York fireworks display and Bonfire Night guide 2017

All the fun of the fire… Photograph: YorkMix
3 Nov 2017 @ 3.37 pm
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Want a banging weekend? We can help with that… Here’s where to go for fireworks in and around York…


Rawcliffe Country Park

Rawcliffe Country Park, Shipton Road, York YO30 5XZ

Sat Nov 4 5-8.30pm


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Lots to do on the night at the North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service display, including funfair rides, live music, refreshments and even a laser show. Gates open at 6pm, bonfire starts at 7pm and there will be fireworks from 7.30pm. Raising money for The Fire Fighters Charity.


The Poppleton Centre, Main Street, Poppleton, York YO26 6JT

Sun Nov 5 @ 5pm-9pm


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As well as a huge bonfire and fab fireworks, there’s a hug roast and live music.

York Maze (sold out)

York Maze, Elvington Lane, York YO19 5LT

Sun Nov 5 @ 4.30pm-10.30pm

Sold out

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Don’t turn up if you haven’t got a ticket… you won’t get in. If you have, you can enjoy what’s billed as York’s biggest bonfire, plus fireworks choreographed to music.


Ebor Inn, 46 Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York

Sun Nov 5 @ 6.30pm


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Bonfire food, a raffle and tombola accompany the fireworks at the Ebor.

Some pre-fireworks fun at Dunnington. Photograph: Event Facebook Page


Eastfield Showfield, Eastfield Lane, Dunnington, YO19 5ND

Sat Nov 4 from 3.30pm


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The gates open at 3.30pm, the bonfire is lit at 5pm, and the fireworks follow at 6.30pm. There’s also live music adding to the entertainment.


Elvington Scout HQ, Wheldrake Lane, Elvington, York, YO41 4AY

Fri Nov 3 @ 6.30pm

Entry by donation of large firework

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The fireworks display you help to create! Bring along a large firework to get in, and then enjoy the display, barbecue and bar.

Further afield

Selby: Selby Community Centre, Sat Nov 4 from 6pm. More details

Easingwold: The Maize Maze Field, Easingwold, Sat Nov 4 from 6pm. More details

Pocklington: West Green, Pocklington, Sun Nov 5 from 5pm. More details

Crayke: Crayke Sports Club, Sat Nov 4 from 4.30pm. More details

Tadcaster: Tadcaster Magnets, Queens Gardens, Tadcaster, Sat Nov 4 from 7pm. More details

Ulleskelf: Ulleskelf Sports Field, Ulleskelf, near Tadcaster, Sun Nov 5 from 6pm. More details

Carlton Towers: Carlton Towers, Carlton, near Selby, DN14 9LZ, Fri Nov 3 from 5pm. More details

Sandburn Hall: Flaxton, York on Fri Nov 3 from 5pm. More details

Driffield: Driffield Showground on Sat Nov 4 from 4.30pm. More details

Lightwater Valley: Lightwater Valley Theme Park, North Stainley, Ripon, Sat Nov 4 from 5pm. More details

Thirsk: Thirsk Racecourse on Sat Nov 4 from 5pm. More details

Harrogate: Harrogate Stray on Sat Nov 4 from 6pm. More details