It’s that time of year when we ‘remember, remember the fifth of November‘ and if you’re looking for Hertfordshire firework displays near you in 2018, then here’s a bumper list of spectacular displays for you to check out.
If you’re looking for family fun throughout November take a look at my guide to family days out and events in November 2018, or if you’re very organised and looking ahead to December then take a look at my festive collection of Family Theatre and Pantomimes in Hertfordshire 2018 and book your tickets!
Stay safe, have fun and enjoy the wonderful family events in Hertfordshire this month.
Remember the weather can change and so can the details of events, so please check directly with the venue or organisers BEFORE you travel.
Welwyn Garden City FC, Herns Way, Panshanger, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1TA
This year Welwyn Garden City Football & Social Club are hosting a ticket-only Traditional Fireworks Display! Enjoy the firework display on Friday 2nd November 2018, gates open at 6pm. This is a ticket only event, no cash entry on the night. There will also be fairground rides, street food stalls and an outdoor bar. Visit the website to purchase your tickets or for more information.
Manor House Playing Fields, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, WD5 0DD
Abbots Langley Fireworks Display will take place on Friday 2nd November 2018. Gates open at 6.30pm. There is no entrance fee but a collection is taken to help pay for the firework display and any profits go to the Watford Lions Club nominated charities. Visit the website for more information.
Hemel Hempstead (Camelot) RUFC, Chaulden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 2BS
Camelot Fireworks Night will take place on Saturday 3rd November 2018, gates open at 5pm. Advance tickets are available from Hemel Hempstead RUFC behind the bar. A fun night out for all the family! Visit the Facebook Page for more information.
St Albans Cathedral Fireworks Spectacular
Verulamium Park, St Michael’s Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire
The St Albans Cathedral Fireworks Spectacular takes place on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 7.30pm (gates open at 6pm) in Verulamium Park, St Albans. This year’s display will be produced by double winners of the British Fireworks Championships, Fantastic Fireworks of Redbourn. There will be plenty of food and drink for you to enjoy too with street food stalls, burgers, hot dogs and licensed bars provided by Tring Brewery. No sparklers or other personal fireworks are permitted and it’s a good idea to bring a torch. Don’t miss this hugely popular fireworks display and book tickets in advance to avoid the queues!
Woollams Playing Fields, 160 Harpenden Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6BB
The OA Sport 2018 Fireworks will take place on Saturday 3rd November 2018. Gates open at 5pm and close at 7.30pm. The display is scheduled to take place at 7.45pm. A BBQ will be available on the night. Visit the website for more information or call 01727 864476 to book your tickets.
Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7LB
Visit Cassiobury Park on Saturday 3rd November 2018 for a night of fireworks and fun organised by Watford Borough Council with support from Vibe 107.6FM. Entertainment starts at 6pm and there will be a fabulous firework display expected to take place at 7.30pm.There will also be a variety of food and drink outlets, children’s fun fair rides and bungee trampolines. Visit the website for more information on parking.
Berkhamsted Cricket Club, Castle Hill, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1HE
Enjoy the Berkhamsted Rotary Fireworks on Saturday 3rd November 2018, gates open at 6pm and the firework display is scheduled to start at 7pm. The 30 minute all-weather professional display is put on by Classic Fireworks and is linked to music, lighting and lasers to create a fantastic show. There will be stalls, children’s attractions, a barbecue and a bar so come early and enjoy the fun. Advance tickets will be available to purchase from the ticket stall on Berkhamsted Market on Saturday 3rd November 9am-1pm, or online. Visit the website to book tickets or for more information.
Redbourn Common, Redbourn, Hertfordshire
The annual Redbourn Fireworks On The Common will be held on Saturday 3rd November 2018 on Redbourn Common at 7pm. There will be a fun fair and the Scouts will be selling hot dogs and burgers. Visit the website for more information.
The corner of High Oak Road and Kingsway, Ware, Hertfordshire
The annual Ware Fireworks Display takes place on Saturday 3rd November 2018. Gates open at 5.30pm and the fireworks display is expected to take place at 7pm. Visit the website to book tickets or for more information.
Angerland, Southway, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB
Hatfield Town Council’s spectacular firework display returns on Saturday 3rd November 2018. Gates open at 4.30pm. New this year, children’s fireworks are scheduled to start at 6.30pm, with a short break and then Family Fireworks are scheduled to start at 7pm. Free parking and bus travel to the fireworks is available at The Forum, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9AB. Visit the website to book tickets or for more information.
Tring Park Cricket Club, London Road, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6HA
The Tring Festival of Fire takes place on Saturday 3rd November 2018. Gates open at 5.30pm. There will be food stalls, a beer tent, live music and a spectacular fireworks display. Visit the website to book discounted advance tickets, or for more information.
Royal Gunpowder Mills – Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks
Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY
Visit Royal Gunpowder Mills on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 2018 for the Guy Fawkes Festival & Fireworks! From 2pm onwards visitors can catch a short theatre production and witness musket firing, taking audiences into scenes from the gunpowder plot. As darkness falls you can warm up with hot food from the Gunpowder Cafe and food stalls. On both the Saturday and Sunday the festivities conclude with an epic fireworks display from ForceFX! Visit the website to book tickets or for detailed information about this event.
Harpenden Rugby Club, Redbourn Lane, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2BA
On Sunday 4th November 2018, Harpenden Rugby Club host their annual fireworks extravaganza. Gates open at 4pm and the display is scheduled to start at 6pm. Fireworks, bonfire, fun fair, food and bar. Parking is limited so please make use of the courtesy bus which will run from Church Green in Harpenden from 4pm onwards. Tickets are available direct from the Clubhouse on Redbourn Lane, The Enchanted Tea Rooms in Redbourn, as well as The Silver Cup and Strutt & Parker in Harpenden. Visit the website for more information.
Hitchin Priory, Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DL
The Hitchin Fireworks Display takes place on Sunday 4th November 2018. Gates open at 4pm. Fireworks, bonfire, food and refreshments. Advance tickets are available from a number of locations in Hitchin and Codicote. Visit the website for more information.
Beech Hyde School, Nurseries Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8TP
The Wheathampstead Fireworks Display takes place on Sunday 4th November 2018. Gates open at 5pm and the fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 5.45pm at Beech Hyde Primary School, Nurseries Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8TP. There will be a BBQ, hot and cold drinks and glow toys all available on the night. Get your tickets for the family friendly firework displays from Beech Hyde Primary School Office, Wheathampstead Pharmacy, Wheathampstead Post Office and Wheathampstead Tesco. Visit the Facebook Page for the latest information.
Holborn Close, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 9YG
The Jersey Farm Fireworks Display returns as a ticket-only fireworks display on Sunday 4th November 2018. This is a ticket only event, no cash entry on the night. Tickets will be available from St Brelades Place, St Albans on 27th and 28th October 2018 and 3rd and 4th November 2018 (subject to availability). There will be a BBQ and music. Visit the Facebook Page for more information.
Morgans School, Morgans Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 8DR
The Morgans School Professional Firework Display takes place on Friday 9th November 2018, gates open 6.30pm, fireworks are expected to take place at 7.30pm but front entrance only open until 7.15pm. Tickets are available from Hertford Tourist Information, 10-12 The Wash, Hertford or by calling 01992 584322. Visit the Facebook page for the latest information.
Details of events are correct at the time of publishing.
Please check details of an event directly with the venue or organisers BEFORE you travel.