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Peak District Bonfire Night and Fireworks events 2023

Peak District Bonfire Night and Fireworks events 2023

Grab your wellies, woolly hat and gloves, and glow sticks, and remember, remember the 5th of November! Here are the details of Bonfire Night and Firework events in and around the Peak District this year. These have been ordered according to date of event.

Use this map to find the Peak District Bonfire Night event best located for you.

Chatsworth Fireworks

27th and 28th October, 6.00pm – 9.30pm
£19 adult, £13.50 child (age 4–16 inclusive) 

Click here to pre-book tickets

Chatsworth’s annual bonfire and fireworks in the garden is back this year with a blazing bonfire and two spectacular firework displays, including an early display for little ones. This year both evenings will be Halloween themed, with spooky entertainment and music providing ‘frightful’ fun for the whole family. You can also tuck into a selection of delicious food, from tasty hog roasts to churros and sweet treats. Round it off with a seasonal glass of mulled wine or cider – the ultimate winter warmers.

Gates open: 6.00pm
Lighting of the bonfire: 6.45pm
Children’s firework display: 7.45pm
Grand finale firework display: 8.30pm
Entertainment finishes: 9.15pm

For those wishing to make the evening even more memorable, there is the opportunity to add a delicious meal served in the Cavendish Restaurant to your bonfire and firework tickets (Adults: £49.00 | Children: £24.00). The Cavendish Restaurant will be open between 5pm and 7pm, advance bookings only.

Eyre Arms Calver Bonfire & Fireworks

Friday 3rd November
Eyre Arms, Calver
Advance tickets £3 per person, under 5s FREE

The Eyre Arms in Calver are hosting a bonfire and fireworks night to raise money in support on Curbar Primary School.

Gates open at 5:30, 6:30 the bonfire is lit, and 7pm is the fireworks display. There will be pizza, a BBQ, bar and sparklers.

Advance tickets can be bought from local shops, pubs and Curbar Primary school for £3 per person. Tickets will be available on the gate, subject to availability, for £5 per person.

Buxton Rugby Club Bonfire Night

Friday 3rd November, gates 5:30pm
Fireworks 7:15pm
£6 pp or £18 for family (2 adults and 2 children)

Whitworth Fireworks Night

Saturday 4th November, gates 5pm
The Whitworth, Station Road, Matlock
Advanced family tickets (2 adults and 2 children) booked online are £22
Click here for advance tickets

A spectacular night of fireworks, lit to music with lots going on! Free Inflatables will be available, live music with food to buy and a bar serving beer, wine, soft drinks. You could even celebrate with a glass of Prosecco! 

2 years and under can attend for free. 

Eyam Bonfire and Firework Display

Saturday 4th November
Procession starts from Eyam Sqaure at 6:15pm

The torch-lit procession of the infamous RAT (a nod to Eyam’s dark history) will leave Eyam Square from 6.15pm, leading you through the village to Hawkhill car park and playing fields to ‘burn the RAT’ on a huge bonfire, followed by a fabulous firework display‎.

Great food on offer including jacket potatoes, delicious farmhouse sausage hot dogs, chilli, locally brewed beers, mulled wine, homemade soup, parkin and of course bonfire toffee.

Tickets will be on sale at local Eyam stores, The Miners Arms and Calver Spar from early October.

All funds raised go to Eyam School PTFA and local community projects so please do come along to support them and join in the fun!‎ It really is a very unique way to enjoy Guy Fawkes Night in the Peak District.

This event gets busier every year, and is the most popular Bonfire Event in the Peak District. Getting in and out of the small village for the event is a very slow process, although well organised.

Edale Bonfire and Fireworks

Saturday 4th November
Edale Village playing field

Plenty of parking and only 2 minute walk from Edale train station.

Gates open at 5:30pm, fire lit at 6pm, fireworks at 7pm.

Adults £4 and children £2. Pay on arrival.

Matlock RFC’s Electrifying Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza

Saturday 4th November
Cromford Meadows, Matlock
Click here for advance tickets

Back again this year for another amazing event. Head down to Cromford Meadows for a truly unique show including, fireworks, bonfire, light show, kids firework display, live music, fairground rides, bar and refreshments, plus free parking.

Family & Dog Friendly Bonfire Night at Thornbridge Hall

Saturday 4th November (6pm-9pm)
Quackers Cafe

There will be NO fireworks at this event
Adults (17yrs+) – £10 Includes a Jacket potato with Chilli
Children (3-16yrs) – £5 Includes a Jacket with cheese & beans
Under 3s – FREE
All tickets include a giant marshmallow for toasting and a sparkler

Click here to book (booking is essential)

Come and take a cosy seat by a firepit, twirl a sparkler, toast a marshmallow or two and enjoy a warming mulled wine or hot chocolate from the café. There won’t be any fireworks so bring your furry family members too… the bar will also be open! 

This event promises to be a fun autumnal evening for all the family to enjoy. 

Tickets include a jacket potato & chilli (or for kids a jacket with cheese and beans), marshmallows for toasting and a sparkler for each person. Vegan and gluten-free options available, please state when booking any dietary requirements.

Please note, the formal gardens won’t be open for this event, just the cafe garden.

Sparklers will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Buxton Firework Spectacular

Sunday 5th November
Gates open 4pm
Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton
Click here for advance tickets (adult £7.50, child £3.50 and a family ticket £18)

Firework display with hot food vendors, music, fire performers & aerial acts, clubbercise & zumba dance, fairground rides and a bar.

There is NO bonfire at this event, but the firework display is one of the best around. The entertainment is by kids from a local performing arts school, so don’t expect anything too big scale. Food at the vendor stalls is reasonably priced.

  • 4pm until 5pm – Happy hour – All Fairground rides £2.00
  • 5.10pm until 5.30pm – Flambe Circus – Fire performers
  • 5.40pm – Children’s Fireworks display (smaller and quieter)
  • 5.55pm until 6.15pm – Flambe Circus – Fire performers
  • 6.15pm until 6.40pm – Clubbercise & Zumba dance with a twist
  • 6.45pm until 7.05pm – Flambe Circus – Fire performers
  • 7.20pm – Main Spectacular Firework display

Sterndale Moor Community Bonfire and Fireworks Display

Saturday 11th November 6/7pm

Club Bar open alongside Epic Pizza (including sausage and bacon sandwiches – veggie options available). Raffle and Light up wands on sale to fund future community events.

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