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Manchester Bonfire and Fireworks Events 2023

Bonfire fireworks Manchester
28 Oct 2023

Discover the best family bonfire and firework events in Manchester for Bonfire Night for 2023.

We are big fans of Bonfire Night and as our friends at Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue recommend going to an organised bonfire or firework event, we have been on the hunt for the best Bonfire Night events and firework displays in and around Manchester and near you.

The council has announced that their organised Bonfire Nights events at Manchester parks are cancelled, meaning that there will be no Bonfire Night at`Heaton Park, Platt Fields and Debdale park etc for 2022. 

However, Salford Council’s Salford Bonfire events at Prince’s Park and Buile Hill will go ahead and so will those organised by Rochdale Council. 

These bonfire events are to be confirmed for 2023. 

Plus, there still are lots of organised bonfires, firework displays and treats to enjoy with the kids around Manchester itself.

To help you enjoy a fun night out with friends and family and we have popped the best picks around Manchester below. 

Firework displays Manchester

In Manchester, there is a variety of bonfire and fireworks events to choose from in Levenshulme, Wythenshawe, Didsbury and Chorlton and near you, all perfect to enjoy with the kids, friends and family.

Check out the best bonfire night celebrations we have found in Manchester for 2023, and make sure to keep checking back as we update and add more events in the run-up.  

Bonfire Night 2023 in Manchester is on its way!

Early Bonfire Night Events in and around Manchester

Fireworks at Early Bonfire Events In Mannchester

The following bonfire night events usually go ahead before bonfire night weekend so can be easily missed. The 2023 dates are yet to be confirmed but we will update them as they are released.

  • Bradshaw Cricket Club, Fireworks Display Bolton – Confirmed – 14th October 2023
  • Radcliffe Cricket Club Fireworks Display at Radcliffe Cricket Club Confirmed – 28th October 2023
  • Broughton Rugby Club Fireworks – Confirmed – 27th October 2023
  • Bowlee Common Middleton Bonfire and Fireworks Display Bowlee Community Park, HeywoodConfirmed – 31st October 2023 (See Rochdale Bonfires Below)
  • Queen’s Park Road Bonfire and Fireworks Display – Confirmed – 1st November 2023 (See Rochdale Bonfires Below)
  • Cavendish Community Bonfire Night – Confirmed – 2nd November 2023
  • Cronkeyshaw Common Bonfire and Fireworks Display, Syke, Rochdale Confirmed – 2nd November 2023 (See Rochdale Bonfires Below)
  • Oldham Edge Bonfire – Confirmed – 2nd November 2023 (See Oldham Bonfires Below)

Bonfire Night and Fireworks in Manchester on Friday 3rd November 2023

Bonfire Events Manchester Friday Night

The following bonfire and firework displays usually take place on the Friday of bonfire weekend which this year is 3rd November 2023. 

  • Cockfields Farm Low-Bang Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Ashton Rugby Club Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Bowdon Cricket, Hockey and Squash Club Bonfire and Fireworks – Confirmed for 2023 (See Trafford Bonfires Below)
  • Old Bedians Sports Club, Didsbury – Confirmed for 2023 (Details Below)
  • Stockport Rugby Club Bramhall Firework Festival – Confirmed for 2023 (Details Below)
  • Flowery Fields Cricket Club, Hyde Firework Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Trafford MV Cricket Club Bonfire Night Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Trafford Bonfires Below)
  • Bredbury St Marks Cricket Club Fireworks & Family Fun Spectacular – Confirmed for 2023 (See Stockport Bonfires Below)
  • New Mills High Lea Park Bonfire Night – Confirmed for 2023 (See Stockport Bonfires Below)
  • Sedgely Park, Whitefield Fireworks Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bury Bonfires Below)
  • Standish Cricket Club Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Wigan Bonfires Below)
  • Farnworth Cricket Club Fireworks – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bolton Bonfires Below)
  • Rawtenstall Cricket Club Bonfire Night  – To be confirmed for 2023
  • Dinting Cricket Club Fireworks Display – To be confirmed for 2023
  • Royton Air Cadets Bonfire and Firework Display – To be confirmed for 2023
  • Escape to Freight Island Fireworks Display, Mayfield Park Manchester City – To be confirmed for 2023

Bonfire Night and Fireworks in Manchester on Saturday 4th November 2023

Manchester Bonfire Events on Saturday

The following bonfire and firework displays usually take place on the Saturday of bonfire weekend which this year is 4th November 2023. 

  • Cockfields Farm Low-Bang Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (Details Below)
  • Marple Bonfire, Brabyns Park – Confirmed for 2023 (See Stockport Bonfires Below)
  • Lancashire Mining Museum Wigan Fireworks – Confirmed for 2023 (Details Below)
  • Prestwich Golf Club Bonfire and Fireworks – Confirmed for 2023 (Details Below)
  • Denton West End Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Denton St Lawrence Bonfire Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Dukinfield Cricket Club Bonfire and Firework Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • 7th Stalybridge Scouts Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Hyde Cricket and Squash Club Bonfire Night Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Roe Green Cricket Club Worsley Bonfire Night – Confirmed for 2023 (See Salford Bonfires Below)
  • Buile Hill Park Bonfire Night –  Confirmed for 2023 (See Salford Bonfires Below)
  • Swinton Moorside Cricket Club Firework Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Salford Bonfires Below)
  • Little Hulton Cricket Club Bonfire Night – Confirmed for 2023 (See Salford Bonfires Below)
  • Urmston Sports Club Bonfire and Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Trafford Bonfires Below)
  • Hawk Green Cricket Club Bonfire Event, Stockport – Confirmed for 2023 (See Stockport Bonfires Below)
  • Stockport Cricket Club Bonfire and Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Stockport Bonfires Below)
  • Church Inn Pub Chadderton Fireworks Display  – Confirmed for 2023 (See Oldham Bonfires Below)
  • Shaw Cricket Club Bonfire and Fireworks – Confirmed for 2023 (See Stockport Bonfires Below)
  • East Lancs Paper Mill CC Bonfire Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bury Bonfires Below)
  • Ramsbottom Cricket Club Fireworks display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bury Bonfires Below)
  • Littleborough Cricket Club – Confirmed for 2023 (See Rochdale Bonfires Below)
  • Lancashire Mining Museum Bonfire and Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Wigan Bonfires Below)
  • Daisy Hill Cricket Club Bonfire Night – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bolton Bonfires Below)
  • Freight Island Fireworks and Fire Garden Night – Confirmed (See below) 

Bonfire Night and Fireworks in Manchester on Sunday 5th November 2023

Manchester Bonfires and Fireworks 5th November

The following bonfire and firework displays usually take place on the Sunday of bonfire weekend which this year is 5th November 2023. 

  • Denton Golf Club Spectacular Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (Details below)
  • Cockfields Farm Low-Bang Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (Details below)
  • Aldwinians Fireworks Display Droylsden – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Mossley AFC Bonfire and Fireworks Display – Confirmed for 2023 (See Tameside Bonfires Below)
  • Irish Heritage Centre, Manchester Fireworks – Confirmed for 2023 (Details below)
  • Princes Park Irlam Bonfire Night –  Confirmed for 2023 (See Salford Bonfires Below)
  • Stretford Cricket Club Bonfire and Fireworks Display  – Confirmed for 2023 (See Trafford Bonfires Below)
  • Royton Cricket, Bowling and Running Club Bonfire Night Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Oldham Bonfires Below)
  • Prestwich Golf Club and Bonfire and Fireworks Event – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bury Bonfires Below)
  • Haigh Woodland Park – Firework Spectacular – Confirmed for 2023 (See Wigan Bonfires Below)
  • Leigh Cricket Club Fireworks and Food Festival – Confirmed for 2023 (See Wigan Bonfires Below)
  • Bolton School Bonfire Night Celebration – – Confirmed for 2023 (See Bolton Bonfires Below)
  • Freight Island Fireworks and Fire Garden Night – Confirmed (See below) 

Featured 

Firework Spectacular at Denton Golf Club 2023 – Sponsored

Fireworks in the sky Denton Golf Club Fireworks Display

Sunday 5th November 2023

Denton Golf Club’s Firework Spectacular is back for 2023 with lots of family fun in-store. 

They will have two fireworks displays, entertainment, mascots, a scavenger hunt, face painting and more. 

Plus there will be stalls selling sweets and light-up toys and hot and cold food on offer. 

Booking required and tickets are on sale now.

Read More >>> Firework Spectacular at Denton Golf Club 

Where can I watch Fireworks in Manchester 2023 On Bonfire Night?

Broughton Rugby Club Fireworks Spooktacular 2023 

Broughton Rugby Club Bonfire

Friday 27th October 2023 

Details to be confirmed. The information below is in relation to last year’s event.  

Enjoy bonfire night in Manchester at the Broughton Rugby Club’s Halloween Firework Spooktacular 2021. 

Running on Sunday 30th October you can enjoy Halloween & Fireworks “Spooktacular”. Including Fancy dress! 

They have indoor & outdoor ticket options this year- Indoor tickets will be first come first served!

Discover More >>>  Broughton Rugby Club Fireworks Spooktacular 

Cavendish Community Bonfire and Fireworks, West Didsbury 

cavendish community west didsbury bonfire and fireworks

Thursday 2nd November 2023

Details to be confirmed. The information below is in relation to last year’s event.  

The Cavendish Community Bonfire event will boast both a bonfire and fireworks display.

Plus there will be hot food, drinks, sweet treats, and flashing toys on sale. 

Tickets need to be purchased in advance. 

Discover More >>>  Cavendish Community Bonfire and Fireworks Event

Old Bedians Sports Club, Didsbury 2023 

Old Bedians Sports Club Bonfire

Friday 3rd November 2023 

Details to be confirmed. The information below is in relation to last year’s event.  

The Old Bedians Sports Club Bonfire night event will return for 2023. 

It will feature both a bonfire and fireworks display and drinks will be on sale. 

Tickets required. 

For more details and to book tickets for this Didsbury Bonfire Night event see here.

Freight Island Fireworks and Fire Garden Night, Manchester City Centre

Freight Island Fireworks and Fire Garden Night
Credit – Freight Island

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November 2023

Join Freight Island at Mayfield Park for a Fireworks and Fire Garden Night

In collaboration with Walk the Plank, Mayfield Park will be transformed into an other-worldly landscape where you are invited to explore the fire garden.

You can expect flame-lined paths amongst copper flowers that breathe fire, intricately carved flaming flower boxes, and scorching sculptural trees.

If that is not enough you will also be able to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display.
Fireworks and Fire Garden Night events will take place on both Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November 2023 from 5.30 am to 9.00 pm. 

£12.00 for adults, £8.00 for children and free for under 2. Plus family tickets cost £35.00 for 2 adults and 2 children.

To book tickets for the Freight Island Fireworks and Fire Garden Night see here. 

Irish World Heritage Centre Manchester Fireworks and Funfair 2023

Irish World Heritage Centre Bonfire night

Sunday 5th November 2023

Details to be confirmed. The information below is in relation to last year’s event. 

Celebrate Bonfire night with the Irish World Heritage Centre fireworks display and funfair event. 

There will be a fireworks display, fairground rides, and traditional bonfire food. 

Entry is free, however, there will be a charge for the rides which will accept cash. 

Discover more >>> Irish World Heritage Centre fireworks display

Where can I see other Bonfires and Firework Displays around Greater Manchester?

Along with the Manchester Bonfire and Firework events we have also put together our top picks of Bonfires and Fireworks displays around Tameside, Stockport, Bury, Trafford, Salford and right across Greater Manchester. 

Here are top picks for 2023

Woodhouses Cricket Club Bonfire Night, Failsworth – Sold Out 

Woodhouses Cricket club bonfire

4th November 2023 

Enjoy a great Manchester Bonfire night at the Woodhouses Cricket Club Bonfire Night in Failsworth for 2023. 

Taking place on the 4th of November 2023 the Woodhouses Cricket Club Bonfire Night event will feature a great fireworks display, entertainment, huge bonfire, well-stocked bar, live music and hot food. 

There will also be a Penny For The Guy competition

Discover More >>> Woodhouses Cricket Club Bonfire Night 

Oldham Edge Bonfire and Fireworks, Oldham 

Oldham Edge Bonfire Night

Thursday 2nd November 2023

Oldham’s largest bonfire organised by Oldham Council is back.

It is free entry and features a fairground, hot food stalls, bonfire, fireworks and live entertainment.

Discover More >>>  Oldham Edge Bonfire Night Event 

Aldwinians RUFC Musical Firework Display Droylsden – 2023 

Aldwinians RUFC fireworks

Sunday 5th November 2023

Enjoy a fun family bonfire night event at Aldwinians RUFC. 

Along with the musical fireworks display the event will feature fairground rides, games, a DJ, hot and cold food on sale and full bar. 

Read More >>>  Aldwinians RUFC Musical Firework Display

Discover More >>> Tameside Bonfire Events

Bramhall Fireworks and Music Festival

Bramhall stockport rugby club fireworks 

Friday 3rd November 2023

Bramhall Fireworks and Music Festival event will is back with lots of fun for all the family. 

There will be two firework displays, fairground rides, live music and acts including, a food and drink bars and lots more. 

Times and Details of  Bramhall Fireworks and Musical event 

Discover More >>> Stockport Bonfire Events 

Bonfire Night at Prestwich Golf Club 

Prestwich golf club bonfire event

Saturday 4th November 2023

Prestwich Golf Club’s bonfire event is back. 

There will be two firework displays and a huge bonfire.

Plus there will also be a tombola, stalls, and refreshments including hotdogs, burgers, sweet treats and hot drinks

Tickets required. 

Times and Details of  Prestwich Golf Club Bonfire Night event 

Discover More >>> Bonfire Events in Bury 

Bowlee Community Park Bonfire and Fireworks event Rochdale 

Bowlee Community Park Bonfire And Fireworks Event

Tuesday 31st October 2023 

A free Bonfire event in Rochdale, Bowlee Community Park Bonfire Night event is back.

It will feature a huge free bonfire and fireworks display at along with a family funfair and refreshments to purchase. 

Times and Details of Bowlee Community Park Bonfire Night event

Discover More >>> Bonfire Events in Rochdale

Haigh Woodland Park Firework Spectacular 

Haigh Woodland Park Fireworks

Sunday 5th November 2023

Taking place on the 5th of November from 5.00 pm Haigh Wood Land Park has lots of fun in-store this Bonfire Night. 

Along with a firework display at 8.30 pm, they have a huge lineup of entertainment including an amazing show for the kids,  live music, bars and hot food and more. 

Read more >>> Haigh Woodland Park Firework Event 

More Greater Manchester Bonfire Night Events 

Fireworks at Lancashire Mining Museum

Bonfire Night Events Across Greater Manchester 

Along with the bonfire and fireworks events mentioned, you will find lots more events across Great Manchester in the area links below. 

Bonfire Events around Manchester

Bonfire and Firework displays in Stockport 

Salford Bonfire Night events 

Rochdale Bonfire Night events 

Trafford Firework and Bonfire nights event

Fireworks and Bonfire Night events in Bury 

Bonfire night events in Oldham 

Fireworks and Bonfires in Wigan 

Bolton Firework Displays and Bonfire Events

Bonfire Night Events in Bury 

Manchester Bonfire events Cancelled in 2023

As mentioned above Manchester City Council has cancelled its free Bonfire events this year. 

This includes Manchester’s popular bonfire event at Heaton Park, along with seven other Manchester park events. 

Here is the list of the Manchester Bonfire events cancelled this year. 

Crumpsall Park Bonfire Night 2022 – cancelled

The Crumpsall Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

Previous Bonfire Night at Crumpsall Park had a fireworks display and a fun fair with free entry. 

Times and Details of Crumpsall Park Fireworks event

Etihad Stadium Fireworks Event 2022 – cancelled

The Ethiad Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

Previous Bonfire Night at Crumpsall Park had a fireworks display and a funfair with free entry. 

Times ansd Details of  Ethiad Stadium Fireworks display 

Brookdale Park Bonfire Night Event 2022 – cancelled

The Brookdale Park Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

The last bonfire Night at Crumpsall Park had a fireworks display and a funfair with free entry. 

Times and Details of Brookdale Park Bonfire Night Event

Platt Fields Bonfire and Fireworks Event 2022 – cancelled

The Platt Fields Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

The last Platt Fields Bonfire Night event had a fun fair, bonfire and fireworks. 

Times and Details of Platt Fields Bonfire event

Debdale Park Fireworks Event 2022 – Cancelled

The Debdale Park Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

The last Debdale Park Fireworks event had a great fireworks event and funfair. 

Times and Details of Debdale Park fireworks event

Cringle Park Bonfire and Fireworks Event 2022 – cancelled

The Cringle Park Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

The last Cringle Park Bonfire and fireworks event had funfair, fireworks and a bonfire. 

Discover  More >>> Cringle Park Bonfire event see here. 

Heaton Park Bonfire and Fireworks 2022 – cancelled

The Heaton Park Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

The last Heaton Park Bonfire Night event had a giant bonfire and amazing fireworks fun fair and food and drink on offer. 

Times and Details of  Heaton Park Bonfire event 2022 

Wythenshawe Park Bonfire Night Event 2022 – cancelled

Wythenshawe Park Bonfire Night will not be going ahead for 2022. 

The last Wythenshawe Park Bonfire Night event will feature a funfair, bonfire and fireworks event. 

Discover More >>> Wythenshawe Park fireworks event see here. 


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