Yorkshire firework displays 2021: Best Bonfire Night events this year

With Bonfire Night creeping closer, here are the best firework displays in Yorkshire you can attend with the family.

Firework display. (Pic credit: Marie Caley)

Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is associated with celebrating the fatal consequences of Guy Fawkes’ actions in Great Britain on November 5, 1605.

Celebrations are hosted across Great Britain and in some non-Catholic communities in Northern Ireland.

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Events include funfairs, fireworks and bonfires with food and drink stalls, the majority of them taking place on November 5 and some occurring the weekend near to that date.

With every major holiday or event, Yorkshire spares no expense and Bonfire Night is no exception.

Here are the best firework displays in Yorkshire on Bonfire Night.

Harrogate Stray Bonfire

Following a campaign to get approval for the event to go ahead this year, on October 5 the organisers at Harrogate Round Table announced that they got the go ahead from Harrogate council.

It will be held at the Stray as it has been for nearly 50 years on November 6 from 6pm and the bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm.

Bingley Bonfire Night

With hot meals and drinks from local suppliers, a fascinating display of fireworks and a massive bonfire, this event will be packed full of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

It will be held on Victoria Street, Bingley, on November 5 from 6pm to 11pm.

Bonfire Weekend Festival, Thornton Hall Country Park, Skipton

This Bonfire weekend will start on November 5 and return again on November 6 from 6pm to 11pm both days.

Full priced tickets for children are £14.95, adults £19.95, whereas if you are an early bird, tickets for children are £9.95 and adults are £14.95. You can book your tickets by visiting their website.

There will be a firework display, a huge bonfire, children’s entertainment, street theatre and fire/spark show, a live band and DJ, food and drinks and a VIP Fireworks Experience Package.

Bonfire and Firework Display, Ossett

Ossett United will be hosting a bonfire and firework display on November 5 which will take place on Prospect Road and will begin at 5:30pm.

Children’s prices are £3, under 3s are £1, adults are £6 and a family of four are £15. You can buy tickets by visiting their website.

Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza, Bradford

The Bradford event will take place on Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, on November 6 from 5pm to 10pm.

It is organised by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and according to them, the event is safe for people with autism.

Tickets are sold at the gate; adults are £8, children are £5 and under 5s are free.

Find out more information by visiting the WYFRS website.