FREE Firework Displays in the UK 2018

FREE Firework Displays in the UK 2018


Pickle says… It is coming fast, Bonfire Night and Fireworks. It is one of our favourite times of the year, but some are SO expensive to go to – we have seen some costing £24 per adult! Don’t worry though, we have found some fantastic free firework displays in the UK this year….

FREE Firework Displays in the UK 2018


Victoria Park Fireworks Night, November 4

This year’s event will be hosted by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and features a monstrous theme inspired by the first science-fiction novel Frankenstein. Full info here


Buile Hill Park, November 5

A free event, with a bonfire being lit at 7pm, and fireworks at 7.30pm.

A funfair will also be held until 9.30pm. Full details here.

Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Green Fireworks, November 5

This display is free and open to all.

Spectators are welcome on to the Green from 5pm, where there will be a range of food and drink available. Full info is here.

Caerphilly, South Wales

Caerphilly Castle, November 3

Set in Caerphilly Castle with family entertainment including face painting. This is a free event but charity donations are always welcome.

Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire

Milford Waterfront, Wales, November 5

Milford Haven Round Table are again holding a FREE ENTRY Firework display at Mackerel Quay, Milford Waterfront.

The fun begins at 5pm until 8:30pm.

There will also be plenty to entertain the whole family including a Funfair, Food and Drinks and Stalls.

Halton, Cheshire,

November 5

Viewing areas include Victoria Road, West Bank, Mersey road Runcorn and the Brindley Theatre terrace.

The fireworks display will start at 7.30pm, with fun beginning with Halton Community Radio from 6.30pm.
Stars from this year’s Brindley Theatre Pantomine ‘Beauty and the Beast’ will be there too.


Forest Recreation Ground, Gregory Boulevard, NG7 6AQ, November 5

Reported to be Nottingham’s best firework festival and it is free! The evening will include a smaller quiet display for young children at 7.15pm, a bonfire to be lit at 7.45pm and a grand firework display for everyone at 9pm. You can find full details here.


The Hoe, Devon, November 5

From 4pm. With a  bonfire, firework display, fairground rides and food stalls. Full details are here.

Poole, Dorset

Poole Quay, November 5

A firework display to music, with additional light displays too. There will also be a funfair, a fancy dress parade and a kids’ circus. From 5pm with the fireworks at 8pm.

There are bound to be more free firework displays in the UK – check your local council website, Facebook pages or library for info. Do you know of any in your area?



  1. What a brilliant post! I love fireworks and I’m so even to see them this year as well.

  2. LOVELY – wouldn’t mind Manchester – all depends on the weather

  3. Love this post! We will definitely be watching some fireworks this year, but probably from our own back garden! I’d love to visit the London Firework Display one day though, it sounds amazing!

  4. Wow £24 is expensive for a firework display, i’ve paid for one before but it was like £5 which I didn’t mind paying for x

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