The return of big and fantastic firework displays in and around the city will create a lot of excitement in November.
The Lincolnite has put together a list of displays to look out for to celebrate Bonfire Night this autumn.
If your display is not on the list and you’d like it to be added, please email full details to [email protected].
Autumn Lights – Lincolnshire Showground
The popular Autumn Lights fireworks display is returning to the Lincolnshire Showground on November 6, with fire and glow entertainers, street food and drink, as well as a funfair.
The fireworks display will be choreographed to music alongside hot air balloons glowing in the night sky.
Where: Lincolnshire Showground
When: Saturday, November 6 (2pm-9pm)
Cost: £45-£55 per car – buy tickets here
Back With A Bang – Sincil Bank
Fireworks will be back at Lincoln City’s Sincil Bank stadium for the first time since 2019 with a fun evening of family entertainment on November 4.
There will also be live music and entertainment, including from the cast of New Theatre Royal Lincoln’s Christmas panto Beauty & the Beast, and a chance to meet the Lincoln City first team.
Where: Lincoln City’s LNER Stadium
When: Thursday, November 4 (from 5pm, display at 8pm)
Cost: Adults £6, concessions £4, family £18, with discounts for Imps Gold/Gold + Members – buy tickets here.
Lincoln Rugby Club fireworks display
Lincoln Rugby Club in Nettleham will host a fireworks display with fun for all the family – fairground rides, candy floss, a sparkler pit, large inflatable slide and bouncy castle.
There will also be pizzas, burgers, hotdogs and a sweet stall at the family-friendly event.
Where: Lincoln Rugby Club, Lodge Lane, Nettleham
When: Friday, November 5 (gates open 6pm, display at around 7pm)
Cost: £5 per person or family tickets for £15 (two adults, two children). It is advised to book in advance, but tickets can also be bought on the day. Buy tickets here.
Firework Spectacular at Sir Francis Hill
The annual firework event will return with a bang at Sir Francis Hill Community Primary School for its 25th year, on November 5.
Fireworks, fairground rides and food will be available at the event described by the school as “a great night out for all the family at one of Lincoln’s most popular firework events”.
Where: Sir Francis Hill Community Primary School, Bristol Drive, Lincoln
When: Friday, November 5 (5.30pm-8pm)
Cost: Adults £5, children £3, family tickets also available and prices vary. People can purchase tickets here in advance or pay at the gate on the day.
Harmston Young Farmers Bonfire Night
The free annual family bonfire and firework night held by Harmston Young Farmers’ club for the village and the wider community returns this autumn.
There will be hot food, a licensed bar, sparkler zone, and a rousing performance by The Sleaford Concert Band.
Where: Harmston Village, LN5 9SN
When: Wednesday, November 3 (starts 6pm, fireworks at 7.30pm)
Cost: Free entry, but donations will be collected throughout the evening for a chosen charity.
Sturton by Stow bonfire and fireworks
The annual firework spectacular will return to the Sturton by Stow recreation field
There will be food and drink stalls, as well as glow sticks sold by Sturton Youth Club. The event will help raise money for the local recreation field, FOSSA and Sturton by Stow Youth Club.
Tickets will be available from mid-October from Sturton General Stores and Sturton Primary School, with limited tickets available on the gate.
Where: Sturton Recreation Field, LN1 2BU (parking available at the school and Bradshaws)
When: Saturday, November 6 (gates open at 5.30pm)
Cost: Adults £6, under-14s £4, under-3s free. Family ticket (two adults and two children) £18 if purchased in advance.
Bassingham bonfire night
The fireworks event in the village of Bassingham will return for the first time in four years, for families and anyone who still loves a traditional bonfire night.
Tickets can be purchased from Greens of Bassingham corner shop and The Bugle Horn pub, with a limited number available on the gate on the night.
Where: A field in Bassingham near LN5 9JU
When: Saturday, November 6 (starts at 7pm with fireworks at 7.20pm & 7.45pm)
Cost: Adults £3, under-16s £2, under-4s free.
Harby Bonfire and Firework display
Harby’s firework display is its main source of income to help provide the local playing field, bowls pavilion, tennis court, and children’s play area.
Due to bad weather and coronavirus, Harby’s last firework display was held there years ago, so this will be an extra special event and help raise some urgently needed funds. Food, drinks and refreshments stalls will be available.
Where: Church Road, Harby, NG23 7ED
When: Friday, November 5 (gates open at 6pm)
Cost: Adults £5 and all under-16s get in for free
Ingham Bonfire Night
Food and drink will be on sale inside the village hall as part of the returning Ingham Bonfire Night.
No sparklers are allowed, but glow sticks will be on sale, while there will be limited free parking at the GP surgery on Lincoln Road.
Where: Ingham and Cammeringham Village Hall and car park
When: Friday, November 5 (gates open 6.15pm, bonfire lit at 7pm, fireworks at 7.30pm)
Cost: Tickets on the gate – Adults £5.50, Children £4.50 (under-5s free), Family Ticket £18 (two adults, two children)
Witham St Hughs Bonfire and Firework Night
There will be kids rides, food vendors and a bar at this year’s Witham St Hughs Bonfire Night.
Where: Witham St Hughs Village Hall
When: Saturday, November 6 (gates open at 5pm, bonfire lit at 7pm, and fireworks at 7.30pm)
Cost: Tickets can be purchased online or on the gate. On the gate is priced at £8 for those aged 16 and over and £6 for children aged 5-15. Online tickets are £5.50 for those aged 16 and over, with children aged 5-15 costing £4.50. Family tickets are also available priced at £17.
Lindum Firework Display
The Lindum Firework Display will return for 2021 after last year’s cancellations.
There will be a fully stocked bar, as well as several local hot food vendors. Guests are requested to refrain from bringing sparkers as they are not permitted at the event.
Where: Lindum Sports Association, St Giles Avenue
When: Sunday, November 7 (from 5pm for a light show and firework display)
Cost: Tickets can be purchased on the gate – Adults £6, Concession £4, Family of 4 (two adults, two children) £16
RAF Waddington will also be hosting a fireworks display on Wednesday, November 3. It is only open to military personnel and will be taking place on base, but the local community will likely be lucky enough to see the display from their homes as per previous years.
Elsewhere in the county, the popular Enchanted Lights event returns to Stourton Estates in Baumber near Horncastle between November 4 to 6.
An alternative evening’s entertainment to a traditional bonfire or fireworks night, including the trees and arboretum lit up with coloured lights, toasting marshmallows on specially designed mini fire-pits, and more – see more information and buy tickets here.