Essex Fireworks Displays – Bonfire Night – 2017

Essex fireworks displays 2017

Essex fireworks displays 2017
It’s almost Bonfire Night!

As summer leaves us, children head back to school and the nights are drawing in many people start to feel a little down as the joy of summer is replaced with the gloom of autumn.

So, what better way to overcome the gloom than to attend one of Essex’s fireworks displays on Bonfire Night? Essex holds many large organised firework displays, many with music, lights and a real fairground atmosphere.

Here we are listing all the major ones, with details of where to buy tickets as they become available. I you want to add your firework display, please contact us ASAP. We are adding all firework displays as the information becomes available.

If you are aware of other public shows in Essex please feel free send the details over in the comments form below – its all free! Please always remember the fireworks code – have fun but stay safe this bonfire night.

Check the comments below for some late additions! And always try to get tickets early and confirm dates / times with the event organiser.

Chelmsford Fireworks

The largest charity fireworks event in Chelmsford, raising money for various local good causes.

  • Admirals Park – Sat 4TH NOVEMBER 2017 – ADMIRALS PARK
  • Doors opening at 4.00pm to allow guests to enjoy the rides and make use of the on-site catering and bar facilities.
  • VIP tent – Access to private toilets and bar (increased VIP capacity this year, due to high demand)
  • Entertainment & Children’s attractions
  • Hosted by BBC Essex
  • Fast Track entrance for pre-sold ticket holders
  • Enhanced fireworks display (launching approx 7.30pm)
  • Wide range of food stalls
  • Fully licensed and serviced bar
  • Get tickets:

Southend Seafront Firework Spectacular(s)

  • 7th October 2017 – 18th November 2017 – Every week at 19:30 – 19:45
  • The event will be held in City Beach, Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea, and is Free to attend
  • More info: 

Belchamps Fireworks Display and Giant Bonfire

  • Nov 4 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Gates open at 5pm and the family display will start at 6pm with plenty of comets, crackle, strobe, falling leaves and some old favourites including Catherine wheels, Waterfalls and set pieces. (An earlier display more suitable for young children)
  • Don’t forget the giant bonfire at 7.30pm and our main Big Bang Fireworks Display at 8pm.
  • Advanced tickets available from: Belchamps Scout Centre, Holyoak Lane, Hawkwell, Essex, SS5 4JD—01702 562690

South Woodham Ferrers – Marsh Farm Fireworks

To be confirmed

Basildon Round Table Fireworks Spectacular

Braintree Grand Fireworks Display and Funfair

  • Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • Braintree Rugby Club
  • Gates and funfair open at 5.30pm, Bonfire lit at 7.45pm, Fireworks at 8pm.
  • Pay on the gate only Adults £6 Children £4 Babies in arms free

Colchester Castle Fireworks

  • The 2017 King Coel’s Kittens Firework Spectacular Saturday 4th November!!
  • Colchester Castle Park
  • Michael J Fitch will be hosting the event, fun and games will start at 6pm when the gates open. Please book your tickets in advance of the day as there will be no ticket sales on the gate.

Down Hall Country House Hotel – Hatfield Heath

    Monday 6th November 2017
    Back by Popular Demand!
    Fun for all the family! Arrive from 6.30pm for your Hot Drink and Hot Snacks, shortly followed by our fabulous Firework Display at 7.30pm!

Ongar Fireworks Spectacular

  • Saturday NOV 4th
  • The Ongar Academy
  • Held at Chipping Ongar Primary School
  • Gates open at 6.00pm
  • Stalls, rides, hot food & drink, mulled wine and a beer tent
  • Organised by Ongar Round Table, raising money for local charities
  • Venue: Chipping Ongar Primary School, Greenstead Road, Ongar, Essex CM5 9LA
  • Website:

Billericay Round Table Fireworks event

  • Saturday 4th November 2017
  • 5.30pm Gates Open
  • Kids Low Noise Display – 7.00pm
  • 8.00pm Massive Fireworks Spectacular
  • A huge bonfire and firework display + food and drinks
  • Lake Meadows Park, Billericay, CM12 OAQ
  • Tickets – 0844 776 6777

Danbury Fireworks

  • Saturday 4th November 2017
  • 5.30pm Gates Open
  • 5.30 – 6.30 pm Funfair happy hour
  • 6.00 pm – Lighting of Giant Bonfire
  • 7.00 – 8.00 pm – Live Stage Entertainment with live band F2K.
    Hosted by Matt Mackay from Heart FM
  • 8.00pm – Fireworks Display
  • 8.30pm – Entertainment and Funfair continues
  • 9.30 pm – Event Closes
  • Beer Tent – Fun Fair – Giant Bonfire – Food Outlets – Live Stage Entertainment .
  • Parking available Follow signs to Danbury, A414, CM3 4AT
  • Pre- Tickets (discounted) available from October in local Co-Op stores in Chelmsford, Danbury, Ingatestone, Hatfield Peveral.
  • Tickets available on the evening, Please check website for ticket prices.

Colchester Heathlands C of E Primtary School – PTA Fireworks

  • Saturday 4th November
  • Fund raising for the school
  • Fireworks, barbecue and hot drinks, real ale, music
  • Gates open 5.00pm
  • Bonfire, Fireworks
  • Heathlands C of E Primtary School, New Heath Road, West Berghott

Maldon Guy Fawkes Night Bonfire and Fireworks Display

  • Saturday 5th November
  • Gates open 5.30pm
  • Music 6.00pm
  • Bonfire lit 7.00pm
  • Fireworks start 7.30pm
  • Early Bird tickets:
  • Adult (age 15+) £6,
  • Child £4 (age 6-14, under 5s free}
  • Family £18 (2 adults+2children)
  • Above prices £1 extra each on the gate

Witham Round Table Charity Fireworks Display

  • Saturday 4th November 2017
  • Witham Rugby Club, Spa Road,Witham.(behind Witham Town F.C)
  • The world famous Witham Roundtable charity FIREWORS display is back.
  • Not only will there be a fantastic display of fireworks this year themed to Music, there will be a great selection of rides, stage show and refreshments including Hog Roast, burgers, sausages, sweet stalls and more…
  • All rides are £1 between 5pm and 6pm (great for kids and big kids)
  • Ticket prices: Pre sale: Adult £5 – Child/Consession £3 – Family 2+2 £10
    Gate Sale Adult £7 – Child/consession £4 – Family 2+2 £15
  • Gates Open at 5pm
  • Please note the is NO on site parking

9 Comments on “Essex Fireworks Displays – Bonfire Night – 2017”

  1. Hi please can you confirm the date of the Harold Wood Primary School Fireworks please as the 9th is a Saturday not a Friday.

  2. I hope too Steve, but at the moment struggling to find the time. Maybe I will get something up next week.

  3. Felsted primary school ptfa family fireworks night 7th November. Gates open at 5.30pm for fireworks at 7pm
    There will be a BBQ, baked potatoes with chilli, a bar, stalls, rides and games so lots to do for all of the family

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