polperro Quay. Another Looe based celebration is the Lanreath Firework Display (Sat 29 Oct), a traditional bonfire night complete with music from DJ Paul and firework display beginning at 7pm.
Exeter celebrate bonfire night with an evening of fairground rides, live music, a hog roast and mulled wine at Exeter Golf & Country Club on Fri 3 Nov. And don't pack away the Halloween costumes, as there's also a children's Halloween fancy dress disco. Then on Sat 4 Nov head to the Saracens grounds. With the gates opening at 5.30pm there are live bands, a hog roast and licensed bars to enjoy before the skies light up at 7pm. Complete the weekend with a fireworks display at the Westpoint Arena for Exeter Round Table's charity display. Gates open at 5.30pm and there's fun fair rides and food stalls to keep to busy until the fireworks at 7.30pm. Now in it's 37th year this is the largest pyro-musical charity firework display in Devon, and this year the theme is 'Disney - Be Our Guest'.
Over in Torquay thousands are expected to attend this fireworks display at Sherwell Valley Primary School. The gates open at 4.30pm and there are food stalls selling hog roast, jacket potatoes and hot dogs. In Abbotskerswell head to the playing fields on Slade Lane on Sat 4 Nov for some pyrotechnic delights along with entertainment from fire spinners.
For more info on Guy Fawkes fireworks displays around the UK, see our Bonfire Night Guide.