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Abbey Park Bonfire & Firework Display - Festivals, See & Do in Leicester

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Abbey Park Bonfire & Firework Display


Abbey Park Bonfire & Firework Display

Be dazzled by Leicester's biggest bonfire & firework display at the city's official celebration. The fantastic fun takes place on Saturday 4 November from 5pm – 9pm on Leicester's Abbey Park.

The lighting of the bonfire and main display is always a spectacular sight – with a quieter fireworks show perfect for the younger audience. Watch the skies light up at this annual family event, with a programme of live entertainment, funfair and plenty of warming food stalls.

Savings of up to 40% can be made by purchasing your tickets in advance. Tickets can be bought from Visit Leicester and De Montfort Hall Box Office until 5pm on Saturday 4th November


2017 Programme

5pm: Gates open. Last admission is 7.30pm
5pm – 9pm: Funfair and food stalls
6pm: On-stage show with presenters Jo & Sparky from Gem 106 including live music, entertainment and games
6.45pm: Children’s firework display followed by lighting the bonfire
7.20pm: The High Trees
8pm: Leicester’s biggest firework display


Advance tickets:
Adults £5 I Concessions £3.50 I Family £14 (two adults, two children)

On the gate:
Adults £7 I Concessions £5 (no family tickets available on the gate)

Concessions: child 15 or under, age 60 or over, income support*, student*, disabled, personal care assistants.

Children under five free (wristbands required and obtained on purchase of adult ticket)

*ID must be shown for these concessions to apply.



There will be no parking in Abbey Park, Abbey Park Road, St Margaret’s Pastures car park or the surrounding areas. Abbey Park is a short walk from the city centre - check our travel page for options of travelling into the city. There will be a bike park on site. 



To try to make this a safer event members of the public will not be allowed on the park with fireworks, sparklers, alcohol or dogs (except assistance dogs)


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Abbey Park, Leicester, LE4 5AQ

Tel: +44 (0)116 2994444


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