Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays in London 2019
What time are Guy Fawkes fireworks in North, East, South and West London and the surrounding area
Celebrate Bonfire Night the right way, at one of the many events and parties planned throughout the capital. From traditional displays to fancy themed spectacles, there's bound to be something for everyone in each area of the city.
One of the most popular bonfire night events in the city, the Alexandra Palace Fireworks Display is back again with spectacular fireworks set against tribute act The Killerz and an Elton John impersonator. The pyrotechnic spectacular takes place over two days, Fri 1–Sat 2 Nov. On the Friday the fireworks start at 9pm and on the Saturday they begin at 8pm. There's also a German Beer Festival, Luna cinema, huge bonfire, live music, ice skating and lots more.
The free Light Up the Night festival at Wembley Park (Sun 10 Nov) is doubling up to celebrate both Diwali and Bonfire night for a massive celebration of light, with a carnival parade, funfair rides, live performances and plenty of street food. The Harrow Fireworks Display (Sat 2 Nov) will also celebrate Diwali and Bonfire night with a 20-minute long fireworks show, funfair, henna hand art and a bar marquee.
The family-friendly Scout Park Fireworks (Sat 2 Nov) has a toddler and autism-friendly display at 5.30pm, followed by the main fireworks at 8pm. There's also a variety of food stalls, games for the wee ones, marshmallow toasting and a bonfire.
Lewisham Council are once again hosting the Blackheath Fireworks (Sat 2 Nov), with a funfair from 12pm and fireworks at 8pm. The event is free but donations are accepted to ensure that it stays free in the future. Victoria Park Fireworks (Sun 3 Nov) is another free event, with the main show kicking off at 7pm. The theme for this year is inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Likewise, the Waltham Forest Bonfire Night on Tue 5 Nov, is free, with food stalls and a bar accompanying the fireworks at 7.30pm.
Newham's Guy Fawkes Night (Sat 2 Nov), taking place at Silvertown Quays, is another free family event that has DJ Roberto from HEART FM on the decks and funfair rides for the little ones, alongside the main fireworks, also themed after the anniversary of the moon landing. At the Royal Gunpowder Mills, you will find the Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks (Sat 2 & Sun 3 Nov), which has a range of family activities from 2pm including slime and lantern making, with the fireworks finale at 7pm each night.
The annual Hackney Bonfire Night (Sat 2 Nov) in Clissold Park is suitable for all ages and includes funfair rides, street performers, food and drink stalls and a sparkler-zone, with the fireworks taking place at 7.30pm.
Further out East in Bexleyheath is the annual Danson Park Fireworks (Sat 2 Nov) hosted by Welling Round Table and featuring a 25-minute display set to music over the lake.
The massive Battersea Park Fireworks Display (Sat 2 Nov) offers plenty of entertainment, with a display by the award-winning pyro-technicians Jubilee Fireworks at 8pm set to music. Tickets always sell out for the 50,000 capacity event so be sure to book your tickets early so you don't miss out.
The Crystal Palace Fireworks Spectacular (Sat 2 Nov) is another huge one, with electrifying performances from the Lords of Lightning, a spectacular fairground for the whole family and an entertainment tent. The bonfire is scheduled to be lit at 6.30pm, and the fireworks display to launch at 8.30pm.
Southwark Fireworks Night (Tue 5 Nov), which is now in its 16th year, is free for Southwark residents to attend, with gates open at 5pm and the last entry at 6.30pm. Beckenham Fireworks in the Park (Sat 2 Nov) offers two displays; an autism- and child-friendly one at 6pm and the main display with music at 7.45pm, while the Chislehurst Rotary Fireworks (Sat 2 Nov) will feature a kids funfair, performers and fireworks at 7pm.
The Magical Fireworks Spectacular (Sat 2 Nov) at Kempton Park Racecourse will feature a range of performances, DJs, a funfair and plenty of food and drink before the musical fireworks display lights up the sky at 7pm. For family-friendly options, Wimbledon Park Fireworks (Tue 5 Nov) and Morden Park Fireworks (Sat 2 Nov) are great for kids thanks to earlier kid-friendly performances, both at 6.45pm, followed by the main display at 8.30pm. The children's display will be set to music from The Greatest Showman, while the adult fireworks will be a special tribute to the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. There's also the family-orientated Dulwich Bonfire and Fireworks (Sat 3 Nov) at Dulwich Sports Club, which has free entry for children under the age of ten, and will have fireworks going off at around 7pm.
The Kingston Community Fireworks (Fri 8 Nov) at Kingsmeadow Stadium has children's fairground rides, refreshments and music provided by DJs at Radio Jackie before the musical fireworks start at 8pm. Meanwhile, Barnes Bonfire Night (Sat 9 Nov) includes a Best Guy competition, mulled wine and a licensed bar.
Finally, the Welling Round Table's Charity Fireworks at Danson Park (Sat 2 Nov) features a 25-minute display over the lake from 8pm, with proceeds going back into the local community, while the Round Table Carshalton Fireworks (Sat 2 Nov) in Surrey also sees all profits being donated to local charities.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council will not be hosting their fireworks display over at Bishop's Park this year, due to nearby building works. But never fear, their Ravenscourt Park Firework Display (Sat 2 Nov) will be going ahead, with the children's fireworks at 6.30pm and then the main display at 8.30pm, and plenty of treats and funfair rides to keep everyone entertained and happy.
The Ealing Cricket Club's Fireworks Display (Sat 2 Nov) will have a 'showtime' theme for 2019, as well as bars, children's rides, a curry stand and a laser display before the fireworks showcase. Finally, there's also the Richmond Family Fireworks (Sun 3 Nov), where you can catch a display choreographed to hits from the noughties.