Fireworks Displays & Bonfire Nights in Essex 2021

We have created this guide to make choosing where to go and what to do this Bonfire Night much easier.

With fireworks displays and events covering the whole of Essex, no matter whether you are in Southend, Basildon, Colchester, or anywhere else in Essex, you can make Bonfire Night 2021 the best one by far.

Why not go for a nice meal to warm up before heading out to the fireworks? You may find our guide to The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Essex useful.

Downham Market fireworks

Chigwell Fireworks Display

Woolston Manor Abridge Road, Chigwell, IG7 6BX

Friday November 5th 2021 (4pm-9:30pm)

Gates 4pm | Entertainment 4:30pm | Food 5pm | Fireworks 7:30pm

Fireworks | Entertainment | Food Stalls | Doughnuts & Candy Floss | Bar

Tickets: Adults £11 Child £6

Taverham fireworks

Drive In Fireworks Display

Kings Farm, Margaretting Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3PJ

Friday 5th November & Saturday 6th November

Gates Open 4.30pm | Fireworks 8pm

Fireworks | Family Entertainment | Food & Drink Stalls | Music | Funfair

Tickets: Standard ticket price Per Car (max 6 People) £45.00

FREE Fireworks at Southend on Sea

Southend Sea Front, Southend, SS1 2ER

Every Saturday from 26th October to 16th November 2021

Fireworks 7:30pm

Fireworks | Family Entertainment | Food & Drink

Tickets: FREE

Places to Stay in Essex

Suenos Guesthouse

Suenos Guesthouse, 184 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 3AA

Five Lakes Resort

Five Lakes Resort, Colchester Road, Essex, CM9 8HX

Channels Estate Hotel | Essex

Channels Hotel, Pratts Farm Lane East, Chelmsford , Essex, CM3 3PT

FREE Fireworks at Clacton Pier

Clacton Pier, 1 North Sea, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1QX

Saturday 6th November 2021


Tickets: FREE

hunstanton fireworks

Maldon Annual Firework Display & Bonfire

Promenade Park, Park Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ

Saturday 6th November 2021 (5:30pm – 9:30pm)

Gates Open 5:30pm | Music 6pm | Bonfire 7pm | Fireworks 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult £6 Child £4 Family £18 Under 5’s go free

Family Friendly Fireworks Display

Marsh Farm, Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5WP

Thursday 4th, Friday 5th & Saturday 6th November 2021

Fireworks | Entertainment | Funfair Rides

Tickets: General (2 years+) £12.99 | Toddler (6 months – 2 years) £3.99 | Disabled Carer admission included £12.99 | Under 6 Months FREE | Members £6.99 | £2.99

Places to Eat in Essex

The Dedham Centre Tea Rooms

Dedham Arts & Craft Centre, Colchester , Essex, CO7 6AD

The Cricketers | Clavering

Clavering, Nr Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4QT

The Chestnut Collection

The Forge, Lower Green, Higham, Suffolk, IP28 6NJ

The Woodford Wells Club – Fireworks Extravaganza

Woodford Wells Club, Woodford Wells Club, Woodford, Wells, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0NL

Friday 5th November 2021

Gates Open 6pm | Fireworks Display approx 7:30pm

Spectacular fireworks display | Kids entertainment | Food and drinks stalls

Tickets: £12 Adults | £6 Children (U16s) | Family Ticket £30

hunstanton fireworks

Woodford Rugby Club Fireworks

Highams, High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9LB

Friday 5th November 2021

Gates Open 6pm | Fireworks 8pm

Fireworks display | 3 Bars | Hot Food & Drinks | Music by DJ

Tickets: Adults £10 | Children (U16s) £5 | Family Ticket £25

Nayland Bonfire & Fireworks

Nayland Village Hall, Church Lane, Nayland, CO6 4JH

Friday 5th November 2021

Gates 6:15pm | Fireworks 7pm

Fireworks | BBQ Hot Dogs | Hot Drinks | Limited Parking at Village hall and Anchor Inn’s (Horkesley Road, CO6 4JL ) car park

Tickets: Adult £6 | Child £2

While you’re in the area why not explore some of the finest places to eat & stay

Idle Waters

Idle Waters, Dedham, Colchester, Essex

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Keepers Lane, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham, Suffolk, CO6 4PZ

Downham Hall

Downham Hall, Castledon Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1LG


Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HW

Maison Talbooth

Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HN

The Pier at Harwich

The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH

The Angel Inn

Polstead Street, Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, CO6 4SA

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