Fireworks Displays & Bonfire Nights in Essex 2022

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 2022 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

Blackmore End Bonfire Night and Fireworks 2022

Blackmore End, Braintree CM7 4DN

Saturday November 5th 2022 (6pm-9:00pm)

Small village, BIG bonfire!

Our famous bonfire night with food, drink and fireworks.

Tickets: Available Soon.

Taverham fireworks

Drive In Fireworks Display 2022

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

Friday 4th November & Saturday 5th 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 8th October to 19th November 2022

Fireworks 7:30pm

Fireworks | Family Entertainment | Food & Drink

Tickets: FREE

Fireworks Spectacular at Chelmsford City Racecourse

Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP

Date: Sunday 6th November 2022

This dazzling evening of entertainment is suitable for all the family to enjoy, with fireworks, fun fair rides, a live DJ set from Radio Essex’s Marky T, street food and bars. 

Times: Gates open 4:30pm | Fireworks display 7pm | Venue close 8:30pm

Tickets: Adult £15 | Child £8 | Under 3’s FREE

Places to Stay in Essex

Blackbrook Lodges | Essex

Blackbrook Stud Farm, Ivy Lodge Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4EN

Suenos Guesthouse | Essex

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

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 5th November 2022


Tickets: FREE

hunstanton fireworks

Maldon Annual Firework Display & Bonfire

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

Saturday 5th November 2022 (5:30pm – 10:00pm)

Gates Open: 5.30pm – 10pm / Fireworks Display: 7:30pm

Dogs are allowed on a lead only / Car Parking on site is available but subject to weather.

Tickets: Adult £8 | Child £6 | Family £22 | Under 5’s go free

Family Friendly Fireworks Display

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

Friday 4th & Saturday 5th November 2022

Fireworks | Entertainment | Funfair Rides

Tickets: General (2 years+) £14.50 | Toddler (6 months – 2 years) £4.99 | Disabled Carer admission included £14.50 | Under 6 Months FREE | Members £8.50 | £3.99 | £8.50

Places to Eat in Essex

The Dedham Centre Tea Rooms | Essex

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

Saturday 5th November 2022

Gates Open at 5.30pm. | Fireworks Display approx 7:30pm

Spectacular fireworks display | Kids entertainment | Food and drinks stalls

Tickets: £13 Adults | £7 Children (U16s) | Family Ticket £34

hunstanton fireworks

Woodford Rugby Club Fireworks

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

Friday 4th November 2022

Gates Open 6pm | Fireworks 8pm

Fireworks display | 2 Bars | Hot Food & Drinks | Music by DJ

Tickets: Adults £10 | Children (U16s) £5 | Family Ticket £30

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Nayland Bonfire & Fireworks

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

Saturday 5th November 2022

Gates 6:15pm | Fireworks 7pm

Hot Dogs | Soft Drinks | Mulled Wine | Beer | Fish & Chips | Ice Cream available from 6:15pm

Limited Parking In Village. Please Walk If You Can Or Arrive Early To Allow Time To Find A Space.

Disabled parking only at the Village Hall.

Tickets: Adult £6 | Child £2

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

Idle Waters Cottage | Essex

Idle Waters, Dedham, Colchester, Essex

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa | Suffolk

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


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

Talbooth House & Spa | Essex

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

The Pier at Harwich | Essex

The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH

The Angel Inn | Suffolk

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

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