Northumberland's Spectacular Fireworks Displays in 2023
As the crisp autumn air settles in, Northumberland comes alive with the magic of Bonfire Night. This year, prepare to be dazzled as the county hosts some of the most spectacular fireworks displays to light up the skies. From historical sites to picturesque coastal settings, we’ve compiled a selection of the best fireworks displays in Northumberland and the North East for 2023. Grab your scarves and mittens; it’s time to celebrate!
Alnwick: A Fiery Extravaganza
Our journey begins in Alnwick with a community display for all the family. Organised and run by Alnwick Round Table and located at Alnwick Rugby Club, gates open at 6.30 on 4th November 2023 with fireworks starting at 7.30 . Tickets and information is available via the round table social media pages. Bring the whole family and enjoy the safety of a big community display.
Hexham Fireworks: fun for the family
Hexham is a popular market town in the Tyne Valley and in the heart of this beautiful town is The Sele Park – the home of the annual fireworks display. For 2023, the dazzling show in the sky will take place on Saturday 4th November at 6.30, with fireworks starting at 7pm. The event is a family friendly one which includes not just the fireworks, but also music, catering stands, and a small number of fairground rides. The vibrant pyrotechnic display lights up the countryside and is a truly memorable experience – you won’t be disappointed.
Head to Newbiggin-by-the-sea for fireworks on the beach on Saturday 4th November 2023. Start your afternoon with children’s fairground rides on the promenade, ready for the bonfire on the beach at 6pm with fireworks beginning just after.
Saltwell Park Firework display
For large events just outside of Northumberland, take a look at Saltwell Park Fireworks display, which is said to attract over 20,000 visitors to it’s event. Taking place on Saturday 4th November 2023, from 4pm, this is a ticketed event (more information on the link below). Boasting two firework displays – one for young children at 5.30pm and the main display starting from 7.30pm. The event includes fairground, entertainment, numerous food stalls and refreshments, it’s an unmissable event just over 1 mile from the Tyne Bridge. For tickets and more information on how to get click the link below.
there's something for everyone to enjoy
Northumberland’s Bonfire Night celebrations in 2023 promise to be nothing short of spectacular. Whether you choose to enjoy fireworks against the backdrop of a medieval town, beneath the starry skies, or along the coast, each location offers a unique and unforgettable experience. From family-friendly events to large scale displays, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
So, wrap up warm, grab your loved ones, and head to one of these fantastic fireworks displays to celebrate Bonfire Night in style. With breath taking pyrotechnics, delicious food, and a festive atmosphere, you’ll create cherished memories as you watch the night sky explode in a burst of colours. Don’t miss out on these remarkable events that showcase the beauty and spirit of Northumberland and the North East in all its glory.
explore our holiday cottages at coast & country stays
Enjoy Northumberland’s Bonfire Night and extend your stay at one of our charming holiday cottages, located in the coastal locations of Bamburgh, Seahouses and Beadnell. Our thoughtfully designed accommodations offer the perfect getaway to explore the impressive Northumberland coastline. Experience the best of both worlds as you relax and create lasting memories in these picturesque retreats.