Looking for Essex firework displays and bonfire nights near you in 2018? No matter where you live, you’ll never be too far away from a family-friendly fireworks night event. Check out our listing below. You can also find more great family-friendly events on our October What’s On page.


Details may be subject to change. Always check with the organiser before travelling.

Essex Fireworks Displays 2018

Every Saturday from 6th Oct – 17th Nov 2018
Southend Seafront Firework Spectacular
FREE – 7.30pm until 7.45pm

Saturday 27th October 2018
Harwich and Dovercourt Guy Carnival
Starts 6.30pm at Ainger Road

Saturday 27th October 2018
Prince of Wales Stow Maries Ghost Ship Fireworks Display and Halloween Party
Gates open 6.30pm, Fireworks start 8.30pm – advanced £7 adult, £4.50 child | On the night £10 adults, £7 child

Friday 2nd November 2018
Chelmer Valley Fireworks Spectacular to Music
Gates open 6pm, Fairground Happy Hour 6pm-7pm, Fireworks start 8pm – advanced £6 adult, £4 child  | On the night £7 adult, £5 child (4 to 16 years)

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Belchamps Firework Event
Gates open at 5pm, Family display starts at 6pm, Giant bonfire 7.30pm, Big bang display finishes 8pm – contact organiser for ticket prices

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Heathlands Firework Display 2018, West Bergholt 
Gates open 5.00pm – contact organiser for prices

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Big Beach Bang Fireworks Spectacular, Shoeburyness East Beach
From 6pm to 9pm, Fireworks 7.30pm, 100% of ticket sales are donated to charities and local causes  – £5.00 each is bought before the end of September, £6.00 each if bought in advance either online or from one of the selected outlets | £6.00 on the gate | Family ticket available

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Chelmsford Fireworks
Gates open 4pm, Fireworks start 7.30pm – £7 adult | £5 child (3-16 years) | under 3s go free (VIP £15 adult, £10 child 3-16 years)

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Abridge Firework Display & Bonfire Night
Gates and funfair open 4pm, Bonfire 5.45pm, Fireworks start 8pm – Tickets can be purchased in advance from Shell Garage Abridge or by calling 07719 005 928, or on the gate prices are £7.00 Adults and Kids £4.00

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Waldegraves Firework Display
FREE display – Entertainment starts 5pm, main display 7.30pm – £5 per car for the car park, money raised goes to charity

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Danbury Fireworks
Gates open 5.30pm – £7.00 Adults and Kids £3.00

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Maldon Rotary Club Spectacular Fireworks
Gates open 5.30pm, Bonfire 7pm, Fireworks start 7.30pm – £6 adult | £4 child | £18 family | under 5s go free

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Billericay Round Table’s Fireworks Event
Gates open 5.30pm, Main fireworks start 8pm – Advanced tickets Adult £7, Child £5, Family £20 | On the gate Adult £9, Child £6, Family £28

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Blackmore End Fireworks Display, Playing Feild at CM7 4DN
Gates open 6pm, Bonfire 7pm, Fireworks start 7.45pm, Best Guy competition – Advanced tickets Adult £5.98, Child £2.74, Family £13.52

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Heycroft Primary School Fireworks Spectacular
Gates open 6pm, Fireworks start 7.15pm – prices TBC

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Saffron Walden Round Table Fireworks Night
Gates open 6pm, Fireworks start 7pm – FREE with donations collected on the night

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Clacton Guy Fawkes Firework Display
FREE – Held any time between 8.00pm-9.30pm (weather, darkness and safety checks permitting)

Saturday 3rd November 2018
The Rayleigh Lions Firework Spectacular
Details TBC – prices TBC

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November 2018
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey Fawkes Festival & Fireworks
Activities from 2pm, last entry 6pm, Fireworks start 7pm – Adults £10.50 | Concessions £9.00 | Children (Under 16) £8.50

Sunday 4th November 2018
Arena Essex Raceway Banger Meeting and Gigantic Fireworks Display
Races from 1pm – Full Price (15 – 64) £20.00 | Children (5 – 14) £10.00 | Family (2 * Full Price and up to 4 Children) £60.00 | under 5’s free

Sunday 4th November 2018
Maylands Golf Club Fireworks Display
Gates open 3pm, Fireworks start 6.30pm – Advance tickets £8.00 Adults, £4.00 Children (2-12 yrs) | On the night £10.00 Adults, £5.00 Children (2-12 yrs)

Sunday 4th November 2018
Basildon Round Table Fireworks Spectacular 2018
Gates open 4.00pm, Fireworks start 6.15pm – £4 early bird 19th Oct | £5 in advance| £7 on the night

Sunday 4th November 2018
Harlow Bonfire and Fireworks Night
FREE – Gates open 6pm, Bonfire 6.45pm, Fireworks start 7pm

Sunday 4th November 2018
Down Hall Fireworks Night, Hatfield Heath
Gates open 6.30pm for children’s entertainment, Fireworks start 7.30pm – £16 per adult | £10 per child (Under 12’s).

Monday 5th November 2018
Colchester King Coel’s Kittens Firework Display
Gates open 6pm, parade and bonfire display from 7pm – £9.50 adult | £4.50 child | Children under 4 free with a paying adult

Wednesday 7th November 2018
Thriftwood Scout Campsite Fireworks Display, Brentwood
Lakeside setting. Gates open 6pm, Bonfire 7pm, Fireworks start 7.30pm – £5 Adult | £4 Child | Under 5’s Free

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Braintree Rugby Club Grand Fireworks Display
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Romford and Gidea Park Rugby Club Fireworks
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Witham Round Table Fireworks Night
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