Bonfire Night 2017: Top bonfires and firework displays across the Midlands

By Rebecca Stanley | Entertainment | Published: | Last Updated:

Bonfire Night is set to go off with a bang across the Midlands with a variety of fireworks displays and entertainment for all the family.

Kingswinford based Jubilee Fireworks

Here, in no particular order, are our top picks of bonfires and firework displays happening across the Midlands - get your gloves and woolly hats ready!

November 3 - Victoria Park, Smethwick

Victoria Park are set to host a free fireworks event for all of the family.

Live entertainment will be on offer as well as children's fair and plenty of food outlets.

Gates open at 5.30pm with the fireworks display at 7.45pm. Admission is free.

November 3 - Halesowen Cricket Club

Halesowen Cricket Club are set to hist their annual firework display - with two fantastic displays to choose from.

Fair rides and side stalls will also be on offer as well as free parking at Sandvik on Manor Way.


The children's firework display will start at 7pm, followed by the main firework display at 8.30pm. Tickets cost £6 for adults, £4 for children and £15 for a family of four

November 4 - Wolverhampton Racecourse

Pictures from the annual bonfire and fireworks display taking place at West Park, Wolverhampton


Bonfire and fireworks night returns to Wolverhampton Racecourse with free parking and more.

A children's firework display begins at 6.30, with a main display starting at 8.30 pm.

There will also be an array of fair ground rides, children's entertainment,

Gates open at 4.30pm, bonfire lit at 7.45pm.

November 4 - Baggeridge Social Club, Dudley

Baggeridge Social Club's annual firework display is set to return promising fun for all of the family.

Food and drink will be on offer from a licensed bar alongside the displays.

Gate opens at 6.30pm with the bonfire lit at 8.30pm and firework display at 9pm/ Tickets are priced at adults for £2, children £1 and toddlers go free.

November 4 - Himley Hall and Park, Dudley

The legendary Himley Fireworks will be lighting up the night sky, set to this year’s theme Girl Power.

Heart FM will be attendance spinning tunes while there is also a funfair and seasonal refreshments on offer.

A special free bus service will be available from Dudley, Coseley, Sedgley, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, Halesowen, Stourbridge from 5.30pm onwards.

Gates open at 4.30pm, bonfire lit at 7.45pm and fireworks at 8.30pm. Tickets cost £9 for adults and over 16s, £4.50 for senior citizens and aged five to 15 and are free for under-fives.

November 4 - Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich

Wolverhampton fireworks

An exciting night of fireworks and entertainment is set to take place at Smethwick's Victoria Park.

Entertainment starts from 5pm with a DJ doing competitions throughout the night.

The Voice UK 2017 contestant Jason Jones will be performing as well as Olly Murs tribute Joe Scripps.

Doors open at 5pm, the bonfire is lit at 6.30pm and fireworks start at 7.45pm.

November 4 - Penkridge Market

Penkridge Scouts Bonfire returns to Penkridge Market with the same great entertainment on offer.

Fun-filled stalls will be on offer for patrons to take part in, as well as food and drink facilities.

Gates open at 6pm. Tickets are priced at £10 for a family of four, adults £5 and under 16's £2

November 4 - Willenhall Memorial Park

Celebrate bonfire night with an array of spectacular fireworks and entertainment at Willenhall Memorial Park.

There will be food stalls, children's rides and a fire skills show.

Gates open at 6pm. Tickets cost £4 for adults, £1 for children and admission is free for under-fives. Fireworks start at 7pm.

November 4 to November 5 - West Midland Safari Park's Fireworks Festival

Walsall bonfire and fireworks display

The spectacular fireworks and bonfire festival is returning to Wets Midlands Safari Park.

As well as the display there will be late-night rides and themed music to bring the party alive.

Some of the attraction's exhibits will be open late into the evening, including - Land of the Living Dinosaurs, Mark O’Shea’s Reptile World, Twilight Cave, SeaQuarium, Creepy Crawlies, as well as the Sea lion Show.

Gates open at 1pm, 5.45pm and fireworks start at 6.30pm. Tickets cost £15

November 4 to 5 - Alton Towers

As the theme park season draws to a close, Alton Towers are set to host their ultimate fireworks spectacular.

The display will be your last chance to experience the park's jaw-dropping ride before the 2017 season comes to a close.

Package deals are available to include food and drink, entertainment and a prime viewing position for the fireworks.

November 5 - Walsall Arboretum

Walsall Arboretum's annual fireworks display returns with bundles of fun for the whole family.

As well as a traditional bonfire there will be fairground rides, food and a fire skills show in the main arena.

Gates at 4.30pm. Tickets must be booked in advance and cost £7 for adults, £3 for children and free for under-fives.

November 5 - Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford

Moving from Shugborough Hall to the County Showground. Rotary Club Stafford Castle presents Fireworks Extravaganza.

A fun fair, food and hot drinks stall will be ok offer as well as free parking for those who attend.

Gates at 4.30pm. Tickets cost £8 for adults, £2 for children and under-twos go free.

November 5 - Weston Park Bonfire and Fireworks, Weston-Under-Lizard

One of the regions largest and most spectacular bonfire celebrations with entertainment for all the family is returning to Weston Park.

There is plenty on offer with a fun fair, food stalls and licensed bar all set in 1,000 acres of Capability Brown Parkland.

There will also be two firework displays on offer, as well as a giant bonfire.

Bonfire starts at 5.30pm with fireworks starting at 6pm and 7.30pm respectively.

November 5 - Old Wulfrunians Annual Bonfire And Fireworks Display, Wolverhampton

Bonfire night will go off with a bang in Wolverhampton at the Old Wulfrunians Annual Bonfire And Fireworks Display.

Food and hot drinks will be on offer as well as a BBQ and sweet stall.

Glow sticks and sparklers will be available for attendees to buy.

The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm and the fireworks will start at 7pm. Admission is £3 for adults and £2 for children

Rebecca Stanley

By Rebecca Stanley

Entertainment journalist for Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Contact me:


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