Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near York and Harrogate 2017

Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near York and Harrogate 2017

What time are fireworks in York, Harrogate, Knaresbrough, Whetherby, Dunnington and more

There's no better way to spend bonfire night than all wrapped up, warm drink in hand with a spectacular fireworks display for entertainment. Luckily, there are plenty of options around the York and Harrogate area this November to help you celebrate bonfire night the right way.

At the Poppleton Centre Bonfire and Firework Spectacular in York, expect a huge display courtesy of the local community (Sun 5 Nov) with a bonfire, hog roast, live band and lots of food and drink on offer. The bonfire will be lit at 6.15pm but tickets are limited and available only through advance sale so be sure to get them early.

If you've been lucky enough to get a ticket, the York Maze Fireworks Spectacular (Sun 5 Nov) promises to be quite a production thanks to the many activities on offer. As well as a traditional bonfire, spectators will be treated to music courtesy of live band Huge, kids will have access to play areas and a range of hot food will be served. Elsewhere in York, Dunnington Bonfire, Fireworks and Live Music (Sat 4 Nov) will host a family friendly night, with a five minute quiet display followed by live music and then the main display at 6.30pm.

Visit Stockeld Park Firework Display in Wetherby (Sun 5 Nov) for another family friend affair complete with a fireworks set to music starting at 5.30pm, along with entertainers and fire breathers. South of York in Bishopthorpe (Sat 4 Nov), The Marcia Inn will have their annual Bonfire & Fireworks Night. After the success of last year's event, booking is essential this year, with all profits donated to AYJS .

In North Yorkshire, Thorganby Bonfire and Fireworks Night will see the return of the annual festivities (Sat 4 Nov). Gates will open at 5.30pm, with burgers, hotdogs, cakes, snacks and drinks being served. Knaresborough Cricket Club will also have their own fireworks display (Sat 5 Nov) starting at 7pm with a bar and tuck shop open for business.

In Harrogate, the 2017 Charity Bonfire (Sat 5 Nov) will take place in aid of various specially chosen charities. Held on the Stray alongside Oatlands Drive from 6pm, the event is free but asks for donations for the chosen charities. Also in Harrogate, the Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels will host their annual bonfire and fireworks display at the racecourse from 5.30pm (Fri 3 Nov), the Wetherby Community Bonfire (Sat 4 Nov) will return with fairground rides, food and lots of fun and in Masham (Sat 11 Nov), the community bonfire will begin at 6.30pm on the Holme.

Bishopthorpe Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Annual bonfire night event kicking off at 7pm, with fireworks and plenty of barbecue food and all profits from ticket sales donated to AYJS.

The Marcia Inn, Bishopthorpe

Sat 4 Nov

£3 (Children £2) / 01904 706185

  • 19:00

Dunnington Bonfire, Fireworks and Live Music

Fireworks display with bonfire at 5.30pm, quiet display at 5.40pm and main display at 6.30pm.

Eastfield Showfield, Dunnington

Sat 4 Nov

£6–£8 (Family £20–£30; under 4s free)

Knaresborough Fireworks

Annual fireworks display with gates opening at 6pm.

Knaresborough Cricket Club

Sun 5 Nov

£2 (Children £1) / 01423 863235

  • 18:00

Masham Community Bonfire & Fireworks

Community bonfire that begins at 6.30pm on the Holme, with fireworks at 7pm.

Sports Association, Ripon

Sat 11 Nov

  • 18:30

Poppleton Centre Bonfire and Firework Spectacular

Community bonfire event with loads of fireworks, hog roast and much more. Bonfire at 6.15pm and fireworks at 7pm.

The Poppleton Centre, York

Sun 5 Nov

£8 (Children £3; under 5s free) / 01904 797478

Ripon Community Gunpowder Plot

Annual family event with the bonfire lit at 7pm and the fireworks display at 7.30pm

Ripon Racecourse

Fri 3 Nov

£5–£6 (Children £2–£3; Family £12) / 01765 530530

  • 17:30

Stockeld Park Firework Display

Public firework display to celebrate Bonfire Night set to music. There are also entertainers and fire breathers. Display begins at 5:30pm sharp.

Stockeld Park, Wetherby

Sun 5 Nov

£6 (Family £22) / 01937 586101

Stray Charity Bonfire

Annual fireworks display to raise money for charity. The bonfire is lit at 6.30pm, with the fireworks at 7pm.

The Stray, Harrogate

Sat 4 Nov

Free with donations

  • 18:00

Thorganby Bonfire and Fireworks Night

Bonfire and fireworks night with fire lit at 6.30pm and fireworks at 7pm.

Thorganby Village Hall

Sat 4 Nov

  • 17:30

Wetherby Community Bonfire

Community bonfire with fairground rides, food and more.

The Ings, Wetherby

Sat 4 Nov

  • 18:30

York Maze Fireworks Spectacular

Bonfire Night celebration complete with traditional bonfire, spectacular fireworks display and entertainment from band Huge, children's play areas, a funfair, fire shows and hot food stalls. Fire show at 6.30pm, bonfire lit at 7.30pm, fireworks start at 8pm. Please note there are no tickets available on the night. Booking…

York Maze

Sun 5 Nov

£15 (Children £10; under 3s free) / 01904 607341

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